Monday, October 17, 2016

Firestorm's anniversary, Seahawks and local real estate

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• Spokane's Firestorm marks 25th anniversary
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Gordon Maxwell dives over a fence as flames from Firestorm '91 rush towards him near Ponderosa in this award-winning photo by the late Kit King. Maxwell is a cook at a local restaurant. (Kit King / SR)

Yesterday was the 25th anniversary of Firestorm, and today the S-R reprinted a Jess Walter article from 1991 detailing the destruction (behind paywall). 

• GOP headquarters in N.C. is firebombed
No suspects yet.

• Richard Sherman melts down, but Seahawks hold onto to beat Atlanta
Coach Carroll says he's not worried about the tirade: “These guys have been through too much together, they care too much about one another. I’m not worried about it one bit."

• Local real estate continues to be hot
The Spokane Association of Realtors says the median home price in may was $200,000, up 14.3 percent from the same month last year. (KXLY)

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Jacob H. Fries

Jacob H. Fries served as editor of the Inlander from 2008-2021. In that position, he oversaw editorial coverage of the paper and occasionally contributed his own writing. Before joining the paper, he wrote for numerous publications, including the Tampa Bay Times, the Boston Globe and the New York Times. He grew...