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Agent Orange is one of the horrors of the Vietnam War. A defoliant produced by DOW Chemical and dropped from war planes; burning trees as well as people, it was like raining fire—and, has continued to plagued southeast Asia for decades with poisoned water sources and human deformities. Banned from

In many parts of the country, winter isn’t even close to being over. And while frigid temperatures might make you want to hibernate until April, the reality is that there’s so much beauty — and fun! — to be found outside. Whether you participate in popular winter sports like skiing

A remarkable archival project and an emotional rollercoaster, 17 Blocks was filmed over 20 years and tells the story about one family that lives in Washington DC, but more broadly about the problems and pitfalls for many poor black families in America. Living just blocks from the U.S. Capital, the

Artist Kristen O’Neill remembers playing with childhood friends in the wild landscape of the Santa Cruz Mountains of California. The natural beauty and freedom formed the pathway for the visionary and budding activist that she is today. “Everybody knew everybody, for generations back,” O’Neill recalls of her hometown, Redwood City.

Orthodontic treatment is vital in both children and adults. The treatment ensures the proper function of teeth. When teeth are misaligned, it affects the way you bite. Visit an orthodontist if you have misaligned teeth to avoid abnormal wearing of teeth, which may lead to extensive dangers requiring expensive dental

Banana, strawberry, berry, fruit and vegetable: just thinking about these smoothies makes you dizzy. Even freshly squeezed juice beats this delicacy: smoothies retain the fiber and vitamins contained in the products without missing any of the beneficial components. It makes you as energized as playing at National Casino or having

For many Americans, there’s nothing quite like that first cup of coffee in the morning. But what you might not realize is that your java doesn’t merely give you a jolt of energy; it could also be protecting your heart. Certainly, there are a number of ways to improve your

It was nearing the end of the Great Depression when sculptor Stephan Seable moved to Portland as a young child. Surrounded by the natural beauty of the Pacific Northwest and the encouragement from family to pursue his great desire for art, Seable’s creations leave an indelible signature of his deep-rooted

Through the Night is a documentary as tender as it is painful; tender in the moments it captures at a daycare center, painful in the recognition of the parents’ stresses. Focused on a 24-hour daycare that provides for parents who work off-hours, often overnight shifts, the movie addresses one of

Jen Ambrose has been a part of the Southern Oregon music scene for at least 20 years now. She studied flute, oboe, and piano in her early years. Then, she picked up the guitar and is now known for six and twelve string stylings ranging from intricate picking to fast

After a long 11-year term leading the Pac-12 through ups and downs, Commissioner Larry Scott will be leaving his position on June 30, 2021. The Pac-12 Conference announced the decision after ongoing discussions between the parties, who came to a mutual agreement that it was time to renew the leadership.

A glowing piece of Portland’s long hockey legacy was lost recently when Art Jones died on Feb. 3 at the age of 86. Back in the 1960s and 1970s, when the Portland Buckaroos were the scourge of the Western Hockey League – it was a minor pro loop back then,

Finding the right psychic to help you manage your situation is not always straightforward. Apart from considering the psychic abilities possessed by a reader, you have to think of several other factors to make the right decision. That way, you will not end up wasting your time and money. Finding

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Slow Corpse got its start in Ashland and they have been actively involved in the Rogue Valley music community for six years. They signed with indie label Tender Loving Empire in 2017 and released their first studio album Fables the following year. Composed of lead vocalist Mitchell Winters and Brenton

When I first heard about the Brothers Reed, I remember seeing them everywhere. They booked gigs at every winery, bar, and club, seeming to be tireless. Their website (thebrothersreed.com) tells people that they do almost 300 shows per year, which is more than impressive. That hustle has made quite a

The Rogue Suspects truly are local celebrities for this region; they’ve been going strong for more than two decades, and they’re not bashful when it comes to listing their many credits and accolades. They’ve won several awards for their talents, opened for big names in the business such as James

Beyond the Valley

Vikki Gilmore’s latest release “Doubt of My Mind” was written, recorded, and produced remotely in collaboration with Mathieu LeGuerrier, as a creative byproduct of the COVID-19 lockdown. This endearing indie-folk reverie was inspired by the hardship and universal loneliness of a global pandemic, mixed with the anxiety of self-doubt that

Last week, I received an email from Ian Urbina, and it was the first I had heard of his ongoing project The Outlaw Ocean, and the outreach of The Outlaw Ocean Music Project. Read on for some more information about this exciting effort, and episode 3 of The Weekly Catch,

Within days of Ireland’s lockdown, BBC Folk Award winner and RTÉ Radio 1 Folk Awards nominee Daoirí Farrell set up a corner of his kitchen as a makeshift stage and began live streaming. There was no plan to make this a regular event but with close to 2k comments and
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