Friday, March 3, 2017

Major East Sprague development, former journalist charged with anti-Semitic threats, and other news

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click to enlarge Say hello to a transformed East Sprague neighborhood (in a few years) - AVISTA RENDERING
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Say hello to a transformed East Sprague neighborhood (in a few years)

ON INLANDER.COM

Awwww... they think they're people!
A study of canine cognition suggests that dogs may not be so different from toddlers after all.

Zag when others Zig
Has anyone been following Gonzaga basketball? Know if they're good this year? We assess the team's b-ball chances in the West Coast Conference Tournament. (B-ball is slang for "basketball," in case you were wondering.)

Brown in Town
Alton Brown is coming down to town to turn that frown upside down. But Brown needs the lowdown of the spots around most deserving of great renown that deserve the crown.


IN OTHER NEWS

On the other side of the bridge
An Avista subsidiary is preparing a $10.6 million bioscience hub on the other side of the pedestrian bridge. (Spokesman-Review)

All along the Riverfront
The Riverfront Park project remains on schedule, despite the hellish winter.  (Spokesman-Review)

Money Pot

KXLY breaks down how cities and counties are getting pot revenue. (KXLY)

Investigative Apathy
Republicans don't seem all that interested in a special inquiry into Trump's Russia ties for some reason. (New York Times)

Media Bias
A left-wing former journalist has been arrested and charged with at least some of the anti-Semitic bomb threats recently. Police say he was waging a harassment campaign against a woman. (Washington Post)

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A lifelong Spokane native, staff writer Daniel Walters is the Inlander's City Hall reporter. But he also reports on a wide swath of other topics, including business, education, real estate development, land use, and other stories throughout North Idaho and Spokane County.He's reported on deep flaws in the Washington...