Issue of

Apr 1-7, 2010

Vol. 17, No. 25


  • Return of Garry

    Chief Garry’s visage is gone, but a new art installation reflects his spirit

    By Kevin Taylor

  • Med School Multiplier

    A four-year medical school could hit Spokane with a Fairchild-level economic impact

    By Daniel Walters

  • Goodbye Y

    Finally, a decision about the YMCA; plus, the census and a police shooting

    By Kevin Taylor, Natalie Johnson and Nicholas Deshais

  • Asylum at the Jail

    As the county debates where to expand the jail, others wonder why the jail is the second-largest mental health institution in the state

    By Nicholas Deshais

  • New Tunes?

    You can play your accordion in Riverfront Park, just not for cash — at least not yet

    By Daniel Walters

  • Paper Cuts

    Why phone books are on the chopping block for greens, pols and pissed-off citizens

    By Leah Sottile


  • Civics Lessons

    Why studying American history is essential to being a good citizen

    By George Nethercutt

  • Let's Get Along

    Meet our new guest columnist: George Nethercutt. Surprised?

    By Ted S. McGregor Jr.



  • Fresh Fish

    The only real problem with the delightful Ginger is the crush of people waiting to eat there

    By Lauren McAllister

  • What's for Dinner?

    We’re thinking more and more about the food we eat, but are we coming to any conclusions?

    By Steve Wing



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