• Issue Archive for
  • Jun 8-14, 2006
  • Vol. 13, No. 34

News & Comment

  • Book Review

    & & by Terri Schlichenmeryer & & & r & & r & & & & lt;i & White Guilt & lt;/i & & & & & by Shelby Steele & & & r & & r & & lt;span class= & quot;dropcap & quot; & "A & lt;/span & frican-American." Two innocent words, often ripe with controversy. Some people avoid the label, dropping the first part and emp
  • Now Playing

    by Inlander Staff & r & & r & The Break-Up & r & It's a sexy mess when Brooke and Gary break up but refuse to move out of the condo they share. Gary's slovenly buddies, played by Jason Bateman (!) and John Favreau come to his aid while Brooke's ambiguously gay br
  • SG - Green Projects

    & & by Kevin Taylor & & & r & & r & & lt;i & Summer's a great time to take on a home improvement project, with nice weather and extra hours of sunlight. This summer, maybe it's finally time to do some projects that reflect the green ethic of using less. Even minor ch
  • Scaling New Heights

    & & by Cynthia Taggert & & & r & & r & & lt;span class= & quot;dropcap & quot; & G & lt;/span & rowing up is awkward and uncomfortable. Just ask Coeur d'Alene. An "adolescent" 119 years old now, the city by the lake is sprouting a skyscraper in, of course, a place that draws all eyes. Th
  • SG - Getaways

    Most everyone is familiar with the north end of Lak
  • Recently Reviewed

    by Inlander Staff & r & & r & Burger Heaven -- The ladies behind the counter at Burger Heaven are like your favorite aunties, the ones who always know your preferred kind of cookie and who always keep the jar full just in case you stop by. I needed two hands to
  • SG - The Arts

    by Carrie Scozarro & r & & r & & lt;span class= & quot;dropcap & quot; & A & lt;/span & rt moves outdoors in the summer. It frames the entrance to popular public spaces in the form of neighborhood fairs, crafts shows and much-anticipated weekend events. Pieces of handmade pottery are li
  • Letters to the Editor

    by Inlander Readers & r & & r & Why War? & r & Thank you for providing a firsthand perspective of the war in Iraq ("Postcards From Hell," 5/25/06). It's a shame we don't see this in the mainstream media. The relationships of the soldiers brought back to mind a st
  • SG - Food

    by Ann M. Colford & r & & r & & lt;span class= & quot;dropcap & quot; & E & lt;/span & ating should be an environmentally friendly thing to do. After all, there's nothing more natural than taking in the nutrition our bodies need. And a "green" menu doesn't have to be all twigs and tofu;
  • Fressh And Tasty

    by Ann M. Colford and Susan Hamilton & r & & r & Eat for Technology BENEFIT & r & What do pancakes have to do with computers? No, it's not a trick question and it has nothing to do with floppy disks. Robin Riemcke and Jerry Schrader of Just Jerry's on Grand Boule
  • Summer Guide - Food

    by Ann M. Colford & r & & r & & lt;span class= & quot;dropcap & quot; & E & lt;/span & ating should be an environmentally friendly thing to do. After all, there's nothing more natural than taking in the nutrition our bodies need. And a "green" menu doesn't have to be all twigs and tofu;
  • The Player

    by Marty Demarest & r & & r & Heroes of Might and Magic V; Rated Teen; PC & r & & lt;span class= & quot;dropcap & quot; & F & lt;/span & or a long, breathless moment, the meadow is still and green. Then blue fire pours from the sky in a long, straight torrent onto the pointed steel helmets
  • Lewis & amp;amp; Clark - June 8-14, 1806

    by Robert Carriker & r & & r & & lt;span class= & quot;dropcap & quot; & W & lt;/span & hen Meriwether Lewis and William Clark made their decision on June 3, 1806, to abandon Long Camp on the Clearwater River in favor of a new camp at Weippe Prairie, it raised the spirits of the party.
  • SG - Outdoors

    to stay out till sundown, for going out, I found, was really going in. - John Muir & lt;span class= & quot;dropcap & quot; & I & lt;/span & t's easy to have guilt-free, jamming summer fun around here even
  • The Anti-SUV

    by Suzanne Schreiner & r & & r & & lt;span class= & quot;dropcap & quot; & I & lt;/span & t's tiny. It's red. It's cute as a bug, but it looks more like a cockpit than a car. If you stuck a steel arm to its side and attached it to a hydraulic pole, it could be the Rocket to Mars ride at
  • Delicious Dilemma

