Vol. 17, No. 27
Along Went Mary
Longtime Spokane City Council Administrator Mary Franklin dishes dirt on her years inside City Hall.
By Natalie Johnson
A Spokane police vote shows a lack of trust in top cops
By Kevin Taylor
A bronze comes home in the World Beer Cup; plus, Washington’s Legislature patches the budget
By Nicholas Deshais, Joel Smith and Daniel Walters
I got Taser-ed and wore a big red diaper. Am I a cop now?
By Nicholas Deshais
The Oil Trail
Oil giant Exxon will route massive machinery up the wild Lochsa River to reach the tar sands fields in Alberta
Happy Tax Day
Think of it this way: Paying your taxes fights off cynicism
By Robert Herold
Spokane’s leaders better get their act together before they ask for a new jail
By Ted S. McGregor Jr.
Walter & Russo
Jess Walter and the author of Empire Falls talk screenplays and pot-dealing
By Michael Bowen
How to end the "war on terror"? Realize Islamofascists are
fighting a war over the next world, not this one.
He's from around here, and he didn't get along with his dad. In other words, he's a lot like you.
By Blair Tellers
From the farm to your fork, what you eat has global ramifications
By Leah Sottile
If you frown over fart jokes, you won’t like Escanaba. You’ll also miss one of the Civic’s funniest-ever productions
For Him to Poop On
Conan O'Brien, who appears tonight at the INB, has made the absolute best of a really crappy situation
By Luke Baumgarten
Slam poetry about Hurricane Katrina, performed with live jazz accompaniment. Story
On the L.A. punk rock scene of the '80s
By Tammy Marshall
Three actors, three short stories about Father's Day.
Meet the lawyer turned children's author who was on Oprah
The Financial Lives of Poetry Readings
Get Lit! made Spokane a “literary capital.” Next year, the festival
runs into its biggest funding challenge.
By Daniel Walters
A playwright creates a coming-of-age novel about growing up with grief
A Buddhist woman who's written about porn. Do you really need another reason to go hear her?
By Julia Lipscomb
Get Lit offers more than 50 events. Here's the best of the rest.
By Inlander Staff
'Mathilda Savitch,' Victor Lodato
The Get Lit! headliner crosses the gaps of gender and age
There’s a lot to like at Trinity, from the beach views to the resort-casual dress code to the day-long menu offerings.
By Carrie Scozzaro
Pork Rind Disco
Sleep and Josh Martinez are the Chicharones
By Jorma Knowles
It’s more than a vinyl geek’s holiday — Record Store Day helps keep some local stores in business
'I Learned the Hard Way,' Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings
Reverent recreation of an era and great music all its own
Cult of the Bear
It’s about time Minus the Bear fans get their own Deadhead-like moniker
By Seth Sommerfeld
'Have One on Me,' Joanna Newsom
All it takes to enliven a dull marriage is a case of mistaken identity
By Carey Jackson
Precious depicts the worst that a girl’s experience can be
By Maryann Johanson
Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution
The naked chef descends on West Virginia
Who says you need superpowers to be a superhero? The clothes make the man.
By Ed Symkus
Slow, arbitrary gameplay cuts off the otherwise immersive and atmospheric Calling.
By Marty Demarest
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Newly opened in Hayden, Belle's Brunch House serves classic brunch fare all day long
Letter: Since I moved back to Spokane, I have been thrilled with what it's become
Nadine Woodward likes Marysville's 'zero tolerance' approach to homelessness - but Spokane's approach may be tougher already
By Wilson Criscione
Nikon doesn't want people to be able to fix their cameras on their own. But the one-man camera repair shop Camera Care gets it done anyway
By Josh Kelety
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