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A Journey Home: The Skagit from Source to Sea

A large drop of rain fell on my leg. Then another. A deep boom of thunder reverberated through the mountain peaks. It began to pour. The rain dripped from the trees and shrubs, cascading onto the ground in rivulets and feeding, right there at our feet, the tiny creek that was the source of the Skagit River. These particular drops ... Read More »

Paddling in Paradise: Protected Places on the Salish Sea

When I slip my kayak into Bellingham Bay, I sometimes choose a direction without a destination. Paddling is an end in itself and destinations require decisions. It’s like choosing between a slice of Oreo cheesecake and chocolate mousse. Can I have some of each? Not if they’re in two different directions. If I do select a destination, my tastes lean ... Read More »

32nd Annual Tulip Pedal Set for April 20th in La Conner

The 32nd Skagit County’s Annual Tulip Pedal is set for Saturday, April 20, 2013 in La Conner, WA. Tulip Pedal offers three rides – a 20-mile course around the tulip fields between Mount Vernon and La Conner, as well as 40- and 60-mile courses that begin and end at La Conner Middle School. The courses take riders through the spectacularly colorful tulip fields ... Read More »