Issue of

Jul 14-20, 2011

Vol. 18, No. 39


  • Booster Gone Sterling

    Marty Dickinson’s new digs. Plus, McMorris Rodgers takes on Obama and a totem pole goes away.

    By Daniel Walters, Nicholas Deshais, Chris Stein and Kaitlin Gillespie

  • Oil and Water

    A network of pipelines threatens Spokane's drinking water.

    By Nicholas Deshais

  • Mighty Wind

    How wind power is reshaping the Palouse and giving at least one dying town a second chance.

    By Heidi Groover

  • Tragedy in the River

    The deaths of three Bhutanese refugees bring sadness and closure.

    By Chris Stein





  • After the Revolution

    Toad the Wet Sprocket got huge in the 1990s. But today, they’re OK with being a small indie band.

    By Seth Sommerfeld

  • Cellodarity

    The Portland Cello Project plays the entire classical repertoire, including Britney Spears.

    By Michael Bowen


  • Breaking Bad

    Three reasons for why it’s the best television drama ever.

    By Daniel Walters

  • The Mortal End

    The excellent final Harry Potter installment has “Deathly” in its title. Don’t expect everyone to survive.

    By Ed Symkus

  • F.E.A.R. 3

    The scares are scarce in F.E.A.R. 3, but the shooting is frightfully strong.

    By Marty Demarest

  • Love Ya, Hunny

    Return to hand-drawn animation and learn a gentle lesson in Disney’s Winnie the Pooh.

    By Cole Smithey

  • Making the Cut

    A dispatch from last Friday’s Survivor casting call at Northern Quest.

    By Scott A. Leadingham

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