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After two years, Josh Fattal's and Shane Bauer's imprisonment for wandering off a hiking trail was about to end. Instead, their ongoing ordeal reveals the dark side of Iranian politics - and of adventure travel and media attention.READ MORE 4 COMMENTS
The small country has an outsized presence in our region. A recent arts festival in Reykjavik, honoring sister-city Seattle, drew the two regions and economies closer together.READ MORE 2 COMMENTS
Our well-traveled writer finally visits the haunting grounds of the World Trade Center, and previews the memorials now rising there.READ MORE COMMENT NOW
Cool in the summer? Mild the year around? Folks, we can make this sound pretty good to most of the country. Probably without trying very hard.READ MORE 4 COMMENTS
A decision by the Canadian government not only preserves the existing second daily train but also opens the possibility of a third train.READ MORE COMMENT NOW
First you get lost in Kansas City. But eventually you find your way to its history, its meats, its bars. And best of all, the extraordinary beauty of a museum designed by Steven Holl.READ MORE 5 COMMENTS
With Seattle's tourism funding all but gone, France offers inspiration and a few tips.READ MORE 3 COMMENTS
A visit discovers a nation of entrepreneurs, powered by engineering, marketing, and government support. China's dynamic growth is also overwhelming its cities and highways.READ MORE 2 COMMENTS
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Growing up, I was surrounded by Norskes. My non-English speaking grandparents emigrated from Trondheim, Norway, to Snohomish County.READ MORE COMMENT NOW
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