Republican Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers' bill aimed at protecting four Lower Snake River dams
passed through the House yesterday.
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in the Inland Northwest.
OK, not really. But at 15, Emilie Miller is dealing with way more than driver's ed and freshman year of high school. In the past month she's traveled to Oregon, Montana and Texas to show off her fiddle skills
. She'll also compete in the Northwest Regional Fiddle Contest this weekend.
IN OTHER NEWS
Public housing tenants in Seattle are evicted for owing $100, sometimes less. (The Stranger
The Rachel Dolezal documentary about life after the former NAACP president, who had been masquerading as black and was outed as white, airs on Netflix tomorrow. Director Laura Brownson filmed Dolezal for two years and interviewed her children. (Spokesman-Review
Third time's a charm
The Supreme Court appears willing to approve President Donald Trump's third attempt to ban travel from seven Muslim majority countries. (New York Times
Also, Kanye and Trump are bros, and you shouldn't be surprised. (The Atlantic
'Foggy and hazy'
A flight attendant, who says she was drugged and raped by a pilot for SkyWest Airlines, is suing the airline. The woman, Mary Morgan, reported the assault to Canadian police and to the airline, where both she and Capt. Robert Rowe are still employed. (Seattle Times
He would attack again, doctors said
Due to a change in the way Oregon thinks about those found criminally insane, a killer and rapist was released from the state's psychiatric hospital. A little more than a year later, he would be arrested again for a new murder. And this isn't the only example. Other dangerous people who have been released from state custody have been rearrested for violent crimes. (Malheur Enterprise/ProPublica
No drugs, no stealing, no violence against women
Former freshman defensive back Zaire Webb is suing Washington State University football coach Mike Leach and the university after he was kicked off the team. Webb was dismissed for allegedly shoplifting from Walmart. Those charges were dropped, yet he was not allowed to rejoin the team and his financial aid was yanked.
The lawsuit alleges that Leach's policy of cutting any players who commit one of the three deadly sins (drugs, stealing, violence against women) is not applied equally. (Spokesman-Review