Elissa Ball

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Fresh Graffiti

Behold: the first-ever piece of local arts coverage from RANGE. That might seem weird — and maybe it is! — but there’s a reason. I spent the first decade of my career writing about art, music, and culture.

Gold Rush to Usk

Valerie | Attracted by Usk, Washington’s cheaper hydro-powered energy, a California investment firm and a Chinese crypto-mining giant are setting out to make the town the next crypto-capital of the United States.

Battle of the Bans

It’s time for Additional Context: This week, we cover the abortion ban in Idaho, proposed WA legislation that would require salary information in job listings, another PFAS contamination and more.

Masking Around

Since Governor Jay Inslee announced the end of the mask mandate in mid-February, local and regional media have given us a steady drumbeat of opinions.

Bills Coming Due

There has been lots of hot legislative action in the last week or so, so we thought we’d go around the horn and give some updates from Washington, Idaho, and DC.

The Grift of Gab

When JP Sears performed a string of nine sold-out shows at Spokane Comedy Club from November 26th to 28th, 2021, Alexis G Tonasket Hoyt

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