MORNING HEADLINES: New job openings! Plus, protect your noggin

Now hiring: Spokane Police Department — Assistant Chief of Spokane Police Jim Nicks announced Tuesday that he will retire along with Chief Anne Kirkpatrick. Both are embroiled in the investigation surrounding the 2006 death of Otto Zehm after a confrontation with Police. (SR)

Cover your dome — Are you between the ages of three and sixteen? Do you ride your bicycle in Spokane County? Then you better wear your helmet, county commissioners say. (KREM)

No Kucinich in Washington — The Democratic version of Ron Paul probably will not be moving to Washington after all. However, he will probably have to fight for his seat in Ohio. (Seattle Times)