Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Spokane rejects "Sheriff Joe," IMAX demo begins, and morning headlines

Posted By on Tue, Jan 30, 2018 at 9:15 AM


NEWS: The tragic story of a woman and her rooster, Sir Rhubarb, who had to be given up because of Spokane's urban farming rules.

NEWS: Spokane County Commissioners plan to repeal restrictions on building permits today following the state legislature's so-called "Hirst fix."

NEWS: A year after a woman filed a sexual harassment complaint against an EWU cop, the cop found a job at a local school district.


Say no to Joe
Joe Arpaio, the former sheriff who Donald Trump pardoned of criminal contempt and who wants to deport all of the Dreamers who were brought to the U.S. as children, had an event scheduled in Spokane as of yesterday morning. By the evening, however,  the event was canceled following community backlash. (Spokesman-Review)

No harm no foul
After Shadle Park High School students discovered their milk was actually a cleaning solution, Darigold explained to the Department of Agriculture that it was a mistake in the company's distribution lines. (Spokesman-Review)

Getting the IMAX
The city of Spokane started tearing down the IMAX building in Riverfront Park on Monday. (KREM)

Battling intelligence
The House Intelligence Committee voted to #releasethememo detailing alleged surveillance abuses by the FBI and Justice Department, once again putting conservatives at odds with the nation's intelligence agencies. (Washington Post)

Billionaires to the rescue

Jeff Bezos, Warren Buffet, and Jamie Dimon have an idea that they think could save health care. (CNN)

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