by Charles Mudede SkyTrain in the suburbs of Vancouver, B.C.. Charles Mudede Vancouver's Evergreen Line Will Be in Service in 2017: SkyTrain, the second-longest urban rail system in the Pacific Northwest (it has 42 miles of track, Portland 60), is to complete a new line, Evergreen Line, early next year. Show More Summary
It’s quite clear that KEEN’s footwear offerings favor a non-traditional approach. Since starting out in 2003, the label has moved from a trail and hiking brand based out of the States’ Pacific Northwest, to a label with international presence and a reputation for unconventional design. Central to this is the label’s UNEEK shoe: a piece of footwear that’s […]
Using a new model, researchers predict that many forests across the US are ill-suited to withstand drought conditions likely to face the country in the coming century. Furthermore, in the Pacific Northwest, and across much of the US southern border, conditions may well require the development of new forest types not currently seen in the US.
A new report identifies some 1,500 memorials to the Civil War’s losing cause, from schools to state holidays, ranging from the Deep South to the Pacific Northwest.
With its history of segregation, the Park Service has had a rocky relationship with race. The breathtaking beauty of the Pacific Northwest seems perpetually in your face—the jagged snow-capped peaks of the Olympics, the rolling mountain ranges of the Cascades. Show More Summary
Students and teachers at the Pacific Northwest College of Art in Portland, Oregon, protested on campus this week, demanding that adjunct professors be rehired with contracts after some of the college's most influential educators were unceremoniously left out of next semester's class schedule.
Over two days at this year’s Mudfest in the Pacific Northwest, 26 journalists evaluated 27 vehicles, including crossovers, S.U.V.s and pickups.
BEIJING (Reuters) - China will encourage ships flying its flag to take the Northwest Passage via the Arctic Ocean, a route opened up by global warming, to cut travel times between the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, a state-run newspaper said on Wednesday.
TACOMA, Wash. (April 16, 2016) - AMSOIL Arenacross reached the halfway point of the Race to the Championship on Saturday with its second visit to the Tacoma Dome in the picturesque Pacific Northwest. The intensity of the playoff continued...Show More Summary
Legendary British heavy metal band Iron Maiden knows how to get to their next show in a timely manner. The band made its way to the Pacific Northwest via a Boeing 747-400 airplane aptly dubbed “Ed Force One,” named after the band’s beloved mascot Eddie the Head. Show More Summary
Rescue teams race to find survivors after 7.8-magnitude tremor shakes Ecuador's northwest Pacific coast.
A strong earthquake of magnitude 7.8 struck off the northwest Pacific coast of Ecuador late on Saturday, causing “considerable damage” near the epicenter as well as in the commercial hub of Guayaquil, the government said. Confused residents in the capital Quito streamed into the streets and authorities warned of strong waves on the Andean nation’s […]
Though it isn’t marked on any calendar, there’s a day usually "in mid-April, after tax time" says Phyllis Jones, general manager at Lush Wines and Spirits in Chicago, when we feel confident enough to stow winter gear and leave the house without a jacket. Show More Summary
I'm home! I had SUCH an amazing time in Portland and Seattle, but I was missing Jerry and the kids (and the pets) quite a bit, so it feels nice to be back. This was my third time visiting the Pacific Northwest over the last year, and...Show More Summary
In the Book Notes series, authors create and discuss a music playlist that relates in some way to their recently published book. Previous contributors include Bret Easton Ellis, Kate Christensen, Lauren Groff, T.C. Boyle, Dana Spiotta, Amy Bloom, Aimee...
ELLENTON, Fla. (April 12, 2016) - The competition has been exceptional to start AMSOIL Arenacross' Race to the Championship, and after two rounds the most intense racing of the entire 2016 season has seen several title hopefuls make their presence known. Show More Summary
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - An earthquake of magnitude 6.2 struck 133 km (83 miles) northwest of the Pacific island nation of Vanuatu on Thursday, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.
Featured image courtesy of Ashley Johnson. The 13th annual Emerald City Comicon (ECCC) is the ultimate comic book and TV fan experience in the Pacific Northwest. For four days, ECCC 2016 hosted hundreds of events for an estimated 80,000 attendees. Show More Summary
by Dan Savage Rachel Monahan writes at Willamette Week: M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust, one of the largest charities in the Pacific Northwest, gave $375,000 this year to a right-wing legal group that supports North Carolina's anti-transgender legislation. Show More Summary
Think of the city of Portland, Ore., today and it’s easy to conjure images of hipsters living the earth-friendly and artsy Pacific Northwest lifestyle — a laid-back place where a vegan donut is the most popular pastry and according to a character from the T.V. show Portlandia, you can put...