Impeachment hearings go public, Beggs takes the lead in council president race, and other headlines


Hong Kong protesters staged a fiery clash with police on Tuesday, after the recent shooting of a protester. The protests have been ongoing since June.


Beggs ekes ahead
A full week after the Spokane elections, Spokane Councilman Breean Beggs has eked ahead of his opponent Cindy Wendle by a mere seven votes, the Spokesman-Review reports. There are still 5,000 votes left to vote in the city.

Witches... preppers... Port Townsend...
A witch is taking on a prepper/survivalist in the town of Port Townsend, Washington, the good old fashioned way: social media. For more background on this story by the Stranger, read the Inlander's own story about some tangential characters.

WSU fraternity member dies
Samuel Martinez, a 19-year-old from Bellevue and member of the Alpha Tau Omega fraternity, was found not breathing on Tuesday morning. (Spokesman)

We'll do it live!
The first day of public hearings on the impeachment investigation are today. The Washington Post has live updates here... or, if it's still on, watch it here

Dreamworks Animation: The Exhibition @ Northwest Museum of Arts & Culture

Tuesdays-Sundays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Continues through Sept. 11
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