Issue of

Oct 6-12, 2011

Vol. 18, No. 51


  • Church And State

    As the recession reduces education budgets, local churches come bearing manpower and funds.

    By Daniel Walters

  • Schoolyard Fight

    One South Hill woman loves what the district's doing. The other hates it.

    By Daniel Walters

  • Building Blocs

    Richard Rush is trying to keep his seat and his sway. Mike Allen just wants to get back on the Council.

    By Chris Stein

  • She Said, He Said

    The winners and losers of two recent debates.

    By Nicholas Deshais and Daniel Walters

  • Booze Battle

    Costco is pushing an initiative to privatize liquor sales in Washington. Sound familiar?

    By Chris Stein

  • Hot Messes

    A Senate race gets sexy, protesters continue to Occupy Spokane, and Idaho makes The Daily Show.

    By Nicholas Deshais, Daniel Walters and Chris Stein




  • Delicious Mischief

    West Central gets its own sandwich shop. Plus, a tour of Asia on the South Hill.

    By Kirsten Harrington

  • Taste of Fall

    We asked three local bartenders to help you transition into the long, cold nights ahead. Here are their prescriptions.

    By Joel Smith

  • The Sauce Lady

    After 30 years of teaching, Tullia Barbanti was ready for a career in her kitchen.

    By Alison Highberger



Special Guides

Present Laughter @ Spokane Civic Theatre

Thursdays-Sundays. Continues through Feb. 2
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