Monday, June 15, 2015

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

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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 Arts and Culture Editor and editor of the Inlander's yearly, glossy magazine, the Annual Manual. 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...