Thursday, August 25, 2016

Another WSU football player arrested, first legal claim after Cappel report and other headlines

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click to enlarge WSU football coach Mike Leach
WSU football coach Mike Leach


A retired Spokane cop is suing the city for violation of state public records law.

A Spokane County Sheriff's Detective's social media posts about #BlackLivesMatter have stirred debate among local law enforcement.

Fitz and the Tantrums with Phases stopped by Spokane this week. Here's what bassist Joseph Karnes had to say about their rise to fame. And here's our review of the show.

Peirone Prize: Check out this year's winners of our annual Peirone Prize, given to local philanthropists who go above and beyond.


Another WSU football player was arrested for assault. He was reportedly upset that his Domino's pizza was taking too long (Spokesman-Review). Last week, we ran a story about three other players suspected of assault in a house-party brawl weeks ago. So far, no one's been arrested in that case.

At least 241 people are dead after a devastating earthquake in Italy.

The inevitable politicization of climate change in the wake of this week's wildfires. Gov. Jay Inslee and congressional Rep. Cathy McMorris Rogers weigh in (Spokesman-Review).

This year marks the 100th anniversary of the National Parks Service, and Washington is chock full of protected land. 

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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.