Beggs extends lead in City Council race, family who lost son at WSU fraternity speaks out, and other headlines


NEWS: The numbers show Priority Spokane's program to house homeless students works.

NEWS: Politicians avoided the Superfund scarlet letter for Lake Coeur d'Alene, but with a tourism empire now at stake, leaders want to tackle pollution.

NEWS: Spokane Valley City Council unanimously approves public camping ban despite criticism that it criminalizes homelessness.


Gone too soon
The Bellevue teen who died at a WSU fraternity — police suspect it was alcohol related — "was a comet that came and went," according to his family. (Seattle Times)

Twin towers
Developers have laid out a vision for two new towers on the north bank of the Spokane River, but they're hoping to raise $30 million first. (Spokesman-Review)

Comeback story
The latest tally in the race for City Council President shows Breean Beggs ahead by more than 300 votes. (KXLY)

Impeachment hearings continue
The Trump impeachment inquiry went public yesterday, and the battle lines have hardened. (Associated Press)

New face
Deval Patrick, former Massachusetts governor, has entered the Democratic primary. (NPR)

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Wilson Criscione

Wilson Criscione, born and raised in Spokane, is an Inlander staff writer covering education and social services in the Inland Northwest.