Monday, August 24, 2015

MB: Fires blaze, stock market plunges, and New Orleans rebuilds

Posted By on Mon, Aug 24, 2015 at 9:38 AM


How the Hugo Awards went down in Spokane. (AV Club)

This year's fire season is now officially the worst in Washington state history. (Spokesman-Review)

YMCA's Camp Reed, the local summer camp best known as the place my parents met and fell in love, just celebrated its 100th year anniversary. (Spokesman-Review)

The guy who broke into the Public Safety building has been arrested. (Spokesman-Review)


After Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans got a chance to reinvent their school system from the ground up. (New York Magazine)

Thanks to trouble in China, the stock market's been going crazy all morning. (Bloomberg)

The United Kingdom is ordering Google to censor articles about the United Kingdom's censorship. (Slate)

At long last, improvements to America's most boring pastime. (New York Times)


Conor Friedersdorf chatted with a Seattle woman about the pros and cons of Black Lives Matter interrupting presidential candidate Bernie Sanders speech. It's actually a pretty great conversation. (The Atlantic)

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Daniel Walters

A lifelong Spokane native, Daniel Walters is the Inlander's senior investigative reporter. But he also reports on a wide swath of other topics, including business, education, real estate development, land use, and other stories throughout North Idaho and Spokane County.He's reported on deep flaws in the Washington...