Issue of

Dec 15-21, 2016

 Digital Edition


  • Empowering Patients

    How to get better value from your health care and avoid medical disasters

    By Wilson Criscione

  • Top of the Class

    The increase in medical students in Spokane's University District could help the region

    By Wilson Criscione

  • Repeal and Replace?

    How will the safety net fare under President Trump?

    By Mitch Ryals

  • Reign of Giants

    Hospital systems and insurers have been merging to become bigger than ever — what does that mean for the little guy?

    By Daniel Walters

  • False Start?

    With reports Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers would become Interior Secretary, Spokane's brashest politicians leapt to replace her — perhaps too quickly

    By Daniel Walters

  • Idaho Gets an 'F'

    New teacher evaluation process comes up woefully short in the Gem State; plus, more scrutiny for SPD's use of civil asset forfeiture funds

  • Snap Judgments

    How a justice reform effort to empty the jail and relieve a backlogged system got off track, and what that means for low-level offenders

    By Mitch Ryals

  • Nice and Naughty

    Gift ideas for the closeted stoner in your life

    By Connor Dinnison




  • Progressive Shift

    Chef Jeremy Hansen's two new eateries inside the Washington Cracker Co. Building offer a blend of rustic and refined dining options

    By Chey Scott

  • Mom-Approved

    A desire for healthy home meals prompted Coeur d'Alene's Prana Juice Bar & Eatery

    By Carrie Scozzaro


  • Vinyl Resurrection

    Spokane just gained another record store, even as it lost a beloved music chain

    By Laura Johnson

  • Blast Off

    Void Omnia rages on with its atmospheric black metal and doom-and-gloom mentality

    By Ben Salmon


Special Guides

Northwest BachFest: Beethoven's 250th Birthday @ Barrister Winery

Sun., Dec. 8, 3 p.m.
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