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Published July 13th, 2014 - 12:05AM
People planning to recreate in the Chinook Pass area, or travel through the area en route to the state’s east side, should be aware of a major project that will lead to lengthy delays. Scheduled to begin July 21, the Washington State Department of Transportation will temporarily close state Route 410 to remove loose rock on the slopes along a mile stretch east of the pass.
Published July 12th, 2014 - 9:27AM
The 2014 Seattle-to-Portland Bicycle Classic is underway and about 10,000 cyclists are rolling through Pierce and Thurston counties today. Last year, I did the ride with a first-timer, my wife. Here's a look at the 200-mile journey. 
Published July 11th, 2014 - 12:05AM
The Foss Waterway Seaport is offering two weekends of lessons to help people learn how to enjoy the waters of Puget Sound.
Published July 10th, 2014 - 7:14AM
If you feel the symptoms of shin splints, don't try to run through them, doctors say.
Published July 10th, 2014 - 5:09AM
Are you tied to a computer most working days? If so, there's a good chance you struggle with tight hamstrings, hunched shoulders and a tight back. Sara Haley, a pre- and postnatal exercise specialist in Santa Monica and creator of the "Expecting More" DVD workout series for pregnant women, says she has just the stretch for you.
Published July 10th, 2014 - 5:09AM
If you feel the symptoms of shin splints, don't try to run through them, doctors say.
Published July 10th, 2014 - 5:09AM
The deck of my house is constructed with untreated and unstained cedar wood. The birthday cake was made from the bakery department of a local grocery store with a "Blue Clues" theme from the cartoon for preschool kids.
Published July 10th, 2014 - 5:09AM
Anne Hjelle ran four miles the day before giving birth and again two weeks after delivering her daughter last year. Two decades ago, while serving in the Marine Corps, she passed the men's physical fitness test just for fun.
Published July 10th, 2014 - 5:09AM
DAVENPORT-The heat can be hallucinatory, they say, turning the mind to mush and leading to all sorts of wild and unbidden thoughts.
Published July 10th, 2014 - 5:09AM
Mountain biking started on hiking trails, then trails were later built with bikes in mind. The latest evolution in bike trails is commonly known as a "flow" trail, which enhances the riders' experience as much as getting them from Point A to Point B, or around a loop.
Published July 10th, 2014 - 5:09AM
Just because you're camping doesn't mean you have to rough it at night with some flimsy sleeping bag mat. You also don't need to settle on a cheap air mattress that will deflate by midnight.
Published July 10th, 2014 - 5:09AM
Even elite athletes can forget to train a few muscles - it happens quite often. You may have a great training program yourself, but your routine may also neglect a number of important muscles.
Published July 10th, 2014 - 5:09AM
You learn to put up with lots of inconveniences while camping, which is half the fun of it for some. But the other half of us can do without an uncomfortable, too-tight sleeping bag that gives you sweaty feet on a not-so-cold night, a ground pad that makes you lightheaded while blowing it up, a lantern that inevitably gets placed too far away to do much good and the increasing risk of Lyme disease hanging over the proceedings. That's where these four innovative products come in. Some revolutionary, some just practical, they are sure to make some happy campers a little happier.
Published July 10th, 2014 - 5:09AM
At Macey Lakes in mid-June, wind reigns supreme.
Published July 8th, 2014 - 4:50PM
Anglers and campers headed to the eastside of the state this weekend need to be cautious of the extreme temperatures in the forecast. Daytime highs will range from 106 degrees in Yakima to 105 in Ephrata to 107 degrees in Moses Lake.
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