Tuesday, April 12, 2011

MORNING HEADLINES: Ice cream, gasoline and war

Posted By on Tue, Apr 12, 2011 at 8:21 AM

Urban logging – A row of majestic trees was cut down on Grand Street by city work crews. The trees got too tall and got in the way of power lines. (SR)

Let them eat ice cream – KREM 2 news anchors are scooping free ice cream cones at Ben & Jerry’s Downtown today, in order to benefit Safety Net of Spokane, which helps foster kids. I recommend grabbing a scoop of Tom Sherry Garcia. (KREM)

The Vic Mackey of Airport Cops? – One Spokane woman is filing a lawsuit against a Spokane International Airport officer, claiming he treated her roughly after issuing her a parking citation. (KXLY)

Gasoline king – Frustrated about gas prices? Don’t be. The gas prices in Spokane are some of the lowest in the nation. (KREM)

The French demand stronger military action – Both France and Britain want stronger NATO airstrikes against Libya and more intensive efforts to help Libya. (NYT)

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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...