: As Craig Meidl hopes to take over the Spokane Police Department
, here are the 14 most pressing challenges
: Mayor David Condon's pick for city attorney
withdrew her name from consideration, after a conversation
with Council President Ben Stuckart.
: The Centennial Trial
is about to get a little bigger. Next week, the Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission will host a ribbon cutting ceremony for a two-mile stretch
that runs from Sontag Community Park to Nine Mile Recreation Area in Riverside State Park.
: Dream-pop band Beach House
had never been
to Spokane before despite touring off and on for 11 years. This week at the Knit they delivered a mellow vibe — smooth vocals, synth-y riffs and an entrancing light show. Check out our review
IN OTHER NEWS:
• Spokane's former city attorney
, Nancy Isserlis, demanded that independent investigator Kris Cappel retract her report
that concluded the city attorney's office withheld public documents until after Mayor David Condon's election. Isserlis resigned
in the wake of former Chief Straub's ouster and refused to be interviewed by Cappel for the report. (Spokesman-Review
is getting ready to remove barriers to marijuana research. Finally, dear stoners, you'll have an answer to why you eat so many damn potato chips after a joint. Thanks Obama
about 100 of its stores nationwide. But we already knew that
• You have to read
this New York Times Magazine
five-part feature — the result of 18 months of reporting on the "fractured
" Arab world since the invasion of Iraq 13 years ago, the rise of ISIS and the "global refugee crisis."