Vol. 18, No. 6
Ups and Downs
A trapped inmate didn’t consume the breakfast cart, but officials are losing their appetite for constant elevator repairs.
By Kevin Taylor
The Final Chapter?
Checking in on the library as the shadow of closure looms
By Daniel Walters
Winter’s the worst time to have your power shut off - but it’s also when it’s most likely to happen.
Slash and Burn
Firefighters agree to some budget concessions. But will anyone else?
By Nicholas Deshais
The Unartful Dodger
When anti-tax fervor extends into theft, it’s time to censure a self-serving Idaho Republican.
By Mary Lou Reed
The Washington state GOP bet all its hopes on Rossi ... and lost.
By Ted S. McGregor Jr.
Succinct, Not Pithy
A young poet spent 10 minutes on a sestina. Now it’s going in The New Yorker.
By Luke Baumgarten
'An Object of Beauty,' Steve Martin
Steve Martin brings his funny to bear on the contemporary art world.
By Terri Schlichenmeyer
Dancing, singing and spectacle help White Christmas achieve escapism velocity. What about the parts that don't?
By Michael Bowen
Local events, recipes, music: Everything you need to come together as a (dysfunctional) family.
By Michael Bowen, Tiffany Harms, Dan Herman, Jordy Byrd, Daniel Walters and Joel Smith
Savory opens on the South Hill and Two Cooks with Love Catering teaches relaxed cooking.
By Anna Vodicka and Jordy Byrd
So it's Thanksgiving, and you don't want to cook... or clean up...
By Jordy Byrd
The Extra Man
Other people’s loneliness reminds us of our own. Kevin Kline can fix that.
This film about sociopaths should be less schizophrenic
By Maryann Johanson
Conan's return to late-night is a success, but the goofiness torch has been passed.
Grounded For Life
With the real world full of bad guys and womanizers, maybe a girl should just stay inside her tower
Kinect: XBox 360
Bottom Line: Kinect connects.
By Marty Demarest
'Sidewalks,' Matt & Kim
Adorable couple plumbs the same old well over and over — not that there's anything wrong with that.
By Austin L. Ray
In a small garage in Spokane, Danny Songhurst hand-carves guitars for big names.
By E.J. Iannelli
When a band or a venue needs someone to fill in, they call "multi-instrumentalist" Benjamin Jorgens.
'All Day,' Girl Talk
Call your friends. Tell them a dance party is cookin’ up at your place.
By Mark White
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A sweeping homeless camping ban that passed by 75% of voters in November isn't being enforced — city leaders say it poses too big of a legal risk
By Nate Sanford
Jonathan Seaman-Cwik combines elite training and local ingredients at Lakehouse Bar and Grill in Loon Lake
By Eliza Billingham
More than two-dozen restaurants are new to Inlander Restaurant Week in 2024
Adults and children both meet the wider world through reading; too many want to take that away
By Tara Roberts
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