Thursday, March 19, 2015

MB: Wildfires in WA, ski plans get another look and Starbucks catches flak

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A new report shows the Spokane Police Department's tendency to stop people of color more often than white citizens. (Inlander)

Environmentalists want a new review of the Mount Spokane ski-area expansion into some old-growth forests. (Spokesman-Review)

The expected drought conditions this summer most likely mean dust storms and wildfires for Eastern Washington. (KXLY)

March Madness goes into full effect today, and Eastern Washington University tips off against Georgetown around 7 pm. (Spokesman-Review)


Starbucks is catching some social-media static for its race initiative. (New York Times)

A San Francisco church that installed sprinklers designed to keep homeless people from loitering has decided that wasn't a great idea. (BBC)

Arizona shooting suspect has ties to racist hate groups. (Washington Post)

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Dan Nailen

Dan Nailen is the managing editor of the Inlander, where he oversees coverage of arts and culture. 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...