Wildland Firefighter Jordan Pollack

Jordan Pollack has been a fearless wildland firefighter across Whatcom, Skagit, Island, San Juan and Snohomish for over 40 years.

Toys ‘R’ Us

Ken Karlberg recalls past pranks at work and with his daughters, and encourages us to be playful and find our inner child.

Getting on Island Time

San Juan Island Brewing Co., run by brothers Tim and Sean Alyward and stepfather Verne Howard, offers tasty brews and wood stone pizzas on Friday Harbor.

Refreshing Historic Buildings, Reviving Downtown

Bob Hall, owner of Daylight Properties, is an integral part of creating the downtown Bellingham we have today with his historical buiding restorations.

Skagit Surprise: Fresh Fish to Eat and Take Home

In Burlington, Tana and Eric Skaugrud are founders of Skagit’s Own Fish Market. They offer fresh, locally caught seafood, seasonings, and a seafood lunch.

Simple Cooking Yields Easy Chili

With just a little bit of planning, prep, and organization, anyone can use this super simple recipe for instant pot chili.

Looking to Bounce Back

Dan Radil gives an inside look into the current downturn of Whatcom County Wineries and which wineries were distinguished at the Northwest Wine Festival.

Transforming a Garage Into a Game Room

Jennifer Ryan transformed this garage into an Archie comic book themed game room for two teens, complete with disco ball and foosball table.

Celebrating 20 Years of Independent Film

The Pickford Film Center is celebrating their 20th anniversary. The movie theater shows independent films and hosts a variety of film festivals every year.

Help with Heavy Lifting, and More

The Opportunity Council is a local nonprofit providing services like housing, building job skills, disability assistance, and so much more.

Home Shopping and Staging, Under One Roof

Urban Collective is a a home decor boutique and staging service created by Solveig Johnson, a Bellingham realtor at The Muljat Group.

Five Faves

It’s October and Halloween is right around the corner! We have a wide variety of costumes for grown-ups: fictional characters, night creatures and more!

Baker Hot Springs

In the Mt. Baker Snoqualmie National Forest lie natural geothermal pools. Here are the quick stats that you’ll need to take a hike to the Baker Hot Springs.

Sense of Place, With Plates

Off Chuckanut Drive in Bow lies The Rhododendron Café, run by Lisa Cooney and Jim Kowalski, who use fresh, local Washington ingredients.

Fresh from the Farm — Family Style

Mama’s Garden is a local farm run by three mamas. Located in Deming, they have U-pick blueberries, beef, produce at their farm stand, and more!

Picture-Perfect on Sandy Point

Take a look at this Featured Home on Sandy Point in Ferndale designed by Alexei Ford, built by Ian Hamilton, and photographed by Tim Chandonnet.

Bringing the Outside in

Infuse your home with living plants from Babygreens, flowers from your local greenhouse or for a bit more fun, try temporary floral tattoos from Tattly.

The Mixing Tin

The Mixing Tin this month is showcasing a drink called Charlie, created by Karly Steffen, bar manager at Fairhaven’s Övn.

Skin Care Rehab?

Tianna Tsitsis of RejuvenationMD shows us an advanced, effective natural treatment for cellular rejuvenation throughout the body using blood platelets.

Bellingham Shop Sells Commitment with Its Jewelry

Hayley and Jarod Faws have opened a new jewelry store called APSE. A percentage of their profits goes to ending sexual exploitation.

Frightful Film Festival Rocks Bellingham

Bleedingham, a local horror short-film festival, gives filmmakers a chance to bring their own terrifying stories to the screen, being held Oct. 27-28.