Issue of

Aug 18-24, 2016

 Digital Edition


  • From Doctor to Drug Dealer

    Rafael Beier was living two lives. One of them consumed the other

    By Jake Thomas

  • 'Seek and Destroy'

    In his final days as state superintendent of public instruction, Randy Dorn keeps shouting on behalf of schools. Has anyone listened?

    By Wilson Criscione

  • All Aboard!

    Stuckart reverses course on fining coal and oil trains; plus, which students will a proposed CdA magnet school attract?

    By Daniel Walters and Wilson Criscione

  • Sick Leave Override

    It took years of compromise for the council to agree on a sick-leave policy for Spokane — but if a state initiative passes, those compromises will disappear

    By Daniel Walters

  • 'Elegant Solution'?

    Criminal defense attorneys, left out of a solution for defendants not competent to stand trial, aren't happy about it

    By Mitch Ryals

  • Dividing Lines

    A dispensary squares off with a church

    By Connor Dinnison





  • Rage On

    The newly combined music festival Rage-Apalooza is the Viking's biggest event yet

    By Laura Johnson

  • J-Walking

    Fitz and the Tantrums' Joseph Karnes discusses his band's journey to now

    By Laura Johnson


  • Master of Puppets

    Kubo and the Two Strings is a gorgeous, if conventional, epic journey

    By Paul Constant

  • Gun Show

    Jonah Hill and Miles Teller are armed and dangerous in the true story War Dogs

    By Maryann Johanson

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