Hiking Help

5 Hikes That Don't Require Four-Wheel Drive or Chains

Don't get stuck. Hike safely by heading to an island, the Olympic Peninsula, or the Columbia River.

01/06/2017 By Jack Russillo

Five Ways

Northwest Festival Forecast: January

Break in the New Year with mountain movies, drinks, and chocolate that benefits Mother Nature.

01/06/2017 By Jack Russillo

Caffeination

5 Coffee Shops for a Day of Productivity

Because sometimes we just need to turn a coffee shop into our new office.

01/05/2017 By Jack Russillo

Top Dentists 2017

What Goes on at the Dentist's Office Behind the Scenes?

Four stories that offer a peek into the surprisingly exciting world of teeth.

01/01/2017 By Jane Kidder, Amanda Raschkow, Jack Russillo, and Cassandra Calderon

The Sporting Life

Why the Washington Huskies Can Upset Alabama in the College Football Playoff

It won't be easy, but the underdog UW squad has a legit chance of knocking off the defending champions.

12/27/2016 By Jack Russillo

Light Shows

Where to Road Trip for New Year's Eve Fireworks

Hail the end of 2016 the way it should be done: with illuminated potatoes.

12/22/2016 By Jack Russillo

Explainer

You Can Cut Down a Christmas Tree in the Wild

Learn what it takes to cut your own wild tree (or where to get it the easy way).

12/12/2016 By Jack Russillo

The Sporting Life

3 Keys to the Sounders’ First MLS Cup Final

After an improbable comeback season, can Seattle finally win the big one?

12/08/2016 By Jack Russillo

Outdoor Tech

Should Mount Rainier Have Cell Service?

Sure, they paved Paradise and put up a parking lot. But wireless too?

12/05/2016 By Jack Russillo

Five Ways

Northwest Festival Forecast: December

Party through the season with a music festival, a Lego-building contest, or the world's biggest light maze.

12/02/2016 By Jack Russillo

New and Notable

Pacific Northwest Ski Report: What's New, What's Open

Check the opening status for seven resorts in Washington, Oregon, and British Columbia.

11/22/2016 By Jack Russillo

Five Ways

5 Places to Have Thanksgiving Dinner Around Washington

Don't cook on Turkey Day. Travel to an island, forest, or mountain.

11/16/2016 By Jack Russillo

The Sporting Life

Washington Football’s Rejuvenating Season

Despite last weekend’s loss, the Huskies’ success has transformed the atmosphere around campus.

11/15/2016 By Jack Russillo

Five Ways

Northwest Festival Forecast: November

Get busy with fall festivals devoted to startups, the weed business, and crafting.

11/08/2016 By Jack Russillo

Accommodations

Local Rooms: Thompson Seattle

Seattle's new downtown boutique hotel has a lot to show off.

11/03/2016 By Jack Russillo

The Sporting Life

5 Things to Know Heading into the Seattle Sounders' Playoff Run

After a disastrous start to the season, the red hot Sounders seek their first MLS Cup.

10/25/2016 By Jack Russillo

Outdoor Tech

Seattle Parks Launches New Trails App

Find an urban trail—and help fix it—from your phone.

10/21/2016 By Jack Russillo

The Sporting Life

5 Reasons Why UW Husky Football Is the Real Deal

A quick guide for those just jumping on the undefeated team's bandwagon.

10/19/2016 By Jack Russillo

Five Ways

Northwest Festival Forecast: October

The leaves are falling and the mushrooms, pumpkins, and ghosts are calling.

10/17/2016 By Jack Russillo

Boozy Milkshakes

A La Mode Pies Adds a West Seattle Location...and Its Own Ice Cream Line

Not to mention some savory meat pies, with a little help from Jack's BBQ.

10/03/2016 By Jack Russillo