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Past Issues

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What was your best day in 2019? Our readers tell us theirs… and what fun days they were! • After 17 years of sitting in his backyard shop, Len Pugsley completes his boat project • Croatia by bike, boat and … Continue reading

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December 2019

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December 2019

Early one morning outside a bowling alley, this writer discovers that “compassion is compassion” • Sharing BBQ love with the world • 12 climbers, 12 stories • Old lookout becomes new place to stay overnight • Learning to drive an … Continue reading

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November 2019

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November 2019

Pubs, beer and deer — learning science while sipping on an IPA • What’s with the hate on e-bikes? • A beekeeper makes mead, the drink of the ancients • The athletic life of running, running, running • New appreciation … Continue reading

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October 2019

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October 2019

Take a fall march into the larches • Hey, SUP is fun afterall • The joy of playing with flowers • Passing the test at Jasper • Traveling to the end of the world • Cashmere Tudor was just right … Continue reading

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October 2019

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October 2019

Retired teacher gets asked: “Do you remember me?” • Readers tell us their stories on “Why we moved here.” • Modern homesteading loves farming at the end of a dirt road • Check out these homes in 3 local home … Continue reading

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August 2019

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August 2019

The unknown dangers of dog collars • Finding a sister in Germany • Leave the driving to the train engineer • A gift from Leonard Sauer of Sauer Mountain • The little garden that helps kids grow • Norway revisited, … Continue reading

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July 2019

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July 2019

Who was that man? An angel? • Take a walk on the wild (ocean) side • The remarkable resurrection of Squilchuck State Park • Volunteering at the Senior Center • At ease in Belize • Restored farmhouse better than original … Continue reading

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June 2019

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June 2019

Couple arrived in a school bus camper, and stayed to make a life • Two women planning an adventure in a Jeep • Bee the solution: beekeeping for fun and for doing good • Camp tales • Learning about the … Continue reading

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May 2019

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May 2019

Why to write your life story now • Exploring Ross Lake • Should they retire in Florida? • One formal local couple who caught ‘Florida Fever’ • Taking a dirt bike class • Walking the Peshastin Pinnacles • Cruising through … Continue reading

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April 2019

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April 2019

The rite of passage into retirement sometimes involves work • Sky photography with drones • The lady who seizes the day • National tennis champs… well, sort of • New Mexico in the winter • Local spring travel tips from … Continue reading

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March 2019

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March 2019

Getting educated about family tragic — and secret — past • The Good Life cartoonist goes Mad • Look up for amazing photos • True companions for 50 years • Andy Dappen is taking a Friday off (and maybe you … Continue reading

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February 2019

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February 2019

Let’s snowshoe • The story of Echo Ridge ski area • Skiing White Pass on the cheap • An introvert goes on a group vacation • Warming outside art with whimsy • Remembering the old home place • Hiking in … Continue reading

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January 2019

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January 2019

“My Best Day in 2018” stories: Birth, re-birth, travel and joy • A second look at our favorite photos of 2018 • Running cross country as a “mature” adult • A walk in an area of outstanding beauty • How … Continue reading

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December 2018

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December 2018

Write on — how to start writing and get published • Grand old car show in England • A Yank drives in Britain — and it’s scary • The amazing volcanos of Hawai’i • Stevens Pass and the hitchhiker • … Continue reading

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November 2018

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November 2018

A different way to see Egypt • Wife gives husband the ‘Gift of Life’ • Beyond just tossing around the Frisbee • At 96, still living the life well lived • The seasons of Saddle Rock • Despite teenage accident, … Continue reading

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October 2018

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October 2018

A widow writes about dealing with being in charge now • Passage to Juneau: brothers finally arrive after 40 years • The ugly truth about mushrooms • Mommas night out in the mountains • Llamas are an aging hiker’s best … Continue reading

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September 2018

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September 2018

Rally around the trees at Nason Ridge • Checking out and checking off Spider Meadows • Painting rocks of hope • 5 reasons to SUP (stand up paddleboard) • Building a farm house in undiscovered Malaga • There’s a home … Continue reading

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August 2018

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August 2018

Swearing in to become an American • A grandpa’s summer adventure with a 6-year-old • Playing music on the mountains • Driving the iconic Route 66 • Bucket list trip to Angkor Wat • Expansive view home on an “impossible” … Continue reading

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July 2018

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July 2018

Artist couple from Peshastin tell why they are moving to Mexico • Eruption! Chartering a ‘copter to fly over hot lava in Hawaii • Smelling rustled roses • Counting songbirds at dawn • Summer fun ideas from Cary Ordway • … Continue reading

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June 2018

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June 2018

Favorite stories about dads, by readers • Taking an Honor Flight with veteran father • A cartoonist goes to Italy • A snake killer no more • Moms rafting on a raging river • Wenatchee classic home gets a new … Continue reading

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May 2018

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May 2018

Let’s go plogging (and pick up some trash) • A pretty day for a hike up Mount Sauer • The awesome Dry Falls • Why move? Why Idaho? • Spring time is fun time locally • Master Gardeners get their … Continue reading

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April 2018

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April 2018

Back country adventures in a Jeep • Jeeping the WABDR • The joys of mountain biking • Walking the El Camino De Santiago • Fun places to go from Cary Ordway • Motorcycle accident changed her life — for the … Continue reading

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March 2018

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March 2018

Visiting the “Galapagos of the North” — a sailing adventure • On top of Mount Aconcagua • Teacher quit kids to teach dogs • Starting from scratch in a new country • Up from the ashes, a new house in … Continue reading

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February 2018

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February 2018

Beautiful photos from a color blind bird photographer • The beauty and beasts of Zambia • Up a jungle river • Sailing the coast to Mexico • Russian grown, American sewing • Big house / little house • Why have … Continue reading

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January 2018

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January 2018

“My Best Day in 2017’ stories • Editor’s picks best photos of 2017 • Moab in 3 days • A century of horsemanship • Home fit together like an art piece • Winter fun around NCW • How to make … Continue reading

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December 2017

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December 2017

A son’s suicide: A call for better prevention • Reflecting on a family’s move to Costa Rica • How one family became debt free • A runner’s Ultra revenge • A change of plans in Europe • One grandmother and … Continue reading

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November 2017

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November 2017

20 years a medical guinea pig • Office Moms and Dads help foster kids • Reframing more than retiring • Hail Valhalla, a quick Sunday hike • Amazing Greenland • Climbing the Space Needle • An overlooked piece of WWII … Continue reading

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October 2017

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October 2017

Crazy ‘mericans do the West Coast Trail on Vancouver Island • Photographer now has a clear eye on nature • Ric’s tree house built from found objects • Voyageur canoes return to the Columbia • Walking through a fire landscape … Continue reading

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September 2017

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September 2017

Be still, ease up on the “doing” • Moms hiking with their boys • Falconer in the foothills • The lavender man • Running through landscapes • Big amenities in a smaller home • BNCW’s home tour featured homes • … Continue reading

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August 2017

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August 2017

Bee rancher keeps the buzz alive • Cuba through the lens • Nurturing nature with an animal sanctuary • Business planner & biathlon coach • Sip and paint is more about painting and giggles • Helping kids identify what’s that … Continue reading

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