Wednesday, June 8, 2016

Hillary, Heather, Condon & Stuckart, Bill & Ted and morning headlines

Posted By on Wed, Jun 8, 2016 at 9:34 AM

click to enlarge Inevitable for real this time. (Probably)
Inevitable for real this time. (Probably)


Lowe Goes
• Heather Lowe, human resources director, has announced she's resigning from the city of Spokane, having been selected for a job in another city in Southern California. 

Besides Lowe, a number of other city employees currently being scrutinized by the city after the forced resignation of Police Chief Frank Straub have also resigned, including, but not limited to:

— City Attorney Nancy Isserlis  
— Assistant City Attorney Erin Jacobson
— Parks Spokeswoman Monique Cotton
— Other Parks Spokeswoman Nancy Goodspeed

Be Excellent to Suds and Cinema

• On August 18, the Inlander is hosting a Suds and Cinema event showing the American Movie Classic Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventure. (Though frankly, the fact that they're not also showing the sequel is bogus.)

Then, the dude abides for a third time, with The Big Lebowski on Thursday, Oct. 20. 

War On Drugs vs. War Vets on Drugs

• Most Americans say that vets should be able to use medical marijuana

For Condon's Eyes Only 

Mayor David Condon has agreed to meet with Ben Stuckart and the city's legal team in an executive session. But he's refused to even discuss the possibility of allowing the city's independent investigator to see certain confidential documents. But that just makes us want to see them more, because we always want what we can't have. (Spokesman-Review)

'Marshal' Meets The Law

A Spokane burglar argued he was a federal marshal, but homeowners, seeing he looked nothing like Tommy Lee Jones, chased him down, pinned him, until real law enforcement arrived. (KHQ)

Getting the shaft? 

Lucky Friday mine workers are locked in arbitration with their employer Hecla, struggling to find a compromise. (Couer d'Alene Press)


Like A Real Life Laura Roslin
Hillary Clinton becomes the first woman to become the second Clinton to become the presumptive nominee for the U.S. presidency. (CNN)

Don't Worry. If You Ask "Are you FBI?" They Have To Tell You.
The FBI now uses stings, agents pretending to be terrorists, in most ISIS investigations. (New York Times)

Donald Trump Manages To Give a Normal Politician Speech
So who's the David Spade to his Chris Farley? (The Atlantic)

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Daniel Walters

A lifelong Spokane native, staff writer Daniel Walters is the Inlander's City Hall 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...