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Destinations

Northwest Travel Dispatch, Fall 2015

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

  • By Allison Williams
  • Published 08/27/2015
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Three-Day Play

5 Destinations for Labor Day Weekend 2015

Don't labor through the last three-day weekend of summer.

  • By Allison Williams
  • Published 08/24/2015
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I'm New Here

Debunking a Few Seattle Myths

Is everyone a die-hard liberal? And what about that "Seattle Freeze" thing?

  • By Allison Williams
  • Published 08/21/2015
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I'm New Here

How to Be Carless in Seattle

Car and bike shares, public transit, and—gasp—jaywalking around town.

  • By Allison Williams
  • Published 08/20/2015
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I'm New Here

Guyo Dreams of Driving

For African refugee Fatumo Guyo, Seattle is a blur of graveyard shifts and a better life.

  • By Allison Williams
  • Published 08/20/2015
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I'm New Here

How to Pronounce Puyallup

Pronouncing this and other local place names, including one that rhymes with “cocaine.”

  • By Allison Williams
  • Published 08/20/2015
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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

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

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

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

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

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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Cover Story

The Complete Guide to the Columbia River

Where to hike, bike, paddle, stay, and eat along the state's mightiest waterway.

  • By Allison Williams
  • Published 07/20/2015
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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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