Nick Rowley posted this video of his daughter, Cash Rowley, snowboarding for the first time just days before her first birthday at Bogus Basin near Boise, Idaho. The Rowleys' video has been shared around the world.
They did it again: a family of lynxes who shot to online stardom after visiting Alaska photographer Tim Newton’s deck in September dropped by again in November. This time, Cathy Newton got video as the group played on the deck of the home outside Anchorage.
The ponds at Boise's MK Nature Center are off-limits for people, but Boisean and underwater photographer Alex Lindbloom had the chance to explore them in September. Here's what made him want to check them out.
"While trying to video a female Chinook salmon digging her nest for spawning (at Boise's MK Nature Center), I was surprised to see this intruder!" wrote wildlife educator Sara Focht. "Mink are playful and cute, but fearless. They will go after prey much larger than themselves. Watch until the end to see if the mink was successful at hunting or not."
Jonas Abdo, 22, decided that after he graduated from college, he was going to travel the Northwest and climb. As many peaks as he could. He thought that after he climbed El Capitan in Yosemite, he'd be ready to settle down. Not.