Division over nurse training, families fight for justice for murdered loved ones, and other headlines


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Parents of murdered Pullman woman fight campus discrimination
Before she was murdered, Lauren McCluskey told police at the University of Utah that her ex-boyfriend had lied, threatened her and appeared to be a sexual predator. Yet they said he seemed like a good guy, the Spokesman-Review reports. Now her parents are fighting the school with a lawsuit in hopes that women are better protected nation-wide.

Spokane woman fights for her brother, other cold cases
As the death of her 13-year-old brother remains unsolved three decades later, a Spokane woman is fighting for his and other cases that were never solved, leaving families waiting for justice, KXLY reports.

Washington divided on who should train needed sexual assault nurses
With a proposal to possibly train rural sexual assault nurse examiners through Washington State University, UW's Harborview Medical Center, which has been the main training center for those nurses, claims that could jeopardize its own program, the Seattle-Times reports. 

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Samantha Wohlfeil

Samantha Wohlfeil covers the environment, rural communities and cultural issues for the Inlander. Since joining the paper in 2017, she's reported how the weeks after getting out of prison can be deadly, how some terminally ill Eastern Washington patients have struggled to access lethal medication, and other sensitive...