Issue of

Nov 25 - Dec 1, 2010

Vol. 18, No. 6

News

  • Slash and Burn

    Firefighters agree to some budget concessions. But will anyone else?

    By Nicholas Deshais

  • Lights Out

    Winter’s the worst time to have your power shut off - but it’s also when it’s most likely to happen.

    By Daniel Walters

  • The Final Chapter?

    Checking in on the library as the shadow of closure looms

    By Daniel Walters

  • 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

Comment

Culture

Food

Music

  • Ax Man

    In a small garage in Spokane, Danny Songhurst hand-carves guitars for big names.

    By E.J. Iannelli

  • '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

  • Call Me

    When a band or a venue needs someone to fill in, they call "multi-instrumentalist" Benjamin Jorgens.

    By Jordy Byrd

  • 'All Day,' Girl Talk

    Call your friends. Tell them a dance party is cookin’ up at your place.

    By Mark White

Film

  • The Extra Man

    Other people’s loneliness reminds us of our own. Kevin Kline can fix that.

    By Michael Bowen

  • Grounded For Life

    With the real world full of bad guys and womanizers, maybe a girl should just stay inside her tower

    By Maryann Johanson

  • Conan

    Conan's return to late-night is a success, but the goofiness torch has been passed.

    By Daniel Walters

  • Loony Bin

    This film about sociopaths should be less schizophrenic

    By Maryann Johanson

  • Kinect: XBox 360

    Bottom Line: Kinect connects.

    By Marty Demarest

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