Videographer Dub Paetz was at Idaho's Mesa Falls filming a flyfishing video when he saw these kayakers making their way down the waterfall. Watch them slide over the 100-foot waterfall, which is near Ashton.
Organizers of the Mount Baker Ultra Marathon have released this video promoting the June 4 event. No more than 100 runners will start at noon in Concrete and finish in 18 hours or less. They'll run 50 miles up to Mount Baker's 10,160-foot Sherman peak and back. The race draws its inspiration from the century-old Mount Baker Marathon, which lasted for three years from 1911-1913. You can find more information at mtbakerultra.com.
Whatcom Mountain Bike Coalition reports on mountain biking conditions in the Chuckanut Mountains Jan. 16, 2017. You can follow the organization on Facebook at facebook.com/WHIMPsMBC. Warmer, rainy weather may leave the trails in need of a few days to dry out.
Check out 10 Western Washington Waterfalls we visited in 2016 while working on the Trail of the Week. Find information on how to get to most of these falls (one is more than a half mile off trail) at wwwb.thenewstribune.com/hikes
Operations manager Mike Trowbridge stands at Chair 2 above Heather Meadows at Mt. Baker Ski Area Wednesday , Nov. 23, to announce a Friday opening. Snow is on the ground and more is in the forecast, ski area officials said. Hours of operation are 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. daily. The White Salmon Lodge will open Saturday.
A near-record rainfall in October swelled the Nooksack River, making for a spectacular fall show Sunday at Nooksack Falls, where the Middle Fork drops 88 feet into a rock canyon northeast of Bellingham, Wash.
Mountain lions are common in Idaho, but are typically reclusive and often go unnoticed. When Idaho Fish and Game Conservation officer Rob Howe lost cellphone reception in the Idaho backcountry and moved to a better spot, he found one of shy cats sauntering toward him.