Trump responds to acquittal, former Mayor Condon gets new gig, and other headlines


COVER: North Idaho Rep. Heather Scott reaps the glory — and the consequences — of being one of Matt Shea's biggest allies.

NEWS: One in five students in Spokane are "chronically absent," and schools are trying to change that.


Savoring his victory
President Trump was acquitted and is firing back at his foes. (New York Times)

Post-mayor career
Former Mayor David Condon has been hired by Premera Blue Cross to serve as vice president of Eastern Washington. (Spokesman-Review)

Sentence goes Wells
Spokane developer Ron Wells will avoid sentencing and instead serve one year of house arrest for his role in an insurance fraud scheme. (KREM)

Student fighting for life
A Central Valley High School student has serious injuries after he was hit by a car. (KXLY)

Bernie and Pete lead the way
The results are still coming in for the Iowa caucus. Right now, Pete Buttigieg and Bernie Sanders are in a virtual tie. (NBC NEWS) 

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Wilson Criscione

Wilson Criscione, born and raised in Spokane, is an Inlander staff writer covering education and social services in the Inland Northwest.