Christmas war breaks out in North Idaho, Michael Cohen pleads guilty, and other headlines

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NEWS: Staff writer Daniel Walters digs into one man's quest to spread Christmas cheer, and the inevitable clash with his neighborhood that ended with him getting on Fox News.

NEWS: There's a local chapter of Proud Boys in Spokane, and the downtown scene is trying to figure out how to deal with them.


IN OTHER NEWS

Sheltering the homeless
As days keep getting colder, the Spokane City Council is prepared to fund 60 shelter beds for men to make up for the space lost at House of Charity. (Spokesman-Review)

Sex ed curriculum passed
After a long public comment period that included the word "heterophobia" and questions over the science of gender identity, the Spokane Public Schools board approved new sex ed curriculum for ninth graders last night. (KXLY)

Gonzaga students invite Ben Shapiro
Students at Gonzaga invited Ben Shapiro to come speak to campus, but Gonzaga declined, according to the Young America's Foundation.

Trump lawyer pleads guilty

Michael Cohen, the former personal attorney for President Donald Trump, pleaded guilty to lying to Congress last year about his contacts with Russia during Trump's presidential campaign. (ABC)


Keeping it quiet
How Les Moonves tried to silence an accuser. (New York Times)

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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.