Sandpoint fire deemed accident, Duluth could be your climate refuge, and other headlines


Pokémon Go wasn't just a flash in the pan: It's been regaining popularity, and a group of dedicated Spokane players is dedicated to catching 'em all.

ARTS & CULTURE: Dudes, come watch The Big Lebowski at this week's Suds & Cinema


Librarians no more

Facing a budget shortfall of millions, Spokane Public Schools decided to get rid of all of its librarians, moving some of them into classrooms as teachers and laying others off, the Spokesman-Review reports.

Sandpoint fire deemed an accident
The fire that destroyed five downtown Sandpoint businesses in February was an accident, KXLY reports.

Welcome to Duluth, your climate change refuge
Some people are already asking which places will be better protected from the impacts of climate change, and it's not surprising that cold places like Duluth, Minnesota, make a list of places that should receive relatively minor impacts, the New York Times reports.

A different kind of cycle
Once America's greatest cyclist, Rebecca Twigg has spent her last few years in Seattle homeless, cycling between staying with relatives and in shelters; she shares her story with the Seattle Times

Valleyfest @ Spokane Valley

Sun., Sept. 24, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
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Samantha Wohlfeil

Samantha Wohlfeil covers the environment, rural communities and cultural issues for the Inlander. Since joining the paper in 2017, she's reported how the weeks after getting out of prison can be deadly, how some terminally ill Eastern Washington patients have struggled to access lethal medication, and other sensitive...