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Can She Have Sex Without Condoms to Protect Her New Girlfriend's Privacy?

Savage Love Letter of the Day by Dan Savage What are your thoughts on privacy between relationships? I recently started...
The Stranger  |  01-14-2020  |  Slog

Sound Transit Must Obey the Will of the People and Rename the University Street Station "Symphony"

Give me Symphony or give me death. by Rich Smith UPHOLD THE VOTE Sound Transit Last September Sound Transit asked...
The Stranger  |  01-14-2020  |  Slog

67 Stranger (Than Usual) Things To Do in Seattle This Week: Jan 14-19, 2020

by Stranger EverOut Staff Pretend it's not winter at the Seattle Aquarium's booze-filled, Hawaiian-themed After Hours Beach Party this Thursday...
The Stranger  |  01-14-2020  |  Slog

Don't Get Lost In Swirlings, the New Album from Local Synth Artist Pulse Emitter

by Robert Ham Pulse Emitter Alien CragIndependent artists, especially those who scrabble away in genre burrows like noise and ambient,...
The Portland Mercury  |  01-14-2020  |  Blog Town, PDX

What the Fuck Are Democrats Doing in Washington State This Year?

The good, the bad, and the Brad Klippert. by Rich Smith The house of slow, incremental change. Lester Black Despite...
The Stranger  |  01-14-2020  |  Slog

Inbox Jukebox Track of the Day: A Cover of Norma Tanega's 1966 Folk-Rock Charmer "Walkin’ My Cat Named Dog" by Guitarist Dida Pelled

Track of the day is a cover of Norma Tanega's fantastic 1966 folk-rock Hit "Walkin’ My Cat Named Dog" by...
The Stranger  |  01-14-2020  |  Slog

Send Us Your Online-Dating Horror Story

Online-dating horror story contest. We've all been there—an online date that goes horribly, hilariously wrong or starts so badly it...
The Stranger  |  01-14-2020  |  Slog

It's Time to Submit Your Events for the Spring Edition of Seattle Art and Performance!

by Stranger EverOut Staff Snow on the ground got you dreaming of spring? Us too—including the spring edition of Seattle...
The Stranger  |  01-14-2020  |  Slog

Kshama Sawant Lays Out a Bill—And Ballot Measure—To Tax Amazon

Seattle, get ready for "Tax Amazon 2020." by Nathalie Graham A big business tax is coming to a city council,...
The Stranger  |  01-14-2020  |  Slog

Proud Boy "Tiny" Toese Pleads Guilty to 2018 Assault

by Alex Zielinski Toese at his October 2019 arraignment hearing. A member of the Proud Boys, a national alt-right group,...
The Portland Mercury  |  01-14-2020  |  Blog Town, PDX

Local Fourth Grader Upset After Attempts at "Witchcraft" Fail to Produce Snow

by Wm. Steven Humphrey Tessa Morrison, age 9, is frustrated by her snow-spell attempts. Jose Luis Pelaez Inc / Getty...
The Portland Mercury  |  01-14-2020  |  Blog Town, PDX

New Savage Lovecast: John Moe's Hilarious World of Depression

Episode #690 — January 14, 2020 by The Stranger Hand-wringing women, am I right? First we have a lady who...
The Stranger  |  01-14-2020  |  Slog

Hospital and Medical Office on Prince Will Be Renovated

Piedmont Athens Regional and the medical office across the street will both look different soon. Owner Richard L. Thompson of...
Flagpole Magazine  |  01-14-2020  |  In the Loop

Cannabis News: Seattle to Get Pot Delivery Drones

by Josh Jardine Bruce Bennett / Staff / Getty ImagesWhen cannabis was legalized in Washington in 2012, jokes soon followed...
The Stranger  |  01-14-2020  |  Slog

Where to Find NOLA Pets for Sale

If you live in New Orleans, there is a great chance that you may love pets. Who does not like...
Gambit  |  01-14-2020  |  Best Of New Orleans Blog

