• Issue Archive for
  • Jan 10-16, 2002
  • Vol. 9, No. 13

News & Comment

  • Letters to the editor

    Your interview with Hassan Mallah, the former president of the Spokane Islamic Center, which ran in The Inlander's Dec. 27 edition, and the commentary, "War springs eternal," by Jonathan Schell, deserve a response -- readers in this
  • Hearings over Testimony

    Before voting to prohibit more billboards in the city late last year, Council President Rob Higgins and Councilwoman Roberta Greene did it again. They chastised the staff and expressed concern that the business owners who had a direct int
  • Opie's Opus

    Child actor-turned adult director Ron Howard has never been nominated for an Oscar, even though the list of films he's made includes Apollo 13, Parenthood and Cocoon. But the Golden Globe folks recently gave him the nod for his newest, A Beau
  • The Adoption Game

    "Do you know who your real parents are?" Nearly every adopted person has been asked this question, and when we hear it, all of us wince. "Yeah, you know Bob and Mary here, the people who raised me, who I lived with for 20 years? They're
  • Sundance North?

    There's Vancouver, Seattle, San Francisco and Sundance. Further afield are Berlin and Cannes. For fans of the cinema, these locations are oases of enlightened artistry. The annual festivals that they host bring films that can't be found
  • Buzz Bin

    So... have you been over to the new MAC yet? If you haven't, you'd best get a move on, because -- according to early attendance figures -- every culture vulture in town is checking out Spokane's newest arts institution. "From our grand open
  • New and Improved

    In preparing for the redesign of our newspaper, I dug out a copy of our very first issue from back in 1993. Like every paper since, it was a labor of love. As the memories came back of struggling through those early days, I couldn't h
  • The Adoption Game

    "Do you know who your real parents are?" Nearly every adopted person has been asked this question, and when we hear it, all of us wince. "Yeah, you know Bob and Mary here, the people who raised me, who I lived with for 20 years? They're a
  • Goose on the Loose

    Yes, it's true. MOTHER GOOSE PROGRESSIVE COFFEEHOUSE has moved. Michael Poulin and his gang of incorrigible optimists have transplanted their fledgling performance art venue concept from the Community Building on West Main to a space in t
  • Quotes and Notes

    During a New Year's Eve day special session, retiring Coeur d'Alene Mayor Steve Judy won the City Council's 4-2 dismissal of longtime Planning Commissioner Steve Badraun. Depending on one's point of view, the dismissal of Badraun from the v
  • Olympian Dreams

    Everybody grouses about politics. If not politics, then other big-picture issues -- health care, maybe, or sprawl. But the question for a given subject shouldn't be, how bad can this get, but how do we fix it? That's the idea behind the
  • Meeting Mom

    Mary DuChene, adopted as a baby and now 30, says she wasn't curious about her birthmother at all until she turned 18. When she went "just on a lark" to the Spokane County Courthouse to retrieve her birth documents, "they told me no, absol
  • Jumping on the Paddy Wagon

    Home of the Brave' seems as apt as ever, but what about 'Land of the Free'? Maybe too free, if one believes some authorities. Here are the weapons the Bush Administration wants to wield against terrorism in the homeland: Detaining people
  • In Brief

    SPOKANE -- "Oh, my God," the woman -- a First Night organizer elsewhere in Washington -- said under her breath. The soft exclamation was her response to hearing the number of people attending Spokane's inaugural First Night. Somewhe
  • Fostering Doubts

    Broach the topic of foster care among school administrators, special ed teachers and social workers, and often they tell about children being neglected and exploited by their foster parents. While foster care helps some children make the

Recent Comments

© 2014 Inlander
Website powered by Foundation