NATION: Stan Lee, the creator of Marvel Comics, died yesterday. He was 95.
ZAGS: Killian Tillie is out for the Zags. How are Corey Kispert and Zach Norvell Jr. doing in his absence?
NEWS: Those "fake progressive" mailers urging 6th District voters to write in Joe Pakootas were, in fact, legal, even if they were wildly deceptive. Did they work?
NATION: The death toll in the Northern California fire is now at 42, making it the deadliest fire in state history.
Spokane loses out on Amazon HQ2
It's official: Amazon will not be choosing Spokane for its HQ2. I know that comes as a shock, but don't feel too bad. It turns out the usual suspects ended up winning the Amazon package: New York and a D.C. suburb. (NPR)
Fearing the homeless
A city ordinance that would have extended daytime visiting rules at city hall was delayed last night, with some expressing concerns that it could turn city hall into a daytime homeless shelter. (Spokesman-Review)
The new Lisa Brown
The Washington state Senate majority leader will be from Spokane. Sen. Andy Billig, a Democrat, was chosen for the position yesterday. (Spokesman-Review)
America is sugar-high
The tax cuts that Republicans, including Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, are so proud of have given a jolt to the economy, but economists worry how long that jolt will last. (New York Times)