: Mayor David Condon wants to move on from the scathing Frank Straub report
. Others say not so fast.
: The Festival at Sandpoint
kicks off tonight in, as the name suggests, Sandpoint with Bruce Hornsby and the Noisemakers.
: The story of how a man
became a movement.
: Summertime health
IN OTHER NEWS:
• The U.S. Supreme Court weighed in on the transgender bathroom debate
for the first time yesterday. In an emergency order, the court upheld a Virginia school's right to ban a transgender boy
from using the restroom that matches his gender identity.
• A Muslim man in the Spokane County Jail is suspected of connections to the Islamic State
. A Spokane County deputy prosecutor used the man's religion and previous statements in an argument requesting the judge set a $1 million bail
, and it worked (though the man has not been charged with any terrorism related crimes). Jerome Curry Jr., denies any ties to radical Islam. (Spokesman-Review
• Obama lessened sentences for 214 federal inmates
, 67 of whom were serving life sentences. The White House says this is the largest batch of sentence commutations
granted by a U.S. leader since 1900, and brings Obama's total to 562
, more than the previous nine presidents combined.