Climate change is killing local birds, ambassadors to testify on Ukraine scandal, and other headlines

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Will climate change kill this bird and his family?

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Runaway senator
Idaho Sen. Jim Risch flees a TV interview with Boise State Public radio after the news outlet asks about Trump and Ukraine. (KTVB)

Doing what Sylvester couldn't

Climate change is killing our Northwest birds, the Audubon Society reports. (Spokesman-Review)

They barely even understand the relationship between coefficients and derivatives

Are our children underprepared for... Kindergarten? (Spokesman-Review)

The unambassadoring

Trump personally removed the Ukrainian ambassador, she tells impeachment officials. (New York Times)

The other ambassador

U.S. ambassador to the European Union and Portland-area hotelier Gordon Sondland will appear before Congress. (Washington Post)

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Daniel Walters

A lifelong Spokane native, staff writer Daniel Walters is the Inlander's City Hall reporter. But he also reports on a wide swath of other topics, including business, education, real estate development, land use, and other stories throughout North Idaho and Spokane County.He's reported on deep flaws in the Washington...