Inlander stories from last year win SPJ awards


This weekend the Society of Professional Journalists announced awards for Region 10 — Washington, Idaho, Oregon, Montana and Alaska — for all content published in 2012. The Inlander competes in the alternative weeklies category along with papers like the Willamette Week, Seattle Weekly and Missoula Independent.

Here is the whole list of Region 10 winners, and here are the stories that placed in various categories:

Government and Politics Reporting:

Homeland Droneland by Joe O’Sullivan

Arts Reporting:

Communal Vibe by Tiffany Harms

Lifestyles Reporting:

American Beauty by Leah Sottile

Personalities Reporting:

Holy War on Women by Leah Sottile

Business Reporting:

The Meat Grinder by Daniel Walters

Sports Reporting:

Big Football by Mike Bookey

Special Section:

Dining Out, edited by Mike Bookey