NW Life Magazine Spring-Summer 2019

NW Life Magazine Spring-Summer 2019

The Spring & Summer issue of the NW Life magazine features stunning photography by Marianne Stickles, foodies adventures, shopping opportunities & getaways guides for Skagit, Whatcom, Island and North Snohomish Counties filled with places to stay, play, eat and drink! Read it online at lcl.bz/Issue7Magazine

You may have noticed we have expanded our focus to include Whatcom and North Snohomish County so we can feature even more great businesses, musicians, artists, non-profits, getaways and adventures. Speaking of featured artists, we have an exclusive interview with The Sky Colony and Lynden painter Brenda Calvert!

Our Shopping and Services section has articles about Uncommon Goods, Artisan Makers, a Girls Shopping Spree, Must-Try Massages and more!

We are happy to be welcoming a new member to our team, Rocket the NW Pup. You can find his paw print of approval on all of the dog-friendly restaurants, breweries and shops throughout the Spring and Summer edition of the NW.Life magazine.

In This Issue

  • NW Getaways in Skagit, Whatcom, North Snohomish & Island Counties
  • Flower & Farmland Road Trips
  • NW Distilleries Tour
  • Petting Zoo & Dog Parks
  • NW Shopping Guides
  • Featured Artist: Brenda Calvert
  • Featured Musician: Sky Colony
  • Featured Photographer: Marianne Stickles
  • Featured Non-Profit: Whidbey Veterans Resource Center
  • And so much more!

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We Give Back!

We give 25% of our profit from our Marketing Club to our featured non-profit. In this issue, we are spotlighting Whidbey Veterans Resource Center. The WVRC is a place for Veterans to have camaraderie with their fellow vets, receive counseling, and get assistance with the VA benefits and healthcare system.

  • Do you ever feel a bit of wanderlust? A desire to seek out new adventures and get away from the usual routine? One of the things I love about the Great Northwest is that you don't have to travel far to find scenic getaways,...Read more

  • The Pacific Northwest's gardens produce a flavorful panorama of beautiful flowers to compliment its stately conifer forests.  This summer take a chance to visit some of the amazing gardens and nurseries that can be found throughout the...Read more

  • One of the wonderful things about living in the Pacific Northwest is all of the places you can visit that have a natural beauty. These gardens host hidden splendor for you to explore in locations ranging from the shore of the ocean's expanse to...Read more

  • Photographer Marianne Stickles got her start with a Canon AE-1 when the film was painstakingly developed in a darkroom, unlike the instant gratification of today's digital cameras. "The darkroom was great fun, and I
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  • The Great Northwest is home to many gifted artisans who create one-of-a-kind wares and specialty food for the discerning shopper.

    ARTISAN GIFTS...Read more

  • The Hadrian Stone Design & Gallery features regional and local artists with a new show every month, including Benjamin Vanderwerff.

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  • Dog lovers in the Pacific Northwest will find that they have lots of options for bringing their four-legged companion with them on their outdoor adventures.

    Whatcom County's Lake Padden Dog Park

    This dog park is...Read more

  • Ten years ago, a couple searched for help for their son who was struggling after his return from combat deployment. Finding no local services, they created the Whidbey Veteran's Resource Center (WVRC). Today, the WVRC carries on...Read more

  • If you are an animal lover, there is a virtual menagerie of critters to interact with on regional farms. We've compiled a list of fantastic beasts (and where to find them) in Snohomish County!


  • Whether you are looking to update your wardrobe or do a house make over, it's time to get the girls together and go on a shopping spree

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  • Just 30 miles north of Seattle is the largest of the isles that form Island County, WA. Whidbey Island is like ten

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  • Head 15 minutes north from bustling Seattle and you'll find yourself delightfully nestled between the majestic Cascade mountains and the Salish Sea. With coastal towns, historic districts, state parks, and regional cuisine, North Snohomish County...Read more

  • Step outside and take advantage of miles of hiking trails, serene parks, and special spots in and around Bellingham that allow you to

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  • Fairhaven is a

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  • Whatcom County

    Bellingham Farmers Market - Barkely Square Wednesdays 3pm-7pm

    Ferndale Farmers Market - 1985 Main Street Fridays 2pm-6pm

    Bellingham Farmers...Read more