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Berlinale 2020: Kelly Reichardt's Latest 'First Cow' is Bakers' Delight

I would really, really like an oily biscuit with honey and a touch of cinnamon after finishing this film. Please. First Cow is the latest feature made by American filmmaker Kelly Reichardt (of Old Joy, Meek's Cutoff, Night Moves). After initially premiering at the Telluride & New York Film Festivals last fall, it has made an appearance at the Berlin Film Festival this year showing as a European premiere in the main competition section. Set at the beginning of the 19th century in the rural Nort...
Tags: Movies, Review, Oregon, Northwest, Kelly Reichardt, Berlinale, Telluride New York Film Festivals


Berlinale 2020: Kelly Reichardt's Film 'First Cow' is the Bakers' Delight

I would really, really like an oily biscuit with honey and a touch of cinnamon after finishing this film. Please. First Cow is the latest feature made by American filmmaker Kelly Reichardt (of Old Joy, Meek's Cutoff, Night Moves). After initially premiering at the Telluride & New York Film Festivals last fall, it has made an appearance at the Berlin Film Festival this year showing as a European premiere in the main competition section. Set at the beginning of the 19th century in the rural Nort...
Tags: Movies, Review, Oregon, Northwest, Kelly Reichardt, Berlinale, Telluride New York Film Festivals


Snow levels to drop as storm pummels Northwest this weekend

Following a drier stretch in the Northwest, another storm is poised to bring rain and snow to the region before the end of the month.After spotty wet weather started off the weekend, a more potent storm tracked into the region Saturday night.After midnight, the storm spread wet weather into the western parts of Washington, before expanding south and east through Sunday morning.Areas west of the Cascades in both Washington and Oregon will remain mostly rain, including cities such as Portland, Ore...
Tags: Science, Montana, Washington, Oregon, US, Idaho, Portland Oregon, Seattle, Accuweather, Cascades, Northwest, Rockies, Pendleton, Spokane, Santiam Pass, Omak


Final week of February to bring multiple chances for snowfall across the nation

As February enters its final week, AccuWeather forecasters are eyeing two storms -- one weakening, the other strengthening -- that have the potential to dump snow on areas from the central Plains and middle Mississippi Valley to the Great Lakes region and the interior Northeast.Parts of the I-95 corridor, which have received well-below-average snowfall so far this season, will continue to miss out on any snow that develops, AccuWeather meteorologists say.The first storm began in Southern Califor...
Tags: Science, Washington, New York City, Atlantic, United States, Missouri, Maine, Iowa, Philadelphia, Michigan, Great Lakes, East Coast, Accuweather, New England, Northwest, Anderson


Deeper snowpack expected for Rocky Mountain ski resorts in time for Presidents Day

The same storm bringing a dose of rain and high-elevation snow to the Northwest into Sunday will push into Wyoming, Utah and Colorado just in time for the Presidents Day holiday.Those utilizing Presidents Day on Monday to get out and enjoy the slopes will be welcomed by some fresh snow at many of the nearby resorts.While 1-3 inches of snow is expected for the majority of the region that will receive snow, the higher elevations could have as much as half a foot by the time the storm winds down on...
Tags: Science, Colorado, Accuweather, New England, Northwest, Rockies, Rocky Mountains, Rocky Mountain, Northern Plains Great Lakes, Wyoming Utah, DirecTV Frontier, AccuWeather Local StormMax, Colorado Rockies Travel, NWS Pendleton


Fresh snow arrives for Rocky Mountain ski resorts in time for Presidents Day weekend

The same storm bringing a dose of rain and high-elevation snow to the Northwest over the weekend will push into Wyoming, Utah and Colorado just in time for the end of the holiday weekend.Those utilizing Presidents Day on Monday to get out and enjoy the slopes will be welcomed by some fresh snow at many of the nearby resorts.While 1-3 inches of snow is expected for the majority of the region that will see snow, the higher elevations could have as much as half a foot by the time the storm winds do...
Tags: Science, Colorado, Accuweather, New England, Northwest, Rockies, Rocky Mountains, Rocky Mountain, Northern Plains Great Lakes, Wyoming Utah, DirecTV Frontier, AccuWeather Local StormMax, Colorado Rockies Travel, NWS Pendleton


Stormy pattern takes a back seat to sunshine in the Northwest this week

After wetter-than-normal conditions in the Northwest for the start of 2020, drier conditions are on the way next week.Following stormy weather over the weekend, which will spread snow into the Rockies for the start of the new week, the waves of wet weather will cease in the Northwest.Some snow showers will linger early in the week across the highest elevations, although it will be noticeably drier by Tuesday. Even drier conditions are in store for the rest of the week."High pressure will sett...
Tags: Science, Canada, Auburn, Portland Oregon, Seattle, Accuweather, Cascades, Northwest, Rockies, Green River, BOISE Idaho, Spokane Washington, Northern Plains, LoBiondo, U S Seattle, DirecTV Frontier


