Thursday, February 11, 2016

Interim Chief Dobrow's son speaks out, MAC director ousted and more headlines

Posted By on Thu, Feb 11, 2016 at 10:01 AM


• Jeff Dobrow, Interim police Chief Rick Dobrow's son is not happy about the city's hiring process

• The MAC board voted to oust Executive Director Forrest Rodgers, again. 

• The Two Baumgartners: There's the state Sen. Michael Baumgartner who makes deals with the other side, and the Baumgartner who insults them.

• How to keep your local band together. 


52 Inmates in a Mexican prison were killed during a riot and fire.

• Hillary won Iowa, Bernie won New Hampshire, and tonight there's yet another Democratic debate. Starts at 6 pm Pacific.

• The U.S. Department of Justice filed a civil lawsuit against Ferguson, MO after the small St. Louis suburb rejected an agreement with the DOJ to improve the justice system. Ferguson officials say they didn't reject the agreement.

• Transgender people can still use bathrooms based on their gender identity, rather than their biology. The state Senate voted to reject an effort to repeal a rule allowing those rights. (Spokesman-Review

• A Coeur d'Alene daycare lost its child care license after allegations of lewd conduct against a 16-year-old. CdA Police are investigating. 

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Mitch Ryals

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.