Issue of

Dec 19-25, 2013

Vol. 21, No. 9

 Digital Edition

News

  • A New Approach

    Spokane's new community court meets offenders where they are, and looks to help them before turning to jail

    By Heidi Groover

  • Move It Along

    Spokane City Council expands sit-lie restrictions; plus, a lawsuit against the Spokane County Sheriff's Office

    By Heidi Groover, Daniel Walters and Jacob Jones

  • A Law to Nowhere

    Washington's Legislature passed a bill intended to fight Medicaid fraud and save millions last year — then it died a quiet death

    By Daniel Walters

  • Bouncing Back

    Unemployment benefits are expiring, but there's reason to be optimistic about Spokane's regional economy

    By Deanna Pan

  • Deadly Measures

    New details emerge surrounding Christopher Parker's death at the jail

    By Jacob Jones

  • Gone to Pot

    With Washington state on the cusp of history, an abridged look back at how we got here

    By Heidi Groover and Mike Bookey

Comment

Culture

Food

  • Liquid Gold

    Drink your apple cider pressed, steamed, spiced or spiked

    By Jo Miller

  • Everything for Everybody

    Chairs Public House welcomes the community for early-morning coffee, late-night drinks and lots in between

    By Lisa Waananen

  • Build It

    Noble Roman's offers take-and-bake pizza and the power to ask for exactly what you want

    By Jo Miller

Music

  • The Voice

    One of Spokane's most powerful singers is a woman serving you drinks

    By Leah Sottile

  • Remembering Kurt

    Nearly 20 years after Nirvana's demise, local musicians pay tribute to a loss they're still grappling with

    By Laura Johnson

Film

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