Spokane Schools consider levies, economy keeps on booming, and other headlines

click to enlarge The restored Riverfront Park butterfly opens today. - DANIEL WALTERS PHOTO
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The restored Riverfront Park butterfly opens today.


NEWS: Gov. Jay Inslee will likely sign a bill that will allow parents to send their kids to mental health treatment without their kids' permission.

NEWS: The only mayoral candidate who declined to talk to the Inlander about homelessness was the only mayoral candidate who used to be a journalist.


Bone to pick
Shawn Vestal suggests that, perhaps, the Kootenai County GOP should have spoken out against Brittany Pettibone's alt-rightish shenanigans. (Spokesman-Review)

The Oops Levy
After massive teacher raises led to big layoffs, will Spokane Public Schools seek taxpayer help to undo those layoffs? (Spokesman-Review)

No fee hike
The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife might have a $7 million dollar deficit. (Spokesman-Review)

Not exactly a Trump recession
The economy is still in crazy boom times. (New York Times)

But I thought it was a total exoneration?
The White House was upset that the redacted version of the Mueller report was released. (Washington Post)

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Daniel Walters

A lifelong Spokane native, staff writer Daniel Walters is the Inlander's City Hall 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...