Issue of

Aug 7-13, 2014

 Digital Edition

News

  • Trickle Down

    Fifteen hundred miles from the southern border, the Northwest feels the squeeze of the immigration crisis

    By Heidi Groover

  • 'Veto Proof'

    Five finalists for an open council position; plus, Idaho's GOP gets a new chairman

    By Jacob Jones, Heidi Groover and Daniel Walters

  • Swift Hand of Justice

    How two recent murder cases ended with guilty pleas in a fraction of the usual time

    By Jacob Jones

  • Water Power

    A new plan to give the Spokane City Council an edge in its growth battle with the county

    By Daniel Walters

  • Weed Vocab 101

    New and popular cannabis terms

    By Kate Gibbons

Comment

Culture

Food

Music

  • See Change

    Against Me! saw their frontman become a frontwoman, but the band is as loud as ever

    By Laura Johnson

  • Arena Karaoke

    Arcade Fire has been playing a hell of a tour, complete with locally inspired cover songs

    By Mike Bookey

Film

  • Life Itself

    Boyhood, made over the course of a dozen years, is Richard Linklater's masterpiece

    By Marjorie Baumgarten

  • No New Twist

    Into the Storm's CGI tornadoes don't have enough star power

    By Scott Renshaw

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