Monday, July 22, 2013

MORNING BRIEFING: Fires, horses, aluminum and waiting for the royal baby

Posted By on Mon, Jul 22, 2013 at 7:49 AM


Two people died in an early morning fire in a West Spokane mobile home. (KREM)

Twenty-five emaciated horses were seized by SCRAPS on Saturday from a ranch  near Airway Heights, and it’s not the first time the owner has been accused of animal cruelty. (KHQ)

The Idaho State Police found no wrongdoing in the investigation of the Latah County Sheriff’s use of Facebook following the suicide of a 19-year-old man who had allegedly been cyberbullied by the sheriff’s office. (Moscow-Pullman Daily News)

A 27-year-old woman broke into a fire station and smashed windows with an ax. (KXLY)


Royal baby! Prince William’s wife Kate Middleton is in labor. If you need minute-by-minute updates you can get them here or here or here or pretty much anywhere on the Internet.

Pioneering journalist Helen Thomas, dean of the White House press corps, died Saturday at age 92. (WaPo)

A woman died Friday when she fell from a roller coaster at a Six Flags in Texas. (ABC)

Goldman Sachs moves aluminum from one warehouse to another to mess with the markets and get rich. And this story is just the first in a series. (NYT)

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Lisa Waananen is the web editor and a staff writer at the Inlander. She specializes in data and graphics, and her recent cover stories have been about family history, the legacy of Spokane photographer Charles A. Libby and genetically modified food...