MORNING BRIEFING: Wildfire, prison dangers and mail theft

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HERE

Fire crews call in aircraft to help contain brush fire along High Drive on the South Hill. (S-R)

A Spokane mail carrier faces allegations she stole people's mail. (KXLY)

Thieves take utility trailer used for distributing meals to veterans. (KREM)

THERE

Officials discover inadequate medical care provided at private prison in Idaho. (AP)

Washington and Colorado senators ask the White House to clarify federal law on marijuana. (Seattle Times)

A Richland man has died after crashing his single-engine aircraft in the Bitterroot Mountains of Idaho. (Missoulian)

ELSEWHERE

Removing prisoners from cells has become a high-risk ordeal. (NY Times)

Judge approves $2 billion sale of Clippers to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer in wake of Donald Sterling's racism scandal. (LA Times)

US officials accuse Russia of violating missile treaty amid ongoing diplomatic tensions. (WaPost)