: WSU football player Logan Tago was charged yesterday
with fourth-degree assault and second-degree robbery, a felony. Coach Mike Leach says he'll play until "proven guilty," even though school policy explicitly says he should be suspended.
ARTS & CULTURE
: Four Spokane authors were named as finalists for the 2016 Washington State Book Awards, but it was Spokane author Sharma Shields who took home the fiction prize
for The Sasquatch Hunter's Almanac.
: Yesterday, Spokane celebrated
Indigenous Peoples Day, which is notably not
IN OTHER NEWS
Police chief confirmed
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Craig Meidl was confirmed as the new police chief
More than a year and at least $28,000
later, Spokane officially has a police chief. Spokane City Council voted 5 to 1
to confirm Craig Meidl as chief last night. (Spokesman-Review
That downtown construction on Lincoln and Monroe streets? It won't be finished until next year
. But crews will lay down a single layer of asphalt so the streets will be open in the winter. (Spokesman-Review
A new soul food restaurant should open
in East Central in the spring, with teens serving up the food and profits invested in children's programs. The restaurant, called Fresh Soul, is being opened by Michael Brown, who we wrote about in our East Central profile
this summer. (KXLY)
House speaker Paul Ryan announced yesterday
that he wouldn't campaign for Donald Trump, instead devoting himself to defending the Republican majority in Congress.
Terrorism researchers say propaganda operations of the Islamic State have dropped off drastically