WSU football coach Mike Leach
• A retired Spokane cop
is suing the city
for violation of state public records law.
• A Spokane County Sheriff's Detective's
social media posts about #BlackLivesMatter have stirred debate
among local law enforcement.
• Fitz and the Tantrums
with Phases stopped by Spokane this week. Here's what bassist Joseph Karnes had to say about their rise to fame.
And here's our review of the show
• Peirone Prize
: Check out this year's winners
of our annual Peirone Prize, given to local philanthropists who go above and beyond.
IN OTHER NEWS
• Another WSU football player
was arrested for assault
. He was reportedly upset that his Domino's pizza was taking too long (Spokesman-Review
). Last week, we ran a story about three other players
suspected of assault in a house-party brawl weeks ago. So far, no one's been arrested in that case.
• At least 241 people
are dead after a devastating earthquake
• The inevitable politicization
of climate change in the wake of this week's wildfires
. Gov. Jay Inslee and congressional Rep. Cathy McMorris Rogers weigh in (Spokesman-Review
• This year marks the 100th anniversary
of the National Parks Service, and Washington is chock full
of protected land.