Denver decriminalizes magic mushrooms, Pope issues law on sex abuse, and morning headlines


NEWS: As UGM criticizes the "housing first" approach to homelessness, Catholic Charities defends its progress.

NEWS: An alt-right figure who pushed the Pizzagate conspiracy theory finds allies among Kootenai County Republicans.

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Young Kwak
Simeon Mills

: Spokane author Simeon Mills' debut novel is just the basketball-obsessed robot love story you've been waiting for.


Making a sacrifice
Mead School District's budget cuts mean Riverpoint Academy will close. Parents and students are devastated. (KXLY)

Tripping out
Denver has become the first city to decriminalize magic mushrooms. (NPR)

The Catholic way
Pope Francis issued a new church law today: Instead of simply reporting to police, any sexual abuse is to be reported to superiors within the church, who, surely, will do the right thing. Right? (Associated Press)

Bible schools
A conservative Christian group is pushing Bible classes in public schools nationwide — and it’s working. (Washington Post)

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Wilson Criscione

Wilson Criscione is the Inlander’s news editor. Aside from writing and editing investigative news stories, he enjoys hiking, watching basketball and spending time with his wife and cat.