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NDP government ends grizzly bear trophy hunt in B.C.

The ban on the killing for sport of grizzly bears starts on November 30, 2017...

I Saw Apple's Huge New Headquarters and It Looks Like the Death of a Corporation

Apple Park is supposed to be futuristic, but it's just fugly. by Charles Mudede This is exactly how great things...
The Stranger  |  08-14-2017  |  Slog

The 33 Best Things To Do In Seattle This Week: August 14-20, 2017

by Stranger Things To Do Staff At the Ballard Burrito Fest on Saturday, the offerings won't be limited to the...
The Stranger  |  08-14-2017  |  Slog

Savage Love Letter of the Day: Fucking Nazis

by Dan Savage I'm a woman in her early 30s having sex with a guy in his early 20s. The...
The Portland Mercury  |  08-14-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

The 33 Best Things To Do In Seattle This Week: August 14-20, 2017

The Stranger's arts and culture critics' picks for Aug 14-20, 2017. by Stranger Things To Do Staff Our music critics...
The Stranger  |  08-14-2017  |  Slog

Ryan Reynolds expresses sorrow for death of Vancouver crew member on Deadpool 2

"My heart pours out to them—along with each and every person she touched in the world,"...

Vancouver comedy/improv roundup: August 14 to 20, 2017

Looking to see some comedy this week? The Straight’s got you covered...
The Georgia Straight  |  08-14-2017  |  Views

The Rising Storm

In Todd Miller’s prescient new book, Storming the Wall: Climate Change, Migration, and Homeland Security, the Tucson journalist and author...
The Texas Observer  |  08-14-2017  |  La Linea

Game of Thrones Recap! Dropping the Hammer in "Eastwatch"

Spoilers are coming. by Ned Lannamann "I can't tell the difference between this charred battlefield and a steak ordered by...
The Stranger  |  08-14-2017  |  Slog

Savage Love Letter of the Day: Fucking Nazis

by Dan Savage I'm a woman in her early 30s having sex with a guy in his early 20s. The...
The Stranger  |  08-14-2017  |  Slog

Spun Out: 5 Essential Cuts by Local DJ Sharlese

Listen up. by Dave Segal Sharlese: "I'm able to choose different adventures by exploring the realms of different communities: rock,...
The Stranger  |  08-14-2017  |  Slog

What We Know About James Allsup, the WSU College Republican President Who Rallied in Charlottesville

by Ana Sofia Knauf screenshot from twitter After white nationalists marched on the university of Virginia during the “Unite the...
The Stranger  |  08-14-2017  |  Slog

How Come No One Told Me Regal Meridian 16 Movie Theater Has New Seats?

Now giants can comfortably watch movies too. by Christopher Frizzelle I hadn't been to Regal Meridian 16 in a while...
The Stranger  |  08-14-2017  |  Slog

Game of Thrones Recap! Dropping the Hammer in "Eastwatch"

by Ned Lannamann "I can't tell the difference between this charred battlefield and a steak ordered by Donald Trump!" Macall...
The Portland Mercury  |  08-14-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

Where to Go When You Want to Get Fancy

Where to get fancy in Seattle. by Tobias Coughlin-Bogue Nothing says fancy like a seafood tower. Goldfinch Tavern Facebook Recently,...
The Stranger  |  08-14-2017  |  Slog

A Mystery Man Climbed the Ballard Bridge This Morning

WTF is going on here? by Katie Herzog oducks12/Reddit Reddit user oducks12 captured this wild photo of a man climbing...
The Stranger  |  08-14-2017  |  Slog

Savage Love Episode 564

A seemingly kind man only gets off when his girlfriend is in pain. She noticed this and plays it up...
The Stranger  |  08-14-2017  |  Savage Love Podcast

Why Did Someone Have to Get Killed Before GoDaddy Severed Ties With The Daily Stormer?

GoDaddy finally cut ties with one white nationalist group. Finally. by Eli Sanders About eight months ago, the Daily Stormer...
The Stranger  |  08-14-2017  |  Slog

The Stranger's Highball Week Is Coming! Here's Where to Go in Columbia City & Georgetown

by Stranger Things To Do Staff It’s almost time for The Stranger's HIGHBALL WEEK! Brace yourself for 15 specially crafted...
The Stranger  |  08-14-2017  |  Slog

The Georgia Straight proudly sponsors A Prayer for Owen Meany as part of Ensemble Theatre Festival

On August 15 and 18, the Ensemble Theatre Company presents A Prayer for Owen Meany at the Jericho Arts Centre...
The Georgia Straight  |  08-14-2017  |  Views

The City Could Extend Renter Protection Law's Life By Six Months

by Dirk VanderHart Activists demonstrate against no-cause evictions outside of Multnomah County headquarters in April 2016. Dirk VanderHartAs local landlords...
The Portland Mercury  |  08-14-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

Arrow star Stephen Amell warns homophobic critics he'll march in next year's Vancouver Pride parade

Apparently, a star attending a Pride parade is too much to handle for some TV fans...
The Georgia Straight  |  08-14-2017  |  Views

Photo Gallery: Athens Popfest 2017

This year's Athens Popfest took place last weekend downtown. Below, check out a selection of Flagpole contributor Nicole Adamson's photos...
Flagpole Magazine  |  08-14-2017  |  Homedrone

Overheard in the Office

by Sean Nelson "Make me one with everything." "This hot dog stand's website has a really cool libertarian blog, though."...
The Stranger  |  08-14-2017  |  Slog

Stunt motorcyclist dies on Vancouver set of Deadpool 2

VDP officers and staff from WorkSafe B.C. are on the scene...