    by Krista Walton & r & & r & & lt;span class= & quot;dropcap & quot; & "T & lt;/span & he omnivore's dilemma," a phrase coined 30 years ago by research psychologist Paul Rozin, is the basic quandary we all face: As omnivores, what should humans eat when we could, hypothetically, eat any
  • Take Two

    by Luke Baumgarten & r & & r & The Break-Up & r & & r & & lt;span class= & quot;dropcap & quot; & A & lt;/span & film about the death of a live-in relationship and the subsequent power struggle for a posh, co-owned Chicago condo, The Break-Up is either the least funny comedy ever made or th
  • SG - Music

    by Luke Baumgarten & r & & r & & lt;span class= & quot;dropcap & quot; & L & lt;/span & ook, we admit that we spend an inordinate amount of time on this or that emerging local artist and this or that influential underground grime/queercore/artpunk/folktronica outfit. The better part of
  • Spittin' Image

    by Christina Kelly & r & & r & & lt;span class= & quot;dropcap & quot; & A & lt;/span & t this year's Taste Washington in Spokane, wine lovers from the novice to the expert will feel like kids in a candy store with 105 wineries and 30 restaurants offering samples to satisfy every palate
  • Buzz Bin

    by Inlander Staff & r & & r & Boulevard of Big House Payments & r & Wanna stroll through half a dozen $2 million homes and gawk at how the CEOs live? You'll get your chance starting Saturday in Liberty Lake (Wednesdays-Sundays, June 10-July 23, tickets in the $8-
  • Opening Films

    by Inlander Staff & r & & r & Cars -- Like every one of the six previous features Pixar has delivered, Cars is smart, snappy, entertaining cinema. And like every one of those six previous features, it's grounded in fundamentally strong storytelling -- you know,
  • SG - MaryJane's Green Summer Tips

    by MaryJane Butters & r & & r & Moscow's own guru of greener farm-style living, MaryJane Butters, is sharing some of her secrets in this year's Summer Guide. Not only does Butters run a real farm outside Moscow, but she's also the author of MaryJane's Ideabook
  • SG - Urban

    by Joel Smith & r & & r & & lt;span class= & quot;dropcap & quot; & F & lt;/span & or a lot of people in this area, summer means one of two things: airing out the tent and hiking into the woods, or moving into the lake house and zoning out for two months. Or both. In either case, it mea
  • End Game For Enron

    by Robert Herold & r & & r & & lt;span class= & quot;dropcap & quot; & I & lt;/span & arrived in Washington, D.C., in the fall of 1960. I had been accepted as a graduate student at the George Washington University. I was married with one child and needed a job. I was hired by the Washi
  • Sustaining the Wild

    by Amy Silbernagel McCaffree & r & & r & & lt;span class= & quot;dropcap & quot; & I & lt;/span & magine wandering off into the North Idaho wilderness without sleeping bags, pots and pans, or even a backpack. How long do you think you'd last? If you'd like to increase your odds of sur
  • Sound Advice

    Pest Control & r & We thought we'd seen it all until singe
  • Hip Hop's Woody Allen

    by Andrew Matson & r & & r & & lt;span class= & quot;dropcap & quot; & K & lt;/span & ool Keith is like Woody Allen. Both have made absolutely crucial contributions to the modern canons of hip-hop and filmmaking, respectively, and heralded as lovably enigmatic geniuses, bold pioneers wh
  • CD Reviews

    by Luke Baumgarten and Michael Bowen & r & & r & Sunset Rubdown & lt;a href= & quot;http://click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/stat?id=rQy1MLe70wI & amp;offerid=78941 & amp;type=3 & amp;subid=0 & amp;tmpid=1826 & amp;RD_PARM1=http%253A%252F%252Fphobos.apple.com%252FWebObjects%252FMZStore.woa%252Fwa%252Fvie

Culture & Food

Music & Film

  • Idaho, Oh Idaho!

    by Joel Smith & r & & r & & lt;span class= & quot;dropcap & quot; & C & lt;/span & ritics are already calling The Animal Years one of the best albums of 2006. And rightfully so. The latest release from Moscow, Idaho, native Josh Ritter is his best yet -- a masterpiece of sophisticated ly
  • Sweet and Speedy

    & & by Acott Renshaw & & & r & & r & & lt;span class= & quot;dropcap & quot; & J & lt;/span & ohn Lasseter -- the guiding light behind the computer-animation revolutionaries at Pixar -- has apparently grown weary of all the focus on his movies' gee-whiz-ardry. Ever since & lt;i & Toy Story & lt;/i & l

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