New cross-country system to take heavily worn winter storm path

Meteorologists are closely monitoring yet another cross-country snowstorm on the way. Even though it will take a jog southward over the Rockies, the storm will then trek northward and aim at the Upper Midwest, just as many storms have done so far this winter.The weather pattern feels like the movie "Groundhog Day" as Mother Nature seems to be exercising from muscle memory, according to forecasters, and that will start, in this case, with the storm rolling into the Pacific Northwest coastline."Th...
Tags: Florida, New York, Science, Minnesota, Minneapolis, Washington, New York City, Alabama, Chicago, Canada, Atlantic, Maine, Iowa, Wisconsin, Philadelphia, Michigan


Southern Rockies, Texas brace for the return of wintry conditions

A potent storm tracking across the southern half of the country through the beginning of next week will open the door for snow to return to parts of the southern Plains.The storm system that moved started in the Northwest over the weekend will be the main culprit for the winter weather spreading across parts of the nation through the beginning of the week.After breaking in two, the first piece of the storm raced into the Upper Midwest for Sunday, while the second piece dove into the Southwest br...
Tags: Texas, Science, Colorado, California, Arizona, Kansas, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Accuweather, Northwest, Colorado Rockies, Rockies, Southwest, Flagstaff Arizona, Santa Fe New Mexico, Lubbock Texas


Wintry conditions may return to northern Texas early next week

A potent storm tracking across the southern half of the country through the beginning of next week will open the door for snow to return to parts of the southern Plains.The storm system moving through the Northwest on Saturday will be the main culprit for the winter weather spreading across parts of the nation through the beginning of the week.Once this storm brings coastal rain and mountain snow to the Northwest, it will begin to break into two pieces. The first piece will race across the north...
Tags: Texas, Science, Colorado, California, Arizona, New Mexico, Great Lakes, Oklahoma, Pacific Ocean, Northwest, Colorado Rockies, Rockies, Flagstaff Arizona, Santa Fe New Mexico, Lubbock Texas, Northern Plains


Storm to usher in more chilly weather and even snow to Southern California, Desert Southwest

A storm forecast to affect the Northwest this weekend will split into two parts -- and one of the pieces will take aim at Southern California and the southwestern United States, dragging chilly air back into the region by early next week.The storm is expected to bring some rain and mountain snow, including at pass levels, to the region. Travel hazards will accompany the beneficial rain and snow over the area. The storm may tiptoe as it drifts southward across Northern California and part of t...
Tags: Science, Los Angeles, United States, Arizona, San Diego, Las Vegas, Nevada, Pacific Ocean, Accuweather, Sierra Nevada, Northwest, Southern California, Southwest, Northern California, Phoenix, National Weather Service NWS


It's here: AccuWeather's 2020 US spring forecast

The wait is over. For those hoping to thaw out from winter's chill, AccuWeather's annual spring forecast is here. Though Punxsutawney Phil recently declared the end of winter, AccuWeather meteorologists are calling for a delayed start to the season across much of the United States.Mild air will be slow to arrive in the Northeast, Great Lakes and Ohio Valley this year, as the chance for snow lingers into midspring. Meanwhile, the Southeast will brace for a wet and stormy couple of months....
Tags: Science, Mississippi, Washington, Boston, US, West, United States, Maine, Dallas, Philadelphia, Jackson, Accuweather, Northwest, Rockies, Southern California, Gulf


Sharma Shields' Playlist for Her Novel "The Cassandra"

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 Jesmyn Ward, Lauren Groff, Bret Easton Ellis, Celeste Ng, T.C. Boyle, Dana Spiotta, Amy Bloom, Aimee Bender, Heidi Julavits, Roxane Gay, and many others. Sharma Shields' novel The Cassandra is powerful, relevant, and masterfully told. Booklist wrote of the book: "[A] galvanizing variation on the ancient Greek tale of a seer doomed a...
Tags: Music, Washington, David, New York Times, Epa, Solange, North America, Pacific Northwest, Columbia, Northwest, James Murphy, Nagasaki, Hiroshima, Robyn, Delphi, Kirkus


Bigleaf Maple Syrup Flows As Profits Drip From Once-Maligned Northwest Tree

The Northwest is getting into the lucrative maple syrup industry. Farmers and researchers in Washington state are beginning to tap the sweet potential of the much-maligned bigleaf maple tree.(Image credit: Anna King/Northwest News Network)
Tags: News, Washington, Farmers, Northwest


