Thursday, March 20, 2014

MORNING BRIEFING: Sandpoint's Ten Commandments, "found" bikes and Subway robberies

Posted By on Thu, Mar 20, 2014 at 10:09 AM

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Sandpoint's city council meeting last night was packed for a controversial discussion about a Ten Commandments monument in Farmin Park, a public city park. (KXLY)

Missing a bike? Live in Liberty Lake? The Liberty Lake police department is getting ready to donate a growing collection of unclaimed "found" bicycles, many which are children's or high-end adult bikes. (S-R)

Look for updates today from Inlander Culture Editor Mike Bookey, who's reporting court-side from the NCAA Tourney at the Spokane Arena. (Inlander)

Be careful and observant out on the roads, people. Two cyclists were hit by cars in separate incidents last night. (KREM)

Not too long after a string of local coffee stand robberies, three Subway restaurants in the Spokane area have been held up at gunpoint this week. (S-R)

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Fred Phelps, leader of the Westboro Baptist Church, has died. (Slate)

More updates on the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370: search teams are now scouring a part of the Indian Ocean off the coast of Australia after two large objects were spotted via satellite. (WSJ)

Airbnb, the web-based couch surfing/room rental startup — which of late has caused a stir in Spokane — has raised $400 million in its latest round of financing. (NYT)

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Chey Scott

Chey Scott is the Inlander's Associate Editor, overseeing and contributing to the paper's arts and culture sections, including food and events. Chey (pronounced "Shay") is a lifelong resident of the Spokane area and a graduate of Washington State University. She's been on staff at the Inlander since 2012...