Eager to Learn

Eager to Learn

Legendary bassist Mike Watt is still excited by everything music has to offer

Building Influence

Building Influence

Up against a new and unfriendly majority in City Hall, can the Spokane Home Builders Association mend fences?

Art-tober

Art-tober

Spokane Arts sets aside the month to recognize and celebrate the emerging arts scene

Who Ya Gonna Call?

Who Ya Gonna Call?

City puts ambulance service out for rebid; Spokane Police replace SWAT team; and a study on Washington state police murders

Wine and...

Wine and...

Patit Creek Cellars can get you the cheese you've been looking for

Driver's Seat

Driver's Seat

One scene-stealing performance gives This Is Where I Leave You a real jolt

What Money Can't Buy

What Money Can't Buy

Spokane Civic Theatre has a seven-figure budget, but its seven front-of-house volunteers are just as important

Pipelines vs. Railways

Pipelines vs. Railways

More details on the shooting of Arfee; carbon overload in the Northwest?

Waiting for Rights

Waiting for Rights

A class-action lawsuit challenges the state on its failure to provide mental health treatment for those in jail

Land of... Whatever

Land of... Whatever

Our standards are eroding in many ways, large and small, but individuals hold the key to creating a more polite, caring culture

"Unnatural Causes"

"Unnatural Causes"

Al O'Connor had a wife he wanted to divorce, and a kind-hearted girlfriend he planned to marry. But then he suddenly dropped dead.

Who Ya Gonna Call?

Who Ya Gonna Call?

City puts ambulance service out for rebid; Spokane Police replace SWAT team; and a study on Washington state police murders

Building Influence

Building Influence

Up against a new and unfriendly majority in City Hall, can the Spokane Home Builders Association mend fences?

Decoding Fall TV

Decoding Fall TV

Publisher's Note

Real Solutions

Real Solutions

Guest Editorial

Voting's Not Enough

Voting's Not Enough

Marking your ballot once or twice a year is great, but our communities need more out of you than that

What Obama Didn't Say

What Obama Didn't Say

Vietnam's shadow looms large as America seems poised to get drawn back into Iraq

A Different Take

A Different Take

Order one-of-a-kind cakes or eat cake from a jar at Lake's Cakes

Catch the Game

Catch the Game

Open just in time for football season, 24 Taps serves sports and beer for the real fans

Wine and...

Wine and...

Patit Creek Cellars can get you the cheese you've been looking for

Familiar Flavor

Familiar Flavor

Pacific Avenue Pizza owner opens a downtown spot for pizza and cocktails

Rolling Dinner

Rolling Dinner

The Spokane Party Trolley lets you pedal your appetite around downtown

Swan Song

Swan Song

Whether you like it or not, as underwhelming as it may be, The Drop is James Gandolfini's last film

Eager to Learn

Eager to Learn

Legendary bassist Mike Watt is still excited by everything music has to offer

You Are the Walrus

You Are the Walrus

Did Kevin Smith seriously make his best film yet by venturing into campy horror?

Above Ground

Above Ground

Atmosphere isn't getting any younger, but they can live with that

Happy Together

Happy Together

Pine League combines veteran musicality with an insatiable need to make each other laugh

Taking the Lead

Taking the Lead

Gillian Welch's almost-silent partner leads a true "supergroup" in the Dave Rawlings Machine

Driver's Seat

Driver's Seat

One scene-stealing performance gives This Is Where I Leave You a real jolt

First Class

First Class

A Five Star Life contemplates the value of luxury

"Unnatural Causes"

"Unnatural Causes"

Al O'Connor had a wife he wanted to divorce, and a kind-hearted girlfriend he planned to marry. But then he suddenly dropped dead.

