In this polarized political climate, Christian schools like Whitworth University try to strike a balance
Festival season is in full swing (or rock or jazz or blues, if you like) and this weekend, about 100 bands will descend on downtown Spokane for the Inlander's
annual Volume Music Festival. We've complied several playlists
to get you amped.
SCHOOL IS COOL:
It's time for our annual Scholastic Fantastic
issue, where we highlight several interesting, groundbreaking and otherwise awesome pieces of research at surrounding universities. Read about an influential Native woman, gut bacteria, the rise of antibiotic resistance, glaciers and the pressure some college students feel to get married.
IN OTHER NEWS
After nearly a year and a half, the Spokane County Sheriff's Office is recommending manslaughter charges
for the Lincoln County reserve deputy who shot and killed his wife. Dwayne Thurman told police in January 2016 that he was cleaning his wife's gun when it accidentally discharged, striking Brenda Thurman in the chest, killing her. (Spokesman-Review
A man reportedly spewing racial slurs and "war whoops" when he ran over a 20-year-old father of two and his 19-year-old friend
at a Grays Harbor County campground has been charged with manslaughter, vehicular assault and hit-and-run. (Seattle Times
Spokane police have made no arrests
after a shooting in
Former FBI Director James Comey could testify before the Senate next week.
downtown Spokane on Tuesday night, though one man was detained. (KHQ)
Former FBI Director James Comey could testify before the Senate next week
about his conversations with President Trump. Comey has said that Trump encouraged him to drop the FBI's probe into former national security advisor Michael Flynn. (New York Times
). Also, the House intelligence committee is issuing subpoenas
for Flynn and Trump lawyer Michael Cohen as part of its investigation into Russian meddling in last year's election. (Associated Press)