Former Sandpoint racist robocaller fined $13M, Senate probably won't call for witnesses, and other headlines

click to enlarge Sandpoint Mayor Shelby Rognstad was one of the targets of a campaign of racist robocalls. - WILSON CRISCIONE PHOTO
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Sandpoint Mayor Shelby Rognstad was one of the targets of a campaign of racist robocalls.

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Spokane Prosecutor Larry Haskell doesn't believe that the pursuit of racial equity should be a part of the efforts to reduce jail overcrowding.

How come we're not asking some important questions about homelessness in this year's point-in-time count.


Hard out there for a racist harasser
A racist former Sandpoint resident who targeted the Sandpoint Reader and the Sandpoint mayor with a stream of harassment may be fined nearly $13 million by the FCC for spoofing a series of robocalls. (Sandpoint Reader)

The tower falls
A century-old stone tower in Otis Orchard collapses. (Spokesman-Review)

Actual conservative journalism?
Can a group of Trump-skeptical conservatives create a thriving journalism outfit, that doesn't just defend the president? (The Atlantic)

Locked Bolton
One of the few Republican senators who observers thought might vote for witnesses, says Trump did what he was accused of, but he still doesn't want to hear from witnesses. (New York Times)

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Daniel Walters

A lifelong Spokane native, Daniel Walters is the Inlander's senior investigative reporter. But he also reports on a wide swath of other topics, including business, education, real estate development, land use, and other stories throughout North Idaho and Spokane County.He's reported on deep flaws in the Washington...