Friday, April 28, 2017

Spokane Scoutmaster wins reality show, Ja Rule festival turns into Lord of the Flies, and other morning headlines

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click to enlarge A gas truck adds fuel to a downtown Spokane gas station near the Tiki Lodge. - DANIEL WALTERS PHOTO
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A gas truck adds fuel to a downtown Spokane gas station near the Tiki Lodge.


The need to fix the need for a drug fix
Washington state will get $11 million to fight opiate addiction, and other health-based headlines.


Scoutmaster of the Universe
A Spokane Scoutmaster won $250,000 on a reality show last night. (Spokesman-Review)

Mission accomplished

And with the Davenport thoroughly saved, the Friends of the Davenport disbanded, because they had no more worlds to conquer. (Spokesman-Review)

The Bluff pushes back
One of the landowners who had a road bulldozed through his land on the South Hill bluff is suing the contractor who drove the bulldozer. (KREM)

From Ja Rule to mob rule
Fyre Festival, a luxury music festival in the Bahamas, has lurched into chaos and anarchy. (Pitchfork)

Walled off
It's possible that Trump won't be able to build his wall at all. (Vox)

The Republican health care bill gets the death-panel treatment
The latest, gritty reboot of the Republicans' Obamacare replacement has been canceled again — or at least put on hiatus.

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Daniel Walters

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...