May 2015

The History of This: Men’s Facial Hair Acceptance

There comes a time in every investigative journalist’s career when they must come face to face with the specter of total, abject failure. Sometimes it is as simple as blowing a deadline, other times it is as harrowing as protecting the identity of a whistleblower in an [...]

May 29, 2015

Mindport: Fascination for all ages

In our culture, people tend to make a clear division between art and science. After high school, you can choose to attend an art school, pursue a liberal arts education, or dive right into the art world itself. Creating, displaying, and selling one’s expressions is the [...]

May 28, 2015

Seabolt’s Smokehouse: Whidbey’s Best Fish & Chips

After a relaxing hour-long drive from my home in the north end of Whatcom County, winding along Highway 20, stopping to walk mid-way across the always breath-taking Deception Pass Bridge, I meandered into the historic naval town of Oak Harbor. With a somewhat plain exterior, it [...]

May 21, 2015

Swinomish Casino & Lodge

As I walk up to Swinomish Casino & Lodge, the feathery wisps of the logo immediately catch my attention. It’s positioned on the center tower and appears to be a feather in motion with the colors of blue waters, green trees and orange sunsets. Later, I’ll discover it’s [...]

May 14, 2015

Fiamma Burger: Operation Breakfast

By now it’s no secret that Bellingham’s own Fiamma Burger, and its big sister La Fiamma, have some fairly amazing dishes to offer. But what many don’t realize is that Fiamma Burger has spread its wings, moving beyond their phenomenal burgers, and mastering the fine art of [...]

May 5, 2015