TEMPLATE: /includes/blog_listing.php

Editor’s Notes

Editor’s Note

January 17, 2017

wishingtree_0117_1

May Wishes Come True, By Kris Parfitt

Read more »

Editor's Notes , Features , Home , Recent Articles , The OutdoorsNW Blog

Editor’s Note: May Wishes Come True

December 14, 2016

wishingtree_0117_1

What are your wishes for 2017?

Read more »

Editor's Notes , Features , Home , Misc , Recent Articles , The OutdoorsNW Blog , Walking

Editor’s Note: Small World

November 18, 2016

Ednote_Dan-and-Susie

What is your small-world story?

Read more »

Editor's Notes , The OutdoorsNW Blog

Editor’s Note: Find Your Happy Moves

September 14, 2016

EdNote_Fall2016Laughing

September 7, 2016 By Kris Parfitt Photo at right: Our Editor’s favorite happy move this summer was marrying Dan Travers. Photo by Mira Poling Anselmi, courtesy of Mira Stories   I believe that moving our bodies keeps us healthy and flexible. Some studies even suggest that engaging in physical activity can increase feelings of happiness. [...]

Read more »

Editor's Notes , The OutdoorsNW Blog

Editor’s Note: Wag More

July 27, 2016

EdNote_0716Tango-and-Peanut

Whenever I see the quote “Wag More, Bark Less” on a bumper sticker I smile.

Read more »

Editor's Notes , The OutdoorsNW Blog

Editor’s Note: Paddle Often

May 11, 2016

EdNote_0516_1

What are you waiting for?

Read more »

Editor's Notes , The OutdoorsNW Blog , , , , , ,

Hard at Work Playing

May 3, 2016

EdNote_0416collage

These last few months have been busy for the OutdoorsNW staff!

Read more »

Editor's Notes , Features , Home , Recent Articles , The OutdoorsNW Blog ,

Editor’s Note: Make it a Sweet ’16

February 16, 2016

EdNoteJan2016

This will be an inspiring year for OutdoorsNW

Read more »

Editor's Notes , The OutdoorsNW Blog

Editor’s Note: Get Engaged

September 4, 2015

EdNoteSept2015

What I love about engaging with people, community and adventure

Read more »

Editor's Notes , Features , Field Notes , Home , Misc , Recent Articles , The OutdoorsNW Blog , , , ,

Editor’s Note: A life-long love affair

May 21, 2015

EdNote_0515KP_RowingT_1993

My initiation into a life-long love affair with white water river rafting.

Read more »

Editor's Notes , Features , Home , Recent Articles , The OutdoorsNW Blog , Travel , Watersports , , ,

A Writer’s Life Post Training Wheels

March 12, 2015

EdNote_0315KPgrin_Stingray

Our annual NW Cyclist edition inspired me to think back to my first experience on a bike.

Read more »

Cycling , Editor's Notes , Features , Home , Recent Articles , The OutdoorsNW Blog , , , ,

Whale of a Tale on the Schooner Zodiac

February 10, 2015

EdNote_0215_Diane

When I describe my four days aboard the Schooner Zodiac last fall, I have to do my best not to use the word “magic”

Read more »

Editor's Notes , Features , Home , Recent Articles , The OutdoorsNW Blog , Travel

Editor’s Note: The Joy of Learning to Ski (as an Adult)

January 28, 2015

SnowGuideEdnote_0115feature

As a kid, the closest thing I’d done to skiing was gliding around on inline skates on flat sidewalks.

Read more »

Editor's Notes , Features , Home , Recent Articles , Snowsports , The OutdoorsNW Blog

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

September 25, 2014

EdNote_0914Diane-picnic-table-4

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

Read more »

Cycling , Editor's Notes , Features , Home , Recent Articles , The OutdoorsNW Blog

Editor’s Note: Why Hike?

August 19, 2014

EdNote_0814_Diane

What is it about hiking that you like so much?

Read more »

Camping , Editor's Notes , Features , Hiking , Home , Recent Articles , The OutdoorsNW Blog

Green Commuting with a Toddler

July 14, 2014

EdNote_0714bus-stop-selfie

There’s a woman who lives near me who commutes with her bike via bus with a baby strapped to her chest and her four- or five-year-old son . . .

Read more »

Cycling , Editor's Notes , Features , Home , Misc , Recent Articles , The OutdoorsNW Blog

Editor’s Note: What are you training for?

March 28, 2014

EdNote_0314training_diane

One of the cool things about working at OutdoorsNW is that our office is a hub of event news and enthusiasm.

Read more »

Editor's Notes , Home , Recent Articles , The OutdoorsNW Blog

Editor’s Note: Getting avy savvy with a backcountry dummy

March 11, 2014

EdNote_0314Diane

The sun was sinking into the valley when my two friends and I pulled up to the Mt. Baker Lodge for the final fieldtrip of our AIARE Level I avalanche course.

Read more »

Editor's Notes , Features , Home , Recent Articles , Snowsports , The OutdoorsNW Blog

SNOW Guide Editor’s Report

January 16, 2014

EdNote_0114SNOWguide_diane

Close your eyes and imagine the best snow day of your life. Maybe you were hucking cliffs with friends, snow-tubing with family or . . .

Read more »

Editor's Notes , Features , Snowsports

Editor’s Note

November 19, 2013

EdNote_1113diane_seattlehalf

When I was a child, I loved running. Running through fields. Running up and down hills. Running until I tumbled into a ball of giggles

Read more »

Editor's Notes , Features , Home , Recent Articles , Running , The OutdoorsNW Blog

OutdoorsNW Editor’s Note

September 27, 2013

EdNote_0913dianebackpacking

While I’m not new to editing or writing or social media, I am certainly new to the OutdoorsNW staff

Read more »

Editor's Notes , Features , Home , Recent Articles , The OutdoorsNW Blog

Editor’s Note: Diversity in our pages

May 9, 2013

HillaryHeadshotGranite_feature

I’m printing in full a letter to the editor I received, and my response. I think it speaks for itself.

Read more »

Editor's Notes , Features , Home , Recent Articles , The OutdoorsNW Blog