• Bummer alert
Five candidates are aiming to take over Rep. Kevin Parker's legislative seat.
: Ryan Bingham cancelled
his show at the Knitting Factory in September. He'd rather go shoot a movie instead.
• Remember Malika Halvorson?
She's the 12-year-old who is probably smarter than you and wants to go to college next year. Well, Spokane Falls Community College is letting her take one course this summer
, after first denying her.
• Our annual Cannabis Issue is here.
Inside you'll find the glossy Green Zone guide to answer all your tolkin' questions.
• Get down at the Bartlett this weekend
. Former University of Washington jazz players — who now call themselves The Dip — are bringing their horns. And the funk
IN OTHER NEWS
• Two black men
were shot and killed by police this week — one in Baton Rouge, La
., the other in a suburb of St. Paul, Minnesota
. The incident in Baton Rouge was captured on videos from two different witnesses
. The immediate aftermath of the shooting in Minnesota was streamed live on Facebook
by the victim's girlfriend. (WARNING: all three of these videos are graphic, and quite frankly, very difficult to watch.
• The New York Times
assembled a tragic collection
of recent videos taken of police shootings.
• Five candidates
vie for outgoing Rep. Kevin Parker's seat
— two of them are millennials. (Spokesman-Review
• 50 Cent
filed for bankruptcy
• Former Fox News host
and anchor Gretchen Carlson is suing Chairman Roger Ailes
for sexual harassment and retaliation.
• Charges against Kyle Odom
for shooting CdA Pastor Tim Remington could be resolved out of court during mediation
. Odom, 30, shot Remington in the parking lot of The Altar Church in March and faces up to 30 years in prison if convicted. (Coeur d'Alene Press
• Last night, the newly appointed president of Spokane NAACP
, Phil Tyler, who we introduced readers to in last week's Inlander
, had something to say about the recent killings; see the video: