Hundreds of fans waited in anticipation for the final match of the Kubb World Championship in Gotland, Sweden, to begin, some even belting out the words to Bruce Springsteen’s “Born in the USA.” Eau Claire local
“I usually work on Arches cold pressed paper, but for ‘The Watchman’ I chose Arches hot pressed paper. I showed the effect of changing light on the color of the rooster’s feathers using a variety of dark valued
A notable bar on Water Street since it opened in the 1970s, The Joynt has been recognized as a local historic landmark by the city of Eau Claire’s Landmarks Commission. As of Aug. 4, the bar known for its jazz history
An often under-recognized helping hand (or should that be “helpful paw”?) was given a thoughtful nod by members of the Eau Claire community. On July 25, a bronze service dog statue was dedicated at UW-Eau Claire’s
Neil Gaiman, Carl Hiaasen, even James Bond author Ian Fleming are all famous authors of adult books who made the successful transition to writing for young people (Fleming wrote Chitty-Chitty Bang-Bang, in case you were
The 5th Annual Eau Claire Big Rig Truck & Tractor Show took place August 15-17th at the Chippewa Valley Technical College parking lot. The show was free to the public and featured over-the-road semi-trucks from across the United States. These show/wo
The UW System Board of Regents has once again given a big high-five to the Confluence Project. In a unanimous vote at their meeting Thursday in Oshkosh, the Regents directed System President Ray Cross to work with state officials ...
The Eau Claire Redevelopment Authority has marked the U.S. Postal Service’s request for a six-month lease extension “return to sender,” which means the downtown post office will have to find a new home by the end of September. Getting the post office
On Friday, August 15 Sayth celebrated the release of his new tape at the Volume One Gallery. Sayth is up-and-coming local rapper Eric Wells who featured originals and remixes from his debut EP, Bad Habitat.
You fine readers have added hundreds of great nominees to our 2014 Best of the Chippewa Valley Reader Poll. And a few really weird ones – see below. Remember the deadline for voting in this year's poll is midnight, August 22.
The road toward building the Confluence performing arts center has been a long one, and it will soon take a new twist: UW-Eau Claire won’t be seeking its share of the public-private arts center’s cost through the UW System budget ...