Vol. 17, No. 33
Links to Our Award-Winning Stories
Check out the 13 trophies we brought home from the Society of Professional Journalists contest.
By Joel Smith
A Wall for Warriors
The Coeur d’Alene Tribe builds a memorial; plus, the irst veteran’s cemetery in the region hasn’t opened yet but is already filling up.
By Kevin Taylor
Teeth for the Watchdog
The City Council, amid an outcry, delays its vote to strengthen civilian oversight of police.
Why is Steve Salvatori so happy about all these crappy buildings?
By Nicholas Deshais
Developers want to restart downtown revitalization.
By Daniel Walters
The Fagan Strikes Back
Fagan re-files, phosphorus is limited (sort of), and Jon Snyder reminds us of Anakin Skywalker.
The Shows Go On
Summertime musicals near a pretty lake: CdA Summer Theatre has been doing that for 43 years.
By Mary Lou Reed
Two Into One
The SPD and the County Sheriff's Department should eliminate
redundancy and merge. It's worked in other cities.
By Ted S. McGregor Jr.
'Girl Power: The Nineties Revolution in Music,' Marisa Meltzer
Sometimes Grrrl Power leads a revolution, and sometimes it just thinks it’s revolutionary.
By Leah Sottile
Pretty Much Shot
In the Civic’s Gun, cardboard characters shoot off pleasant songs. Shouldn’t musicals aim higher?
By Michael Bowen
Do you really want to know how long it’s going to take to pay off your credit card?
By Mad Dog
Balls of Steel
With help of a ‘zine, a bi-monthly tournament and the indelible lure of the game itself, pinball is on a roll.
By Chris Dreyer
Wait For It
Texas roadhouse dining. Plus, Victor Azar's hummus is now at Rosauer's.
By Carrie Scozzaro and Luke Baumgarten
Brought to Market
The northern suburbs have a new farmers market catering to foodies, the bourgeoisie and the gluten-free. Plus, a map to all the region's markets.
By Tammy Marshall
The Sasquatch Festival leaves a huge footprint.
By Jeff Echert
Insane Clown Appetite
Insane Clown Posse’s tour pairs them with an all-girl death metal band, a ’90s rapper and a band of weed-smokers. Why, God, why?
Critics can't hurt Emery — they do enough damage to themselves.
By Seth Sommerfeld
'Women and Country,' Jakob Dylan
The progeny of Bob Dylan paves his own path with the help of one T-Bone Burnett.
'Heaven is Whenever,' The Hold Steady
Even with loss of keyboardist Franz Nicolay, the Hold Steady keeps things together.
Lessons Not Learned
In a corrupt prison, a French-Arab teen tries going along to get along. The results aren’t pretty.
By Carey Jackson
The glitter quotient gets stepped up, but SATC2 is a long sequel that's not worth sitting through.
By Ed Symkus
Dan Cummins: Crazy with a Capital F
Tonight on Comedy Central: Dan Cummins' performance in Spokane from last year.
The Girl on the Train
A woman falsely claims to be a hate-crime victim. You could just dismiss her — or you could try to understand her.
Dead to Rights: Retribution
It's dead all right.
By Marty Demarest
Five Lessons from Local Schools
Arab Americans have been around for more than 100 years. But we're just beginning to understand their experience.
A small but vicious shrimp may change the way we go into modern battles.
We make bad decisions when we're sleepy — but not for the reasons we once thought.
Understanding the ecosystem of the vagina could improve women's health worldwide. (So long as we can stop snickering.)
It may be possible to have band practice on a whole different continent than your drummer.
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In the ongoing trade war, China announces it won't buy any U.S. ag products - just as American farmers prepare their harvest
By Samantha Wohlfeil
Washington Supreme Court upholds 'three-strikes' mandatory life sentence law
By Josh Kelety
Worthy barbecue in Garland; plus, a new burger spot in Sandpoint and a special benefit for a celebrated local bartender
Hiro's BBQ in Coeur d'Alene was born from owner Andy Buffington's personal interest in grilling and a need to stay busy
By Carrie Scozzaro
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