Thursday, June 18, 2015

MB: S.C. shooter kills 9 at black church, Spokane County burn ban, $10 bill gets a lady

Posted By on Thu, Jun 18, 2015 at 9:07 AM


A fire near Fish Lake burned about 145 acres yesterday afternoon but crews had it mostly contained by the early evening. (Spokesman-Review)

With the record-breaking hot and dry weather so far this season that's helped ignite several brush fires around the region, a burn ban has been issued for Spokane County. (KXLY)

A report issued yesterday by the City of Spokane states that Police Ombudsman Commission chair Rachel Dolezal and two other commission members abused their position of authority and created a hostile workplace environment. (Inlander)

The Kootenai County Sheriff's Office is looking to find a person who abandoned a litter of puppies in Corbin Park in Post Falls. (KREM)


A 21-year-old man entered a historically black church in Charleston, South Carolina, last night during a Bible study session, opening fire and killing nine people. Authorities have reportedly apprehend the suspect, identified as Dylann Roof. (CNN)

Pope Francis calls for world leaders to take action to mitigate and slow climate change in his recently released encyclical. (New York Times)

In 2020, a woman will grace the front of the $10 bill. Who that shall be is to be determined by the U.S. Treasury in the coming months. The decision commemorates the 100th anniversary of women's right to vote. (Fortune)

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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...