Monday, May 4, 2015

MB: Gunmen attack anti-Islam rally; May the 4th Be With You; losing the world's rhinos

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You might have noticed the thousands of people participating in Bloomsday on Sunday by running and walking all over Spokane. (KXLY)

EWU geologist measured just how earth-shaking the 42,000 or so runners at Bloomsday were. (Spokesman-Revew)

Some parts of Spokane Valley found themselves high and dry Sunday due to water issues. (KHQ)


A Texas contest by an anti-Islam group that was dedicated to drawing cartoons of Muslim prophet Muhammad was attacked by gunmen Sunday night. (New York Times)

A sharp rise in Washington state whooping cough cases appears tied to the vaccine losing effectiveness in older kids. (Seattle Times)

Large herbivores like elephants, rhinos, hippos and gorillas seem to be on their way to extinction, and it's totally humans' fault. (Washington Post)


At least there is a Star Wars movie to look forward to later this year, making today's "holiday" a little less silly. (CNN)

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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...