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Punish Stuff: All-Purpose Shorts

HURLEY PHANTOM WALKSHORTS • Price: $60 • Pros: stretchy, quick drying, durable, no cargo pockets • Cons: women’s version is girly (is that a con?); pricey? • Website: www.hurley.com IT’S MAY. It’s been shorts season for a solid month now. ...

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Editorial: Open Letter To The Soccer Gods

MY DAUGHTER SCORES a hat-trick in a soccer game. Girl on the other teams says to her, “You’re gonna need those goals.” My daughter wants to know, “Was that girl being mean to me?” How do you explain trash talk ...

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Editorial: Clubs To The Rescue

LAST MONTH IN OUR Everyday Cyclist column we attempted to locate every no-drop ride around. We missed a few. Turns out some of the area’s best and most competitive cycling clubs also have some great regular rides for range of ...

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Editorial: Target Zero

IS THERE ANYONE WHO didn’t hear about National Park Service Ranger Margaret Anderson? She was shot to death on Mt. Rainier on New Year’s Day. Anderson’s death sparked a nationwide discussion about the safety of backcountry law enforcement. She was ...

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Fill Your Ears With Packfiller.com

HOW DO YOU KEEP a podcast going—and growing—in Spokane? OTM recently sat down with Mr. Bulger. OTM: When you meet someone for the first time and they ask you what you do for a living, what do you say? BULGER: ...

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Editorial: A Different Kind Of Dependency

WHAT KIND OF TICKING time-bomb have we set for the baby boom generation? That’s what I was thinking over and over again after my knee surgery. The toughest part of my recent ACL/meniscus surgery was not the procedure and the ...

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Interview With Richard Heinberg

In 2003 The Party’s Over: Oil, War and the Fate of Industrial Societies by Richard Heinberg was published. The book is a somber, detailed analysis of the central role that fossil fuels have played and continue to play in just ...

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Book Reviews: October 2006

K2: The Price of Conquest Lino Lacedelli and Giovanni Cenacchi Mountaineers Books, September 2006, 127 pages. K2: The Price of Conquest, critically examines the successful 1954 Italian expedition that put two climbers atop K2. In doing so the authors join ...

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Book Reviews: January 2006

Black Hole Charles Burns Pantheon, October 2005, 368 pages. What are the creepiest things ever to come out of the Pacific Northwest? David Lynch’s “Twin Peaks?” The American re-make of the The Ring? The first Green River record? Slade Gorton? ...

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Music Reviews: October 2007

THE BLAKES The Blakes (Light in the Attic) Since signing to Light in the Attic in mid-May, Seattle’s heroes of garage rock, The Blakes, have amped up their previously-released self-titled and churned out a disc that’s even a sparklier diamond ...

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