From Romania to Sandpoint, an artist focuses on living in the moment
T here's no telling the places artist Alexandra Iosub could go. "I am without roots," says Iosub (pronounced YO-seb), who currently resides in a tiny mobile house she is building from the wheels up, parked, at least temporarily, in Sandpoint.
Local musicians bring the healing power of music to where kids need it most
As concert venues go, Rachel and Gracie's Playhouse is a lot brighter than the typical nightclub. The walls are splashed with original watercolors; the floors are a downright garish combination of light green and ocean blue.
A binge-worthy nod to the '80s
Released just weeks ago, Netflix's newest original series Stranger Things is overflowing with classic '80s nostalgia and major nods to two of sci-fi's biggest names in film and fiction, Stephen King and Steven Spielberg. If you haven't binge-watched the eight-episode series yet, better make plans to do so soon.
Administrative malpractice, The Kid speaks and new comic voice
TV | When Danny McBride donned a mullet to become Kenny Powers for HBO's Eastbound & Down, he forever changed television comedy. So you can't blame HBO for returning to see if there's any more gold to be mined from McBride and his collaborator Jody Hill's comedic vein.
For pilgrims of the Camino de Santiago trail, the journey never ends
He's not sure when he first heard about the Way, as it's known, or exactly why he decided to take that first journey at age 50. But after walking 1,500 miles of the Camino de Santiago trail — a feat that required three trips (2003, '07, '12) snaking through parts of Belgium, France and Spain — Fr.
A new game of old characters transfixes the nation, and Spokane
In 45 minutes, we caught a Psyduck, Diglett, Growlithe, Drowzee, Spearow, Pidgey, Krabby and even more of their fellow Pokémon denizen. The Pokémon are plentiful in downtown Spokane's Riverfront Park — so much so that the park's Canada Island has been nicknamed "Pokémon Island" by locals camping out there for hours to catch the elusive creatures.
A welcome return, monstrous comic and disastrous novel
MUSIC | Fans have been aching for a follow-up for years now, but the long wait is almost over. Later this summer, LOCAL NATIVES is releasing its third studio album, following up on the success of 2013's Hummingbird.
On the job at an archaeological survey of Riverfront Park
The first thing that lets you know that the Indiana Jones franchise lied to you is the hats. Ashley Morton and James Burr Harrison do not have cool hats.
The works on display in the Jundt Museum's newest exhibition won't be around forever
Every third year since 2001, Gonzaga University's Jundt Art Museum has invited several local artists to decorate a selection of its walls by drawing directly on them. After a matter of weeks, the walls are painted over, the artists' works never to be seen again.
Why you shouldn't let anything hold you back from traveling
Many evenings I paced the floor of my tiny Spokane apartment, trying to work up the courage to call up friends and go out. Too nervous, I would often surrender to the comfort of my bed, a bowl of ice cream and a slew of Netflix shows.
Deliciously self-aware hypocrisy that you'll want to watch
When you create a TV show, you have choices. You can create the sort of sexist show that leers at hot women in tiny bikinis.
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As one Moscow brewery shuts down, two others take its place
With two new breweries in Moscow, the Palouse just doubled its local beer options. The long-awaited Hunga Dunga Brewing Company opened this week, following Rants & Raves, which started serving its own brews in April.
Coffee Roboto is anything but factory-issue
When drinking coffee from Coeur d'Alene-based Coffee Roboto, it's OK to hum Styx's "Mr. Roboto." After all, the song helped inspire the name of the company, run by husband-and-wife team Young and Michal Bennett.
Vessel Coffee Roasters thinks a lot about each cup
Some people think turning something you're passionate about into a job will make you hate it. Ike Bubna and Sean Tobin disagree.
New shop brings Thai-inspired ice cream rolls to Post Falls; plus, Steam Plant parties
At 15 degrees below zero, things freeze really fast. Milk, for example, turns icy as it solidifies, which is the premise for Freezia, a new ice cream shop in Post Falls.
Huckleberries have yet to be successfully domesticated, but one North Idaho farmer may be on his way to unlocking the berries' secret
Joe Culbreth admits he's been out "huckleberryin'" only once in the past decade. Back in the day, he'd set lofty goals to harvest at least 10 gallons each summer, scouring the North Idaho mountainsides near Fourth of July Pass for the tiny purple gems.
Slice Pints & Pies brings a family feel to the Gonzaga area
When you're near Gonzaga's campus, a new spot with blue walls, bright-red stools and a signed basketball above the bar can only mean one thing — a new place to watch Zags games. Revolver Bar & Lounge owners Romeo Villaro and Amanda Haines are accustomed to heading into work when the bar opens at 5 pm, but having four kids, the couple wanted to open a place they could bring the kids in to visit.
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Week of July 28th
Re: Maybe I'm mistaken but I'm curious. Are you the one who was so interested in my hypothetical position at the rodeo?
week of July 21st
Welcome Back! You just moved back from Massachusetts, and I couldn't help you since I'm still in training, but I wish I could've so I would've gotten the chance to chat with you some more.
Week of July 14th
Invisible Man I saw you, having a great time with our old friends, bbqs and parties, replacing me with your new husband. I see our old friends but they don't see me. Holidays, Birthdays, the birth of our first grandchild went unnoticed in my home by all except for me. They say one should be happy for other people and their fortunes and happiness.
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