LAKE STEVENS — The city is turning the empty house at Lundeen Park into its first official visitor center.Though Lake Stevens is the fifth largest city in Snohomish County, and includes the county's largest lake, it hasn't had a dedicated information center for...
Date: 02/12/2016 | Local News
LAKE STEVENS — Plans to overhaul Cavelero Hill Park have gained momentum and a covered skate park could open there as soon as next year.
Date: 02/02/2016 | Local News
MUKILTEO — For years, the city’s waterfront was dominated by a former military tank farm.
Date: 01/31/2016 | Local News
SPOKANE — Snowshoers and snow bikers appear to be forging a relationship that could expand the reach of single-track trails during winter.
Date: 01/16/2016 | Northwest
State park free daysNo Discover Pass required to park your vehicle in state parks. Jan. 1: State Parks' First Day HikesJan. 17-18: Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Date: 12/31/2015 | Explore NW
New recreation opportunities in the works in Darrington
Date: 11/17/2015 | Local News
Mount Rainier National Park is working on a Wilderness Stewardship Plan to guide the use and preservation of wilderness in the park.
Date: 11/13/2015 | Explore NW
After a deadly summer, the trail to Big Four is likely to reopen
Date: 11/09/2015 | Local News
Officials tout potential of Sky to Sound water trail project
Date: 11/03/2015 | Local News
Stevens Pass resort to replace 2 chair lifts and add trails, skill parks
Date: 10/24/2015 | Local News
MARYSVILLE — The levee at the Qwuloolt Estuary has been breached for nearly a month and the ecosystem is slowly transforming from a weed-covered lowland into a salt marsh.With the Tulalip Tribes...
Date: 09/28/2015 | Local News
MONROE — The city is negotiating with a developer who owes $22,566 in overdue rent for space to build a wakeboarding and waterskiing park at Lake Tye.The City Council voted 6 to 1 on Tuesday to...
Date: 09/18/2015 | Local News
Every time a recreational vehicle passes me on the highway I dream about purchasing a motor home. Unfortunately, my husband doesn’t share my vision.“Do you imagine yourself parking this imaginary RV?” he asks me.
Date: 08/23/2015 | I Brake for Moms
Chocolate. Marshmallow. Graham crackers.Yummmm ...Want a s’more?Of course you do.Have at it. Monday is National S’mores Day.The Girl Scouts are credited with inspiring the scrumptious sticky campfire treat by publishing the first s’more recipe in 1927.
Date: 08/09/2015 | Life
TACOMA — I called it the Rainier Triple Crown, and finishing it proved more rewarding than I ever expected.
Date: 08/08/2015 | Northwest
Sheepdog trials are under way this weekend in Arlington
Date: 08/08/2015 | Local News
LA CONNER — The polo riders at the La Conner Polo Club make it look easy.It's really, really not. I mean, I knew it wouldn't be easy. In polo, you must stay astride a powerful animal with a mind of its own, while holding reins in one hand, a mallet in the...
Date: 07/23/2015 | Sports
La Conner Polo Club plays host to yearly Governor's Cup
Date: 07/23/2015 | Sports
Shawneri Guzman’s memory of a drowning inspires her message
Date: 07/22/2015 | Local News
Darrington-area lookout being restored, will be available to rent
Date: 07/05/2015 | Explore NW
OSO — The Stillaguamish River is too low to risk a second trip this summer past the site of the Oso mudslide, the guide of a controversial rafting tour said last week.
Date: 06/22/2015 | Local News
I’ve been wanting one of these mega coolers for a long time. You know the ones? Super-tough, super-insulated and ungodly expensive? Add this one to the growing list: the Pelican ProGear 80-quart Elite Cooler.
Date: 06/21/2015 | Life
After a decade, get to know the Suiattle River Valley again
Date: 06/21/2015 | Local News
Cleanup is under way to rid historic Monte Cristo of pollutants
Date: 06/20/2015 | Local News
Non-Mukilteo residents start paying at Lighthouse Park
Date: 06/01/2015 | Local News
HONOLULU — As the sun rises over the Pacific Ocean, Waimanalo Bay’s powdery white coral sand glows in the morning light. A few people lounge in the sand as a fisherman casts his line into the turquoise water.
Date: 05/22/2015 | Nation & World
LAKE STEVENS — Cabinets filled with life jackets that people can borrow for free are opening for the season Friday at Wyatt Park and the downtown boat launch here. They're part of a countywide Safe Kids program that lends life jackets to boaters and swimmers for...
Date: 05/18/2015 | Local News
VERLOT — A mild winter and warm spring have caused sections of the popular Big Four Mountain Ice Caves to collapse.Visitors are being urged to stay on the trail and well away from the caves.The ice is formed by avalanches that roar down the mountain's north...
Date: 05/13/2015 | Local News
TACOMA — Federal land managers have been caught unprepared for the rush of visitors after a low winter snowpack cleared Washington’s mountain roads and trails weeks earlier than usual.
Date: 04/05/2015 | Northwest
With the low snow levels this year, access is opening earlier than normal to some areas at Mount Rainier National Park.
Date: 03/24/2015 | Explore NW
EVERETT — A beautiful new guide book about native trees is garnering rave reviews for author Kevin Zobrist.As Washington State University Extension's associate professor of forestry in Everett, Zobrist teaches adult...
Date: 03/01/2015 | Life