Biden defends work with segregationist lawmakers, U.S. drone shot down by Iran, and other headlines


COVER: Tony Williams was a respected drug counselor helping others get clean. Police say he was also a “mid-level” dealer pushing meth and heroin.

NEWS: A specially created fund was supposed to be a boon for the area around Kendall Yards, so why has West Central received so little from it?

NEWS: State officials say Spokane Public Schools overuses isolation to deal with difficult kids. Now, the school district promises better training.


Not in their backyard
Spokane Valley City Council denied a request for low-income senior housing from Catholic Charities. (Spokesman-Review)

Wheat is that?
Feds have found genetically modified wheat that is resistant to Roundup on a Washington farm.  (Spokesman-Review)

Making it big
The NBA Draft is today, and there are a few Zags who expect to hear their name called. (KXLY)

Drone shot down
As tensions grow between the U.S. and Iran, a U.S. drone was shot down by Iran. (Associated Press)
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Marc Nozell photo/Flickr
Biden defiant
Joe Biden isn't backing down from his comments about working with segregationists, nor from his joke that he was never called "boy" by one of them. (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.