Inslee looks at dam breaching, Weekly Standard dies, and other morning headlines


The proponents of a downtown stadium talked a good game, but the school board still isn't willing to put the stadium inside the Sportsplex.

The Kalispel Tribe is probably getting new air protection rules, partly as a reaction to a proposed silicon smelter.

Whitworth University is banning smoking and vaping on campus entirely. But what does that mean for low-income kids?

Our review of the musical Waitress.


Polish-ed speaker
Shawn Vestal notes that Matt Shea is willing to chat at length to Polish video bloggers, but not to media outlets in his own district. He also snarks that "he wants to create a 51st state in Eastern Washington, outside the pernicious influence of West Side leftists, though it’s a preposterous idea that exists primarily to prompt credulous stories in the media." (Spokesman-Review)

Inslee looks at breaching dams
And burnishes his cred as an environmentalist as well. (Spokesman-Review)

The limits of warming centers
Will the new homeless warming centers be enough? (Spokesman-Review)

The other, other, other, other, other Trump scandal.

Did Trump get illegal campaign donations from the Saudis?

Lowered Standard
The Weekly Standard, one of the few conservative magazines to consistently oppose Trump, is ending. And it wasn't a natural death. (Politico)

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

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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...