Monday, January 16, 2017

Police shoot man on South Hill, Trump's combative weekend and morning headlines

Posted By on Mon, Jan 16, 2017 at 9:31 AM

click to enlarge Georgia Rep. John Lewis, a civil rights hero, had beef with Trump over the weekend.
Georgia Rep. John Lewis, a civil rights hero, had beef with Trump over the weekend.


Spokane police shot and killed a man on the lower South Hill Sunday. Details are still sketchy at best.

Entertainment options this week include a Jewish Heritage film fest, hard rockers Chevelle and a Woman's March on Spokane.


Local loss
Spokane Superior Court Judge Sam Cozza, a Gonzaga grad and booster, was hailed for his fairness in the court and generosity off it. He died on Sunday of complications from a heart bypass. (Spokesman-Review).

Almost at the top
Gonzaga's men's basketball team put a beat down on conference rival St. Mary's Saturday night, and remain undefeated, yet won't be No. 1 in the polls this week. (ESPN)

Get out the waders
Believe it or not, temperatures above freezing are headed to the Inland Northwest, and with them the threat of flooding is on the radar. (KXLY)


Not a racist, nor a historian
President-elect Donald Trump spent the days leading up to today's Martin Luther King Day holiday lambasting a civil rights hero on Twitter and canceling a planned trip to the Smithsonian's African American history museum. (New York Times/NY Daily News).

National intelligence
Meanwhile, Trump and the outgoing CIA director are trading barbs over the Donald's apparent lack of savvy when it comes to Russia (from the CIA's perspective), and the agency's potentially being behind the so-called Trump dossier that Buzzfeed published, full of unseemly things about the president-elect (from Trump's perspective). (CNN)

America's NATO allies aren't too excited about the next president's calling the organization "obsolete." (BBC)

It's Martin Luther King Day

Watch his "I Have a Dream" speech if you can't go the parade in downtown Spokane:

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Dan Nailen

Dan Nailen is the managing editor of the Inlander, where he oversees coverage of arts and culture. He's previously written and edited for The Salt Lake Tribune, Salt Lake City Weekly, Missoula Independent, Salt Lake Magazine, The Oregonian and KUER-FM. He grew up seeing the country in an Air Force family and studied...