Good Morning, News: Patriots Plea, Birth Control Battle, and an Oscars Alternative

by Blair Stenvick Stay up to date on Portland news and politics. Looking for fun? Here are the best Things...
The Portland Mercury  |  01-14-2020  |  Blog Town, PDX

Slog AM: Heavier Snow Tonight, Russia Hacked Ukraine Company Connected to Bidens, Dating Apps Are Selling Your Information

by Nathalie Graham Grindr, for instance, can sell companies your exact longitude and latitude. Leon Neal/Getty ImagesPelosi gets the impeachment...
The Stranger  |  01-14-2020  |  Slog

Flagpole Premieres: Georgia Dish Boys, 'Meme'

Photo Credit: Sloan Simpson Athens roots-rock band Georgia Dish Boys exude down-home charm, from their hand-stitched cover art to their...
Flagpole Magazine  |  01-14-2020  |  Homedrone

Slog PM: Stevens Pass Is Closed; Sanders and Warren Feud; Meet Your New House Speaker, Washington!

by Chase Burns It's House Speaker Laurie Jinkins! WASHINGTON STATE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVESPearl Jam is releasing a new album: It...
The Stranger  |  01-13-2020  |  Slog

Where to Watch the 2020 Oscar-Nominated Movies in Tacoma, Washington

by Stranger EverOut Staff Oscar season is officially in full swing now that the 92nd Academy Award nominations have been announced...
The Stranger  |  01-13-2020  |  Slog

Where to Watch the 2020 Oscar-Nominated Movies in Seattle

by Stranger EverOut Staff Don't miss your chance to see 1917, a Best Picture nominee and more, in theaters. Universal...
The Stranger  |  01-13-2020  |  Slog

Where To Watch the First 2020 Democratic Presidential Debates in Seattle

Six Viewing Parties for January 14 by Stranger EverOut Staff On Tuesday, January 14, at 6 p.m. PST, six Democratic...
The Stranger  |  01-13-2020  |  Slog

Amid Protests, Seattle Public Library Affirms Commitment to Free Speech

A controversial group of speakers will be allowed to hold an event in the library next month. by Katie Herzog...
The Stranger  |  01-13-2020  |  Slog

This Weekend's Seattle Womxn's March Has Been Postponed Due to Snow—Here Are the Details

by Stranger EverOut Staff You'll have to wait another several weeks for the fourth annual evevnt. RAMON DOMPORThe bad news:...
The Stranger  |  01-13-2020  |  Slog

Clean Campaigns Act Unanimously Approved by Seattle City Council

by Nathalie Graham Councilmember Lisa Herbold introduced Council President Lorena Gonzalez's legislation to the full Seattle City Council today. It...
The Stranger  |  01-13-2020  |  Slog

Sex and the Not-So-Single Member of the Clergy

Savage Love Letter of the Day by Dan Savage I am a 42-year-old woman who has been in a love...
The Stranger  |  01-13-2020  |  Slog

Forget the Oscars: The Portland Mercury Presents... THE SNUBBIES

by Mercury Staff Director Greta Gerwig tearfully rejoicing as she receives her first Portland Mercury "Snubbie" (in our imaginations). Tommaso...
The Portland Mercury  |  01-13-2020  |  Blog Town, PDX

The 48 Best Things To Do in Seattle This Week: January 13-19, 2020

by Stranger EverOut Staff Don't miss the opening of Exploring Passages Within the Black Diaspora, a massive linkup of the...
The Stranger  |  01-13-2020  |  Slog

Two Members of Patriot Prayer Reach Plea Deal on May 1 Riot Charges

by Alex Zielinski Joey Gibson and members of Patriot Prayer marching in downtown Portland in August 2019. Two of the...
The Portland Mercury  |  01-13-2020  |  Blog Town, PDX

Enter to win a pair of tickets to Seventeen!

