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Dakota Access Pipeline halted after veterans join Standing Rock protesters

In a sudden turnabout that few could have predicted, the Army Corps of Engineers announced two hours ago that it's...
Colorado Springs Independent  |  12-04-2016  |  Indy Blog

Celebration and Tears at Standing Rock as Obama Administration Halts Plans to Drill Under the Missouri River

by Sydney Brownstone Christinia Eala, 70, told me back in September that she took a stand against the pipeline for...
The Portland Mercury  |  12-04-2016  |  Blog Town, PDX

Celebration and Tears at Standing Rock as Obama Administration Halts Plans to Drill Under the Missouri River

by Sydney Brownstone Christinia Eala, 70, told me back in September that she took a stand against the pipeline for...
The Stranger  |  12-04-2016  |  Slog

Georgia Will Play TCU in the Liberty Bowl

Photo Credit: Emily Selby/UGA Athletics Book your hotel in Memphis, Georgia fans. The Bulldogs received a bid this afternoon to...
Flagpole Magazine  |  12-04-2016  |  Culture Briefs

Other Worlds Austin Review: Hidden Reserves

Fahreinheit 451 meets Glengarry Glen Ross...

Things to Do Tonight!

by Mercury Staff Bitch'n, Sama Dams, Sea Charms, Like a Villain This free matinee show is the capstone event of...
The Portland Mercury  |  12-04-2016  |  Blog Town, PDX

Photos: At Seattle March Against Hate, Chants of "Women! United! Will Never Be Divided!"

by Alexis Myers Police estimate that around 2,000 people attended Saturday's "Women March Against Hate" event, which began in Volunteer...
The Stranger  |  12-04-2016  |  Slog

Utopia Bleeds Red

by Anonymous Mississippi, New Mexico, West Virginia, Hawaii, South Carolina, Alabama, Maine, Montana, Alaska, Virginia, Arizona, Idaho, and Kentucky: States...
The Portland Mercury  |  12-04-2016  |  Blog Town, PDX

Adding to the family, getting a dog

I’ve had a few dogs in my lifetime. One or two when I was a kid, then some 30 years...
Colorado Springs Independent  |  12-04-2016  |  Indy Blog

Officials Continue to Search Oakland's Ghost Ship Warehouse, Discover 33 Fire Victims

Update: As of 3 p.m on Sunday, officials now say the death toll is 33. Mayor Libby Schaaf hinted that...
East Bay Express  |  12-04-2016  |  Ear Bud

Blazer's Recap: Blazers Cool Down the Heat

by Arthur Bradford The Miami Heat rolled into town a depleted squad with only 9 of their 15 players available...
The Portland Mercury  |  12-04-2016  |  Blog Town, PDX

'I Genuinely Thought I Was Going To Die': Reddit User Describes Terrifying Escape From Oakland Warehouse Fire

It's worth sharing this terrifying account by a Reddit user of their escape from last night's Oakland warehouse fire. The...
East Bay Express  |  12-03-2016  |  Ear Bud

Clean Water, Respect for Ancient Burial Grounds

by Anonymous I thought the Veterans going to standing rock were the Irac and Afgan vets. The younger stronger ones,...
The Portland Mercury  |  12-03-2016  |  Blog Town, PDX

Artists at Last Night's Oakland Warehouse Fire Discuss The Tragedy, Those Missing, Need for Safe Underground Spaces

Bay Area party promoter and record label owner Nihar Bhatt says he arrived at Ghost Ship last night at 11:15...
East Bay Express  |  12-03-2016  |  Ear Bud

Video: Thousands of Women March Against Hate, Rally at Cal Anderson

by Tricia Romano Several thousands gathered to march and hear Kshama Sawant speak at the Women March Against Hate rally...
The Stranger  |  12-03-2016  |  Slog

An Open Letter to You Portland

by Anonymous Dear Portland, I've recently discovered that I am a gender queer male and I am starting to embrace...
The Portland Mercury  |  12-03-2016  |  Blog Town, PDX

Was Operator of Oakland Warehouse Fire Venue 'Warned' of Safety Issues, 'Illegal' Construction, Danger?

Derrick Ion Almena allegedly operates the Ghost Ship venue and Satya Yuga art collective, the site of last night's Oakland...
East Bay Express  |  12-03-2016  |  Ear Bud

Things to Do Tonight!

by Mercury Staff The Exorcist with Linda Blair The Exorcist stays pinned to the top of all-time genre best lists...
The Portland Mercury  |  12-03-2016  |  Blog Town, PDX

Ole Miss 85, Tigers 77

The Tigers traveled to Oxford, Mississippi, Saturday for their first true road test of the season. Forced to play much...

Oakland Warehouse Fire: 'It Was A Tinderbox. I Don't Recollect Anybody Coming Out.'

Oakland Fire Department says that nine were killed in the blaze, more than 30 missing. Seung Lee arrived at GhostShip...
East Bay Express  |  12-03-2016  |  Ear Bud

Building Engulfed by Deadly Oakland Fire Had Pending Habitability Complaints

At least nine people are confirmed dead and several dozen are missing after a fire ripped through the the "Ghost...
East Bay Express  |  12-03-2016  |  Ear Bud

Short and Sweet With Other Worlds Austin

Three micro-stories at the SF film fest...

