Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Teen's family speaks about wrongful death settlement, attack in London and other morning headlines

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NEWS: "I don't have any faith or trust in our local government. I know that they'll just do whatever they need to do to cover their own ass." — The family who recently settled with Spokane County over the death of teenager Ryan Holyk in 2014 speaks out for the first time about Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich's statements on the case.
click to enlarge Ryan Holyk's family
Ryan Holyk's family

Holyk's mother has created a fundraiser and scholarship in his name.

MUSIC: The band TOOL will play the Gorge on June 17. Tickets go on sale Friday.

MUSIC: Didn't make it to see the Meat Puppets on Monday? Dan Nailen's got you covered, with a review of the show: "There's a certain joy in watching grizzled old punks smiling at each other as they play to a packed club." Read more here.


Possible terror attack in London
Police were treating an attack in London as "terrorist incident," after multiple people were run over Wednesday and a police officer was stabbed outside Parliament, the BBC reports. (BBC)

Whipping for health
Republicans are trying to gather enough votes plan to repeal Obamacare and replace it, but there are still holdouts. (Politico)

Money problems
With rapid inflation, Argentina's banks are having trouble storing all of their "increasingly worthless banknotes." (El Pais)

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Samantha Wohlfeil covers the environment, rural communities and cultural issues for the Inlander. Since joining the paper in 2017, she's reported how the weeks after getting out of prison can be deadly, how some terminally ill Eastern Washington patients have struggled to access lethal medication, and other sensitive...