Wild Ones have announced the details of their long-awaited debut album, Keep It Safe, which will come out on July 9 on Party Damage Records. It's the inaugural release for Party Damage, the new local label started by Casey Jarman and Ben Hubbird
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May 21st, 2013
An Oregon Tax Court judge rules that the Hewlett-Packard campus in Corvallis has been overvalued on tax bills from 2008-2011. The decision could cost Benton County $9 million in tax revenue.
The sixth year release of Papa Paul's Pilsner celebrates more than just one of the Lab's most popular beers, it's a toast to namesake, Paul Selle,
On Sunday I attended the third installment of Association, a monthly dinner/discussion event launched by UNION/PINE, Me
Wild Ones have announced the details of their long-awaited debut album, Keep It Safe, which will come out on July 9 on
Sierra Club Oregon Chapter Director Brian Pasko. Our story last week about a lawsuit against the Timberline Mountain Bike Park has sparked a lot of conversation. Several people commented and contacted me to express concerns that I failed to offer adequate context to the story. The Sierra Club and other environmental groups
The company unveiled the Xbox One, a next-generation entertainment console that promises to be the one system households will need for games, television, movies and other entertainment. It will go on sale later this year. Don Mattrick, Microsoft's president of interactive entertainment business, said the company has spent t
AEG Live General Counsel Shawn Trell told jurors that he had forgotten that Kenny Ortega was working under a signed contract.
I love Pete Holmes. I love his Nerdist-network podcast You Made It Weird, I love his standup, and I'm sure I will love his new Conan-produced talk show when it
For Archie Comics it's a bit of art imitating life. Dan Parent said he wrote the story after efforts to remove a comic magazine showing Keller getting married drew at complaints. One Million Moms, a project of The American Family Association, asked Toys R Us not to display "Life With Archie" No. 16 near its checko
Kid Beowulf and the Rise of El Cid is the latest in the Kid Beowulf series of graphic novels from Lex Fajardo, which make the classics approachable and fun. In Lex’s re-envisioning, Beowulf and Grendel are 12-year-old twin brothers, travelling the world (with their constant companion, Hama the pig) meeting many of th
Portland post-jazz ensemble Blue Cranes have a fine new album titled Swim due out on June 4, and they're playing a record release show this Friday, May 24, at Mississippi Studios. Kick off your Memorial Day weekend with their songs and improvisations, some of which could be
We catch up with Bombino, via email, via interpreter, in advance of his Sunday night show at the Star Theater.
20th Century Fox has now revealed the new trailer for The Wolverine. Based on the celebrated comic book arc, the July 26 release takes Wolverine (Hugh Jackman), the most iconic character of the X-Men universe, to modern day Japan. Out of his depth in an unknown world, he will face a host of unexpected and […]
Look, science teachers! I GET IT. You want to really involve your students by showing them science in action. But don't forget—sometimes science turns around and bites you in the ass... as was the case in this high school class, which goes hilariously wrong and turns into the best science experiment EVARRRRR!
The singers range in age from 13 to 22.
Azerbaijan's foreign minister, Elmar Mammadyarov, said the country's mobile phone operators reported that Russia's Dina Garipova came second in the local vote, which would have given her 10 points. However, when the announcement was made on live television, there were no points for Russia. Lavrov called it an "outrageo
As first reported by The Oregonian last week, the new restaurant's menu will include raw dishes -- fresh oysters, ceviche, steak tartare -- alongside smoked and cured seafood charcuterie. And Pierce also plans to "marry old-school American seafood stuff like smoked chowders, fish sandwiches, seafood cocktails" wit
Should one come out as bisexual if 1. One has never actually had a same-sex sexual experience and 2. Is a woman married to a straight man BUT 1. Is 90% sure s
Portland post-jazz ensemble Blue Cranes have a fine new album titled Swim due out on June 4, and they're playing a record release show this Friday, May 24,
Tonight at 7 at Powell's Cedar Hills (3415 SW Cedar Hills, Beaverton), sci-fi author John Scalzi is reading from his latest, The Human Division.
Margaret LeAnn Rimes Cibrian (born August 28, 1982), best known as LeAnn Rimes, is an American country/pop singer. She is known for her rich vocals and her rise to fame as an eight-year-old champion on the original Ed McMahon version of Star Search, followed by the release of the Bill Mack song "Blue" when she was 13 to bec
Chechnya, a southern Russian province, has been in the spotlight since it emerged that the suspects in April's Boston marathon bombing are ethnic Chechens.
A few months back, Laurelwood made
Microsoft has a live stream today at 10AM Pacific Time. The new Xbox One will launch in markets around the world later this year. The Xbox Wire blog has more features on the new system. Engadget had a liveblog. A new Kinect motion-sensing camera that goes alongside the new Xbox One game console is expected [...]
Let's talk about the new Daft Punk record, "Random Access Memories."
