Wednesday, January 3, 2018

Trump's big nuclear button, earthquakes near Mount St. Helens, and morning headlines

Posted By on Wed, Jan 3, 2018 at 9:16 AM


NEWS: The city of Spokane wants to name the pedestrian and bicycle bridge, called to this point the University District Gateway Bridge, something a little less, well, pedestrian.

NEWS: A prescription monitoring program could save lives, but most Washington doctors aren't using it.


Mine is bigger than yours (my button...I'm talking about buttons)

President Donald Trump tweeted the following Tuesday:

Lacking the votes
The new members of Spokane Valley City Council — Ben Wick, Linda Thompson and Brandi Peetz — are here, and they tried to have Wick take the mayor's seat from Rod Higgins last night. But Higgins still had majority support on his side, so he remains the mayor. (Spokesman-Review)

Bad omens?
Did you feel it? Well, if you're in Spokane, then probably not. But nine earthquakes rocked the area around Mount St. Helens early this morning. (Columbian)

A man looking for a place to rent in this tight rental market put down $3,600 for a house — but it wasn't even on the market. (KXLY)

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Wilson Criscione

Wilson Criscione is the Inlander’s news editor. Aside from writing and editing investigative news stories, he enjoys hiking, watching basketball and spending time with his wife and cat.