Monday, January 4, 2016

Stories you need to know as you start your week

Posted By on Mon, Jan 4, 2016 at 8:08 AM


FROM INLANDER.COM
Happening this week: Steven Wright and local comedy, a new gallery and Rhetoric in the Ring
• More New Year’s Resolutions for TV Showrunners
• Inlander music writers' Top 10 albums of 2015

• The Inland Northwest added 8,000 jobs in the past two years
Most of the growth related to professional business services, public and private education, health services and leisure and hospitality.

• Seattle Seahawks to face Vikings in first-round of playoffs
The Hawks finished 10-6, after yesterday's 36-6 win over Arizona.


• Anti-government protestors occupy wildlife refuge in Oregon
What they want: "This takeover of a federal outpost in rural eastern Oregon is about sticking it to The Man, who they feel is responsible for their economic misfortune. It's a sentiment people following the outsider-driven 2016 presidential election should be familiar with."

• ICYMI: Zags squeak out overtime win against San Francisco on Saturday
Domantas Sabonis had 35 points in 102-94 victory.
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Gonzaga Athletics
• Tensions rise between Iran and Saudi Arabia
The situation started heating up when the Saudis executed an outspoken Shiite cleric.


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Jacob H. Fries

Jacob H. Fries is the editor of the Inlander. In that position, he oversees editorial coverage of the paper and occasionally contributes his own writing. Before joining the paper, he wrote for numerous publications, including the St. Petersburg Times, the Boston Globe and the New York Times. He grew up in Spokane...