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Barack Obama on Trumpcare: "This Bill Will Do You Harm"

by Rich Smith President Barack Obama has weighed in on the Senate's anti-woman, anti-elderly, anti-decency, anti-life bill. Steffi Loos /...
The Portland Mercury  |  06-23-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

Timbers v. Seattle Match Preview

by Abe Asher Craig Mitchelldyer/Portland Timbers The first and only game of the year between the Portland Timbers and Seattle...
The Portland Mercury  |  06-23-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

21 Vancouver concerts this weekend, June 23 to 25

Jazz, jazz, and more jazz: check out some jazz...
The Georgia Straight  |  06-23-2017  |  Views

Daily Groceries Won't Move Into Larger 100 Prince Space After All

Photo Credit: Smith Planning Group Daily Groceries Co-op had plans to move into the ground-floor retail space at the 100...
Flagpole Magazine  |  06-23-2017  |  In the Loop

The I, Anonymous Blog Quote o' the Day: New Relationship Pro Tips!

by Wm.™ Steven Humphrey Are you the type of person that ruins a relationship the moment you are lucky enough...
The Portland Mercury  |  06-23-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

Photo Gallery and Winners: 2017 Flagpole Athens Music Awards

If you weren't at the Flagpole Athens Music Awards at the Morton Theatre last night, you missed a heck of a...
Flagpole Magazine  |  06-23-2017  |  Homedrone

The 11 Best Movies Playing in Seattle This Weekend

The Stranger's film critics' picks for June 23-25, 2017. by Stranger Things Things To Do staff This weekend at the...
The Stranger  |  06-23-2017  |  Slog

Things to Do Friday!

14 things to do on June 23 by Mercury Staff Femme Top As part of Portland Black Pride weekend, Femme...
The Portland Mercury  |  06-23-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

Things to Do Saturday!

13 things to do on June 24 by Mercury Staff World Naked Bike Ride You get one shot every year...
The Portland Mercury  |  06-23-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

Things to Do Sunday!

11 things to do on June 25 by Mercury Staff Portland Timbers vs. Seattle Sounders FC Timely scoring outbursts from...
The Portland Mercury  |  06-23-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

Where to Party for Pride in Seattle This Weekend: June 23-25, 2017

by Stranger Things To Do Staff Kelly O Pride weekend is finally here, and there are more than 100 events...
The Stranger  |  06-23-2017  |  Slog

Homeless in Vancouver: Leeward Apartments sells for millions—another 48 affordable rents gone?

The 11-storey, 48-unit apartment highrise had been listed for sale since at least May of 2017...
The Georgia Straight  |  06-23-2017  |  Views

10 for $10: Your Best Bang for the Buck Shows, June 23-25

by Mercury Staff World Naked Bike Ride You get one shot every year to participate in the juggernaut that is...
The Portland Mercury  |  06-23-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

Environment Canada issues alert for hot weather in Metro Vancouver

There's a strong upper ridge of high pressure over much of the province...

Good Morning, News: Oregon Tax Reform Dies, Senate Republicans Fight the Poor, and Ornery Coots are Ornery

by Dirk VanderHart Secret no longer: Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell yesterday finally unveiled the health care bill he'd been...
The Portland Mercury  |  06-23-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

SayAnythingChristy website adds some humour to tense political situation

It turns the table on an attempt in the past to paint NDP Leader John Horgan as a flip-flopper...

Flagpole Premieres: Big Morgan, 'Crater'

Photo Credit: Allie Duke Local rock band Big Morgan formed a few years back and quickly became a favorite of...
Flagpole Magazine  |  06-23-2017  |  Homedrone

‘The Potlikker Papers’ Wants You to Eat Your Grits with a Side of Discomfort

John T. Edge’s new food history is an unflinching look at 60 years of racism and activism in the South...
The Texas Observer  |  06-23-2017  |  La Linea

Nobody injured in Kerrisdale fire that damages several businesses

A thick haze of smoke hung over Kerrisdale last night and into the morning...

Sotheby's lists Rosalie and Joe Segal's Point Grey mansion for $63 million

The 2,000-square-foot home is at 4743 Belmont Avenue...

NBA Draft Night: Take a Look at the Two New Blazers

by Arthur Bradford The Trailblazers added two new big men to their roster via the NBA draft: 7 foot center...
The Portland Mercury  |  06-23-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

Like a Lot of Us, I Hate Harassment

by Anonymous I fucking hate harassment. This summer, I'm fresh into the world- just graduated high school. This past winter/springtime,...
The Portland Mercury  |  06-22-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

Homeless in Vancouver: Unexpectedly unhappy car-ffiti in Mount Pleasant

It could almost be depressing if it weren’t so difficult to understand...
The Georgia Straight  |  06-22-2017  |  Views

Martyn Brown: The speech that wasn’t from the throne

You might want to check this one against the delivery...

