Inslee gets little time on debate stage, Spokane Police Guild demands removal of ombudsman from investigation, and other headlines


NEWS: The Spokane Police Guild demands the removal of the ombudsman from an investigation into an allegedly violent arrest.

NEWS: The city aims to add a new 24/7 shelter this fall, which notably is past its goal of July 1.

NEWS: The Spokane Public Library remains open to homeless patrons and drag queens — and months of controversy.

OUTDOORS: How to protect yourself from an otter, and other terrifying creatures.

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Six minutes of fame
The first Democratic presidential debate was held last night, and Gov. Jay Inslee didn't get much time to make his case. (Seattle Times)

Hidden recording
A secretary with the Spokane County Prosecutor's Office allegedly tried to illegaly record her co-workers who were discussing sensitive information. She has resigned. (Spokesman-Review)

Gone too soon
The family of Lauren McCluskey, the former Pullman High School student murdered on the University of Utah campus last fall, is filing a lawsuit claiming the university failed to protect her. (KXLY)

Getting their way
In a 5-4 vote, the U.S. Supreme Court says the Constitution does not bar partisan gerrymandering. (New York Times

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