by Taffy Marler Entries accepted until 11:59pm (PT) on Monday, January 20, 2020 Two lucky winners will each receive a...
The Stranger  |  01-13-2020  |  Slog

RIP, the Wildly Inventive Jazz/Experimental Keyboardist Wolfgang Dauner

A passionate eulogy for the wildly inventive and unjustly obscure German jazz/experimental keyboardist Wolfgang Dauner, who died Jan. 10. by...
The Stranger  |  01-13-2020  |  Slog

Wicked in New Orleans and Other Must-See Theatre Performances

There are a number of musical theatre performances that you should see if you ever visit New Orleans. One of...
Gambit  |  01-13-2020  |  Best Of New Orleans Blog

Someone Is Impersonating a Stranger Reporter and We Don’t Know Who It Is

Someone is contacting sources and pretending to be Lester Black. by Rich Smith This is the real Lester Black, who...
The Stranger  |  01-13-2020  |  Slog

Now Is Your Chance to Weigh In On the Future of Portland Area Transportation

by Blair Stenvick METRO Since early last year, regional governmental body Metro has been planning to place a multi-billion-dollar transportation...
The Portland Mercury  |  01-13-2020  |  Blog Town, PDX

Kshama Sawant and Her Election Campaign Shop on Amazon. Does It Matter?

by Gregory Scruggs Kshama Sawant at the City Council swearing in ceremony Lester BlackSeattle’s rockstar socialist city councilmember Kshama Sawant...
The Stranger  |  01-13-2020  |  Slog

Cannabis News: Seattle to Get 'Dro Delivery Drones

by Josh Jardine Bruce Bennett / Staff / Getty Images When cannabis was legalized in Washington in 2012, jokes soon...
The Portland Mercury  |  01-13-2020  |  Blog Town, PDX

The 2020 Oscar Nominations Are In, and the Joke's on Us!

by Jasmyne Keimig Me this morning trying to be okay after seeing this fucking Oscar nomination list. Courtesy of Niko...
The Stranger  |  01-13-2020  |  Slog

Enter to win a pair of tickets to Matchbox Twenty with The Wallflowers!

by Taffy Marler Entries accepted until 11:59pm (PT) on Sunday, February 23, 2020 Two lucky winners will each receive a...
The Stranger  |  01-13-2020  |  Slog

See a FREE Repeat Screening of SPLIFF 2019—the Cannabis Film Fest!

by Wm. Steven Humphrey Hey! Did you miss last year's debut screening of SPLIFF, the super fun film fest by...
The Portland Mercury  |  01-13-2020  |  Blog Town, PDX

Washington Republican Wants to Let Facebook Off the Hook

by Eli Sanders Originally published on Jan 8, 2020.Republican State Representative Drew MacEwen of Union, Washington. Legislative Support Services PhotographyRepublican...
The Stranger  |  01-13-2020  |  Slog

Trapped Under the Sea in Underwater

by Robert Ham Alan MarkfieldThe main source of tension in Underwater isn't the claustrophobic fate of a small crew of...
The Stranger  |  01-13-2020  |  Slog

Good Morning, News: Protests in Iran, Tragedy on the Coast, and Oscars Are (Still) So White

by Alex Zielinski Stay up to date on Portland news and politics. Looking for fun? Here are the best Things...
The Portland Mercury  |  01-13-2020  |  Blog Town, PDX

The Gospel According to Paul Dorr

A little-known political consultant from Iowa is beating back the menace of public education in Minnesota, one school referendum at a time.
City Pages (Twin Cities)  |  Molly Priesmeyer  |  07-11-2005  |  Policy Issues

Scary Movie 12

Some horror cliches are truly scary.
Style Weekly  |  Wayne Melton  |  02-15-2007  |  Reviews

Access Denied

Systematic statewide abuse of Oregon public records laws thwarts the people's right to know.
Eugene Weekly  |  Alex V. Cipolle  |  05-31-2016  |  Civil Liberties