Ombudsman worried about SPD transparency, Turkey is beating the US, and other headlines

click to enlarge Nadine Woodward at the Pints and Politics forum on Tuesday. - DANIEL WALTERS PHOTO
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Nadine Woodward at the Pints and Politics forum on Tuesday.

Nadine Woodward argues that Marysville provides the sort of "tough love" that Spokane has been missing. But maybe we are not so very different from the small city on the west side.

NEWS: Police Ombudsman Bart Logue says a new rule is a step backward for accountability.


Who watchdogs the police dogs?

Shawn Vestal weighs in on the fraying relationships between the cops and the watchdogs. (Spokesman-Review)

Charity, security
Catholic Charities adds some security officers with arrest power around their properties. (Spokesman-Review)

Told ya
A diplomat raised warnings about Trump's tactics with Ukraine, but says he was ignored. (Washington Post)

Turkey trumps Trump
The cease fire is a near-complete win for Turkey's tyrannical leader. (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...