Award winning writer Crai S Bower contributes scores of travel and lifestyle articles annually to more than 20 publications and online sites including Journey, Alaska Airlines and Up! Magazines. If he has a niche, it would be "adrenaline rushes that won’t kill you and end with a really good bottle of wine." He appears monthly as the travel commentator on NPR-affiliate KUOW and biweekly on American Forces Radio, co-wrote the 2010 edition of Fodor’s Vancouver-Victoria Guide and is featured in the 2010 book, “The Seattle 100: Portrait of a City, Voices that Matter.”
Viewing and reviewing the Los Angeles experimental and classic punk scene with a nod to Rodney's English Disco
A night of punk rock and hip hop provided for a great night of music
May 16 is known to punkers as Lagwagon Day
BLACK F∆G truly is an absolutely fabulous tribute to Black Flag
Stacey Dee talks about her plans for 2013
What does the middle-class conservative think about everything? Find out here.
Television commentary, reviews, news and nonstop DVR catch-up.
Born in 1930 in rural Missouri, Charles Vandegriffe, Sr., brings his time and place to the Communities.
The world impacts us. What happens in our towns, cities, states, country and on this planet makes a difference to us.
History doesn't have to be grim; there is a lot to be learned from the pages of time.
Published 10:33 p.m. July 15, 2011
Oregon offers 363-miles of public coastline for all to enjoy.
Published 11:51 a.m. June 17, 2011
Vancouver's recent riot was about hooliganism and not about the Canucks or city of Vancouver.
Published 7:24 p.m. May 5, 2011
Cave B Inn at Sagecliffe lets the sunshine in all spring
Published 6:59 p.m. March 10, 2011
Soak up some magic at Harrison Hot Springs, B.C.
Published 2:01 p.m. February 15, 2011
February is the perfect time for a lover's escape to sunny San Francisco
Published 2:13 a.m. January 19, 2011
Mt. Baker Ski Area combines huge snow and mellow vibe for quintessential Northwest experience.
Published 6:52 p.m. December 31, 2010
New Year's Eve shines brightest in Seattle when Mt. Rainier appears under clear skies
Published 2:41 a.m. December 17, 2010
Leavenworth lights up during the holiday season, but the brightest star of all remains nestled beneath Sleeping Lady Mountain
Published 8:42 p.m. December 3, 2010
Welcome to "Out and About Northwest." I will share everything I love about the Pacific Northwest to all points Canada.