Issue of

Aug 4-10, 2011

Vol. 18, No. 42

News

  • More Debt!

    A jet-biofuel effort in Washington gains steam. Plus, our pols in D.C. weigh in on the debt.

    By Nicholas Deshais

  • No Authority

    A state arbitrator says Spokane overreached by expanding the police ombudsman’s powers. So now what?

    By Nicholas Deshais

  • The Longest Yard

    Last week, 23 members of local law enforcement strode onto a football field for charity. A bunch of them limped off.

    By Luke Baumgarten

  • One-Way or the Other

    Is the Spokane Valley City Council rigging its own ballot measure to fail?

    By Daniel Walters

Comment

Culture

Food

Music

  • Martha Lives

    The old days were good for the Accused, but these days they’re OK with mp3s and LOLing.

    By Kevin Stewart-Panko

  • Adapta-band

    The Stone Foxes know a thing or two about the trials of the open road.

    By Julia Mullen Gordon

  • Best of the Fest

    Brandi Carlile and a smattering of other acts play the Festival at Sandpoint.

    By Jordy Byrd

Film

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