Travel Dispatch

Northwest Travel News, Summer 2015

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

06/10/2015 By Allison Williams


PubliCalendar: Add a Touch of Green

Today's picks for civic nerds.

10/09/2014 By Darren Davis

Travel Dispatch

Northwest Travel News Fall 2014

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

10/01/2014 By Allison Williams

Slide Show

A Weekend at Doe Bay Fest 2014

A visual recap of Orcas Island's quintessentially Northwest music festival

08/12/2014 By Allison Williams


Slide Show: Doe Bay Fest 2014

We wandered the fields and coves of Orcas Island's tiny, terrific music festival.


Insider Guide to the San Juans

Helen Loggie, the Orcas Artist

A house-turned museum on Orcas Island, dedicated to island art.

08/01/2014 By Allison Williams

Insider Guide to the San Juans

Orcas Island: What to Do and Where to Eat

The biggest San Juan island has an artsy heart, a mountain that dominates half its clam-shaped mass, and views that can't be beat. Swim in a millionaire's basement pool and shuck your own clams.

08/01/2014 By Allison Williams

Insider's Guide to the San Juans

Secret Pho on Orcas Island

A Vietnamese pop-up on Orcas Island, single-handedly crafted by a Saigon native.

08/01/2014 By Allison Williams


Lily Opens on Orcas Island

Sweets and treats, now on sale in the space below Allium on Orcas.

03/18/2011 By Jessica Voelker

Food News

Sweet News: Herbfarm Pastry Chef Joins Lisa Nakamura in New Orcas Island Venture

Anna Harlow will serve up homey desserts at Allium.

05/06/2010 By Jessica Voelker


Herbfarm Chef de Cuisine Takes Over Christina’s on Orcas Island

Lisa Nakamura’s new restaurant will be called Allium.

05/03/2010 By Jessica Voelker