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Ghosts of conventions past: a Portland hotel’s checkered history. [photos]

Portland has changed a lot since the Red Lion Jantzen Beach hotel had its heyday in the 1970s and 1980s, but many subtle reminders of the past still exist there.

By |2016-09-08T20:30:31+00:00September 8th, 2016|Haunted Places, History, Spotlight|0 Comments

“In The Spirit”: Native American hip hop with a powerful message. [Video]

Native American rap artists, like Kunu Dittmer-Bearchum, are using their music to highlight the serious issues facing their communities...and ours.

By |2015-06-08T11:32:05+00:00June 8th, 2015|Music, Spotlight, Video|2 Comments

My new horror novel, “The Rats of Midnight,” has been accepted for publication!

My latest chilling tale, full of ravenous rats, weird cults and financial disaster in the dot-com era, will be out in December 2015!

By |2015-01-28T20:30:17+00:00January 28th, 2015|Books, Horror|0 Comments

The strangest Christmas: My experiences in the great Northwest snowstorm of 2008. [Part II]

How a Christmas blizzard and an empty house became a rumination on existence and the meaning of time.

By |2015-01-23T20:30:13+00:00January 23rd, 2015|History, Life, Spotlight, Wine|0 Comments

The strangest Christmas: My experiences in the great Northwest snowstorm of 2008. [Part I]

The snow that struck the Pacific Northwest in December 2008 turned my Christmas into a bizarre and lonely odyssey. Here's my story.

By |2015-01-22T20:30:00+00:00January 22nd, 2015|History, Life, Spotlight|0 Comments