Thursday, August 25, 2011

MORNING HEADLINES: Northwest Native News

Posted By on Thu, Aug 25, 2011 at 7:48 AM

Statue's return -- Finally, after three years, a monument to Spokane Chief Garry returns to Spokane. (SR)

Powwow canceled -- The Spokane Falls Northwest Encampment and Powwow has been canceled this year -- for the first time in 21 years -- due to lack of donations. Earlier this year, the Kalispel powwow had been canceled due to flooding. (KXLY)

Questions remain -- The family of the slain University of Idaho student is asking University of Idaho to be open about what they knew about her alleged killer, professor Ernesto Bustamante. The problem: Federal law limits the amount of information a college can share about its students, even with the student's family.

Lost Jobs -- Steve Jobs, beturtlenecked visionary of Apple Computers, has stepped down as CEO of Apple Computers. (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...