Mueller finds no collusion, doesn't exonerate on obstruction, CMR will run again, and other headlines


NEWS: Idaho Gov. Brad Little chose someone to fill one of two Dalton Gardens City Council seats left empty after residents ousted the mayor and two members during a March 12 recall. Filling one seat creates a quorum with the remaining members, who will fill the other seats.

NEWS: Amid speculation she might not run again, Cathy McMorris Rodgers says she does plan to run again in 2020.


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Trump tried to fire Robert Mueller a long time ago — but the White House attorney threatened to resign if he did.
Mueller Report: No conspiracy by Trump team with Russian interference
Special Counsel Robert Mueller delivered his two-year investigation to the attorney general, who summarized the findings this weekend, including that neither President Trump nor his team participated in the Russian interference in the 2016 election, the New York Times reports. The investigation was less clear on whether Trump obstructed justice, but AG Barr opted not to pursue that charge.

Lighter later forever?
Washington isn't the only place looking at the option to move to permanent daylight saving time, with multiple bills in Congress potentially allowing or requiring states to make the switch permanently, the Spokesman-Review reports.

Washington fails at addressing lead in schools, report says
Joining more than 20 other states, Washington got a failing grade in a national report looking at how states address lead in drinking fountains at schools, the Seattle Times reports.

More eyes in the sky
Spokane could encourage business owners downtown to install more cameras and security measures, with an opportunity for some to get reimbursed for the costs if they work with the Downtown Spokane Partnership and Spokane Police, the Spokesman 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...