Madison musician survives deadly Oakland blaze

Madison musician and producer Joel Shanahan, who goes by the stage name Golden Donna, was scheduled to perform at a...
Isthmus  |  12-03-2016  |  Isthmus' The Daily Page

Dreamy magic

“Big Fish,” a collaboration between Four Seasons Theatre and Theatre LILA, is a magical musical centered on a father-son relationship...
Isthmus  |  12-03-2016  |  Isthmus' The Daily Page

Miracle in my Mind

by Anonymous I am sleepless more than usual. I just can't believe all the people that support Donald Trump.I have...
The Portland Mercury  |  12-03-2016  |  Blog Town, PDX

Right 2 Dream Too's Landlord Says He's Ready to Evict the Homeless Rest Area

by Dirk VanderHart The owner of the land where well-regarded homeless rest area Right 2 Dream Too sits says he's...
The Portland Mercury  |  12-02-2016  |  Blog Town, PDX

Use The Brand-New Stranger Things To Do App To Make Planning Your Weekend Easy

by Stranger Things To Do Staff Download the new Stranger Things To Do mobile app for free on the App...
The Stranger  |  12-02-2016  |  Slog

Weekend Roundup 89: Goo Goo Dolls, Nathaniel Rateliff, Nobunny

Welcome to the 89th edition of the Weekend Roundup, aka the best place to learn about live music every weekend...

This Weekend's Style Events

by Elizabeth Mollo As promised, here is the round-up of fashion events for this weekend: WM Goods WM Goods will...
The Portland Mercury  |  12-02-2016  |  Blog Town, PDX

Last-Minute Plans: 93 Free, Cheap & Easy Things To Do in Seattle This Weekend: December 2-4, 2016

Urban Craft Uprising, Unsilent Night, And More $10-And-Under Events by Stranger Things To Do Staff Scrambling for something to do...
The Stranger  |  12-02-2016  |  Slog

Dear Reader Who Wanted to Help the Homeless by Buying Pot

by Tobias Coughlin-Bogue Svetlana Iakusheva/Shutterstock.com A while back, I fielded a question on Blabbermouth from a reader who wanted to...
The Stranger  |  12-02-2016  |  Slog

TONIGHT! It's Dan Savage's Holiday Special!

by Wm.™ Steven Humphrey You know Dan Savage, you love Dan Savage... and now Dan Savage is returning to Portland...
The Portland Mercury  |  12-02-2016  |  Blog Town, PDX

Watch: Seattle Avant-Rock Band Zen Mother's Gripping Performance on KEXP

by Dave Segal Zen Mother's Monika Khot and Adam Smith: not just knee deep... Emily Eddy One of Seattle's most...
The Stranger  |  12-02-2016  |  Slog

Trump Voter Rudely Woke Month After Trump Wins Election

by Charles Mudede She bought a triplex for $248,000 in 1998. After OneWest did its recession magic, she owed $517,662...
The Stranger  |  12-02-2016  |  Slog

Inmates riot over food

Bad food and short rations have inmates in an uproar, literally, with nine men charged on Thursday with crimes in...
Colorado Springs Independent  |  12-02-2016  |  Indy Blog

What Should We Do During "Our First 100 Days" Under Trump? Fight Back.

by Ana Sofia Knauf Complacency isn't an option. HG President-elect Donald Trump will be inaugurated in less than 50 days...
The Stranger  |  12-02-2016  |  Slog

Caitlin Shane: Tent city evictions reprehensible without support for residents

By Caitlin Shane Open letter to the City of VancouverRe: tent city evictions and the displacement of homeless people in...

Hotel Vancouver releases lineup and tickets for legendary New Year's Eve party

This year's celebration features five ballrooms and a jam-packed roster of performers...
The Georgia Straight  |  12-02-2016  |  Music

Who Will Replace Pramila Jayapal in the Washington State Senate?

by Heidi Groover Attend a forum tonight to learn more about the candidates hoping to replace Pramila Jayapal in Olympia...
The Stranger  |  12-02-2016  |  Slog

83 things to do in Metro Vancouver on Saturday, December 3

Keep busy with these events...
The Georgia Straight  |  12-02-2016  |  Views

The Indy celebrates Best Of in style

It’s only appropriate to celebrate the Indy’s annual Best Of awards with the best party in the Springs, so that’s...
Colorado Springs Independent  |  12-02-2016  |  Indy Blog

Combat Seasonal Depression With Seriously Cheap Holiday Cheer

My family is 940 miles away as the Google Map flies, and the familiar trappings of my Christmases -- and it's time to mark my own territory for the yuletide.
Willamette Week  |  Saundra Sorenson  |  12-05-2007  |  Shopping

I Ate KFC's Double Down Sandwich and Lived!

The much-touted KFC Double Down Chicken Sandwich finally arrives.
The Village Voice  |  Robert Sietsema  |  04-12-2010  |  Food+Drink

Two New Books Take a Hard Look at the State of America's Public Schools

Baltimore schools today are in another round of substantial "reform" and two new books by important players in the national debate about how and where kids learn have direct relevance to the changes now taking place in the city
Baltimore City Paper  |  Michael Corbin  |  04-12-2010  |  Education