MORNING BRIEFING: Anyway the Wind Blows


The effects of Saturday's massive windstorm are still being felt in Spokane, as Avista scrambles to restore power and crews work to unblock roads. (SR)

Whitworth University has long adopted the falling pine cone as an unofficial symbol of their campus. But on Saturday, it was falling pine trees that hit the university. 

Coeur d'Alene school officials are lobbying the state for a tougher anti-bullying law. (CDA Press)


While Israel initiated a ceasefire in parts of Gaza, their strikes still killed an 8-year-old girl. (NYT)

A decade ago, Texas may have executed an innocent man. (Washington Post)

A huge earthquake killed hundreds in southwest China on Sunday. (The Wire)


Lev Grossman on the final book in his Narnia/Harry-Potter-deconstruction series, The Magicians. (Vox)