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Atomic Show #236 – Local Nuclear NW, NE, Canada

On March 30, 2015, I gathered a few of my pro-nuclear blogging friends together for a chat about recent events and activity in three separate areas, the Pacific Northwest, the US Northeast, and the eastern provinces of Canada. We also...Show More Summary

Now Is the Time to Invent

A generation ago a trio stormed out of the Pacific Northwest to become the most critically acclaimed rock band of their era. They rode the crest of a fiercely independent, now-legendary musical subculture, steeped in the aesthetic iconoclasm and righteous angst of the best punk rock but with a twist of the ineffably unique. Show More Summary

Lib Tech Flies The Bird In Japan

With no snow in their Pacific Northwest homeland Blair Habenicht, Matt Edgers, Temple Cummins, and their crew took off for the land of the rising sun where the snow was stacking in like twigs in a bird’s nest or something like that. Let The Bird Fly. A motto embodied by a transient spirit, whose sideways […]

A Forgotten History of Anti-Sikh Violence in the Early-20th-Century Pacific Northwest

The Vault is Slate's history blog. Like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter @slatevault, and find us on Tumblr. Find out more about what this space is all about here. When Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal spoke last month of a Muslim “invasion” of the United States, he stood on sadly familiar ground in American history. Show More Summary

An Open Letter to Jenna Lyons

6 days agoHumor / odd : The Hairpin

by Tricia Louvar Tricia Louvar is a professional creative sparkplug, a mover of words + ink + paint + sweat. She works, trains, and lives in the Pacific Northwest. 0 Comments

Adventurous Oregon Engagement at Vista House

Pacific Northwest dwellers are passionate about their region, and understandably so when there are landscapes like this one. Adventurous couple Jomarie and Jimi ventured off with photographer Catalina Jean into Oneonta Gorge for some...Show More Summary

Portland Trail Blazers Look Like Playoff Pretenders and Saturday NBA Takeaways

Winter officially ended Friday, but conditions in the Pacific Northwest have been conducive to cooling lately. As Western Conference title contenders start to hit their stride, the Portland Trail Blazers (44-24) are encountering a handful...Show More Summary

Living in the Mindfield That Is MS

After a whirlwind two weeks in the Pacific Northwest to launch my new book, Chef Interrupted, I am back home with my pack and trying to adjust to the time zone and enjoying a slower pace. While in Seattle, I had the opportunity to spend some time with a film crew from the local NBC [...]

The Daily Pow: Six Great Things About a Bad Winter

There has been a lot of negativity this winter throughout the ski community about the warm temperatures and lack of snow across most of the western United States. Specifically, the Pacific Northwest is experiencing a

Eerie Accounts of “Swamp Monsters” in Louisiana

When most people think about Bigfoot, it is a large and probably imaginary creature, roaming the Pacific Northwest that first enters our minds. Allowing for the remote sense of possibility that such a creature might really exist, many would also conceive that such a rugged area of North America would...

Jeron Johnson to Redskins: Latest Contract Details, Comments and Reaction

Strong safety Jeron Johnson may not have been a marquee star in the Legion of Boom secondary for the Seattle Seahawks during his four years in the Pacific Northwest, but he will have a chance to make a name for himself with the Washington Redskins. Show More Summary

Pacific Northwest Ballet Case Study

2 weeks agoArts : Modern Art Notes

Getting Past “It’s Not For People Like Us” examines how the Pacific Northwest Ballet sought to cultivate interest among teens and adults under the age of 25, in part by showing that the art form could be meaningful to them. The ballet company’s efforts included revising promotional materials to appeal to younger audiences, posting online […]

Jaguars open the Seattle pipeline again, sign Bryan Walters

The Pacific Northwest to North Florida pipeline is open again. The Jaguars announced they have signed wide receiver Bryan Walters, who wasn’t tendered by the Seahawks, making him a free agent. The article announcing it on the team website casually mentions that they pursued Packers free agent Randall Cobb also (oh, by the way), but talks mostly…

Beat Connection – “Illusion”

2 weeks agoMusic / Indie Music : Stereogum

I always think Seattle doesn’t get enough credit for the variety of music that emerges from the city. When most people think of the Pacific Northwest, they usually think of grunge or riot grrrl, which are both great things! But acts like Beat Connection prove my point. This dance-rock quartet concocts seriously intuitive, irrepressible electro-pop […]

Japanese Tsunami Is A Reminder To Prepare In the Pacific Northwest

2 weeks agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

In 2011, a massive earthquake hit T?hoku, triggering a tsunami that devastated coastal Japan and surged across the ocean. The triple-plate tectonic junction that spawned the disaster has a mirror image across the Pacific Ocean, a nasty intersection of looming catastrophe in the Pacific Northwest. Read more...

Starbucks Expands Its Mobile “Order Ahead” Feature To Seattle And The Pacific Northwest

3 weeks agoTechnology : TechCrunch

Starbucks’ mobile ordering system, which allows customers to place orders in advance of their visit to the store, pay from their phone, then skip the line when they arrive, is today rolling out to more locations across the Pacific Northwest, including Starbucks’ home base of Seattle. Show More Summary

Wolverines Making a Comeback in Pacific Northwest

On February 1, in the snow-cloaked reaches of the northern Cascade Range in Washington, John Rohrer and Scott Fitkin cracked open the lid of a log cabin-shaped trap and, with a jabstick, anaesthetized the snarling

The Niño comes strolling into the US Pacific Northwest

Hydro generation is king in the Pacific Northwest, and to keep the turbines running, the region needs healthy stream flows. Under normal circumstances, Mother Nature plays a critical role providing precipitation, particularly snowpack during winter. Show More Summary

Laughable modeling study claims: in the middle of ‘the pause’, ‘climate is starting to change faster’

From the models are better than reality department and the DOE/Pacific Northwest National Laboratory comes this ludicrous eye-roller. Reality -vs- models, from: 90 climate model projectons versus reality The climate is starting to change faster The speed with which temperatures change will continue to increase over the next several decades, intensifying the impacts of climate…

A threat to Long Island Sound’s economy

Several years ago, the Pacific Northwest oyster industry nearly collapsed from low production. New science suggests that Long Island Sound could suffer similar hardship. The cause of this collapse is a big one: a change in ocean chemistry called ocean acidification. This gradual increase in the acidity of ocean waters is caused in large part […]

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