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Zappily Ever After: Dance academy celebrates 25 years

Zappily Ever After: Dance academy celebrates 25 years
The dancers at Zapp have incorporated creative props to help make fairytales come to life. Photo by Dana Bredeweg

Local dance crews are putting a hip-hop spin on popular fairy tales at the Hult Center Saturday night. The show is a celebration of the 25th anniversary of the ZAPP Academy of Dance.

Oregon Logging Conference: 'A much better turnout from last year'

Oregon Logging Conference: 'A much better turnout from last year'
An outside look at some of the large machinery used for logging. (Photo by Evan Gilges)

Thousands of people visited the Oregon Logging Conference this weekend, higher attendance than the past two years.

Photos: 12th Annual Hops and Props

Photos: 12th Annual Hops and Props
Hops & Props brought thousands of people and about 75 craft breweries from across the Northwest and around the world all in support of The Museum of Flight. (Joshua Lewis / Seattle Refined)

Hops and Props is an event thrown by the Museum of Flight celebrating the best craft brews from around the Pacific Northwest. 

Evergreen Tattoo Invitational through Sunday in Springfield

Evergreen Tattoo Invitational through Sunday in Springfield
“There are so many great artists that are going to be there,” tattoo artist Splat Ter said. “It’s going to be overwhelming.”

Over 150 tattoo artists from around the US will be featured over the next three days at the first Evergreen Tattoo Invitational and Expo at the Willamalane Center.

Champion ice carver: 'It's the most ridiculous medium'

Champion ice carver: 'It's the most ridiculous medium' »Play Video
Chris Foltz will lead a team at a world-caliber ice-carving contest in Alaska in February

Chris Foltz was working as a chef at a banquet eight years ago when they needed an ice sculpture.

Foltz hadn't done it before, but gave it a shot.

Now he's a world champion.

Puppy, horse are best buds in Super Bowl ad

Budweiser released one of its upcoming Super Bowl ads Wednesday morning, and the video amassed more than 1 million views within hours on YouTube.

Photo Gallery: 49th annual McCall Winter Carnival

Photo Gallery: 49th annual McCall Winter Carnival
This year's McCall Winter Carnival is up and running. The event continues through this weekend. Photo by JERRY MANTER -- KBOI2.com web producer
This year's McCall Winter Carnival is up and running. The event continues through this weekend. Photo by JERRY MANTER -- KBOI2.com web producer

Pharrell's Grammy hat and it's history

Pharrell's Grammy hat and it's history
The media can't keep a lid on all those jokes about Pharrell Williams' Grammy hat. But it turns out the hat that launched a million jokes has some music and fashion history behind it. Jeanne Moos reports.

Tandem toilets in Sochi biathlon center puzzle locals, world


When a BBC reporter recently went to use a bathroom at the cross-country skiing and biathlon center in Sochi, he thought he was seeing double. His picture showing two toilets in one stall surprised even some Russian locals.

Photos: Arizona desert puts on spectacular natural displays

Photos: Arizona desert puts on spectacular natural displays
Photo courtesy: Randall Kayfes

The Pacific Northwest is among the most beautiful spots on the planet, but it doesn't have a monopoly.

Photographer Randall Kayfes has lived much of his life in the Northwest, but recently moved to Marana, Arizona and how has a front row seat from his home to a desert landscape that can really put on a show.