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Melting arctic ice allows luxury cruise ship to travel Northwest Passage for the first time

For generations, the Northwest Passage connecting the Atlantic and Pacific oceans through the Canadian Arctic was considered impossible to travel. Thick ice prevented ships from taking advantage of the potential sea route until Norwegian explorer Roald Amundsen successfully navigated it in 1906 after a three-year struggle. Show More Summary

RECORD CRACK: Vinyl reissue for 1998 album by Caustic Resin

Caustic Resin were one of the most prized bands from the Pacific Northwest music scene, specifically from the city of Boise, Idaho and when they released their music, many anticipated new sounds from them. Their The Medicine Is All Gone is still praised today and today, the Scavenger Cult label reissues that album on vinyl. […]

Drones Could Heal Scorched Land After Wildfires

Drones are testing their reforestation skills throughout the Pacific Northwest.

Seismic 'CT scans' reveal deep earth dynamics

A new look 100 miles beneath a massive tectonic plate as it dives under North America has helped clarify the subduction process that generates earthquakes, volcanoes and the rise of the Cascade Range in the Pacific Northwest.

Studies focus on acidic ocean impact on Dungeness crabs

Millions of pounds of Dungeness crab are pulled from Pacific Northwest waters each year in a more than century-old ritual for commercial and recreational fishermen.

Bayer Invests in United Fresh Start Foundation

In an effort to bring fresh fruits and vegetables to school children, Bayer has partnered with United Fresh Start Foundation to place salad bars in elementary and secondary schools in the Pacific Northwest and California.  The company...Show More Summary

The DIY Details of This Rustic-Boho Wedding Are Simply Perfection

DIYs, rustic details, and boho elements - Katy and Dave's wedding was total Pinterest gold. The couple's nuptials took place outdoors in the Pacific Northwest mountains with the beauty of central Oregon surrounding them. Katy turnedShow More Summary


5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Dan Savage The Pacific Northwest's biggest, best, and only amateur porn film festival returns in November! What is HUMP!? It's a festival featuring five-minute-or-less films that run the gamut from hardcore to softcore, live action to animation, serious to comic. Show More Summary

Thomas Marriott: Balance in Life and Music

5 days agoMusic / Jazz : All About Jazz

If one should by chance be curious of what is happening with jazz in the city of Seattle, and the Pacific Northwest, one would do well to check out what trumpeter m: Thomas Marriott is up to. Thomas has established himself as one the most exciting artists to emerge on the national jazz s... [ read more ]

VIDEO: Jake Kost’s “Northwet”

He is from the Pacific Northwest but Portland’s Jake Kost wants to tell you what it means to be “Northwet”. Or more importantly, what that means. The song can be found on his Stadtluft Macht Frei album, which you can check out below via Bandcamp.

Video Hatch: “Earn Your Story: Dedication”

This short film features the story of John Hanlon, an ambitious fly fishing guide in the Yakima Canyons and Cle Elum river in the Pacific Northwest. Via 1123 Productions.

Thousands evacuated as Typhoon Malakas clips Taiwan

More damaging winds and floods as another tropical system rolls roll in from the northwest Pacific within three days.

Fiber M&A: Wave Raises War Chest Makes Two More Acquisitions

This week saw some more regional fiber M&A up in the Pacific Northwest.  Wave has announced both the raising of $125M in new funds and the acquisition of two service providers in northwest Oregon and southwest Washington.... [visit site to read more]

As climate change alters the oceans, what will happen to Dungeness crabs?

Many travelers visit the Pacific Northwest to eat the region’s famous seafood – particularly Dungeness crabs, which are popular in crab cakes or wrestled straight out of the shell. Locals also love catching and eating the feisty creatures. One of my favorite ways to spend an afternoon is fishing for Dungeness crabs from a pier […]

Edging Out From Under The Weather

last weekMusic / Jazz : Rifftides

The weather continues magnificent in the US Pacific Northwest. Many thanks to a surprisingly high number of Rifftides readers for their good wishes following this week’s self-indulgent health reports. My doctor today put me on a course of antibiotics. I have taken the first installment and persuaded myself that I feel better already. Longtime reader […]

Northwest states aim to protect Columbia basin from invasive species

States in the Pacific Northwest plan to use federal money contained in a new water bill to protect the Columbia River Basin from invasive species such as quagga and zebra … Click to Continue »

Estimates of diesel soot pollution will help Arctic environment

Engines that burn diesel can spew a large amount of pollution containing soot particles. These particles have an impact on health and climate in some of the world's most sensitive regions. Researchers at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory developed a detailed inventory of Russian diesel soot emissions in cooperation with Russian partners.

Plutonium keeps its electrons close to home

Found in nuclear fuel and nuclear weapons, plutonium is an incredibly complex element that has far-ranging energy, security, and environmental effects. To understand plutonium, scientists at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory andShow More Summary

10Best: Things to do in the Pacific Northwest

We've rounded up some must-dos for your fall bucket list.        

AUDIO: R.I.P.’s “Black Leather”

Portland band R.I.P. are about to release their debut album on RidingEasy Records. The album will be out on December 9th and will be called In The Wind, have a listen to “Black Leather” for Pacific Northwest refreshment.

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