Eyman's spending habits questioned, fire destroys CDA businesses, and other headlines

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Do you love pizza? Well this week, you're in luck, with an entire section of the Inlander dedicated to analyzing the best deals, types of pizza, and background on some of the most prolific local chains.

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IN OTHER NEWS...

Spokane City Council gets a new face, old council president starts consulting work
Betsy Wilkerson will join Spokane City Council as the newest member after a swearing-in ceremony the day before Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Meanwhile, former Council President Ben Stuckart has moved on to political consulting work. (Spokesman-Review)

Fire destroys some downtown CDA businesses
A fire early Monday morning severely damaged some downtown Coeur d'Alene businesses, including Schmidty’s Burgers, Heart City Tattoo and Cole Taylor Salon, KXLY reports.

Washington AG challenges Eyman's spending habits
As Washington's Attorney General tries to get legal fees and a disputed multimillion dollar fine from Tim Eyman, the tax activist who filed for bankruptcy in late 2018 has been spending $24,000 a month, the AP and KING 5 report.


Navy to name ship for African American WWII vet
On Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the Navy was expected to announce it will name a ship after Doris "Dorie" Miller, a black sailor who defended Pearl Harbor with an anti-aircraft gun until being ordered to abandon ship, CNN 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...