MB: NAACP president's ethnicity questioned, park design firm selected, R.I.P. Christopher Lee



The parents of Rachel Dolezal, the president of the Spokane NAACP who has presented herself as black, say she is actually white. (CDA Press)

Spokane County Prosecutor Larry Haskell is standing firm by his claim that the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office is leaking information to Richard Aguirre, a former police officer facing murder and voyeurism charges. (Spokesman-Review)

The Park Design Steering Committee, a group of citizens appointed by the Park Board to recommend a design firm for the $60 million renovation of Riverfront Park, has selected the Berger Partnership from Seattle for the project. (KXLY)


Billionaire tyrant Rupert Murdoch is handing over his media empire to his son, James. (New York Times)

Police are hot on the trail of two escaped murders. (CNN)

Christopher Lee, an actor who played roles in Star Wars, Lord of the Rings and others, has died. (Guardian)