Thursday, July 28, 2016

Straub investigator calls shenanigans on City Attorney's office, Obama goes Reagan, and other big headlines

Posted By on Thu, Jul 28, 2016 at 9:21 AM

click to enlarge Straub investigator calls shenanigans on City Attorney's office, Obama goes Reagan, and other big headlines
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By speaking with the Straub investigator on Tuesday, Laura McAloon has imperiled her future as City Attorney.

Cut my life into pieces: This is the Straub report
Kris Cappel finally comes out with her long-anticipated report: And it's 126 pages, packed with huge revelations. In particular, about Theresa Sanders, Frank Straub, and the city attorney's office. It makes for some pretty Cappel-ing reading. 

Windoe pangs
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Coffee Run 
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Trust rebuilt, then shattered 

Three days ago, Ben Stuckart praised Laura McAloon in The Inlander, calling her a great attorney. Now, believing she inappropriately interfered with the Straub investigator's report, he's furious at her and says he won't vote for her for city attorney.  To the Inlander, McAloon denies she did anything of the sort. [Spokesman-Review]

The cops are coming!

The Sheriff's office and the Spokane Police Department have added much-needed cops. [Spokesman-Review]

Warded Away
 Jeff Ward and Lora Gervais, the two leaders of the Kootenai County Reagan Republicans, resign, because they can't stomach Trump.  [CDA Press]


But is America ready for a black president?
Barack Obama gives a Reagan-esque speech that tells Republicans, Dude, I know you. We don't always like each other, but Trump — he's not you. [New York Times]

The pen can certainly be a dangerous weapon, in the right hands
A Washington Post reporter is barred from a Mike Pence rally — and patted down. [Washington Post]

Maybe they need to symbolize some sort of 'reset' on their relationship?

Why Trump-loving Putin doesn't care for Clinton. Hint: It's not that they find her laugh grating. [Washington Post]

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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...