Got a News Tip?

Do you have information about a big or important story? Well, we love those type of stories, and below we outline various ways you can share information with us — from the easy and informal to more secure channels that help protect your anonymity.

Please consider what makes a solid news tip: It includes documentation and/or evidence and speaks to a specific problem that has real-world consequences.

Easy Ways to Reach Us

Contact a specific writer: Check out our staff directory.

Use our tips email: Send story tips and documents to this email, which goes to all of our news reporters.

Organizing a community event? Use this form to share details with us, enabling us to share them with the larger community.

More Secure Ways to Send Info

Signal: This is a free encrypted messaging app. You can send text messages, images and video. It also allows you to talk securely with a reporter by calling them via the Signal app. To communicate with specific journalists, you'll need to add their cell phone number to your phone's contacts and then connect with them on the Signal app. Or use the Inlander's Signal number: 509-251-4500.

WhatsApp: This is a free messaging app with end-to-end encryption that also allows the transfer of documents, photos and videos. WhatsApp can be used to make secure phone calls. To communicate with specific journalists, you'll need to add their cell phone number to your phone's contacts and then connect with them on WhatsApp. Or use the Inlander's WhatsApp number: 509-251-4500.

Postal Service: Mail tips and documents, c/o The Editor or a particular writer, to: The Inlander, 1227 W. Summit Parkway, Spokane, WA 99201