A Second Opinion

A Second Opinion

Washington State University has a powerful foe in its quest to build a medical school in Spokane: the University of Washington

Not All Melancholia

Not All Melancholia

The many faces of Nebraska singer-songwriter Conor Oberst

Randy Ramos

Randy Ramos

A recruiter for the Spokane Tribal College, he believes education is a way to improve woes on the reservation — and everywhere else

Med School Shuffle

Med School Shuffle

Publisher's Note

Burritos on Wheels

Burritos on Wheels

A new Mexican food truck hits the Spokane streets

Play Beer!

Play Beer!

The Inland Northwest Craft Beer Festival heads to the ballpark

Insanity in Idaho

Insanity in Idaho

Is the insanity defense a constitutional right?

High Stakes

High Stakes

The consequences of driving under the influence

A Better Way

A Better Way

The best way to overcome trauma? Stop perpetuating it

Rethinking Jails

Rethinking Jails

Kootenai County needs more innovation to deal with lawbreakers, not a bigger jail

Med School Shuffle

Med School Shuffle

Publisher's Note

Free At Last

Free At Last

A judge orders the release of a man stuck at Eastern State Hospital; plus, Stuckart takes on Spokane's sit-lie law

A Second Opinion

A Second Opinion

Washington State University has a powerful foe in its quest to build a medical school in Spokane: the University of Washington

More Money, More Problems

More Money, More Problems

Paying and spending taxes in the new marijuana economy

Human Proportions

Human Proportions

Lake City Playhouse cuts Les Mis down to size

The Dino Draw

The Dino Draw

The enduring appeal of a gal named Sue

Burritos on Wheels

Burritos on Wheels

A new Mexican food truck hits the Spokane streets

The 12th Hawk

The 12th Hawk

Taima the Hawk brings together Seahawks fans from both sides of the Cascades

For Your Consideration

For Your Consideration

Punters, hermits and podcasts

Play Beer!

Play Beer!

The Inland Northwest Craft Beer Festival heads to the ballpark

Magic Touch

Magic Touch

The tactile world of The Boxtrolls explodes with imagination

Action by Numbers

Action by Numbers

The Equalizer is just another formulaic action movie that even Denzel can't save

Not All Melancholia

Not All Melancholia

The many faces of Nebraska singer-songwriter Conor Oberst

Northern Exposure

Northern Exposure

Vancouver's Said the Whale still searches for a stateside audience

A Second Opinion

A Second Opinion

Washington State University has a powerful foe in its quest to build a medical school in Spokane: the University of Washington

Teeing Off On Cancer

Teeing Off On Cancer

Charity Corner

Going Green

Going Green

The benefits of meatless eating

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

Questions About Cannabis

Questions About Cannabis

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

Dr. Kevin Mulvey

Dr. Kevin Mulvey

Their Own Words

The Power of Touch

The Power of Touch

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

Personal Tastes

Personal Tastes

From the Editor

Meal Planner

Meal Planner

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

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?

What Should You Do?

What Should You Do?

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

Branching Out

Branching Out

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

Responding to Need

Responding to Need

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

Tomato, Tomahto

Tomato, Tomahto

Superfood

Perhaps a Pause

Perhaps a Pause

Life Coaching

Insanity in Idaho

Insanity in Idaho

Is the insanity defense a constitutional right?

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

Time to Speak Up

Time to Speak Up

Three opportunities to comment on Mayor Condon's proposed budget; plus, recognition for the Inlander's "State of Mind" series

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

A Better Way

A Better Way

The best way to overcome trauma? Stop perpetuating it

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

The ABCs of R-A-C-E

The ABCs of R-A-C-E

A list of privileges white students can count on that their black counterparts cannot

Culture is Identity

Culture is Identity

And identity fuels cities. So, what's fueling us?

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

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