Entertainment/Culture

Hawk on Hawk Action

Well 12s, we’re here again! A position that the NFL has seen us in for the last 5 years straight, The Playoffs. And we’re off to a dominant start. The Seahawks elimination of the Lions on Saturday was reminiscent of a Seahawk team that we’ve been trying to get back to since Super Bowl 49. The...
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Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: My Mount Rushmore of IPAs

POWERED BY VISIT BEND As a shameless IPA snob, I am asked CONSTANTLY which are my favorite. If you're an adventurous beer drinker like me, you know those top slots change frequently as you sample new suds. With the impressive, almost overwhelming growth we've seen in the world of craft and micro...
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Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: Save Oyster Dome

POWERED BY VISIT BEND Many of you know that before I started working full time at KISW, I spent three incredible years living in Bellingham, a place I LOVED exploring week in and week out, rain or shine. With so many trails to hike and bike, you can get out any day of the week and find adventure,...
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Rock Blog: Slipknot Fans Shoot Footage For New Video

It's no secret that Slipknot fans are a dedicated bunch. We've seen that first hand at Pain In The Grass! But back in August of 2015, Corey Taylor asked a HUGE favor of their fans at the Red Rocks show that would be the ultimate fan appreciation project - film their music video for them. Before the...
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Rock Blog: Green Day is Coming to the PNW!

What’s better than Christmas morning for a pop-punk kid? When Green Day announce that they are coming to town on tour for their newest release “Revolution Radio” of course! That’s right, Green Day have announced they’re coming to the great PNW on August 1st, kicking off the summer leg of their...
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Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: 3 Day Trips Within 3 Hours Of Seattle

Taking a vacation doesn't necessarily mean getting on an airplane or spending a small fortune, especially when we have TONS of incredible local destinations within 3 hours of Seattle! I've narrowed my list of favorites down to THREE great day trips I think you'll dig this winter! 1. White Rock, BC...
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ROCK BLOG: The Doors - 50 years since debut album

Imagine living in America back in 1967. Lyndon B. Johnson was President, the family median income was around $7,200 per year, Super Bowl I is played with the Green Bay Packers defeating the Kansas City Chiefs 35–10, the waterbed as we know it today was created, and a psychedelic rock band from...
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Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: Back To Baker

Well Rockaholics, it's SO good to be back!! I missed you all DEARLY, but it was good to take a few days off and recharge my batteries before the New Year. One of the highlights of my vacation was a trip to Mt. Baker for my first day up this season. Let me tell you... the conditions this past Friday...
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Rock Blog: Remembering Lemmy...

When most people thing ROCK, their mind automatically thinks about Lemmy Kilmister. Today, I want to take a moment to remember the legend he was. It’s been just over a year since his passing, and I know a lot of my friends are still mourning his death to this day. The guy did so much for rock music...
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ROCK BLOG: Alter Bridge - Feb. 22nd @ The Moore Theatre!

Being a Seattleite definitely has it's perks when it comes to live rock shows. After living in rural Nebraska for a few years, I've learned not to take the music scene here for granted! That being said, I hope you're as stoked as I am to see Alter Bridge on February 22nd at The Moore Theatre ! Get...
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