Fires burn near Cheney, Puerto Rico governor resigns, and other headlines


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Justice delayed
A 72-year-old man has been waiting in jail for two and a half years for his case to be heard, but his attorneys keep quitting. (Spokesman-Review)

Fighting lightning fires
A cluster of fires sparked by lightning near Cheney remains zero percent contained, but officials hope to get a handle on them soon. (KREM)

Holding her accountable
The local chapter of the NAACP sent Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers a letter asking her why she voted against a resolution condemning President Trump's racist comments directed at four congresswomen. (KXLY)

Mueller testifies
If you didn't want to watch hours of Robert Mueller testifying about his investigation into Russian election interference, here's a good explainer of what we learned. (New York Times)

Governor resigns
Following days of protests calling for his ouster, Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló announced his resignation Wednesday. (NBC)

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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.