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Doin’ That Squid Jig

An excerpt from Langdon Cook’s new book, Fat of the Land: Adventures of a 21st Century Forager, plus a recipe for Risotto Nero con Calamari.

09/22/2009 By Langdon Cook

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Ferried Away

Get on the board the ferry for a weekend of bike touring on bucolic Vashon Island.

09/16/2009 By Ariana Donalds

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Wine Country Weekends

Celebrate the harvest at premier wine destinations around Washington: Lake Chelan, Whidbey Island, Woodinville, and Kirkland.

08/12/2009 By James Ross Gardner and Jessica Voelker

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See Spot Run

See Spot run, jump, tunnel, and weave at Sandra Katzen’s Vortex Agility and Dog Training facility in Kent.

08/10/2009 By Matthew Halverson

Water World

Washington's 15 Best Beaches

Our state's greatest spots to splash, paddle, hike, and hunt for treasure in the sand.

07/20/2009 With Kathryn Robinson and Laura Cassidy By Matthew Halverson

Slideshow

Slide Show: The Ultimate Beach Guide

Where to swim, paddle, hike, and hunt for treasure in the sand: Here are Washington's 15 best beach destinations.

07/20/2009

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To the Lake House

Spend two perfect days in Lake Tahoe biking, boating, exploring, and dining.

07/14/2009 By Paige Williams

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Sound Off

How to support the Sounders FC when the team plays England’s Chelsea FC at Qwest July 18.

06/22/2009 By Matthew Halverson

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Too Cute to Live?

To rid Spokane’s Finch Arboretum of squirrels, groundskeepers pumped propane and oxygen into the squirrels’ tunnels, then sent electric charges that exploded the furry foes and their underground lairs. Needless to say, the Spokane Humane Society was less

05/22/2009 By Karen Quinn

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Flight Club

Galvin Flying pilot school is one of the best in the country and offers students a new—and harrowing and thrilling—perspective of Seattle.

05/22/2009 By Jim Gullo

Destinations

My Island

Resident experts on nearby isles—San Juan, Whidbey, Vancouver, Anderson, and Galiano—dish on the restaurants, shops, and destinations to check out during your next Northwest island getaway.

05/22/2009 By James Ross Gardner

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Slide Show: My Island

Resident experts on nearby isles—San Juan, Whidbey, Vancouver, Anderson, and Galiano—dish on the restaurants, shops, and destinations to check out during your next Northwest island getaway.

05/22/2009

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Man vs. Mild

A lazy guy’s travel guide to recreation and relaxation along the Columbia River.

04/23/2009 By Jim Gullo

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The Longest Mile

With courses sometimes as long as 100 miles, you gotta be a fanatical runner—or crazy—to run an ultramarathon. Seattle’s Scott Jurek is a little bit of both. But he's already ahead of what's becoming a huge trend.

04/22/2009 By Sean Leslie

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Let It Rain

A spring hike through the Olympic rain forest can be a muddy, waterlogged exercise in environmental immersion. And it’s wonderful.

03/16/2009 By Lawrence W. Cheek

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All Washed Up

Flotsamologists never know what they’ll uncover on Washington’s stormy shores—and that’s the point.

02/12/2009 By Eric Scigliano

Article

You Know, For Kids

Decadence and magic at Grand Mound’s Great Wolf Lodge.

01/15/2009 By Kathryn Robinson

Get Out

This Cold House

Tents, schments. Real winter campers dig out a snow cave.

01/15/2009 By Camden Swita

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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

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My Fat Big White and Silver Star Weekend

Two small BC resorts make for supersize fun.

01/07/2009 By Kimberly Brown Seeley