Thursday, August 6, 2015

MB: More wildfires, GRRM to visit Spokane, the first GOP presidential debate

Posted By on Thu, Aug 6, 2015 at 9:33 AM


The latest numbers from Tuesday's primary election; votes are still being counted. (Inlander)

Spokane isn't experiencing a water shortage, but local conservationists are asking the community to rethink how much water they're using. (Spokesman)

Game of Thrones author George R.R. Martin is making a visit to the Lilac City later this month when Spokane hosts the World Science Fiction Convention. (Inlander)

After the City of Spokane filed a lawsuit against agri-chem giant Monsanto this month, the company is saying it's not liable for pollutants in the Spokane River, which the city alleges came from chemicals the company knew were harmful. (KREM)

Wildfire update: A small fire is burning in Spokane Valley near Bigelow Gulch, and was zero percent contained as of last night. Another fire has sparked in Bayview, Idaho, that's so far burned more than 150 acres. (KHQ)

Aaaannd we're running out of money to fight fires this season already. (Spokesman)


More debris from the lost Malaysian Airlines Flight 370 has washed ashore to an island in the Pacific. (CNN)

Ten candidates vying for the Republican Party's ticket for 2016 debate tonight in what's expected to be the most-watched debate in television history. (Washington Post)

It's been 70 years since the U.S. dropped a nuclear bomb on Hiroshima, Japan, ending WWII. (CNN)

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Chey Scott is the Inlander's Editor, and has been on staff since 2012. Her past roles at the paper include arts and culture editor, food editor and listings editor. She also currently serves as editor of the Inlander's yearly, glossy magazine, the Annual Manual. Chey (pronounced "Shay") is a lifelong resident...