COVER: As Kootenai County grows, can it preserve what makes it attractive in the first place?
NEWS: Spokane Valley's new mayor and new majority on the City Council aim to set a more moderate and inclusive tone.
IN OTHER NEWS...
Spokane Public Schools board President Jerrall Haynes says the district would consider changing plans and building a new high school sports stadium downtown "if circumstances change significantly," just like any capital project. (Spokesman-Review)
Overdose may be a homicide
A Mead student died of an overdose, and police are trying to determine whether the death could be considered a homicide. (KXLY)
Stratton violated ethics code
City Councilwoman Karen Stratton violated the city's ethics code when she advocated on behalf of a Spokane marijuana retailer, according to an ethics commission. (Spokesman-Review)
One person died and seven others are injured following a mass shooting in downtown Seattle. (Seattle Times)
The Trump administration is making it more difficult for women to travel to the United States and have a baby. (Associated Press)