Friday, April 6, 2018

Left 4 Dead properties, Scott Pruitt in a toxic river of scandals and other headlines

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click to enlarge Left 4 Dead properties, Scott Pruitt in a toxic river of scandals and other headlines
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Train trestles at Sunset Highway near Browne's Addition


NEWS: Darren Pitcher was named Spokane Falls Community College president despite rumors of inappropriate relationships that swirled for years. To some, he was a "ladies man." To others, he was a "predator." Wilson Criscione has the story here.


Spokane has a new axe to hack away at Left 4 Dead properties
Those abandoned zombie houses? The Legislature gave Spokane a new tool to fight them. (Spokesman-Review)

Who knew that Ultimate Fighting could lead, ultimately, to fighting?
The UFC's Conor McGregor, apparently angry, goes on a rampage, injuring Spokane's Shadle Park graduate Michael Chiesa, another UFC fighter. (Spokesman-Review)

Thrown away
Authorities are investigating a dead body at the Spokane Waste Management SMaRT Center, apparently thrown in the trash. (Spokesman-Review)

1, 2, 3, 4, I declare a trade war!
China plans to hit back against Trump's steel tariffs, by going against the United States' agriculture. (New York Times)

Imprudent Pruitt
EPA head Scott Pruitt tries to weather a flaming toxic river of scandals. (Washington Post)

Donald Trump, Russia hawk?

The Trump administration cranks up sanctions on Russians. (The Guardian)

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Daniel Walters

A lifelong Spokane native, Daniel Walters was a staff reporter for the Inlander from 2009 to 2023. He reported on a wide swath of topics, including business, education, real estate development, land use, and other stories throughout North Idaho and Spokane County.His work investigated deep flaws in the Washington...