Jan Quintrall, Spokane's beleaguered division director of business and development services, resigns
from the city. (Inlander)
Autism intervention will be studied in Spokane County
In our new issue hitting the web today and the streets Thursday, we have a story about controversial "instant-racing machines" that are supposed to be historical horse-race wagering machines, but look a lot like slots: Turns out, the Idaho State Racing Commission head, the guy who regulates the machines in Idaho? He's simultaneously a lobbyist
for a track in Wyoming. (Idaho Statesman)
Months after Bergdahl, another prisoner-trade-for-hostage
deal is offered. (NYT)
Finally, a story where Michelle Obama's fashion choices are actually newsworthy.
takes on the housing vacancy story that no one's talking about
. (The Atlantic)
Seattle has figured out a way to get its residents to compost food waste — shame those who don't.