Wednesday, December 18, 2013

Les Mis, gay athletes in Sochi and a marriage proposal at city council

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The Civic will do Les Miserables again, this time with the Spokane Symphony. (Inlander)

Gov. Jay Inslee released his supplemental budget yesterday, proposing new spending for, among other things, mental health care. (SR)

Few details are available about a body found in the Spokane River Tuesday. (KREM)

Police are looking for people who've done business with the murder victim from Sunday's South Hill home invasion. They say he was targeted. (KHQ)


Amid questions about the CIA's interrogation programs, the Senate is pushing the agency to release an internal report done on those programs but not yet classified. (NYT)

An Indian diplomat arrested by U.S. police last week on charges of visa fraud and underpaying her housekeeper. The diplomat says she was subjected to strip and cavity searches while detained, and that's sparked diplomatic retaliation from India. (Reuters)

The president won't be attending the Sochi, Russia, olympics, but is sending two gay athletes in the U.S. delegation, and some say that's meant to send a message. (AP/NPR)


While Spokane's City Council spent Monday night arguing about the city's sit-lie ban, love was brewing in Seattle. Follow this link to watch a guy propose to his girlfriend at the council meeting. It's so adorable it's gross.

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Heidi Groover is a staff writer at the Inlander, where she covers city government and drug policy. On the job, she's spent time with prostitutes, "street kids," marriage equality advocates and the family of a 16-year-old organ donor...