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The Columbia River

The Strange Song of Woody Guthrie

The ultimate folk balladeer immortalized Washington in “Roll On Columbia.”

  • By Allison Williams
  • Published 07/24/2015
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The Columbia River

A Brief History of the Columbia River

Impress your friends on your next trip with some historical trivia.

  • By Allison Williams
  • Published 07/24/2015
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The Columbia River

The Atomic Graveyard on the Hanford Reach

The Hanford Reach was the top-secret site of America’s biggest technological achievement—or one of its deadliest. Now it’s simultaneously a toxic dump and a pristine expanse of river.

  • By Allison Williams
  • Published 07/24/2015
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The Columbia River

The Hardest Job on the Columbia

The giant ships of the Columbia River don't drive themselves.

  • By Allison Williams
  • Published 07/24/2015
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The Columbia River

Five Ways to Boat Down the Columbia

Bring your own captain’s hat.

  • By Allison Williams
  • Published 07/24/2015
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The Columbia River

This Is What Washington’s Tiniest Ferry Looks Like

Who’s says there’s no such thing as a free ride?

  • By Allison Williams
  • Published 07/24/2015
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The Columbia River

Where the Wild Things Are

A guide to the animals in and along the Columbia River

  • By Allison Williams
  • Published 07/24/2015
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The Columbia River

Kiteboarding Sets Sail

But the Gorge-born sport isn’t taking the wind out of windsurfing.

  • By Allison Williams
  • Published 07/24/2015
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The Columbia River

Columbia River Caviar Might be Making a Comeback

All it takes is some prehistoric fish.

  • By Allison Williams
  • Published 07/24/2015
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The Columbia River

Where to Stay and Play

From the lake to the mouth, here's how to fill your itinerary on your next trip along the river.

  • By Allison Williams
  • Published 07/24/2015
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The Columbia River

Maya Lin Heard Something Here

The Vietnam War memorial artist is commemorating in her own way

  • By Allison Williams
  • Published 07/24/2015
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Weekend Pass

Summer City Getaways: Portland vs. Vancouver

North or south? Vancouver or Portland? If your idea of summer vacation is scorching sidewalks and urban energy, choose your own adventure.

  • By Allison Williams
  • Published 07/06/2015
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Explainer

The Waterfront Returns from Seawall Sequester

The downtown piers reopen for business as the city’s actually successful project nears its end.

  • By Allison Williams
  • Published 07/01/2015
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Questions Answered

A New Kind of Recovering Addict

One Seattle drug recovery program is changing the way we help drug users.

  • By Allison Williams
  • Published 06/10/2015
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Travel Dispatch

Northwest Travel News, Summer 2015

Where you’ll want to go, and what’s happening there.

  • By Allison Williams
  • Published 06/10/2015
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Mountain Adventures

The Four Kinds of Washington Hikers

It’s okay if you recognize yourself.

  • By Allison Williams and Eric Larsen
  • Published 06/09/2015
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Mountain Adventures

Washington's 6 Signature Mountains Are Waiting

This is how you reach the top of the world.

  • By Allison Williams
  • Published 06/08/2015
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Backseat Climber

6 Great Mountain Drives

We give you no choice but to take the scenic route.

  • By Allison Williams
  • Published 06/08/2015
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Mountain Adventures

This Is Mountain Food

We’re talking gourmet meals, not trail mix.

  • By Allison Williams
  • Published 06/08/2015
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Mountain Adventures

Day Hike Summits

You don't need expedition gear to get high.

  • By Allison Williams
  • Published 06/08/2015
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