Groundhog Day storm brewing? Forecasters monitoring the situation closely

The weather pattern seems to be stuck in "weekend storm mode," and one such potential weather system could take shape and impact the eastern United States in early February, making it the third weekend in a row that the region faces a storm threat. A storm affected the central and northeastern United States with a wide variety of wintry precipitation during the weekend of Jan. 18 and 19, and another storm will continue that trend this weekend.Snowstorms have been hitting on a regular basis ov...
Tags: News, Canada, Atlantic, United States, Maine, Greenland, North America, North Carolina, East Coast, Gulf of Mexico, Accuweather, New England, South, Northwest, Anderson, Midwest


Unsettled weather pattern to return to Northwest after tranquil start to the week

A ridge of high pressure building into the Northwest through Monday will briefly offer tranquil conditions before a storm system descends on the region by midweek.Quiet conditions over the Northwest have directed the storm track farther north into Pacific Canada, resulting in heavy rain and mountain snow in western British Columbia.After a mainly dry and mild end to the weekend, conditions will remain tranquil on Monday ahead of the next storm set to target the region.Another storm will dig into...
Tags: News, Seattle, Accuweather, Columbia, Cascades, Northwest, Yellowstone National Park, Northern California, Stevens, BOISE Idaho, Spokane Washington, Salt Lake City Utah, Sierras, Snoqualmie, DirecTV Frontier, Pacific Canada


Fun, eco-friendly things to do in Portland

Portland has boomed in the past 20 years, attracting musicians, writers, graphic designers and other creative people. Many entrepreneurial folks have started unusual businesses and events, which often surprise and delight visitors. If you’ve always wanted to visit a vegan strip club or watch an adult soapbox derby race, Portland is for you. The city of about 650,000 residents has a well-deserved reputation for rain. If you like a dry vacation, summer is your best bet. Spring is the most beautif...
Tags: Design, Portland, Willamette, Catholic, Brussels, New Mexico, Bob, Alberta, Columbia, Northwest, Pearl, Virgin Mary, Portland PORTLAND, TriMet, Willamette River, Milwaukie Oregon


Accumulating snow likely for Seattle, Portland as new storm clashes with bitterly cold air

The train of storms that has brought periods of heavy rain and mountain snow to the northwestern United States will continue into through next week. But, this time, some of the major cities could get in on the snow.An active weather pattern is set to end the weekend as yet another storm approaches the Pacific Northwest. While the higher elevations of the Cascades, Blue Mountains and northern Rockies will continue to see snow as they have before, snow may reach some of the foothills and valley...
Tags: News, Washington, Oregon, United States, Portland, Portland Oregon, Seattle, Accuweather, Cascades, Northwest, Rockies, Miller, Northern California, Spokane Washington, Pacific Coast, Eugene Oregon


Winter storm to encase 1,700-mile stretch of US in ice, snow

A storm will serve as a reality check for millions of Americans this weekend, following a stretch of springlike warmth expected to challenge records. Wintry precipitation is forecast to overspread a 1,700-mile corridor of the United States, spanning from the Central to Northeastern regions.The same storm system that will bring the threat for severe thunderstorms and flooding rain across the Mississippi and Ohio River valleys will also pose a threat for accumulating snow and ice beginning this we...
Tags: New York, News, Mississippi, US, Chicago, Atlantic, United States, Missouri, Maine, Kansas, Great Lakes, Oklahoma, Kansas City, Detroit, Gulf of Mexico, Accuweather


NW Portland is now a Slow Zone. Here’s how your neighborhood can be one too

This new sign on NW Glisan helps complete the NW Slow Zone.(Photo: Scott Kocher) By Portland resident Scott Kocher, a lawyer and safety advocate who has worked tirelessly to encourage the City of Portland to lower speeds in many Northwest neighborhoods. Have you noticed new 20 mph signs in northwest Portland? You shouldn’t see any speed limit signs faster than 20 mph on the surface streets here. With the new signs on NW Glisan, 18th, 19th and Thurman, you’ll be hard-pressed to find a stree...
Tags: Google, Oregon, Sport, Front Page, Cycling, Portland, Willamette, Seattle, Northwest, City Hall, Pearl, East Side, University of Washington, Hawthorne, Burnside, Kocher


Universal Cycles will close Portland retail location and move to Beaverton

Universal’s Portland warehouse and retail showroom.(Photos: Universal Cycles) Another major Portland retail bike shop is leaving town. “We are sad about leaving the Buckman neighborhood.” The owners of Universal Cycles have decided to end an 18-year run in Portland and move their store from the Buckman Neighborhood on East Burnside (at 22nd) to Beaverton. Universal began as an e-commerce site based in San Francisco in 1997 and opened their first Portland storefront in a tiny space near t...
Tags: Business, San Francisco, Sport, Front Page, Cycling, Portland, Nevada, Northwest, Mike, Beaverton, Walker Road, Lancaster Pennsylvania, Buckman, Mike D, Bike Shops, Jonathan Maus


