Spokane deputy kills man near Valley homeless camp, multiple Spokane inmates hospitalized, and other headlines


After sharing speeches by Rep. Matt Shea and Steve McLaughlin that were recorded at a private event, a pro-wolf activist got a legal threat

NEWS: Three Spokane County inmates were hospitalized after taking an "unknown powdery substance" smuggled into the facility that left them unconscious.

NEWS: Crosswalk teen shelter will be moving out of downtown with some help from the Legislature.


Foam helps put out Airway Heights landfill fire

The Graham Road Landfill had its fourth fire of the year over the weekend, with the cause still under investigation, the Spokesman-Review reports.

Sheriff's deputy shoots, kills man near homeless camp
The Spokane Sheriff's Office reported that one of their deputies in Spokane Valley shot and killed a man near a homeless camp after he was acting erratically, KXLY reports.

More than 40 killed in fiery plane crash in Russia
A plane engulfed in flames was captured on video as it landed in Moscow, Russia over the weekend, killing at least 41 people on board, CNN reports.

Kentucky Derby horse with 65-to-1 odds wins after first finisher fouled
In a major upset, Country House won the Kentucky Derby after the actual first finisher, Maximum Security, was disqualified from its win due to impeding the progress of another horse while it jumped a puddle during the race, the New York Times 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...