Monday, June 15, 2015

MB: Weekend brush fires, Dolezal cancels meeting, N. Carolina shark attacks

Posted By on Mon, Jun 15, 2015 at 8:59 AM


As the nationally watched controversy continues, NAACP Spokane Chapter President Rachel Dolezal cancelled a meeting today to address questions surrounding her background. However, she may not have had the authority to cancel the meeting without reaching out to the chapter's executive board. (KXLY)

A woman crashed her car into the Northeast Youth Center building in the Hillyard neighborhood. (KREM)

Another brush fire in Spokane this weekend, this one near Liberty Park, came a little too close to some local homes. (KXLY)

A fire near Soap Lake also burned as much as 500 acres this weekend. (KREM)


Two children lost their arms after being attacked by sharks in two separate incidents at a North Carolina beach this weekend. (CNN)

The Shell oil drilling rig that's been docked in Seattle since mid-May left the harbor this morning, bound for Alaska. (Seattle Times)

How we're all contributing to the California drought, even thousands of miles away. (New York Times)

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Chey Scott is the Inlander's food and listings editor. She compiles the weekly events calendar for the print and online editions of the Inlander, manages and edits the food section, and also writes about local arts and culture. Chey (pronounced Shay) is a lifelong Spokanite and a graduate of Washington State University...