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UPDATED: Mon., July 8, 2019, 11:27 a.m.

MAC exhibit rethinks how giants, unicorns and Bigfoot came into being

A new exhibit at the Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture examines the real-world origins of mythical creatures, past and present.


UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 28, 2018, 7:19 p.m.

Ben Franklin didn’t champion turkeys. In fact, they never survived encounters with him.

Benjamin Franklin, the most colorful of America’s Founding Fathers, had a misunderstood, electric and ultimately homicidal relationship with turkeys.


UPDATED: Mon., March 27, 2017, 12:37 p.m.

Bigfoot in the Blues? Oregon man to search in Blue Mountains

BAKER CITY, Ore. – There’s a plaster cast of a footprint on the wall of Scott Violette’s basement and it’s the sort of thing that could give a kid nightmares …


Doug Clark: Certain mysteries better left unsolved

The latest hiccup in the quest to turn up Jimmy Hoffa fell flatter than a Keebler elf in a trash compactor. No moldy Hush Puppies or bits of decomposed leisure …


Entreaty to feds: Don’t hijack rich NW legend

The bombshell broke over the weekend and stopped me in my tracks. The FBI is looking into a new “credible” lead in the famed D.B. Cooper skyjacking, my radio blared.