But the future is none too cool for NW ski areas
Date: 11/29/2015 | Local News
Officials tout potential of Sky to Sound water trail project
Date: 11/03/2015 | Local News
TEHRAN, Iran — Iran’s vice president told The Associated Press on Sunday his country is preparing for a “tsunami” of foreign tourists as Iran and world powers are set to begin implementing a landmark nuclear deal that will lift sanctions in return for curbs on Iran’s nuclear program.
Date: 10/18/2015 | Nation & World
City flush with art, history and plenty of places to explore
Date: 10/16/2015 | Life
EVERETT — A new study questions the wisdom of setting aside land at Paine Field for a nonprofit historic aircraft aviation center that could attract exhibits — and tourists — from around the globe.Aircraft collector John Sessions has been pursuing the idea...
Date: 10/07/2015 | Local News
SNOHOMISH — Fall is coming and people here are getting ready to celebrate the harvest. The Snohomish Pumpkin Hurl & Medieval Faire starts at 10 a.m. Saturday and continues until 4 p.m. Sunday at Alexander...
Date: 09/12/2015 | Local News
Fourth-graders nationwide now can get a free pass to national parks, national forests and other federal lands. The program, Every Kid in a Park, was launched by the Obama administration on Tuesday.Fourth-graders can visit the Every Kid in a Park website at
Date: 09/08/2015 | Explore NW
Youths wearing gorilla costumes and rubber boots grunted and scampered in front of Rwanda's president Saturday during the ceremonial naming of 24 baby mountain gorillas in the African country, where the critically endangered animals live in volcano-studded forests that are visited by...
Date: 09/06/2015 | Nation & World
Couple exploring country after creating fully sustainable vehicles
Date: 09/05/2015 | Local News
SEATTLE — Seattle police have arrested a 17-year-old boy in connection with the attack and robbery of three tourists from Rhode Island in downtown Seattle on Monday night.
Date: 08/28/2015 | Northwest
PENDLETON, Ore. — Pendleton, the small town in Eastern Oregon known of its rodeo and whiskey, is looking to Seattle hipsters for a tourism boost.
Date: 08/22/2015 | Northwest
There's still time for summer days in the upper Sky Valley
Date: 08/15/2015 | Life
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — From cruise lines to ferries to airlines, businesses are getting in line to shepherd masses of Americans to the long-forbidden island of Cuba.
Date: 07/20/2015 | Business Wire
Viewpoints: For good and bad, U.S. tourism will change Cuba
Date: 07/19/2015 | Commentary
ROME, Italy — On a recent June day, about 24,999 other tourists and I squeezed into the Vatican's Sistine Chapel. Seeing the Vatican and its museums is one of the most visually magnificent experiences on Earth. Clearly, the word has gotten out.The chapel's ceiling...
Date: 07/05/2015 | Opinion Columnists
GRANITE FALLS — Swiping through pictures on a smartphone screen, the story starts to come together.The drive-in restaurant on the corner of Stanley Street and Granite Avenue sits on property that used to be the town's hardware store and blacksmith shop. The rebuilt...
Date: 04/28/2015 | Local News
You won't believe how much there is to do in this little area
Date: 04/17/2015 | Life
Have you been up to see the tulips yet?
Date: 04/10/2015 | Explore NW
What you need to know to plan your trip to the colorful fields
Date: 04/03/2015 | Life
Tulips already are blooming in the Skagit Valley.The early spring forced the blossoms, which normally peak in April during the annual Skagit Valley Tulip Festival.
Date: 03/21/2015 | Life
SNOHOMISH — City Project Manager Ann Stanton is retiring after 24 years. During her tenure, Stanton left her mark on Snohomish, improving parks and leading projects to increase local recreational opportunities, City Manager Larry Bauman said. He credits...
Date: 01/26/2015 | Local News
BALTIMORE — The Maryland Historical Society says a historic home in Baltimore will soon house a new immersive theater experience that will explore the spirit and characters of writer Edgar Allan Poe.
Date: 01/25/2015 | Life
Sky Valley Historical Museum just keeps getting better
Date: 01/02/2015 | Local News
County tourism volunteers inform, point the way
Date: 12/19/2014 | Local News
Stillaguamish Tribe ready to unveil its ambitious new hotel
Date: 12/12/2014 | Business
YAKIMA — The city of Yakima plans to spend $50,000 in its next budget promoting local wineries, breweries and distilleries.KNDO-TV reported that the city hopes the industry will draw more tourists to Yakima.The $50,000 is earmarked in the budget the City...
Date: 12/09/2014 | Northwest