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Live: Let's All Watch Jeff Sessions Get Grilled Together!

by Eli Sanders Testifying in public today for the first time since January 10. Win McNamee / Getty Images As...
The Portland Mercury  |  06-13-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

Has Racist Hatred of Obama Completely Broken Trump's Mind?

by Charles Mudede "President Barack Obama walks through Old Havana, Cuba, Sunday, March 20, 2016." Official White House Photo by...
The Stranger  |  06-13-2017  |  Slog

Live: Let's All Watch Jeff Sessions Get Grilled Together!

by Eli Sanders Testifying in public today for the first time since January 10. Win McNamee / Getty Images As...
The Stranger  |  06-13-2017  |  Slog

Safeco Field No More! What Should They Call the Mariners' Stadium?

by Tess Riski What will they call it? Steven Hsieh On Tuesday morning, the Mariners and Safeco Insurance announced the...
The Stranger  |  06-13-2017  |  Slog

Live Review: Sweeping Exits at Black Water Bar, Fri June 9

by Ciara Dolan Sweeping Exits performing at the Black Water Bar, Friday June 9 Natalie Behring Few bands put on...
The Portland Mercury  |  06-13-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

I Love You, Taco Bell Boy

by Anonymous Your calm voice over the speaker, your diamond inner wrist tattoo as your arm gently served the car...
The Portland Mercury  |  06-13-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

**We’re Hiring!**

by Mercury Staff You could work for the Mercury! The Portland Mercury is looking for an Account Executive with 2+...
The Portland Mercury  |  06-13-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

More Lame Asses

by Anonymous Anyone that has a car, a horn and uses it out of anger or because you're an impatient...
The Portland Mercury  |  06-13-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

The Tiny Bits

by Anonymous Life is nothing but ants, spiders, flies and dust. What's with this bug screens keeping bug and flies...
The Portland Mercury  |  06-13-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

Cardinal Dolan Knows You're About to Suck a Delicious Cock But Wishes You Wouldn't

by Dan Savage With everything that's going down right now and with so many of the world's environmental problems directly...
The Portland Mercury  |  06-13-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

Timbers v. Seattle U.S. Open Cup Match Preview

by Abe Asher Jennifer Buchanan-USA TODAY Sports Just two full days after beating FC Dallas at Providence Park in MLS...
The Portland Mercury  |  06-13-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

The Georgia Straight presents Slowdive at the Commodore

UK shoegaze pioneers Slowdive will play the Commodore Ballroom on Monday, October 23...
The Georgia Straight  |  06-13-2017  |  Views

It's Time for America To Have Another Serious Discussion About Mental Illness in the Context of Its President

by Charles Mudede CNN: "President's Trump's cabinet members introduce themselves and offer praise during the first full cabinet meeting." At...
The Portland Mercury  |  06-13-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

Barbecue Is a Gatdamn Funny Play About Profiting from Pain

by Rich Smith There's a whole lot happening all at once in Intiman's production of Barbecue. One of those things...
The Stranger  |  06-13-2017  |  Slog

The Stranger's Guide to the Best Bookstores, Literary Events, and Libraries in Seattle

by Rich Smith The Silent Reading Party at the Sorrento Hotel KELLY O Seattle is known for its lively literary...
The Stranger  |  06-13-2017  |  Slog

Cardinal Dolan Knows You're About to Suck a Delicious Cock But Wishes You Wouldn't

by Dan Savage With everything that's going down right now and with so many of the world's environmental problems directly...
The Stranger  |  06-13-2017  |  Slog

Petition demands Loblaws adopt meaningful animal welfare policies in wake of horrific chicken video

Mercy for Animals is pointing a finger at Canada's largest supermarket chain in the wake of a scandal involving contractor...

Tegan and Sara play Vancouver on October 28

Tickets go on sale this Friday...
The Georgia Straight  |  06-13-2017  |  Views

The Morning News: Income Tax Proposed For Seattleites Making More Than $250,000, The Space Needle Is Getting Glass Floors

by Steven Hsieh The future: more glass. VACCLAV/GETTY Income Tax Plan Revealed: Seattleites making more than $250,000 a year would...
The Stranger  |  06-13-2017  |  Slog

Vancouver's intellectual climate breathes fresh air into Beverley McLachlin's open-minded court

The chief justice is, in part, a product of an open-minded, interdisciplinary approach that's been embraced in Canada's westernmost province...

The Weeknd plays Vancouver on October 5

Tickets go on sale this Friday...
The Georgia Straight  |  06-13-2017  |  Views

Flagpole Premieres: Cicada Rhythm, 'Sky Bird' Video (Pity Party Session)

Folk trio Cicada Rhythm has been a Flagpole fave since the duo of Andrea DeMarcus and Dave Kirslis moved to...
Flagpole Magazine  |  06-13-2017  |  Homedrone

Good Morning, News: A Botched Rape Investigation, Sessions Takes the Stand, and Trump Might Fire Special Prosecutor

by Dirk VanderHart Jennifer IlettThis is bad. The Portland Police Bureau had a suspect for a 2011 rape shortly after...
The Portland Mercury  |  06-13-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

Savage Love Episode 555

A woman is engaged to be married. She has been with about 80 lovers, and he has never been with...
The Stranger  |  06-13-2017  |  Savage Love Podcast

B.C. SPCA launches investigation after chickens allegedly tortured in Chilliwack (VIDEO)

Birds were allegedly dismembered, killed, and forced into violent sexual encounters with one another...

