Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Stock market volatility, Spokane ice ribbon closure, and morning headlines

Posted By on Tue, Feb 6, 2018 at 9:15 AM


MUSIC: If you love indie-rock, you'll love this year's Sasquatch! lineup.

NEWS: Spokane International Academy, a charter school, had plans to open a new high school. But those plans have been delayed.


Eye on the Wall (Street)
Yesterday was the steepest drop in the stock market in more than six years. Already this morning, the market took an early plunge, before mostly recovering.  (Associated Press)

Ice wait
The Ice Ribbon in Riverfront Park will be closed for three weeks due to mechanical repairs, after fire crews responding to an ammonia leak Saturday. (KREM)

Fished out
Milford's Fish House, a locally owned favorite, closed its doors Saturday for good. (Spokesman-Review)

Cell phones banned
"Out of sight does not mean out of mind when it comes to kids and smartphones." Coeur d'Alene Public Schools has banned cell phones at school, meaning they must be powered off and "off the person." (CDA Press)

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Wilson Criscione, born and raised in Spokane, is an Inlander staff writer covering education and social services in the Inland Northwest.