Thursday, March 21, 2013

MORNING BRIEFING: Wolves, bomb scares and a really old universe

Posted By on Thu, Mar 21, 2013 at 7:37 AM


A former Shadle Park English teacher pled not guilty to charges of sexual misconduct yesterday. The teacher allegedly sent hundreds of text messages to a 16-year-old student, among other things. (SR)

With a rapidly growing wolf population in Eastern Washington, some argue that wolves who pose a threat to people and pets should be shot. Right now, you need a permit for that. (SR)

A bomb scare yesterday at Central Valley High School caused authorities to evacuate the school. (KREM)

The Inlander's 20th Best of the Inland Northwest issue hits stands today!


Hours after rockets blasted southern Israel, President Obama resumed peace talks in the West Bank. (NYT)

Harry Reems, the guy who starred in Deep Throat and was convicted on obscenity charges, died yesterday at age 65. (LA Times)

A father-daughter dance tradition continues … in a Virginia jail. (Washington Post)

Oh, they were wrong about the universe. Turns out it's about 80 million years older than we thought. Whoops. (Washington Post)


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Leah Sottile

Leah Sottile is a Spokane-based freelance writer who formerly served as music editor, culture editor and a staff writer at the Inlander. She has written about everything from nuns and Elvis impersonators, to jailhouse murders and mental health...