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.

  • From lavender to fresh berries to tulips, the farmland in the Northwest makes for a perfect sightseeing road trip! Escape your daily city

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  • The PNW is known for its great wine but the distillery tasting scene is really hot, too! We have about a dozen craft distilleries right here in Whatcom, Skagit, Island and Snohomish counties. Focused on brewing small batches made with locally...Read more

  • Over the 15 years on staff at a community newspaper in California, Marianne Stickles' responsibilities were taking pictures connected to news stories, city council meetings, covering community events, including award ceremonies and banquet...Read more

  • If you love hunting for one-of-a-kind items, we have a few great stops for a day of antiquing, salvaging, and shopping local!

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  • The Sky Colony once had their sound described as "music my dad would listen to". At first, the lead vocalist Kyle Findley-Meier didn't know what to think, but the more that he thought about it, the more it made sense. They draw inspiration from...Read more

  • Love your partner from the earth to the moon? Want to treat them real soon? Use our Romantic Getaways guide to plan a weekend getaway that'll make them swoon!

    Enjoy a romantic island stay at Wildwood Farm Bed & Breakfast

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  • To perfectly balance your health you need three basic things: a healthy diet, regular daily exercise and regular chiropractic adjustments!

    Juicing is the

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  • If you head about an hour north from Seattle, you'll discover Skagit Valley, a delightful respite from the hustle and bustle of city life. Famous for its tulip fields that rival those of Holland, visitors adore the charm of...Read more

  • You would be hard-pressed to look at Brenda Calvert's artwork and not instantly smile. Her uplifting color palettes and ability to bring out beauty in everyday objects is a heartening combination.

    The Lynden artist's style is realism,...Read more