Missed the debate between Mayor David Condon and his challenger, Shar Lichty, last night? No worries, you can watch it on KSPS's website here. Don't wanna watch it? Read our preview blog post here. During the debate, Condon answers for the ethics complaints filed by Lichty against two of his cabinent members, and Lichty defends her support of the Workers Bill of Rights. Council President Ben Stuckart and his opponent, John Ahern, were also part of the debate.
Bonus: For Weed Wednesday this week, we asked the 80-year-old Mr. Ahern what he thinks about pot. Read that Q&A here.
Gonzaga University got a $55 million donation from a local philanthropist, Myrtle Woldson, who died last year at 104. GU is also in the midst of raising $250 million more to pay for new buildings, scholarships and expanded programs. (via the Spokesman-Review and KXLY)
Ken Taylor, former Canadian ambassador to Iran and the "main hero" in the hostage escape operation of Argo fame died yesterday. He was 81.
A Seattle librarian wants to spend $2 million on a rebrand. Read The Stranger'sreport for a breakdown of how the money would be spent.
And don't miss Raekwon of the Wu Tang Clan tonight at the Bing.
Mitch covers cops, crime and courts for the Inlander. He moved to Spokane in 2015 from his hometown of St. Louis, and is a graduate of the University of Missouri. He likes bikes, beer and baseball. And coffee. He dislikes lemon candy, close-mindedness and liars. And temperatures below 40 degrees.