24 Apr

Hurricane Ridge

The snowcapped Olympic Range can be observed towering into the clouds in almost any place in western Washington along the I5 corridor. The western half of the range is dominated by the highest peak in the park, Mount Olympus, which rises 7,965 feet. Due to...

10 Apr

Baker Lake

On a beautiful spring day, with fragrant new life and color bursting out of blossoming trees, plants, and shrubs and a warm ground turning deep green with mottled patches of yellows and purples, the speckled palette of the season in the Northwest, it was the perfect day for a...

03 Apr

Tulips in Skagit Valley

The tulips are here and with them the change of seasons has firmly taken hold. The winter in Northwest Washington was mild and, for the second year in a row, we again have an early spring. What it portends about the future of our climate...