From Oregon’s dumb-ass senior senator comes this comment: Sen. Wyden: If You Don’t Want IRS Hassles, Don’t Apply for Tax Exempt Status “Of course, it is only conservative groups who were singled out by the IRS.”
The two new shops are Rose City Modern, which specializes in midcentury modern pieces, and Curiosities, a vintage mall that houses booths from 45 dealers with various tastes.
Hero Complex Gallery is excited to follow up on their immensely popular exhibition, Righteous Rides, with their late May show, Arch Nemesis! Arch Nemesis opens on May 24th, 2013. The art show will focus on bad guys, villains, rogues, and scoundrels of the world. And what good is a Nemesis show without a few heroes […]
Bicycle frame and component manufacturer Chris King Precision Components employs over 100 people in northwest Portland.(Photo: Chris King Precision Components) Earlier this month we learned that bicycle-related travel pumps $400 million into Oregon's economy each year. Now Travel Oregon, the state's tourism development and
Okay, so I just watched this video? And my PTSD from growing up in tornado alley Alabama just jumped into overdrive. This completely engrossing video was shot by a guy who witnessed the birth of the tornado that ravaged Oklahoma and took dozens of lives. At :50 you see it coming out of the sky, by 2:00 y
The Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts said Burnett will receive the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor on Oct. 20 in Washington. A gala performance featuring top names in comedy will be taped and broadcast nationally Oct. 30 on PBS.
Damian Lillard is in New York to represent the Trail Blazers at the Draft Lottery (5:30 PM on ESPN), but he's getting in a few other pieces of business as well, like showing up on BET's "106 & Park" to talk basketball and give away some Adidas CrazyQuicks to at least one caller with a very tenuous grasp on Portland's roster
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Once again I asked the question, “what is the best coffeehouse in Portland?” As always, the results proved interesting. In 2012, the ranking was: 1) Ristretto Roasters, 2) Barista Coffee, 3) Stumptown Coffee, 4) Heart, 5) Coava, 6) Coffeehouse NW, and 7) Extracto. For 2013, everything has changed. Out of 17
Today I am . . . Completely and utterly exhausted from working yesterday. Happy to have a job. Feeding frozen blood worms to my son’s new teeny tiny frog. Noticing that all of my shoes are either needing repair or are beyond repair. Missing the sunshine that I complained about a few weeks ago. Voting. [...]
BLACK MOTH SUPER RAINBOW, THE HOOD INTERNET, OSCILLATOR BUG(Hawthorne Theatre, 1507 SE César E. Chávez) Enigmatic Pittsburgh oddballs Black Moth Super Rainbow's hushed, synth-led experi
M1.4 - 0km ESE of Metzger, Oregon Time 2013-05-21 07:26:46-07:00 Location 45.444°N 122.748°W Depth 18.9km
Portland just got a little cloudier. Orchestrate—a startup that has a new take on how to distribute resources for cloud computing—has landed a $3 million seed round, led by True Ventures. What’s this “new take”? Well, it’s the idea that the data in the cloud should be as distributed and r
JOHN PRINE: Some four decades since his remarkable debut, John Prine has stayed at the top of his game, both as a performer and songwriter. Recently honored at the Library of Congress by US Poet Laureate Ted Kooser, he’s been elevated from the annals of songwriters into the realm of bonafide American treasures.
Man Repeller may have coined the the term “arm party,” but this summer it’s all about ear cuffs, double ear piercings, and
Charlie Ergen, chairman of Dish Network, has made a $2 billion bid for radio frequencies from LightSquared , reports Bloomberg. Ergen has offered to buy the spectrum even though the Federal Communications Commission has yet to approve its use, according to the people, who asked not to be named because the deal hasn’t been
IT'S ELECTION DAY, PORTLAND! Vote, if you haven't, damn your eyes. Emergen
I just heard about Kathreen Ricketson and her husband Robert Shugg and the terrible circumstances of their deaths. I'm sending love and thoughts to their children and families. It just makes me cry. I remember when Kathreen started Whip Up...
More thoughts on the Otto et al paper that finds a lower transient climate response:they find a lower transient climate response -- the warming expected at the point where atmospheric CO2 has doubled -- but not a
The Coens have long been known for their casting acumen, but they may have outdone even themselves with Isaac, a 33-year-old, Juilliard-trained actor with a few notable credits to his name but nothing on par with a major Coen brothers release. The film was greeted ecstatically at the Cannes Film Festival at its Sunday premi
Watch this: http://www.nbcnews.com/video/meet-the-press/51932043#51932043 Let me tell you what is REALLY going on ... the Republicans cannot escape the FACT that their majority in the House has the lowest approval rating in history ... lower than whale shit ... and so their only solution is to attack the...
This photo was taken at the one year anniversary party of the original Lulu's Vintage store location.