Friday, June 22, 2018

Pets are adorable, McMorris Rodgers votes against Labrador's immigration bill and other morning headlines

Posted By on Fri, Jun 22, 2018 at 9:39 AM

click to enlarge Carol the Cat. One of our faves.
Carol the Cat. One of our faves.


Do you feel unlucky, punks?
Spokane thieves are exacting Trump's tariff's the old-fashioned way — after a Canadian punk band got their equipment stolen from their van near the Pin. If you see a giant banner from 1985, return it for a reward.

Pet projects

Check out the some of the runners-up to the Inlander Pets Photo Contest, including the second-best goat in Spokane. (The best, obviously, being the Riverfront Park Garbage Eating Goat.)


McMorris Rodgers vs. Raúl Labrador
Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers voted against a hardline immigration bill that had been championed by Idaho Rep. Raúl Labrador. (Spokesman-Review)

Hard pill to swallow
The Red Pill expo begins with a tribute to Lavoy Finicum, the Malheur standoff participant killed by Oregon State Police. (Spokesman-Review)

Stamping out food stamps?
House Republicans pass a farm bill that has major new work requirements — and job training funds — tied to the food stamp system. (Politico)

The crying girl on the cover of Time Magazine wasn't actually separated from her mom
But the story is still incredibly sad.  (Washington Post)

The line between discipline and child abuse
A physician says that a boy in immigration detention has been threatened with not being able to be reunited with his parents if he doesn't behave. (New Yorker)

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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...