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Remains Found In Washington State May Be Those Of Long-Vanished Fugitive

Reuters | Posted 03.26.2014 | Crime

By Jonathan Kaminsky OLYMPIA, Washington (Reuters) - Washington state authorities believe they have unearthed the remains of an escaped...

Washington: Bar Owner Defends Allowing Customers to Smoke Marijuana On His Premises

The 420 Times | Posted 11.03.2013 | Green
The 420 Times

Frank Schnarrs, owner of Frankie's Sports Bar & Grill in Olympia, Washington, is defending what he considers to be legal activity that is taking place on the second floor of his establishment, which is adults over the age of 21 consuming marijuana.

The Beat and the Groove: Interview with AUSTRA's Katie Stelmanis

J.L. Sirisuk | Posted 08.21.2013 | Entertainment
J.L. Sirisuk

A classically trained singer with influences ranging from Puccini to Nine Inch Nails, Austra's Katie Stelmanis is a frontwoman whose stage presence and melody carry operatic elements.

Happy Birthday, Courbet!

Posted 06.10.2013 | Arts

In honor of Gustave Courbet's birthday, we are revisiting a post originally published last year honoring the artist's life and work. We can think o...

Oysters: Meet Shigoku, Kumo, Pacific and Olympia

Anne Maxfield | Posted 05.26.2013 | Taste
Anne Maxfield

Shucking oysters is one of those messy, jobs that has a lot mystique to it, but is actually a pretty simple procedure.

State Of School Funding In Washington Like 'A Wartime Setting'

stateline | Daniel C. Vock | Posted 10.19.2012 | Education

This piece comes to us courtesy of Stateline. Stateline is a nonpartisan, nonprofit news service of the Pew Center on the States that provides daily r...

Happy Birthday, Gustave Courbet!

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 06.10.2012 | Arts

We can think of few artists who embody the spirit of unbridled liberty and personal conviction better than Gustave Courbet. The rugged, bohemian paint...

Olympia Museum Theft Worse Than Originally Reported

AP | Posted 04.21.2012 | Home

ATHENS, Greece — Police in Greece say 77 artifacts were stolen by armed robbers last week at a small museum in Ancient Olympia – the birth...

You'll Never Believe How This Art Theft Went Down!

Posted 01.23.2012 | Arts

In a scene straight out of the movies, thieves stole two artworks from a gallery in Olympia, Washington over the weekend. Though the art world has see...

PHOTOS: Top 10 Artists' Muses and Mistresses

Posted 11.15.2011 | Arts

The old saying tells us that "Behind every great man there is a great woman," but oftentimes artists keep their beauties right where they can see them...

Huffington Post Exclusive Music World Premiere: On The Twentieth Anniversary Of Nevermind, SPIN Curates A Tribute Album (Audio)

Michael Vazquez | Posted 09.17.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Vazquez

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What's In a (Painting's) Name? Quite a Lot, Actually

Daniel Grant | Posted 08.06.2011 | Arts
Daniel Grant

In 1871, James McNeill Whistler painted what would become his most famous work, which he titled "Arrangement in Grey and Black" and submitted the foll...

PLAY > SKIP: New Music for Oct. 26

Shawn Amos | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Shawn Amos

This Halloween week, the cast of Glee do the time warp, Sean Lennon goes acoustic, Bryan Ferry comes close to a Roxy Music reunion, Anne Sofie von Otter and Brad Mehldau fall in love, and Madlib's medicine show makes a stop at a '60s soul party.

Nation's Morons March On Washington State

The Onion | The Onion | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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OLYMPIA, WA—"More government accountability, and transparency, and accountability!" shouted grade-A moron Tammy Caldwell, 37, addressing no one ...

Referendum 71: US Supreme Court Judge Blocks Release Of Names In Gay Rights Ballot Fight

AP | MATTHEW DALY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy has temporarily blocked Washington state officials from releasing the names of people who sig...

Magritte Painting Stolen By Armed Thieves In Daylight Raid

Times Online | David Charter, Brussels and Nico Hines | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Thieves stole a painting by the Belgian surrealist René Magritte today in an armed daylight raid on a museum dedicated to his life and works. ...

"First We Take Manhattan...Democracy is Coming to the U.S.A."

Vivian Norris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Vivian Norris

The Leonard Cohen concert at the Olympia in Paris last night was better than I could have imagined it to be...and it made so much more sense as I list...