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North Nevada renewal draft plan revealed Tuesday

A long process that dates back six months comes to at least partial fruition this evening with the unveiling of...
Colorado Springs Independent  |  01-17-2017  |  Indy Blog

Ice Storm Remedy #6,437: Watching Dance Duels from Fame

by Wm.™ Steven Humphrey Lots of people are staying home from work AGAIN (!!!) due to the threat of an...
The Portland Mercury  |  01-17-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

Just announced: Dave Matthews plays DTE with Tim Reynolds in June

Dave Matthews and Tim Reynolds will kick off a U.S. tour in May, bringing it to the DTE Energy Music...
Metro Times  |  01-17-2017  |  Blogs

Inauguration Week Resistance Events

Where and How To Fight Trump in Portland by Mercury Staff [ Comment on this story ] [ Subscribe to...
The Portland Mercury  |  01-17-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

Rape Kit Backlog Testing to Finish This Year

The final, untested rape kits from the city’s backlog of more than 12,000 should be sent to labs for review...

How you can watch Betsy DeVos' senate hearing today

After Betsy DeVos' senate confirmation hearing was postponed due to serious concerns over conflicts of interests, the pick for Secretary...
Metro Times  |  01-17-2017  |  Blogs

N.C. Fishermen Face a Policy Battle Today That Will Affect Our Local Seafood Options

Few policy battles in the past decade have been as hotly debated as those involving changes to the state’s commercial...
INDY Week  |  01-17-2017  |  Big Bite

Crowd At MLK Rally Boos Cathy McMorris Rodgers

by Dan Savage Meanwhile in Spokane... The crowd turned on local Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers during a Martin Luther King...
The Stranger  |  01-17-2017  |  Slog

The Morning News: Seattle Church Commits to Protecting Marginalized Groups, Bellevue Sees Spike in Hate Crimes

by Ana Sofia Knauf SB Capitol Hill's Saint Mark's Cathedral Wants to Protect Marginalized Groups from Hate: "We will identify,...
The Stranger  |  01-17-2017  |  Slog

The Georgia Straight proudly sponsors LunarFest

From January 27-29, LunarFest comes to the Queen Elizabeth Theatre Plaza and CBC Studio 700...
The Georgia Straight  |  01-17-2017  |  Views

Whoa: Look at all these U.S. jobs Trump brought back just by tweeting

On Tuesday, General Motors announced a $1 billion investment in its U.S. plants, a move it says will create or retain...
Metro Times  |  01-17-2017  |  Blogs

Michael Moore's predictions for Trump's presidency: take the man seriously

In a lengthy interview with Variety, Michael Moore has made it pretty clear about what he thinks will happen when...
Metro Times  |  01-17-2017  |  Blogs

America's Next Top Model Recap: Tragic Young Love (Returns)

by Chase Burns Don't worry. The producers (aka Tyra Banks) aren't letting our lesbian heartthrob get eliminated without some intense...
The Stranger  |  01-17-2017  |  Slog

Congressman G.K. Butterfield, Congresswoman Alma Adams Will Boycott Inauguration; Price Still Not Sure

Congressman G.K. Butterfield told the INDY moments ago that he has too many concerns about President-elect Donald Trump to participate...
INDY Week  |  01-17-2017  |  Triangulator

In good company

Good City Brewing Company of Milwaukee is worthy of its buzz. And taps and cans are arriving in Madison now...
Isthmus  |  01-17-2017  |  Isthmus' The Daily Page

Photo Gallery: Athens in Harmony Redux Concert

Not often have I stood amongst a group so diverse as last night at Athens in Harmony Redux, where people...
Flagpole Magazine  |  01-17-2017  |  Homedrone

Inauguration Day: Then and Now

Among the hundreds of Memphis sporting events I’ve attended, one of the most memorable took place on January 19, 2009,...

MLK Day Volunteers Restore Historic Black Cemetery

Photo Credit: Austin Steele Local artist Harold Rittenberry speaks at the dedication for a gate he designed at Brooklyn Cemetery...
Flagpole Magazine  |  01-17-2017  |  In the Loop

Good Morning, News: Someone Among Us Offended a Vengeful God and Now It's Ice Forever, and Other Items of Interest

by Dirk VanderHart I left town for a week as PDX was canceling all sorts of flights because of ice...
The Portland Mercury  |  01-17-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

Mudgie's lands on list of 33 best sandwich shops in America

It's not like Mudgie's needs any more recognition since everyone in Detroit is obsessed with the sandwich shop, but the...
Metro Times  |  01-17-2017  |  Blogs

The Morning Roundup: Polls Show Little Confidence in Trump

Good morning everyone. Let's dive in. 1) More great news for Trump.…...
INDY Week  |  01-17-2017  |  Triangulator

Fouts denies it's him saying n-word, invokes MLK

In a lengthy Facebook post on Monday, Warren mayor Jim Fouts denied that he was the person caught on leaked recordings...
Metro Times  |  01-17-2017  |  Blogs

