Kids protest climate change, Trump may have pressured Ukraine to investigate Biden's son, and other headlines

click to enlarge Two Lime scooter riders look across the Spokane River to the Looff Carrousel in Riverfront Park. - DANIEL WALTERS PHOTO
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Two Lime scooter riders look across the Spokane River to the Looff Carrousel in Riverfront Park.


A screw up from Spokane Police means that the confession from a former LC student who allegedly threatened to shoot up his school won't be usable in court.

Reducing the impact of family trauma and violence is Priority Spokane's new priority this year.


Big spender

EWU gets a $5 million donation for sprucing up Roos Field. (Spokesman-Review)

Homegrown torturers
As part of a criminal investigation, an attorney wanted to interview James Mitchell and John “Bruce” Jessen, two former Spokane psychologists involved in the CIA's controversial torture program. Now, because of a 9th Circuit ruling, the attorney might get that chance. (Spokesman-Review)

311 2.0

The city is looking at kicking its 311 system up a notch. (KXLY)

The kids are Al Gore
Young people are taking to the streets across the globe to protest climate change. (New York Times)

You know how to whistleblow, don't you?
A whistleblower complaint might be related to alleged attempts by Trump and Rudolph Giuliani to push Ukraine into investigating Joe Biden's son. (Washington Post)

DeBlasio DeParts
New York Mayor Bill DeBlasio has exited the 2020 presidential race. (New York Times)

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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...