Spokane evicts homeless camp, Observatory hit with fake reviews and other headlines

click to enlarge Signs in front of City Hall call for city leaders to "stop criminalizing homelessness. - WILSON CRISCIONE PHOTO
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Signs in front of City Hall call for city leaders to "stop criminalizing homelessness.

After we reported that downtown Spokane bar owners had decided not to play host to Proud Boys, the Observatory started getting hit with fake reviews.

NEWS: Tom Konis is the new Spokane County assessor after a recount confirmed his win.

NEWS: Spokane City Councilman Breean Beggs is throwing his hat in the ring for council president, and if elected would bring a totally different leadership style to the podium that's been held by current Council President Ben Stuckart.


Volatility finally hits Wall Street

With a variety of trade concerns and news that President Trump is alleged to have directed illegal payments during the campaign to avoid a sex scandal, U.S. markets that have stayed strong all year are finally taking a hit, the New York Times reports.

Camp Hope evicted
The city of Spokane cleared out the temporary homeless camp that had been set up outside City Hall on Sunday, citing new warming shelter beds as justification for enforcing the no-camping ordinance, and arresting two, the Spokesman-Review reports.

SPLC links man involved in Lynnwood attack with white supremacist groups
According to the Southern Poverty Law Center, one of the nine people arrested after a fight at a Lynnwood bar where a black DJ was attacked is involved in white supremacist and skinhead groups, the Seattle 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...