Friday, January 12, 2018

Trump's "shithole" comments spark shitshow, and other morning headlines

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click to enlarge A New York Times investigation shows that low-income opioid addicts are less likely to get Suboxone instead of Methadone. - SARAH PHILP PHOTO
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A New York Times investigation shows that low-income opioid addicts are less likely to get Suboxone instead of Methadone.

ON INLANDER.COM

Doobieous honor
The Doobie Brothers are going to be playing the Spokane Arena on June 7. And Steely Dan.

Beer me, beer you, beer all of us
The Lantern's "Winter Beer Fest" returns. I hope they serve beer.

IN OTHER NEWS


Dozed off
The city plans to buy part of the land that was illegally bulldozed on the South Hill bluffs. (Spokesman-Review)

We're an edgy alt-weekly so we can say it, too
“Why are we having all these people from shithole countries come here?” Trump said about immigrants coming from Africa.  Some observers suggested that, perhaps, this was a super racist thing to say. (Washington Post)

Different meds for different heads

Why poor people in NYC have to go to the Methadone clinic, while wealthier people get Suboxone. (New York Times)

Gone missing
A snowmobiler has gone missing in the Panhandle National Forest, and the Kootenai County Sheriff's office is looking for him. (KXLY)

Facebook will stop at nothing to destroy The Inlander
A new Facebook policy will show users less news from newspapers like this one and more from that Facebook friend from high school you always get into arguments with. (Seattle Times)

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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...