Portland offers global flair in cheap weekend getaway
by Simona Trakiyska
For those bitten by an international travel bug but stuck with a modest budget, a weekend trip to Portland could be the cure. Some may call it a city with a laid-back pace, but in reality Portland pushes its guests to be open to new adventures from savory Thai dishes to the Japanese Gardens. The […]
Sep 5, 2012
Northwest expats in Thailand cheer Obama victory with locals
by Sara McCaslin
BANGKOK, Thailand–As the elections unfolded yesterday in the US, a small huddle of Americans glued their eyes to the CNN report, broadcasting the returns in a mostly empty bar here in Bangkok. The American-owned Roadhouse BBQ was one of only two bars in the city advertising an election watch. Yet in a city packed full […]
Nov 7, 2012
Is Cascadia the new Québec?
by Cooper Inveen
Local activists hope their push for a strong regional identity leads to something more.
Feb 21, 2014
Jobs from oil train terminals? Three Northwest car guys know better
by Tim Foster
Big oil has set its sights on Vancouver, WA as the terminus of a rail route to transport millions of gallons of crude for export. Three car dealers say "no way!"
Apr 7, 2016