Roadblock on transportation budget

This time it’s not even the Republicans against the Democrats. It’s the Republicans against the Republicans. Polarized politics are now...
Isthmus  |  06-13-2017  |  Isthmus' The Daily Page

Covers for the Cause links artists and fans for charity

“We’ve listened to artists who have told us that they are looking for creative ways to give back,” says Music...
The Georgia Straight  |  06-12-2017  |  Views

Canada's chief justice, Beverley McLachlin, announces pending retirement after distinguished career

Under her leadership, the top court often thwarted the will of the Conservative government under Stephen Harper...

PBS Pledge Breaks

by Anonymous I hate PBS pledge breaks. Does anyone really watch their crappy alternative programming? I hate Suze Orman and...
The Portland Mercury  |  06-12-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

The 49 Best Things To Do In Seattle This Week: June 12-18, 2017

by Stranger Things To Do Staff Don't miss the Seattle production of Cabaret, which Christopher Frizzelle calls "the best musical...
The Stranger  |  06-12-2017  |  Slog

The 49 Best Things To Do In Seattle This Week: June 12-18, 2017

The Stranger's arts and culture critics' picks for June 12-18, 2017. by Stranger Things To Do Staff Our music critics...
The Stranger  |  06-12-2017  |  Slog

It's Time for America To Have Another Serious Discussion About Mental Illness in the Context of Its President

by Charles Mudede CNN: "President's Trump's cabinet members introduce themselves and offer praise during the first full cabinet meeting." At...
The Stranger  |  06-12-2017  |  Slog

Gregor Robertson promises more than 4,000 affordable housing units in Cambie corridor

According to the mayor, there will be social and and rental units at monthly rates tied to people's incomes...

An Update on the Expansion of the Asian Art Museum

An appeal by community group Protect Volunteer Park to require an environmental impact review of the project has been rejected...
The Stranger  |  06-12-2017  |  Slog

Singer Tory Lanez drops $35,000 at Holt Renfrew Vancouver after putting allegedly discriminatory employee on blast

The Canadian artist shared his experience in a series of now deleted tweets, claiming that he was mistreated at the...
The Georgia Straight  |  06-12-2017  |  Music

E3 2017: Mavericks set up EA Play in Los Angeles parking lots for three days

Electronic Arts, flying high with the continuing successes of its sports franchises and the blockbuster appeal of Battlefield 1 and...
The Georgia Straight  |  06-12-2017  |  Views

Letters to the Editor: Governor Inslee Needs to Walk the Walk When It Comes to the US Climate Alliance

by Leilani Polk From the DC March for Science, which happened roughly six weeks before Trump decided to back out...
The Stranger  |  06-12-2017  |  Slog

Jimi Hendrix Park is Opening on Saturday

by Sean Nelson This event will not be a frustrating mess!">This event will not be a frustrating mess! Fans of...
The Stranger  |  06-12-2017  |  Slog

E3 2017: Microsoft's new game console, Xbox One X, arrives on November 7

The most powerful game console will cost $600 in Canada on November 7 when the Xbox One X is released...
The Georgia Straight  |  06-12-2017  |  Views

Savage Love Letter of the Day: The Scent of a Woman

by Dan Savage Hey Dan. My girlfriend listens to you and sorry I hadn't heard of you until her. But...
The Portland Mercury  |  06-12-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

Seattle Was a Better City for Blacks in the 1950s, During the Redlining Days

by Charles Mudede The twilight of the good times...My economist father once described the difference between the Soviet Union (the...
The Stranger  |  06-12-2017  |  Slog

The "Barefoot Bandit" Endorses Mike McGinn for Mayor, Really Hates Jenny Durkan

by Sydney Brownstone The "Barefoot Bandit" was the subject of a 2014 film that premiered at the Seattle International Film...
The Stranger  |  06-12-2017  |  Slog

Clearing Up Myths About the Stimulus Package

Obama critics advocate the same policies that created this disaster.
Shepherd Express  |  Louis Fortis and Lisa Kaiser  |  02-06-2009  |  Commentary

Ex-Philly "Hero cop" DeCoatsworth: One Man's Descent or System Failure?

Despite DeCoatsworth’s history of violence, the story is playing out in the media, locally and nationally, as a hero cop’s shocking fall from grace.
Philadelphia Weekly  |  Tara Murtha  |  05-22-2013  |  Commentary

Feathers: Hair Cool or Hair Cruel?

Much to the roosters’ dismay, this feathery trend doesn’t seem to be going anywhere.
Eugene Weekly  |  Staff  |  07-07-2011  |  Fashion