Never Forget

Never Forget

One man's upward mission to honor the 343 firefighters who died on 9/11

Art-tober

Fall Arts

Art-tober

Randy Ramos

Give Guide

Randy Ramos

Inside the Tortilla

Cheap Eats Guide

Inside the Tortilla

Beginner's Guide to Pot

Marijuana Issue

Beginner's Guide to Pot

Pick Your Own Adventure

Outdoors Issue

Pick Your Own Adventure

Summer Guide 2014: Food

Summer Guide

Summer Guide 2014: Food

Making Work Safer

Scholastic Fantastic

Making Work Safer

The Inlander's Music Festival for All

Local Music Guide

The Inlander's Music Festival for All

Personal Tastes

Personal Tastes

From the Editor

Questions About Cannabis

Questions About Cannabis

Legal marijuana is here, and there are a few things you should know

Teeing Off On Cancer

Teeing Off On Cancer

Charity Corner

Meal Planner

Meal Planner

Diagnosed with diabetes, Suzie Willcox designed a way to make shopping easier for those on special diets

Going Green

Going Green

The benefits of meatless eating

Tomato, Tomahto

Tomato, Tomahto

Superfood

Branching Out

Branching Out

Steve and Marie Cole, both farmers and physical therapists, get the most out of their land through organic practices

Hold the Salt

Hold the Salt

A new effort is underway to cut sodium consumption in Spokane, and it may be especially important for seniors

Perhaps a Pause

Perhaps a Pause

Life Coaching

The Power of Touch

The Power of Touch

High-tech tests and state-of-the-art imaging can't replace a physician's hands

Responding to Need

Responding to Need

Area residents travel to rural Kenya as part of an effort to improve education, health care and nutrition

Parental Controls

Parental Controls

There are ways for parents to restrict access to cable TV and the Internet, at least at home, but what about books at school?

Dr. Kevin Mulvey

Dr. Kevin Mulvey

Their Own Words

What Should You Do?

What Should You Do?

Like CPR or the Heimlich maneuver, Mental Health First Aid can prepare you for a crisis

Crowded Out

Crowded Out

What a new court ruling means for Washington's mentally ill who have nowhere to go

Beyond Labels

Beyond Labels

The final frontier of the civil rights movement: mental illness

A Clear and Imminent Danger

A Clear and Imminent Danger

Could more lenient civil commitment standards have prevented Sheena Henderson's death?

'Recovery Happens'

'Recovery Happens'

For the first time, lawmakers were invited to tour Eastern State Hospital and meet with insanity-defense patients

No Respite

No Respite

North Idaho officials are disappointed after losing their bid for a crisis center

'A College With No Graduates'

'A College With No Graduates'

A plaintiff in a lawsuit pitting the state against insanity-defense patients isn't mentally ill. So why is he at Eastern State?

A Mother's Struggle

A Mother's Struggle

As an adult son spins out of control, a family fights to find mental health support amid legal obstacles

Crisis Control

Crisis Control

Increasing mental health calls are pulling North Idaho officers off streets for hours, even days

Empathize More, Fear Less

Empathize More, Fear Less

We all have a stake in addressing mental illness

What Should You Do?

What Should You Do?

Like CPR or the Heimlich maneuver, Mental Health First Aid can prepare you for a crisis

Second Chances

Second Chances

Inspired by an Inlander investigation, an attorney has teamed up with insanity-defense patients to file a civil rights suit against the state

Serve, Protect and Defeat?

Serve, Protect and Defeat?

Militarized police in Ferguson illuminate the need for accountability at home

Why Sandpoint Thrives

Why Sandpoint Thrives

A lesson from the best place in Idaho

Spare Your Change

Spare Your Change

Power plays in downtown Spokane are not sustainable solutions for the poor

Loitering For All

Loitering For All

Spokane doesn't need fewer "vagrants" and "loiterers" downtown; we need more of everyone

Selective Empathy

Selective Empathy

Why some children matter more than others

This is How it Should Work

This is How it Should Work

Protecting clean water by reducing regulation

Into Greener Pastures

Into Greener Pastures

How retail cannabis could encourage a more civil society in Spokane

Help from Corpse and Johnny

Help from Corpse and Johnny

What Bazaar taught me about street kids

Peak Ignorance

Peak Ignorance

How far will humans go to avoid uncomfortable truth?

Blame Labrador

Blame Labrador

Why the Idaho Republican Party is crumbling

Camp Culture

Camp Culture

A new summer camp offers life coaching and cultural connections for girls in Spokane

A Tale of Three Scenes

A Tale of Three Scenes

People were stoked at Volume, the Inlander's music festival — but getting stoked simply isn't enough

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Valleyfest 2014 @ Mirabeau Point Park

Fri., Sept. 19, 7:30 p.m., Sat., Sept. 20, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. and Sun., Sept. 21, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.

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