Inslee ends presidential bid, opioid medication is being smuggled into Spokane jail, and morning headlines


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NEWS: The drug being smuggled by mail into Spokane County Jail the most? Suboxone, the medication for opioid addiction.

NEWS: The family of a man shot and killed by a Spokane police officer shouted at Spokane County Prosecutor Larry Haskell during a press conference yesterday announcing no charges against the officers.


Gov. Jay Inslee during a visit to Spokane.
Gov. Jay Inslee during a visit to Spokane.

Inslee and Outslee

Gov. Jay Inslee is ending his bid to become president, and will instead run for a third term as governor. (Seattle Times)

The big picture
Spokane artist Emma Randolph has died at 96 years old. (Spokesman-Review)

Dog attack
A woman was in her own Spokane backyard when the neighbors' dogs attacked her, sending her to the hospital. (KXLY)

Amazon burning
The Amazon rainforest is on fire. Guess who's to blame? Humans. (CNN)

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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.