Friday, May 18, 2018

Bee tummies, suspicious newspapers, the Mikes' bromance and other morning headlines

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click to enlarge Bee tummies, suspicious newspapers, the Mikes' bromance and other morning headlines
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WSU assistant professor Jeni Walke inspects a honeybee hive on the WSU campus.


Councilwoman Kate Burke wants to add more public bathrooms for the homeless.

NATURE | Can studying the stomachs of bees hold the secret to saving them?

| There's been another school shooting. Earlier this year, we assessed 47 ideas to reduce gun violence.


Garbage fee

At one time, the Waste-to-Energy plant won awards for safety. But after a terrible accident two years ago, regulators found 10 safety violations, and are charging Spokane $36,300. (Spokesman-Review)

Like a Bob Hope/Bing Crosby road trip movie, but with Mike Leach and Michael Baumgartner
Even though he's left the Senate, Michael Baumgartner is going to great lengths to hold one of Washington state's highest paid public officials accountable by going on a trip to Thailand with WSU football coach Mike Leach. (Spokesman-Review)

The Bonner County Daily Bee IS a real newspaper, though, I'm sure of that.
Columbia Journalism Review digs into the Idahoan, the strange pseudo-newspaper put out by conservatives in advance of the Republican primary. (CJR)

The latest on the latest school shooting
So far, eight are dead in Texas. (New York Times)

Nobody likes a tattletale

Was there an FBI source on the Trump campaign? (Washington Post)

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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...