Feature

Wine Country Tours

Look out California, Washington State is poised to be the next Bordeaux. Visit the finest local wine regions, and sip and sup in style.

04/03/2012 By Lia Steakley Dicker With Kea Krause, Diane De La Paz, and Val Mallinson

Get Out

52 Weekends

Getaways, adventures, and road trips for every weekend of the year.

12/10/2010 By James Ross Gardner With Lia Steakley Dicker, Olivia Margoshes, and Rachel Sturtz

Article

December in the Desert

Trade gray skies for golden Palm Springs sunsets.

09/28/2010 By Lia Steakley Dicker

Washington Wine

10 Top Winery Visits

The best Washington wine destinations: Cave B, Chateau Ste Michelle, Portteus, Northstar, Col Solare, Abeja, Novelty Hill-Januik, Nefarious Cellars, Badger Mountain Vineyard, and L’Ecole No 41.

08/17/2010 By James Ross Gardner, Jessica Voelker, and Lia Steakley Dicker

Article

Under a BC Sun

Treks to Harmony Lake on Whistler Mountain, zip-lining above Fitzsimmons Creek, rides on Peak 2 Peak Gondola, tackling the trails at Whistler Mountain Bike Park: Proof there are more things to see and do in Whistler in summer than in winter.

07/20/2010 By Lia Steakley Dicker

Article

Go! Road Trips 2010

Seattle’s nice, but a road trip in the springtime is even sweeter. Here, five excuses to load the trunk, get behind the wheel, and put rubber to asphalt.

03/17/2010 By James Ross Gardner, David Laskin, Jessica Voelker, Lia Steakley Dicker, and Christopher Werner

Article

The Tribe That Would Not Die

After a century and a half of diaspora, Chief Seattle’s people have one last chance to reclaim their rights—and prove they exist. Included: Video coverage of the Duwamish Longhouse, courtesty q13fox.com

02/11/2009 By Lia Steakley Dicker

Article

52 Weekends

Think of all the Saturday mornings you’ve awoken with the same question rattling in 
your head: What am I doing this weekend? The following pages spell an end to that quandary. What to do with the most important 48 hours of the week in the best region on

01/09/2009 By James Ross Gardner, Laura Cassidy, Jim Gullo, Jessica Voelker, Lia Steakley Dicker, Christopher Werner, and Courtney Nash

Article

A Little Crab Will Do You

Discover the bounty of the sea from a beach house on the Oregon Coast.

01/04/2009 By Lia Steakley Dicker

Article

Green Up Your Act

Think global and look local by shopping at these earth-friendly boutiques.

01/04/2009 By Lia Steakley Dicker

Article

Island Bound

See the secret side of the San Juans by sailboat.

01/04/2009 By Lia Steakley Dicker

Weekend Pass

Kayaking and Wine Sipping in Yakima Valley

From water to wine.

12/19/2008 By Lia Steakley Dicker

CRUSH

Fight to the Finish

One of Washington's master oenophiles puts local wines to the taste test.

01/01/2008 By Lia Steakley Dicker

Article

Back From the Dead

Washington’s battered film industry finds new energy, new talent, new funding, and some horrific inspiration from H. P. Lovecraft.

08/01/2007 By Lia Steakley Dicker