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Montana cyclist found dead on U.S. 2 near Leavenworth

LEAVENWORTH — The Washington State Patrol is investigating the death of a 67-year-old bicyclist who was found on U.S. 2, about 22 miles west of Leavenworth.

Date: 07/28/2015 | Northwest


Swallowing this 'pill' is too costly

Gov. Jay Inslee is said to be weighing whether to take the dare and swallow what's been dubbed the "poison pill" that Republicans inserted into the $16.2 billion transportation package to dissuade him from moving forward with one of his key environmental proposals.

Date: 07/26/2015 | Editorials


Inaugural Snohomish County Bike Bash is July 25

It's not that Dorothé Reijnders didn't bike before. "I'm from the Netherlands. Over there, we bike because we need to go from A to B," she said.But it wasn't until she bought a road bike and then started training two years ago for a 200-plus...

Date: 07/20/2015 | Street Smarts


Biking in Snohomish County

For more information on free group bike rides in Snohomish County, click on the calendar links for these groups:BIKES Club of Snohomish County, www.bikesclub.org

Date: 07/20/2015 | Street Smarts


New trail in Mountlake Terrace

Work on Lakeview Trail in Mountlake Terrace is underway.

Date: 07/13/2015 | Street Smarts


Slower but sweeter

Really see the state with a trip on Bicycle Route 10

Date: 07/12/2015 | Life


Rural Oregon bikepackers leave trash, feces; ride canceled

BEND, Ore. — The organizers say there won’t be another of their 364-mile backpacking-by-bicycle rides over mostly gravel and dirt roads in central Oregon because the riders didn’t clean up after themselves.

Date: 06/20/2015 | Northwest


Kerry breaks leg in bicycle crash; returning to U.S. on Monday

GENEVA — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry broke his leg in a bicycle crash Sunday after striking a curb and scrapped the rest of a four-nation trip that included an international conference on combating the Islamic State group. He planned to return to the United States on...

Date: 05/31/2015 | Nation & World


Help Sharing Wheels get ready for bike swap

The 2015 Kids Bike Swap is from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 7. Before the event, Sharing Wheels Community Bike Shop could use help getting bikes ready for kids. There are three ways to help.

Date: 05/15/2015 | Explore NW


Guilty plea in crash that fatally injured Puyallup pastor on bike

TACOMA — A 19-year-old Buckley woman has pleaded guilty to vehicular homicide in a traffic crash that fatally injured a bicycling pastor last Nov. 24.

Date: 05/13/2015 | Northwest


Bicyclist’s leg severed in crash in southeast Portland

PORTLAND, Ore. — Portland Police say a bicyclist’s leg was severed when he was struck Sunday morning by a pickup truck.Police say the collision happened just before 10 a.m. in southeast Portland.The cyclist was taken to a Portland hospital with life-threatening injuries.

Date: 05/10/2015 | Northwest


Mother’s Day weekend bike ride to fill Snohomish Valley roads

Those of you who live or drive the back roads of Everett, Snohomish and Monroe, be prepared for the return of a Mother’s Day weekend bicycle event slated for 8 a.m.-3 p.m. May 9.

Date: 05/04/2015 | Street Smarts


Bike club leader’s tips for scenic rides

SEATTLE — The great thing about cycling, says Catherine Hennings, board president of Seattle’s Cascade Bicycle Club, is “you are out in the open air and see so much more when you are moving at the pace of a bicycle, not only our spectacular mountains, lakes and rivers, but also the small things...

Date: 04/19/2015 | Life


Keep moving in Europe

Do like the local and go swimming, biking or skiing

Date: 04/19/2015 | Life


Time to explore

Check out options for outdoors fun all around the Northwest

Date: 03/29/2015 | Explore NW


Explore farther on the beaches with a fat bike

LINCOLN CITY, Ore. — It's difficult to say this, but there's a good chance my love of hiking Oregon Coast beaches is gone forever.Oh sure, I'll still enjoy watching the sun set across the sand, throwing the ball for my dog down the shoreline or splashing around in the...

Date: 03/29/2015 | Life


Smell of sage lures hikers, bikers to Eastern Washington

SPOKANE — Great horned owlettes are hatching, coyotes are denning and rattlesnakes are still groggy — all signals that it's prime time to hike, bike or ride a horse through the sagebrush country of Eastern Washington. Wildflowers are just beginning to bloom if you need more...

Date: 03/29/2015 | Life


Visit Sun Valley now for last of skiing, plenty other outdoor fun

KETCHUM, Idaho — Sun Valley is a bit of a trip, but it's gorgeous in the spring.Maybe you think it's not worth the hassle of traveling, but you may want to reconsider, especially if you're still hankering to do some skiing.But that's not the only thing Sun...

Date: 03/29/2015 | Life


Tree harvest held up

Conservation dispute delays logging near Wallace Falls

Date: 03/02/2015 | Local News


Bicycle ride alters course to raise funds for slide victims

ARLINGTON — The upcoming McClinchy Mile bicycle ride is sending people on a route the 30-year-old annual event hasn't taken before.In the past, riders have followed routes starting in Arlington and heading toward Stanwood or Granite Falls. This year, the event is being...

Date: 02/25/2015 | Local News


Rustic and remote

Enjoy a cross-country ski trip to cozy cabins

Date: 02/01/2015 | Life


Longtime Snohomish manager Stanton retiring after 24 years

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


Bicyclist struck, killed by pickup truck in Blaine

BLAINE — The Washington State Patrol says a small white pickup struck and killed a bicyclist on Thursday evening near the Blaine border crossing with Canada.

Date: 01/23/2015 | Northwest


Mount Vernon police recover pair's stolen bicycles

SEATTLE — An Australian couple biking from Alaska to South America who had their bicycles and camping equipment stolen in Mount Vernon, Washington, are thrilled to hear their gear has been found and the suspects arrested.

Date: 10/14/2014 | Northwest


Trail gap at RR crossing now paved

The city of Arlington shared that its crews were able to place asphalt last week on a gap in the Centennial Trail. The long-awaited fix fills in the trail across the railroad tracks

Date: 10/03/2014 | Street Smarts


A bicycling utopia

No better way to explore Stockholm than on a bike

Date: 08/31/2014 | Life


Scenic ride, big party

Champion cyclists host ride from her Idaho hometown

Date: 08/22/2014 | Life


Car strikes bicycle rider from England near Shelton

SHELTON — A bicycle rider from Coventry, England, was struck by a pickup truck Sunday afternoon on Highway 101 near Shelton.The Washington State Patrol says the pickup driver swerved to avoid another vehicle and hit 29-year-old Steven Prime, who was riding on the shoulder.

Date: 08/11/2014 | Northwest




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