Jury selection starts for Pullman cop's trial, Minshew has NFL debut, and other headlines


NEWS: Records show that a Spokane teacher did disclose some previous investigations into misconduct on his part before he was hired by Spokane Public Schools, where he was again investigated for the way he dealt with an autistic student before resigning.

NEWS: Eastern Washington University has plans for a private fundraising campaign to raise money to renovate its football stadium.

NEWS: Housing First, the model of housing people before getting them into treatment of any kind, has been questioned by some during the current mayoral election. But Housing and Urban Development clarified that federally, the department is as committed as ever to the model.


Brexit uncertainty continues

British Parliament continues to see shake-ups as it heads toward an impending deadline to leave the European Union with no deal brokered and a prime minister who has lost his majority, the New York Times reports.

click to enlarge Pullman Police Sgt. Dan Hargraves - PULLMAN PD
Pullman PD
Pullman Police Sgt. Dan Hargraves
Jury selection starts for Pullman officer's trial
This week, jury selection will start for the trial against a former Pullman Police officer accused of demanding oral sex from a Washington State University freshman in exchange for not arresting her,  KXLY reports.

Minshew debuts with Jaguars
Former WSU quarterback Gardner Minshew made his NFL debut this weekend playing for the Jacksonville Jaguars, making an impressive early showing despite the team's loss, the Spokesman-Review reports. 

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Samantha Wohlfeil

Samantha Wohlfeil covers the environment, rural communities and cultural issues for the Inlander. Since joining the paper in 2017, she's reported how the weeks after getting out of prison can be deadly, how some terminally ill Eastern Washington patients have struggled to access lethal medication, and other sensitive...