Using a state pilot project, the Cascade Land Conservancy has made it possible to preserve historic Hidden Valley Camp for future generations. It's more than a win for holding back sprawl, it also saves an incubator of the Northwest's conservation ethic.READ MORE 4 COMMENTS
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Newfoundland went centuries believing it could never exhaust its abundance of cod. Until it did. A reflection from the waters of Vashon Island and Mistaken Point.READ MORE 1 COMMENTS
The state should have found a way to save its 1927-vintage Steel Electric-class boats, ultimately sold to Mexico for scrap. Sinking one to create artificial reefs for divers, as B.C. has done, was one big missed opportunity.READ MORE 4 COMMENTS
Shifty weather doesn't need to be a barrier to seeking beauty in the mountains.READ MORE COMMENT NOW
When the North Cascades National Park was created in 1968, key lands were left out for reasons that no longer apply. There's a new push to add to the wildlands.READ MORE 1 COMMENTS
You can go for a gorgeous ramble along the St. Charles River in Quebec City and get lost in thoughts of how Seattle might pull off something similar.READ MORE 4 COMMENTS
The author's toes still ache, 22 years later. And there was that Volkswagen-sized boulder speeding down the slope at 80 miles an hour.READ MORE COMMENT NOW
An architect counts the ways, environmental, economic, and architectural, for avoiding the wrecking ball now aimed at Building 18.READ MORE 1 COMMENTS
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A new administration signals yet another deep examination about how to save forest habitats for endangered spotted owls. After decades of studies and litigation and administrative maneuvers, are we any closer to a solution?READ MORE 2 COMMENTS
Mossback finds it hard to let go of winter, when it's easiest to get in touch with Northwest natureREAD MORE 3 COMMENTS
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Can a Pacific Northwest utopia be shaped on the shared belief that nature is sacred? This latest installment in a series on regional identity looks at the patron saint of the environmental movement, John Muir, and how his thinking informs the desire for a new, greener, and elusive entity some call Cascadia.READ MORE 8 COMMENTS
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Hiker hoisted to safety after sliding under bridge
A hiker hoisted to safety after sliding under High Steel Bridge near Shelton.
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Search party for missing Mount Rainier hiker scaled back to six people .
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