Monday, June 22, 2015

MB: WSU president dies, Portland's luxurious beards, and Taylor Swift outmuscles Apple

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WSU President Elson Floyd died from cancer over the weekend just two weeks after starting a leave of absence to battle the disease, and the Pullman campus is in mourning. (KXLY)

The sister of a motorcyclist who died in a crash with an STA bus — a crash ruled a suicide — doesn't believe he was trying to kill himself. (Spokesman-Review)

One of the Pasco police officers involved in shooting Antonio Zambrano-Montes in February has resigned. (KREM)


The leader of a white supremacist group who inspired South Carolina church shooter Dylann Roof has donated tens of thousands of dollars to several of the Republican presidential candidates, including Ted Cruz, Rand Paul and Rick Santorum. (New York Times)

The now infamous prison escapees in New York had their DNA discovered in an upstate cabin. (CNN)

Jordan Spieth, a 21-year-old, won the U.S. Open at Chambers Bay on Washington's west side on Sunday, just months after winning the Masters. (Seattle Times)

Taylor Swift might actually be more powerful than Apple — the company changed its policy on paying artists and record labels available on its new streaming service when the pop star wrote a public letter chastising them. (BBC)


Portland hosted the Rose City Beard and Mustache Competitoin, and the photos are amazing. (Oregonian)

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Dan Nailen is the managing editor of the Inlander, where he oversees coverage of arts and culture. He's previously written and edited for The Salt Lake Tribune, Salt Lake City Weekly, Missoula Independent, Salt Lake Magazine, The Oregonian and KUER-FM. He grew up seeing the country in an Air Force family and studied...