Elliott Almond

Elliott Almond

CDN Contributor


OUTDOORS

Beware autumn's angry yellow jackets

Lack of food 'makes them as cranky as a hungry child'

OUTDOORS

Tofino: A trip to Canada's Surf City

Tucked away town isn't without tourism-related issues

RECREATION

'A win-win for everyone': Local trail system expanding

Y Road Trail system project includes 17 miles of multiple-use recreation trails

OUTDOORS

Buzzing bugs, distractions hamper stargazing the Perseid meteor shower

'It is us interacting with the rest of the solar system'

OUTDOORS

Hiking, exploring the historic Monte Cristo mining town

Land managers balance site preservation with environmental concerns

OUTDOORS

Hiking group hits the mountains with grateful hearts

Wildhearts Bellingham smashes stereotypes about life after surgery

OUTDOORS

Roslyn: Recreational getaway and 'historical treasure hunt'

The town's history goes deeper than television

OUTDOORS

Puget Sound to Pacific trail would be 'transcendent geographical landmark'

PS2P trail would be 200-mile multi-use pathway, if completed

TRAVEL

10 miles of hikes on Orcas Island

Exercise, gorgeous views and a bit of history

OUTDOORS

Leave trees alone: German forester brings discussion to Bellingham

Peter Wohlleben discussed his latest book at local setting

KAYAKING

Local paddlers take 52nd in 70-mile race

Bart Maupin, Marc Furhmeister among 67 teams to complete 'Seventy48'

OUTDOORS

Trio of local paddlers gearing up for 70-mile race

Seventy48 stretches from Thea Foss Waterway to Port Townsend City Dock

OUTDOORS

Snowshoeing to Artist Point ahead of the big melt

Embracing the 'final weeks of a winter wonderland'

OUTDOORS

Locals 'begging' officials to fix Glacier Creek Road

Roadway washed out during November 2021 floods; repairs anticipated by end of 2025

OUTDOORS

It's time to get reacquainted with hiking in grizzly country

Officials moving forward with plan to relocate grizzly bears to North Cascades

OUTDOORS

Whatcom's new parks and rec director looks to 'dust off' old project plans

Bennett Knox wants all voices heard in new master plan

PARKS & REC

Canyon Lake may soon become more accessible

Whatcom County seeks deal for easement along privately owned logging road

WTD?

What's the Deal With: The Consulat de Monte-Cristo?

It's a secret society of 42 'citizens'

PARKS & REC

Future policy on use of e-bikes still in contention

New report hopes to assist decisions about e-bike use on public lands

OUTDOORS

'We have to get real': Outdoor recreation's effects on climate change

Pulling back the veil on multi-billion dollar travel, recreation industry

OUTDOORS

Alger’s Willow Gebhard overcame adversity on Pacific Crest Trail

Wildfires forced a change of plans

SOCCER

Soccer leaders deserve blame for putting World Cup in Qatar

FIFA chose money over human rights

OUTDOORS

Blue Lake Trail under a damp, steel gray sky

A suitable getaway following the polluted air

OUTDOORS

Wild encounters with North Cascades megafauna

You're visiting them, not the other way around

FOOD

Across the border: Center of dim sum palaces

Spicy pig's ears are optional fare

DAY TRIPS

Grinning and bear-ing it in Manning Park

PCT boot traffic flows again into British Columbia

OUTDOORS

Excelsior continues to excel

It's peak alpine time in the North Cascades

DAY TRIPS

Oozing with seaside charm

The sunny knolls of the San Juans

OUTDOORS

No mailing it in on Mailbox Peak

New trail to old novelty is a NW rite of passage

OUTDOORS

Trail Rule One: Have fun out there

Bellingham Boomers hike outing is far from Serene

OUTDOORS

Offroad e-bikes: Cool tech, but headache for land managers

Which bikes are OK on which trails?

OUTDOORS

Hiking Fidalgo, that not-quite-San Juan island

No ferry lines involved

OUTDOORS

Olympic National Park: Worth the travel challenge

Day trip to a world treasure whets the appetite

OUTDOORS

Fed up with trailhead smash/grabs?

Hikers organize Chuckanut lot patrols

OUTDOORS

Wings Over Water: Birds are there for the watching

Experts poised to lend a hand

HIKING

So long redwoods, time for the North Cascades

The Pacific Northwest offers plenty of trails

LAW & JUSTICE

Wife of wounded sheriff's deputy recalls ordeal of shooting

Wife learned what happened in a text