Editorial

Travel Far, Travel Near

When I heard the word travel when I was younger, it brought to mind far-off places. I imagined flying across an ocean and boarding a …

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Lessons from the Wild

Mile 34. My feet ache, burn, and swell with painful blisters. Each step has become a burden, and our pace has slowed to just over …

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Editorial: Make it to the Lake this Summer

My New Year’s resolution a few years ago was to swim in a new lake each week during the months of July and August. That’s …

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In It for the Long Run: Triathlete in Need of Heart Transplant Keeps Competing

Triathletes know how to suffer. They compete in high temps and high winds, and through intestinal distress, heat exhaustion, and debilitating cramps. Pat Johnson knows …

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Editorial: Intentions, Ambitions, and Travel-worthy Missions

Many New Year’s resolutions start in January and are discarded like an old sweater by May. But as the summer season officially launches in June, …

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Illinois Ave Urban Farm Stand: A Cultural History

We garden out of a love for heritage. My husband and I are archeologists. He grew up with Polish parents, going to a Polish church …

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Photo of the Hukleberry Fun Run participants grouped around an explosion of colored powder.

Editorial: Reasons to Race

Like many runners, I look forward to a new calendar year full of races. A fresh season is a time to reevaluate running goals, find …

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Shoulder Season Celebration in the Inland Northwest

Shoulder seasons get a bad rap. Skiers and boarders fantasize about early-winter’s powder stashes, climbers wait for the rock to stop seeping, mountain bikers cheer …

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Silhouette of runner against orange sunset.

The State of Outdoor Recreation

The state of recreation is strong. And we’ve got to do something about climate change, or we’ll lose out on investments in access and infrastructure. …

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