Monday, February 13, 2017

Grammys, refugee rally, Trump team scandal and morning headlines

Posted By on Mon, Feb 13, 2017 at 9:16 AM


WHAT'S UP: Portland rocker Sallie Ford headlines The Bartlett and former Royal Ballet dancers offer an elegant look at life and death for Valentine's Day; later this week, check out the romantic waltz A Little Night Music, and don't miss the star-powered homage to Jimi Hendrix at Northern Quest Casino.

A new initiative from the Spokane Police Department will aim squarely at reducing an infamous problem in Spokane: property crime.

FOR FUN!: With 11 days to go in their Kickstarter campaign, two Spokane-based game creators have received over $74,000 to fund their fast-paced tabletop game, Dice Throne.


An "A" and "B" conversation
Adele said "Hello" to big wins for album of the year, and record and song of the year,
but made sure Beyonc√© got several shoutouts for Lemonade, which earned Best Urban Contemporary Album, and for the expectant diva's show-stopping celebration of motherhood. (The New York Times)

Band together
Thousands of people packed a rally supporting the refugee community on Sunday at Gonzaga, where speakers shared their hopes and fears in the wake of Trump's ban targeting both legal and illegal immigrants and refugees. (Spokesman-Review)

Watch: After four years of vetting and doubts due to Trump's travel ban, Assid Nahi, his brother Habid and their families were reunited at Spokane International Airport on Saturday after arriving from Iraq. (KXLY)

It's probably recorded
Concern is growing about national security adviser Michael Flynn's December call with the Russian ambassador, in which Flynn contradicted White House statements about sanctions against Russia, well before Trump took office. Flynn and the Trump administration have not been able to deny the allegations in recent days. (CNN)

(Un)even flow

Nearly 200,000 people in Northern California have been evacuated due to fears that the Oroville Dam, the nation's tallest, will overflow after a winter of heavy rainfall; crews are assessing the situation this morning. (CNN)

Have a great week!

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