Friday, February 16, 2018

New deets on the Carrousel, FBI failed to investigate tips about the Florida school shooter and other morning headlines

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click to enlarge Mayor David Condon talks about the ongoing Riverfront Park construction - DANIEL WALTERS PHOTO
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Mayor David Condon talks about the ongoing Riverfront Park construction


Food's good too

Yet another Spokane chef has been named a James Beard semifinalist — this time, Italia Trattoria's Anna Vogel.

Planned Parenthood hits back

Planned Parenthood of Greater Washington and North Idaho is suing the federal government for cutting off its teen pregnancy prevention program grant two years early. 

Closing down death row
We get Spokane County Prosecutor Larry Haskell's take on the Washington State Senate's decision to end the death penalty.


A true NIMBY opposes even the richest developments

Citing traffic concerns, Eagle Ridge neighbors don't want a proposed 240-home development to be built nearby.  (Spokesman-Review)

Around and around we go
Get the latest on the city's plans for the Looff Carrousel. (Spokesman-Review)

They were warned

The FBI admits it screwed up in not investigating tips about this week's school shooting in Florida. (Washington Post)

Total hack job

Special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation is indicting 13 Russian nationals and three Russian entities for interference in the 2016 presidential elections. (NBC)

Mental problems
Trying to take away guns from the mentally ill is a challenging prospect. (New York Times)

By the power of Zuckerberg!

Remember that piece we wrote on how Facebook's new algorithm was destroying journalism? Here's how to harness the power of that algorithm to torture your friends.

A man after God's own heart
Donald Trump had a whole system for concealing affairs during his first (1st) year of marriage to his third (3rd) wife. (New Yorker)

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Daniel Walters

A lifelong Spokane native, Daniel Walters is the Inlander's senior investigative 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...