Author holding her quilt made from the graphic front side of old race t-shirts--standing in her living room with a canvas photo print of her running with her wife.

My Evolution as a Runner as Told in Race Shirts

Essay by Spokane runner Maeve Griffith about her 40-year collection of race event t-shirts and her personal evolution as a trans woman.

Scene looking down at grass with a water bottle, rolled-up white towel, smart phone with earbuds, and pair of running shoes.

8 Ways To Improve Your Running Life

Ideas to improve your running life by helping to get you out the door faster, eliminate decision fatigue, and combat doldrums.

Illustration of a cyclist carrying his mountain bike across a muddyl-colored river while a big-eyed alligator in the water and a green snake curled around a tree branch watch him.

Smash the Winter Cycling Blues

Everyday Cyclist columnist Justin Short shares how some riders cope with winter riding conditions and about his latest bikepacking adventure.

Leashed dog on a trail in front of her owner.

Editorial: To Leash or Not to Leash Your Dog?

In a city or other developed area with people walking and biking on public lands, trails, and roads, keep your dog on-leash.

Winter running by the river.

Why I Like Winter Running

Run Wild columnist provides encouragement and advice for continuing a running routine during winter, especially for one’s mental well-being.

Two young girls smiling at the camera while cross-country skiing at Mt. Spokane.

Cross-Country Ski Beginner Guide for Families

Families with young children can plan a first-time cross-country ski outing using these 4 easy steps, including gear rentals and where to go.

The author's toddler and dog walking on the trail, with trees on side and a downslope on the other.

On Walking a Toddler in the Woods

Personal essay by Lisa Laughlin reflecting on how motherhood has changed how she experiences trails, hiking, and the great outdoors.

Black bear walking across a clearing in a forest.

Why Washington’s Spring Bear Hunt Was Canceled

Washington Fish & Wildlife Commission made the controversial decision to cancel the 2022 spring bear hunt only because of a tie-vote.

Person writing in a journal.

3 Steps For Healthy and Balanced Goal-Setting

Three key questions to guide self-reflection for improving wellness and to help align priorities and set goals that enhance life balance.

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