I have been talking about the possible alliance of the Port of Seattle and the Port of Tacoma for quite some time. I have watched with eager anticipation of what the two ports would do and ultimately whether or not the alliance would be allowed to happen at all. I am thrilled and ecstatic to […]
The original 'Revolution Girl Style Now' cassette insert Pacific Northwest feminist punks Bikini Kill's first release, a 1991 demo cassette titled Revolution Girl Style Now, is getting its first ever vinyl and CD pressing on September 22 via Bikini Kill...
As a drought tightens its grip on the Pacific Northwest, burning away mountain snow and warming rivers, state officials and Native American tribes are becoming increasingly worried that one of the region’s most precious resources — wild salmon — might disappear.Read full article >>
From the DOE/PACIFIC NORTHWEST NATIONAL LABORATORY and the “you can hear green heads exploding” department comes this bit of news sure to short circuit some people that are anti GMO but think the planet is doomed unless we do something about the threat of greenhouse gas emissions. Tiny grains of rice hold big promise for greenhouse…
American Queen Steamboat's Ted Sykes says most sailings this year are sold out
SolTerra is doubling the number of multifamily LEED Platinum-designed apartments in the US Pacific Northwest. The green building design and build company begins construction this week for its newest mixed use apartment building, Atlas, in the city of Newcastle, Washington. Anticipated energy use will be 30 percent less than typical new buildings built according to […]
When the inaugural Seattle Art Fair, co-produced by Art Market Productions and Vulcan Inc., launches on July 30, 2015, the show will present an unprecedented program in the Pacific Northwest with international galleries including Gagosian,...Show More Summary
It sure feels like summer out there. Upper 90s this week? What're you up to, Pacific Northwest? There's no way I'm staying inside all day; plenty of time for that when the skies turn gray again. The PlayStation Store summer sale can help keep me busy until cooler temperatures arrive this evening. Show More Summary
In her story about the looming earthquake that will obliterate practically all of the cool parts of the Pacific Northwest, Kathryn Schulz quoted Kenneth Murphy, the head of the FEMA division responsible for the region: “Our operating assumption is that everything west of Interstate 5 will be toast.” Alarming! Today, Schulz clarified what Murphy meant […]
Photographer Stasha Becker of Whidbey Island, Washington has been documenting her son Julien and his two beautiful Newfoundlands named Bruce and Max throughout the years, growing up together. In a conversation with the Instagram Blog, Becker spoke about how she started the series. Long time ago I began to take a photo of my son […]
The "mother of all earthquake faults" is overdue for a megaquake. In late 2004, an undersea megathrust earthquake occurred off the west coast of Indonesia when the Indian Plate was subducted by the Burma Plate, triggering a series of devastating tsunamis along most landmasses bordering the Indian Ocean. Show More Summary
Summary: The Pacific Northwest faces a one-in-ten chance of a catastrophic earthquake in the next 50 years. You’d think that would be of concern out there. “But the Northwest’s mellow residents and officials have just shrugged it off,” notes The Week. Show More Summary
Last week, word arrived that extensive tests on smart grids throughout the Pacific Northwest show plenty of promise.Shortly after the report was issued, Portland General Electric Co. revealed that it would continue its own participation in the Pacific Northwest Smart Grid Demonstration Project. PGE (NYSE: PCG) said it will keep operating its Smart Power Center […]
In the same week Nigeria frees itself from polio, vaccine rates continue to fall in the Pacific northwest
Yep, the first part of our journey into Dangerous Ground took us to the land of the Sasquatch, the legendary ape-human of the Pacific Northwest forests. That's not him in the picture above, although I could understand the misinterpretation. Show More Summary
It’s been more than a week since The New Yorker published a story called The Really Big One, describing how much of the Pacific Northwest will be destroyed by a massive earthquake and tsunami and scaring the crap out of Americans nationwide. Now, emergency kits are “flying off the shelves.” Read more...
Autumn in the Pacific Northwest is a unique beauty and a exquisite source of inspiration for a wedding. Allie and Noah’s Seattle wedding took place at the Olympic Rooftop Pavilion where Stacy Anderson Designs created a classic and romantic fall color palette that fit both the couple’s vision and the venue flawlessly. Show More Summary
Fact Check: Has FEMA warned Americans that a catastrophic natural disaster will devastate the Pacific Northwest in 2015?
Image via USGS One of the many chilling parts of Kathryn Schulz's OMG-inducing New Yorker longread on the likelihood of a major earthquake and tsunami hitting the Pacific Northwest was this detail about the magnitude-9.0 Tohoku earthquake that struck Japan...
Of the many concerts I’ve been to since moving to the Pacific Northwest, none rank higher on my list than the two times I’ve had my mind melted by Portland’s Matt Carlson. When he played Debacle Fest 2013, with improvised video projections, it was one of the best live music experiences I’ve seen. Show More Summary