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September, 2014

evo Announces New Portland Location

September 29, 2014

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Seattle-based action sport and apparel retailer evo is opening a new location this October in Portland, Ore.

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South Sound IPA Festival Oct. 18

September 29, 2014

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Washington Beer Commission invites you to the inaugural South Sound IPA Festival on Oct. 18

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Kitsap Peninsula Water Trails Receives National Designation!

September 29, 2014

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Kitsap Peninsula Water Trails earned its official National Water Trail designation in June

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Bicycling Bliss: Olympic Peninsula’s Discovery Trail

September 27, 2014

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The Peninsula Trails Coalition and dedicated volunteers have been working for decades

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The Safer Cyclist: 5 Tips to Keep You Right-Side-Up

September 25, 2014

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Washington State is fantastically bike-friendly. Even so, I wonder why we aren’t biking more.

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NW Trails: Monumental Hiking in the San Juans

September 23, 2014

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Westernmost of the San Juan Islands and nearly surrounded by Canadian waters and islands

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New Minimalist Landscape Sculpture at Earth Sanctuary

September 16, 2014

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Earth Sanctuary, a sculpture garden and nature reserve on Whidbey Island, Wash., has introduced the first . . .

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NW Kids: Family Road Trips that Bring History to Life

September 13, 2014

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Summer ’tis the season to put aside schoolbooks, but that doesn’t mean the learning can’t continue incognito.

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On the Run: Eco-Friendly Running

September 13, 2014

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Besides the rubber that wore off your shoes, chances are your last trail run was eco-friendly.

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Health Nut: 8 Tips for Healthy Smoothies at Home

September 12, 2014

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Smoothies are often graced with a health halo: the undeserved reputation for being a healthy food.

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NW Kids: Top 3 Resorts Ripe for a Fall Getaway

September 12, 2014

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If summer in the Northwest is a headlong plunge into activity, fun and recreation, autumn is its tantalizing last dip

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Take a Kid Mountain Biking Day Oct. 4

September 12, 2014

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Gather the kids – along with their mountain bikes and helmets – and get ready for some fun . . .

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New Mailbox Peak Trail Grand Opening Sept. 27

September 12, 2014

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The new, considerably more gradual Mailbox Peak Trail is here!

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Which Northwest Bike Shops are America’s Best?

September 12, 2014

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The National Bicycle Dealers Association (NBDA) honors bicycle shops across the U.S. again this year

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Health Nut: New Shoe Technology from Brooks Running

September 11, 2014

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I’m always excited for something new from Seattle’s own Brooks Running.

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Book Buzz: Outdoor Book Reviews

September 10, 2014

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Books to guide you this summer! The Day Hike! Series from Sasquatch; Craig Romano’s Day Hiking: The San Juans and Gulf Islands; Top Trails: Olympic National Park & Vicinity

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Book Buzz: Eric’s Big Day

September 10, 2014

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We love the whimsical story and illustrations in Eric’s Big Day by Rod Waters

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Winter Olympics leave heritage on Whistler/Blackcomb hiking trails

September 9, 2014

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There is no question of where you are when you arrive at Whistler/Blackcomb

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Top 12 Bike Trails in Snohomish and King County

September 9, 2014

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For every mood, there’s a bike trail in King or Snohomish County to match it.

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Our 2014 OutdoorsNW September/October Digital Edition is now online!

September 5, 2014

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Our newest digital edition is now just a click away! San Juan IslandsMonumental Hiking on Stuart Island Bicycling Bliss: Olympic Peninsula’s Discovery TrailIt’s Oktoberfest Time!Run More; Spend LessPreviews: Snow Shows; Warren Miller Fall Calendar of Events

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Washington State Parks Launches New GeoChallenge

September 2, 2014

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On Aug. 21, the Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission announced the kick-off . . .

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Portland Parks Acquires 25-Acre Gateway Green Property

September 2, 2014

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An island of unused land at the confluence of two freeways takes another step toward becoming a new city park

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Boundary Bay Brewery Honored for Philanthropy

September 2, 2014

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Boundary Bay Brewery and Bistro in Bellingham, Wash., has been named the 2014 Outstanding Philanthropic Small Business

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Top Oregon IPAs

September 1, 2014

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Oregon IPAs are as diverse as the brewers that make them, and it’s no easy feat to pick just 10

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