Seattle Food News: Redhook's Triumphant Return, Seattle Met's Restaurant of the Year, Brunch Moves, and More!

All the news that's fit to eat. by Tobias Coughlin-Bogue Redhook Redhook's Brewlab Launches in the Pike Motorworks Building The...
The Stranger  |  08-14-2017  |  Slog

Is Facebook Silencing Black Activists With Racist Bots?

Let's take a tour through Facebook's banning process! by Rich Smith If you've received one of these recently, you might...
The Portland Mercury  |  08-14-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

B.C. home prices up five percent in July although sales slow down since start of 2017

Chilliwack and Vancouver Island post highest price increases of 18 percent...

Win Tickets to See Army of Darkness at Top Down: Rooftop Cinema!

by Erik Henriksen Every summer, the NW Film Center's Top Down: Rooftop Cinema screenings are some of the most fun...
The Portland Mercury  |  08-14-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

The Butterfly Effect with Jon Ronson

Amazon enters the branded podcasts game with Audible Originals. The Butterfly Effect with Jon Ronson explores the effects of the...
Isthmus  |  08-14-2017  |  Isthmus' The Daily Page

Vinyl Cave: "Countrycide" by Wood Chickens

The Madison-based punk-and-western trio hits national LP racks with a new LP on Big Neck Records...
Isthmus  |  08-14-2017  |  Isthmus' The Daily Page

The Morning News: People Standing Against Hate Hit With Blast Balls and Pepper Spray from SPD, the World Is On Fire

by Charles Mudede Ana Sofia Knauf writes: "Police have created a barricade around 'stage' in Westlake Park. Unclear why." Ana...
The Stranger  |  08-14-2017  |  Slog

Portland Natives STFU

by Anonymous I was born, raised, procreated and now retiring right here in my slice of the beautiful PNW. Yes,...
The Portland Mercury  |  08-14-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

Good Morning, News: Trump Supports White Supremacists... Anybody Want to Argue That Point?

by Wm.™ Steven Humphrey Drew Angerer / Getty GOOD MORNING, BLOGTOWN! So can I get a little closer, so I...
The Portland Mercury  |  08-14-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

Brit Floyd plays the Queen Elizabeth Theatre on December 5

Tickets go on sale this Friday...
The Georgia Straight  |  08-14-2017  |  Views

Our Music Critics' Picks For This Week

Sylvan Esso, Primus, Mercer X Summit Block Party, And More Picks For Aug 14-20 by Stranger Things To Do Staff...
The Stranger  |  08-14-2017  |  Slog

Things to Do Monday!

5 things to do for August 14 by Mercury Staff Steve Earle & The Dukes, The Mastersons Earle’s mistakes, excesses,...
The Portland Mercury  |  08-14-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

David Suzuki endorses Charlie Angus in NDP leadership race

Suzuki has described the Timmins–James Bay NDP MP as "a bridge builder bringing together farmers, blue-collar workers, Indigenous peoples and...

From milkshakes to Chardonnay barrel-aged tripels

The best of the best from the 2017 Great Taste of the Midwest beer festival includes some flavor surprises, but...
Isthmus  |  08-14-2017  |  Isthmus' The Daily Page

A little fitness, a little charity

Peter didn’t win The Bachelorette, so he’s back on that grind. We join one of his fitness boot camps...
Isthmus  |  08-14-2017  |  Isthmus' The Daily Page

Charlottesville and the Shattering of America

When that gray car slammed into those people, it shattered a part of America, or at least the illusion of...
Isthmus  |  08-14-2017  |  Isthmus' The Daily Page

Things to Do This Week: Aug 14-17

by Mercury Staff This is the last week before the sun goes out one way or the other. Hopefully it's...
The Portland Mercury  |  08-14-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

Michael the Black Man: Shot by Obama Henchmen?

How the Blacks Against Obama leader survived an "assassination" attempt.
Miami New Times  |  Gus Garcia-Roberts  |  10-20-2008  |  Politics

Prostitute Says She Killed Three to Prove Love for Pimp

"When you're out there and you're living that fast life, you can never say what you wouldn't do," says Falicia Blakely, a nude dancer and mother who committed multiple murders at age 18.
Creative Loafing (Atlanta)  |  Mara Shalhoup  |  04-27-2004  |  Crime & Justice

Peace Corps Volunteers Play Delicate Role Amid Conflicts

Peace Corps volunteers serve not only as goodwill ambassadors but, in bellicose times, as extensions of the United States' foreign policy.
San Antonio Current  |  Lisa Sorg  |  01-05-2005  |  International