- Glenn Francis
NEWS: More than half of Spokane's "sit-lie" citations have been handed down in 2018, but police say it's aimed at getting those who need services into community court.
NEWS: Washington State University received a new complaint yesterday accusing former QB Jason Gesser of sexual misconduct. The woman came forward after reading the Daily Evergreen story last week detailing other allegations, the Spokesman-Review reports. Gesser has been placed on administrative leave.
IN OTHER NEWS
Who has the energy?
After Mayor David Condon vetoed an ordinance that commits Spokane to switch to completely sustainable energy by 2030, the Spokane City Council overrode Condon's veto. (Spokesman-Review)
U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh will testify before a Senate panel, as will the woman who accused him of sexual assault, Christine Blasey Ford. (CNN)
Yakima Police Chief Dominic Rizzi Jr., once a finalist for the job in Spokane, has been fired. (Yakima Herald)
Stormy Daniels wrote a book filled with salacious details about Donald Trump, and what's sure to get the most attention is her description of her sexual encounter with Trump: "I lay there, annoyed that I was getting f—- by a guy with Yeti pubes and a dick like the mushroom character in Mario Kart." (The Guardian)