Issue of

Dec 18-24, 2014

 Digital Edition


  • Game Changer

    Since Condon became mayor, Jan Quintrall has been responsible for some of the biggest changes in the city of Spokane — and some of its biggest controversies

    By Daniel Walters

  • In Contempt

    A Spokane judge rules that the mental health system has willfully failed to follow evaluation deadlines

    By Jacob Jones

  • Never Again

    Washington state lawmakers push reforms after last July's murder-suicide; plus, Spokane's police ombudsman is leaving

  • No Dope

    New cannabis strains and legislation sidestep THC effects

    By Jordy Byrd




  • Unique Snowflakes

    Local winter beers are breaking into new territory

    By Mike Bookey

  • Well Paired

    Two new additions to Coeur d'Alene's Riverstone development bring together books, food and drinks

    By Carrie Scozzaro


  • Keepin' On

    All around the Inland Northwest, the music scene continues to persevere

    By Laura Johnson and Dan Nailen

  • Latest Puzzle

    How the Broken Thumbs find themselves melding rock instruments and a computer

    By Laura Johnson


Special Guides

49th Odessa Deutschesfest @ Odessa

Thu., Sept. 19, 5:30-11:59 p.m., Fri., Sept. 20, 9 a.m.-11:59 p.m., Sat., Sept. 21, 9 a.m.-11:59 p.m. and Sun., Sept. 22, 9 a.m.-11:59 p.m.
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