Radiohead Is Coming to Portland

The Last Time They Played in the City Was at La Luna in 1996 by Ned Lannamann Alex LakeHere's some...
The Portland Mercury  |  01-17-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

Seattle Author Laurie Frankel's This Is How It Always Is Combines Domestic Drama and Trans Kid Fairy Tale

Seattle Author Laurie Frankel's This Is How It Always Is Combines Domestic Drama and Trans Kid Fairy Tale by Rich...
The Stranger  |  01-17-2017  |  Slog

Savage Love

Risky Business by Dan Savage About a year ago, I was pretending to read my boyfriend's mind and jokingly said,...
The Stranger  |  01-17-2017  |  Slog

Free Will Astrology

For the Week of January 18 by Rob Brezsny ARIES (March 21–April 19): Are you more attracted to honing group...
The Stranger  |  01-17-2017  |  Slog

Win Tickets to The Devil Makes Three - January 19 at Orpheum

Win tickets to The Devil Makes Three at Orpheum on January 19 at 8 pm...
Isthmus  |  01-17-2017  |  Isthmus' The Daily Page

Savage Love Episode 534

We are totally Trumping it up this week, guys. First Dan explains why it could be possible that DT is...
The Stranger  |  01-17-2017  |  Savage Love Podcast

I'm Okay, You're Okay, but Kristie Sucks

by Anonymous Hello Kitten. How you hated being called that! It's been a long time, dear. I hear you are...
The Portland Mercury  |  01-17-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

Person of Interest: Negarra A. Kudumu

by Charles Mudede Negarra A. Kudumu Stanton Stephens Negarra A. Kudumu is something like a marvelous cloud of thinking and...
The Stranger  |  01-17-2017  |  Slog

Inside the Debate Over Whether the Seattle Womxn's March Should Be Silent

by Rich Smith Is a call for silence silencing the already-silenced? On Facebook this Sunday, a debate heated up among...
The Stranger  |  01-17-2017  |  Slog

Pedestrian Rights

by Anonymous To the asshole in the gray SUV by the Pearl District Safeway. I'm sorry you had to wait...
The Portland Mercury  |  01-16-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

Granville Street's evolution continues with application to redevelop darkened movie theatres

There's a chance that it could become Vancouver's next high-tech zone...

UPDATE: New website blasts El Paso County Sheriff Elder

UPDATE: This just in from El Paso County in response to the website, including the County Commissioners' statement of confidence...
Colorado Springs Independent  |  01-16-2017  |  Indy Blog

High Society: Chasing the 9 to 5 High with Cody and Jack

High Society: Chasing the 9 to 5 High with Cody and Jack by David Schmader Cody and Jack are a...
The Stranger  |  01-16-2017  |  Slog

Ableton Education for Beginners event ready to turn Vancouverites into the next star producer

Ever fancied yourself as the next Deadmau5, David Guetta, or Steve Bug—and then suddenly realized that you have no idea...
The Georgia Straight  |  01-16-2017  |  Music

The Young Pope May Not Be Trump Pope But He's Still A Kinda Fun Pope

by Spike Friedman "Here's Looking At You, God." HBOThere’s an ideal blend of camp and genuine greatness that short-run prestige...
The Stranger  |  01-16-2017  |  Slog

Ujjal Dosanjh: Dr. Kellie Leitch, won't you help Canada with a test to keep idiots out of politics?

A former B.C. premier questions whether a Conservative leadership candidate can deny being a fool based on the number of...

City of Vancouver asks residents to clear drains in advance of rain and warm weather

Sometimes, the only thing messier than snow is the aftermath of snow...

Pioneering Newspaperman Bill Hilliard Has Passed Away

by Santi Elijah Holley Hilliard at his desk at the Oregonian, 1979. PHOTO PROVIDED BY THE OREGONIAN William A. Hilliard...
The Portland Mercury  |  01-16-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

King County NAACP Vice President Sheley Secrest to Run for City Council

by Heidi Groover Sheley Secrest will run against Jon Grant for Seattle City Council position 8. courtesy of secrest campaign...
The Stranger  |  01-16-2017  |  Slog

Man found dead in apparent Richmond homicide near Viking Way and Cambie Road

A man who appears to have known the deceased is in custody...

Should the government pay for Bradley Manning's gender reassignment surgery?

Shortly after Bradley Manning was sentenced to 35 years in prison for passing classified documents to WikiLeaks in one of the biggest security breaches in recent history, he announced that he was transgendered.
Charleston City Paper  |  Leah Rhyne  |  09-04-2013  |  Commentary

I Had Sex at a Swingers Club and Liked It

An inside look at Atlanta sex swingers clubs.
Creative Loafing (Atlanta)  |  Melysa Martinez  |  10-18-2012  |  Sex

George Saunders Talks Fiction, Vonnegut, & Johnny Tremain

Saunders is an anthropologist of American culture who issues his findings in terms of crazily inventive fiction.
Pittsburgh City Paper  |  Bill O'Driscoll  |  10-01-2007  |  Author Profiles & Interviews