Sustainably shop, eat and travel your way through Vancouver

Vancouver is Canada’s most temperate area, known for forests, sea, cosmopolitan entertainment, lots of rain and a high cost of living. The densely populated city in western Canada has more than 610,000 residents with a total of nearly 2.5 million in the metro area. Visitors can easily get around on bus, foot and bike share. Just be sure to pack an umbrella and a rain poncho! Here are the outdoor activities, vegan restaurants and eco-hotels to visit during your trip to Vancouver. Vancouver’s gr...
Tags: Design, Hotels, Features, First Nations, Canada, Public Transit, Vancouver, Amtrak, Northwest, Grouse Mountain, Eco Travel, Eco Tourism, Stanley Park, Squamish, Capilano Suspension Bridge, West Coast Express


Who will have a white Christmas this year?

Weekend travelers are facing severe weather in opposite corners of the country, with storms in the Northwest and the Southeast. CNN's Allison Chinchar reports more than 5 million people are under flood watches along the Washington and Oregon coast as heavy rain continues to fall across the region.
Tags: News, Washington, Oregon, Stories, Northwest, Allison Chinchar, Southeast CNN


'Pineapple Express' brings heavy rain to the Northwest, while Gulf storm heads for the Southeast

Weekend travelers are facing severe weather in opposite corners of the country, with storms in the Northwest and the Southeast.
Tags: Cnn, Pineapple Express, Northwest, Gulf


Far-Right WA Lawmaker Participated In Domestic Terrorism, Report Finds

A far-right legislator in Washington state says he’ll stay in his legislative job despite a new report that accuses him of domestic terrorism. The damning 100-page report was commissioned by the state’s House of Representatives, and asserts that state Rep. Matt Shea was involved in an act of domestic terrorism during the 41-day standoff between law enforcement and armed allies of the Bundy family at a wildlife refuge in Oregon. “Representative Shea participated in an act of domestic terrorism...
Tags: Facebook, News, Washington, Oregon, United States, House Of Representatives, Nevada, Party, Extremism, Northwest, Ammon Bundy, Bundy, Malheur, Malheur Wildlife Refuge, Shea, Matt Shea


DA: Officer force on Albany man justified

ALBANY, Ore. (AP) — The Linn County District Attorney’s Office has ruled that police force was justified in an Oct. 23 stun gun incident that ended in an Albany man’s death. The Democrat-Herald reports the district attorney’s office also concluded that the stun gun or other police action did not lead to the resident’s death. […]
Tags: News, Ap, Albany, Northwest, Democrat Herald, Linn County District Attorney 's Office


NTSB: Icy conditions during deadly South Dakota plane crash

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — The pilot and a passenger of a small plane that crashed after taking off from a small South Dakota airport on Thanksgiving weekend, killing nine of 12 members of an Idaho family who were on board, spent three hours clearing snow and ice from the aircraft before departure, the National […]
Tags: News, Nation, Idaho, South Dakota, Northwest, Ntsb, SIOUX


Long pursuit of stolen vehicle leads to Homer woman’s arrest

HOMER, Alaska (AP) — An Alaska woman suspected of driving a stolen vehicle was arrested after a long pursuit on the Sterling Highway, Alaska State Troopers said. Officers on Monday pursued Katrina Wheeler, 28, of Homer, from Anchor Point to Kasilof, a distance of 50 miles (80 kilometers), troopers said. Wheeler was jailed on one […]
Tags: News, Alaska, Wheeler, Northwest, Kasilof, Alaska AP, Sterling Highway Alaska State Troopers, Katrina Wheeler


Audit: Portland leaders fell short on tax-funded programs

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A city auditor’s report released Tuesday says Portland leaders failed to fully deliver on promises they made to voters as they implemented arts, cannabis, affordable housing, and street repair programs funded by voter-approved taxes and bond measures. The Oregonian/OregonLive reports the audit focused on measures and taxes passed in 2016: the […]
Tags: News, Portland, Northwest


Ada County won’t appeal ruling in public records lawsuit

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Ada County Commissioners won’t appeal a judge’s ruling that they violated Idaho’s Public Records Act after largely rejecting records requests from four Boise-area journalists. The board of commissioners voted 2-1 on Monday not to appeal the ruling from 4th District Judge Deborah Bail. The ruling, issued Friday, was a win for […]
Tags: News, Idaho, Northwest, Boise, BOISE Idaho, Ada County, Ada County Commissioners, Deborah Bail