Monday, December 12, 2016

Boeing's Iran deal, McMorris Rodgers' future and the week's weather forecast

Posted By on Mon, Dec 12, 2016 at 8:25 AM


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• POLITICS: 9 things you should know about Cathy McMorris Rodgers, Trump's Interior pick


• Iran is buying $16.6 billion in planes from Boeing It's the biggest deal Iran has made with an American company since 1979 and is one of the most visible benefits arising from the controversial nuclear agreement.

• Seahawks get crushed
click to enlarge Sunday featured one of Russell Wilson's worst performances.
Sunday featured one of Russell Wilson's worst performances.
Seattle falls to the Green Bay Packers after Russell Wilson tosses five interceptions.

• Speaking of sports stadiums, State Rep. Matt Shea thinks you should be able to bring guns to the games
With support from a couple of colleagues, Shea pre-filed a bill that would allow guns at Seahawks and Mariners games, enabling anyone with a concealed license to carry their firearms inside public stadiums. (KXLY) Of course, the bill is unlikely to become law in Washington, but that didn't prevent the internet from rolling its eyes.

• New life at the old outlet mall in Post Falls
Five businesses — 59 Escape Adventures, Ace Industrial call center, Riverstone Apparel, Special Needs Recreation costumes and Woodshop Specialties — have opened the area. (CdA Press) And more are on the way.

• It's going to get really cold this week

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Jacob H. Fries

Jacob H. Fries is the editor of the Inlander. In that position, he oversees editorial coverage of the paper and occasionally contributes 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 up in Spokane Valley...