Thursday, February 24, 2011

MORNING HEADLINES: Snowmageddon

Posted By on Thu, Feb 24, 2011 at 9:35 AM

The long-anticipated snow day — Spokane Public Schools are closed today, due to the awful, horrible, cursed snow. This is a big deal — in the last 14 years, Spokane Public Schools have only taken nine snow days (and all within a two-year period.) (SR)

Release the snowplows — The city of Spokane has called a stage-two snow emergency. (KXLY)

Crash into me — The Coeur d'Alene press reports massive accidents in Kootenai County yesterday, as you might expect. Drive extremely slow and overly cautious, in the way that out-of-towners like to complain about. (CDAP)

Blaming Bin Laden for everything is soooo 2003 — Muammar Gaddafi has finally figured out what's behind the revolt in his country. No, not years of his despotic rule. Osama Bin Laden. He also claims that protesters were under the influence of hallucinogenic pills put in their coffee. Sure, he sounds crazy. But wouldn't it be insane if he were right? (Washington Post)

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A lifelong Spokane native, staff writer Daniel Walters is the Inlander's City Hall reporter. But he also reports on a wide swath of other topics, including business, education, real estate development, land use, and other stories throughout North Idaho and Spokane County.He's reported on deep flaws in the Washington...