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Our blog is updated regularly with Faces of the Northwest, interviews with creative Northwest business owners, and Northwest Moments, photos of some of our favorite places in the Northwest.

Swans and snow geese migrate from Alaska and Siberia to northwest Washington to spend the winter. In the Skagit Valley, you can see them by the hundreds of thousands. One of our favorite photographers, @studavidsonphotography, captured the stunning trumpeter swans flying against the backdrop of a stormy sky, illuminating their… Read More

Located in the heart of downtown Vancouver,¬†Portland Art Creations, AKA “The PAC” is one of our favorite Northwest art galleries. James Dunbar creates fantastic local scenes in his signature style sculptured oils on canvas, while Robyn Dunbar is behind its KnottyGirlStyle fiber accessories. We spoke with Robyn recently to find… Read More

Despite the chill in the air, the spectacular fall color we’ve seen this season has lingered, and in some places it can still be found in abundance. Silver Falls State Park is one of the best places to enjoy it, if you bundle up. Here the roar of the cascading… Read More

While sailing on a massive cruise ship filled with thousands of other people probably doesn’t sound like a lot of fun to most adventurous types, Uncruise Adventures, a more than 20-year-old company with offices in both Seattle, Washington and Juneau, Alaska, offers something different. Something we thought our readers would… Read More

It may seem like autumn just started, but winter has already been taking hold in the Northwest and the shot @erikhenne captured near Snoqualmie Pass sums it up just before, with one lone gold-hued tree holding out among the snow covered pines. There was snow in the lowlands too, early… Read More