Weekend Wine Escapes

For this month’s feature, we’re here to help you plan your own weekend wine escape—with a list of overnight wineries only a day’s drive from Bellingham.

Draft-Horse Hitch a Fair Spectacle

The eight-horse hitch is a rare performance of eight spectacular draft-horses that will be showcased at the Northwest Washington Fair in Lynden.


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After Months, They’re Ready for Showtime

Lynden Sisters Raise Pigs for Fair One of the more anticipated events in August is the six-day-long Northwest Washington Fair, held in Lynden for more than 100 years. For sisters Becky and Abigail (Abby) Thompson, the fair, both say, is the best week of…


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The Moo-Wich

The Moo-Wich is the Northwest Washington Fair’s signature treat. This ice cream cookie delight is perfect on a hot day at the Lynden Fairgrounds.


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Therapy: Float Tanks, or Sensory Deprivation Tanks

Epsom salt float tanks help relax muscles, pressure on joints, and alleviate stress.


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Ice Cream Feature | Snoqualmie Ice Cream

Snoqualmie Ice Cream is an eco-friendly, sustainable ice cream business. Snoqualmie Ice Cream makes quality, consciously crafted, delicious ice creams.


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Ice Cream Feature | Lopez Island Creamery

Take a look behind the scenes at the Lopez Island Creamery, where new and classic ice cream flavors are created at this local Anacortes business.


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Ice Cream Feature | Acme Ice Cream

Acme Ice Cream and Rocket Donuts share their secret on how they make their rich, dense, delicious homemade ice cream using local ingredients.


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August Ice Cream Main Feature | First Scoop

A quick look into the history of ice cream and a list of local ice cream shops in the North Sound that make their own delicious desserts!


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A Fresh New Island

Doing a partial kitchen remodel can be a tricky puzzle, especially while trying to combine existing aspects with new features that just don’t seem to go together.


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Island Vista

Managed by the Lummi Island Hertiage Trust, within the Baker Preserve, a hikers only trail provides stunning views on Lummi Island.


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See something, say something

Ken Karlberg makes suicide prevention personal by asking each of us to take the time to lsiten and talk, and to ask for help when you need it.


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Gifts Ahoy in Anacortes

A new gift shop opened in Anacortes. The Johnson Manor is a colorful, unique shop offering fun gifts, furniture, beauty products and more!


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Spreading Pure Bliss

Pure Bliss desserts is expanding! A new extended menu will include more savory options and an expanded alcohol selection.


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Meet the Staffer

Katie Meier What is your role at the magazine and how long have you been with K&L Media? I have been working at K&L Media since May as part of the intern team. With three other interns, I write, check facts, conduct…


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Throwback Ice Cream Stand Still A Gem

Ordering is the opposite of Starbucks’ multi-adjective gibberish. Just state size and vehicle. “Small, on a cone” will do.


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Harvesting Suppers This Summer

Summer is a great time for buying local and eating fresh foods. Planning meals ahead can save you time for other fun summer activities.


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From the Oven With Love

Barb’s Pies and Pastries is a family-run bakery in Ferndale that brings so much to their community. Cakes, doughnuts, and cookies are all on the menu!


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Homeless Nonprofit Gets a Lift

A generous donation to Lydia Place will help the local non-profit provide housing for an overlooked population: single fathers and their children in need.


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Whopping Changes and Wagging Tails at the Whatcom Humane Society

Changes are coming to the Whatcom Humane Society and the Wildlife Rehabilitation Center, including the location of this year’s Dog Days of Summer festival.


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Far East Home Comes West

Take an inside look as Ross Grier builds his dream home in Fairhaven by fusing Japanese elements with a Pacific Northwest Washington feel.


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Seasonal Touch-Up

This fall season, get that fresh, clean, bold look with beauty tips from makeup artist Ashlely Thomasson, owner of Love Beauty.


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In Wine Versus Beer Debate, Wine Has Summertime Edge

Both beer and wine have a wide variety of flavors perfect for the season. Summer is the ideal time for a cold beer, flavorful white, or bold red.


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A Chocolate Bar Crafted to Change Lives

BIJA is changing the chocolate industry. BIJA works with women’s co-operatives to build empowered communities and with cocoa farmers to become organic.


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Stage Set in Bellingham Harbor

The traveling Caravan Stage Co. presents “The Nomadic Tempest” at the Squalicum Marina. The show hopes to spread awareness of the effects of climate change.


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Baking School and Bread Lab Rise Together in Burlington

The Skagit Bread Lab is offering classes in their new King Arthur Flour Baking School to educate locals and give back to the community.


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Comfort Food Warming Up Downtown Bellingham

Saltine is the newest addition to Bellingham’s food scene. Located downtown in the arts district, Saltine is providing locals with warm comfort foods.


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Winter Olympics in 2022?

Top male figure skater for the Thailand National Team and Sehome High School Senior, Micah Lynette, prepares for the Winter Olympics in Beijing in 2022.


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