Issue of

May 12-18, 2011

Vol. 18, No. 30


  • Tax Heaven

    Legislators find a way to help Washington's governments balance their budgets — by collecting taxes.

    By Nicholas Deshais

  • Unanswered Questions

    A citizens panel cleared the deputy who shot Wayne Scott Creach, but the slain pastor’s family isn’t convinced.

    By Kevin Taylor

  • Time's Up

    In one swoop, nearly every counselor in Spokane Public Schools was laid off — at least temporarily.

    By Daniel Walters




  • Beer Business

    Bag O'Nails Pub in the Valley. Plus, Northstar Seafood opens a restaurant on the South Hill.

    By Joseph Haeger and Kirsten Harrington

  • Burger Brawl

    Five local fast food joints take on America's best burger — and mostly win.

    By Luke Baumgarten



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