Friday, September 19, 2014

MORNING BRIEFING: iPhone lines, Mariners win and PBR goes to Russia

Posted By on Fri, Sep 19, 2014 at 9:40 AM


You might have noticed a long line of people hanging outside the Apple store last night/this morning, waiting for the new iPhone to go on sale. Here's why they won't be charged under Spokane's "sit-lie" law. (Inlander)

A new Spokane Teachers Credit Union video pays tribute to people making a difference in the West Central neighborhood, including two Inlander Peirone Prize winners. (Inlander)

Protest or political stunt? Depends on whether you're a fan of Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich, who encountered a pack of people outside his office Thursday. (KXLY)

A Coeur d'Alene man thought a driver in his neighborhood was being reckless — so he opened fire with his gun, shooting "multiple rounds" at the fleeing driver. Because that's not reckless at all. (S-R)


Montana wildlife officials are delaying the sale of wolf-management stamps under pressure from hunters. (Missoulian/AP)

The Seattle Mariners had a dramatic win Thursday night, an important one for their playoff chances. (Seattle Times)

The number of higher-income households in Idaho — defined as those earning $50,000 or more — is expected to decline in the next five years. (Idaho Statesman)


The CIA has curtailed spying on U.S. allies in Europe, a response in part due to the Edward Snowden revelations on American espionage. (AP)

The Scottish voted overwhelmingly to stay part of Great Britain, and the leader of its independence movement is resigning from his post leading the Scottish National Party. (New York Times)

Is nothing sacred? Pabst Brewing Company is being sold to a Russian company. (AP)

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Dan Nailen

Dan Nailen is the former editor of the Inlander. He's previously written and edited for The Salt Lake Tribune, Salt Lake City Weekly, Missoula Independent, Salt Lake Magazine, The Oregonian and KUER-FM. He grew up seeing the country in an Air Force family and studied at the University of Utah and University of...