Kickstarter campaign aims to fund public art installation in Vancouver's Ackery's Alley

A field of sensors would detect the presence of people, changing colours and emitting sounds in response to movement...

15 Things To Do in Madison This Weekend (June 23-25)

15 things to keep you busy this weekend...
Isthmus  |  06-22-2017  |  Isthmus' The Daily Page

Jim Benning says departure of Luca Sbisa makes it less likely Canucks will trade Chris Tanev

The Canucks blueline is a far cry from what it seemed like at the end of last season...

Andrew Weaver says a confidence vote is a matter of trust—and he doesn't trust the B.C. Liberals

The B.C. Liberals' proposals for campaign finance reform appears designed to tie the hands of the New Democrats...

B.C.'s Pamela Anderson to launch vegan restaurant in France to help Julian Assange

Pamela Anderson is using her star power to help out two causes she's devoted to...
The Georgia Straight  |  06-22-2017  |  Views

Barack Obama on Trumpcare: "This Bill Will Do You Harm"

by Rich Smith President Barack Obama has weighed in on the Senate's anti-woman, anti-elderly, anti-decency, anti-life bill. Steffi Loos /...
The Stranger  |  06-22-2017  |  Slog

I Rocked My Face off at Corey Feldman & The Angels So You Didn’t Have To

It was, as expected, over-the-top. by Amber Cortes Corey Feldman goes 4 it at Studio Seven in Sodo. Immortal Affliction...
The Stranger  |  06-22-2017  |  Slog

Who Really Gets Government Benefits In Texas?

JOANNA WOJTKOWIAK Texas already has some of the strictest eligibility requirements of any state for poverty relief programs. More than...
The Texas Observer  |  06-22-2017  |  La Linea

Vancouver Art Gallery unveils updated north plaza in advance of TD Vancouver International Jazz Festival

The plaza's new design offers a more accessible, flexible public space in the heart of downtown...

Fremont Arts Council Gives an Official Response to Puppet Many Saw As Racist... But They Will Not Name the Puppeteer

by Charles Mudede Picture Courtesy Jill Killen. Five days after many people saw a puppet that looked very racist in...
The Stranger  |  06-22-2017  |  Slog

11 Vancouver concerts on sale Friday

All shows go on sale Friday morning...
The Georgia Straight  |  06-22-2017  |  Views

Savage Love Letter of the Day: Mother Tries Her Best Not to Beat Up Jerks Who Make Fun of Her Kid

by Dan Savage I’m a queer mother to a very liberal, accepting family but I’m freaking out a bit and...
The Portland Mercury  |  06-22-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

The Trump Show Attempts to Distract Voters About Trumpcare

by Charles Mudede CNN and ABC News falling hard for the Trump Show. The New York Times, NBC, Washington Post,...
The Stranger  |  06-22-2017  |  Slog

Update: Portland Business Alliance STILL Whining about "Better Naito"—and It's Backfiring

by Wm.™ Steven Humphrey Note to Portland Business Alliance: NOBODY LIKES A WHINER. Especially when the whining involves a city...
The Portland Mercury  |  06-22-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

My First Time Breastfeeding My Daughter

by Dana Fried ILLUSTRATION BY LOUISA BERTMAN Breastfeeding is freaky. Not the sucking bit. You're reading The Stranger, so odds...
The Stranger  |  06-22-2017  |  Slog

Music In The Park: Katchafire

Judging by the heat wave we’re currently boiling through, it’s clear that summer has arrived—and that’s just fine with the...
Metro Silicon Valley  |  06-22-2017  |  Activate

The Indescribably Weird and Hilarious Collide-O-Scope Was on the Big Screen Last Night

by Christopher Frizzelle Collide-O-Scope co-curator Shane Wahlund onstage at the Egyptian, kicking off their Best of the Worst tour. The...
The Stranger  |  06-22-2017  |  Slog

Philanthropy is Evil

Bloomberg's billion-dollar gift to a school that doesn't need a penny illustrates the inherent absurdity of capitalism: aggregating so much wealth and power in the hands of a few individuals. It's obscene and morally reprehensible to allow a disproportional share of resources to fall under the control of the arbitrary whims of a few quirky rich dudes.
Maui Time  |  Ted Rall  |  01-29-2013  |  Policy Issues

Seoul Survivor: Busted for Dope in South Korea

Teaching English as a second language in South Korea was a good gig for this recent college graduate and world traveler until he smoked hashish with the wrong people and found himself cought up in that country's draconian drug enforcement.
Isthmus  |  Jason Storbakken  |  01-28-2005  |  Crime & Justice

Failure to Enforce

The Alberta government fails to enforce its own laws on toxic tailings ponds and the tar sands.
VUE Weekly  |  Mimi Williams  |  09-02-2010  |  Environment