NEWS: Spokane City Council President and mayoral candidate Ben Stuckart says he wasn't retaliating when he suggested the city no longer offer an incentive to a project by developer Larry Stone, and instead use that revenue to address drug addiction in the city. Stone produced a video called "Curing Spokane," which questions crime rates in the city core, calling for a new jail, more foot policing, more free parking and says the city should sell the STA Plaza and move it underground.
ARTS & CULTURE: Turtle. Races. Weekly (and ethically). Need we say more?
IN OTHER NEWS...
Homeless activist Alfredo LLamedo dies
Alfredo LLamedo, one of the city's most outspoken homeless activists died after a long illness this weekend, the Spokesman-Review reports.
Comfort dog not so comforting at fair, service dog owners report
It turns out that a dog trained to comfort people was not apparently trained to be comfortable with other service animals, sparking concern after multiple service dog owners said the comfort dog charged and growled at their animals at the Spokane County Interstate Fair, the Spokesman reports.
Saudi oil resources attacked over weekend, more threats issued
A group claiming responsibility for drone strikes on Saudi Arabian oil resources this weekend has issued further threats, and questions of who to blame are still up in the air, with America pointing to Iran's possible involvement with the Yemeni group claiming responsibility, the New York Times reports.
Fatal hit-and-run suspect(s) still on the loose
Troopers are still looking for the suspect(s) involved in a fatal hit-and-run on Interstate 90 last week, who were in a 2005 to 2010 silver or gray Volkswagen Jetta wagon with likely damage to the right front side, KXLY reports.