Wednesday, June 17, 2015

MB: Dolezal questions parentage, Spokane jail inmate dies, white rhinos' bleak fate

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Just when we all thought the situation might get crazier, it did: Rachel Dolezal now is saying she questions whether her white parents are her real parents. (LA Times via Spokesman-Review)

The Spokane NAACP is requesting that the Spokane Police resume investigations into alleged hate mail sent to Dolezal, after the SPD announced on Friday it was suspending its investigations into the case. (KREM)

Another inmate has died at the Spokane County Jail, becoming the third to die there in the past six weeks. (Spokesman-Review)

The Davenport Grand Hotel opens its doors today for a soft opening. (KXLY)

A fire started on the 17th floor of the Park Tower Apartments in downtown Spokane yesterday. (KXLY)


The world is running out of water, and new NASA data shows just how dire the problem is getting. (Washington Post)

ISIS has directed and inspired attacks all around the world, and this New York Times data-focused story with graphics and charts shows where, when and how. (New York Times) 

The fate of the entire white rhino species is up to the last elderly male living. (Washington Post)

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Chey Scott is the Inlander's Associate Editor, overseeing and contributing to the paper's arts and culture sections, including food and events. 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...