Tuesday, June 16, 2015

MB: Latest in the Dolezal saga, Trump running in '16, Cards hack Astros

Posted By on Tue, Jun 16, 2015 at 9:09 AM


The latest in the Rachel Dolezal story:

The Inlander's official response to the issue, in light of the fact that Dolezal was a monthly freelance columnist for the paper's commentary section. 

Dolezal told the Police Ombudsman Commission hiring panel that her father was a black police officer in Oakland. (Spokesman-Review) 

An EWU student's thesis art project included the recording of several interviews with Dolezal, which offer revealing insight into the current situation. (Inlander)

In an interesting twist that may also involve Dolezal; news has surfaced that Dolezal's biological brother, Joshua Dolezal, is facing trial for alleged sexual abuse of a child. (Washington Post)

How the Coeur d'Alene Press broke the story that's captured international attention. (KXLY)

Watch the Today Show interview with Dolezal that aired this morning:

In other local news:

The U.S. Department of the Interior gives federal approval for the Spokane Tribe's proposed casino project in Airway Heights. (Spokesman-Review)

A late night fire completely gutted the city of Colville's street department building, including nearly 20 vehicles. (KXLY)


A balcony collapse in Berkeley, California, has killed five people. (CNN)

Donald Trump announced his run for the White House. (Washington Post)

The St. Louis Cardinals are being investigated by the FBI over allegations the team hacked into the network of the Houston Astros to steal information about the team. (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...