Issue of

May 5-11, 2011

Vol. 18, No. 29


  • Unbelievable

    You're not going to let a little thing like a birth certificate convince you of someone's birth, are you?

    By Daniel Walters

  • Changing Fortunes

    The Kalispel tribe hit a jackpot with off-rez gaming. So why are they worried about the Spokanes doing the same?

    By Kevin Taylor

  • The Death of Dispensaries

    How a month of memos, votes, raids and a veto killed Washington's — and maybe the nation's — medical marijuana industry.

    By Nicholas Deshais

  • Remembrance

    Threats to nature and free speech. Plus, a ghost bike.

    By Nicholas Deshais and Daniel Walters




  • Wait, Wait… One More

    Ben's Yogurt and Deli in Spokane Valley. Plus, steak at the new and improved Cda Casino

    By Kirsten Harrington and Carrie Scozzaro

  • Taking the (Cup)cake

    We try all of the cupcakes in the Inland Northwest so you don't have to. (Isn’t that nice of us?)

    By Carrie Scozzaro and Tiffany Harms



  • Romance, With Brains

    Ginnifer Goodwin in her first leading role adds a little thought — and self-loathing — to the rom-com world.

    By Ed Symkus

  • Uncomplicated Fun

    Combine Thor with a little Shakespeare and you've got yourself a good time.

    By Maryann Johanson

  • Treme

    Treme focuses on the triumph beneath the brokenness in post-Katrina New Orleans.

    By Lisa Fairbanks-Rossi

  • Human Planet

    The makers of Planet Earth and Life turn their lenses around.

    By Joseph Haeger

  • Okamiden

    I destroyed the land of Nippon five years ago. Time to clean up.

    By Marty Demarest

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