Former president Bush senior dies, thousands riot in Paris over inequality, and other headlines


NEWS: A Pullman Police sergeant charged with felony sexual misconduct after allegedly assaulting a WSU student resigned from his job last week.

FILM: It's tradition, it's hilarious, and while our cover story this week maybe shows that real life can put Clark Griswold to shame, his family is still a classic part of the season nonetheless. Come watch National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation at the Inlander's Suds & Cinema on Dec. 20.

NEWS: The same guy who recently won a battle with his neighbors over his Christmastime display (see cover story link above) also once got into a heated argument with a Coeur d'Alene School Board member over Confederate symbols.


click to enlarge President George H. W. Bush - AJ GRUEL PHOTO
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President George H. W. Bush
Former President George H.W. Bush dies
The life of former President George H.W. Bush is being honored today after the 94-year-old veteran passed away on Friday. (NBC)

Riots in Paris over inequality largest in a generation
With rising gas taxes and other inequalities between the rich and poor growing starker in France, thousands came out to protest in Paris on Saturday, when hundreds were wounded and arrested, cars were set on fire, monuments were vandalized and three people died. (New York Times)

Seattle water crisis would follow major earthquake
The Seattle Times reports that when a major earthquake hits the region, Seattle and surrounding cities would likely lose all water pressure within a day, and the damage could take two months to fix, leaving more than a million people without water.

American Inheritance: Unpacking World War II @ Northwest Museum of Arts & Culture

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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...