Friday, January 19, 2018

Countdown to shutdown showdown, Straub scandal resurrected and morning headlines

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click to enlarge The threat of a government shutdown is a good reminder to make sure to save all your MS Word documents
The threat of a government shutdown is a good reminder to make sure to save all your MS Word documents

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King's Speech
Controversial columnist/activist Shaun King spoke at WSU last night. Remember how the scandal surrounding former Inlander columnist Rachel Dolezal made her life hell?

IN OTHER NEWS...


The costs of secrecy
$56,000, so far. That's how much lawmakers have spent to protect their special exclusion from public record requests. (Seattle Times)

The Straub scandal, now in reruns

Joe Shogan has revived the Condon ethics complaint. (Spokesman-Review)

Like some big unpoppable bubble!
The housing market continues to be very tight into 2018. (Spokesman-Review)

Red hot John Kelly on Donald Trump action!
The conflict between Donald Trump and his chief of staff, John Kelly, heats up. (New York Times)


Shutdown showdown
Good news! The Washington Post has a red government shutdown counter, so you can watch a dysfunctional Washington put off an agreement until the very last minute. (Washington Post)

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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...