| Apr 23, 2014
| 9:40 PM
A 6.7 magnitude earthquake was reported off Canada's Vancouver Island on Wednesday night. But there were no tsunami concerns for the Pacific Coast, including California.
The quake rocked the region around 8:10 p.m. and was located about 58 miles...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 5:20 AM
Most visitors to this college town make a beeline for Fairhaven, the understandably popular gentrified historic district at the north end of Chuckanut Drive. On your next visit, mix it up: Head downtown, where Whatcom Creek meets the bay.
| Oct 8, 2013
Although Amtrak is relatively quiet, the Canadians and Europeans are offering some good deals on rail travel.
ViaRail Canada. Depending on where you read this, you might still be able to get in on ViaRail's 50 percent off sale. Buy through October 9;...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Born in Vancouver, British Columbia, actor Seth Rogen, 30, always assumed his career would be behind the scenes. Though he started doing stand-up comedy as a teenager in Canada and had a co-starring role on the short-lived series, "Freaks and Geeks," he...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Billy Campbell stars as Darren Richmond on the AMC series "The Killing." Born in Charlottesville, Va., the actor resides in Vancouver, British Columbia, and says he loves exploring Canada. "I go out to Vancouver Island, rent a cabin in Ucluelet, surf...
| Feb 9, 2014
| 8:36 AM
UPDATED: The Olympics managed to pull in 25.1 million viewers Saturday night for NBC, according to updated ratings released Sunday afternoon.
That's an astounding number on the slowest night of the week in prime time.
NBC scored the biggest Saturday...
| Feb 23, 2014
| 2:49 PM
SOCHI, Russia — It makes sense that a little-known snowboarder from Utah set the tone for the U.S. team at the start of the Sochi Winter Olympics.
"I don't know what to call it," Sage Kotsenburg said. "I have no idea what's actually going on."...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 11:45 AM
After numerous woes forced Kanye West to shift the itinerary of his Yeezus tour, the elaborate production is back on track, a rep for the rapper announced Wednesday.
West will resume his tour on Nov. 16 in Philadelphia.
Last week, West moved his Nov....
| Nov 22, 2013
| 11:22 AM
Pixar Animation Studios has laid off an undisclosed number of people at its Emeryville, Calif., headquarters due to the delay of its forthcoming film "The Good Dinosaur."
The layoffs affect less than 5% of the company's 1,200-person workforce, according...
| Jan 10, 2014
GULF ISLANDS, Canada — "I'm not ashamed to say it," Colin Griffinson says, as he scans the island-dotted Strait of Georgia, "I have wooden boat disease!"
And as he spins the very big wheel of his 1943 Pacific Yellowfin, one of a string of wooden...
| Feb 8, 2014
| 4:51 AM
SOCHI, Russia — Marit Bjoergen earned an emotional victory in the women's 15-kilometer skiathlon Saturday, giving the Norwegian cross-country skier her fourth career Olympic gold medal a day after her teammate's brother died.
| Feb 12, 2014
| 6:20 AM
SOCHI, Russia — Eric Frenzel of Germany led after ski jumping and then powered home on the cross-country course to win the gold medal Wednesday in the Nordic combined individual normal hill at the Sochi Olympics.
Frenzel, last year's World Cup...