US kills Iranian general, complaint against SPD ombudsman fizzles, and other headlines

click to enlarge Maj. Gen. Qassim Suleimani was killed by a U.S. drone strike yesterday - CREATIVE COMMONS
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Maj. Gen. Qassim Suleimani was killed by a U.S. drone strike yesterday

Uncut Gems is awarded the coveted Inlander diamond.

NEWS: The complaint that the Spokane Police was obstructing the police ombudsman turns up nothing.


The tumble terror
Drivers near Richland are besieged by vicious tumbleweeds. (Spokesman-Review)

Strike still in the waiting room
The nursing union delays a strike against Providence. (Spokesman-Review)

We got him
Maj. Gen. Qassim Suleimani, a leader in Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps, was killed in a U.S. drone strike. He's been blamed for numerous American deaths, but did killing him make Americans safer or just raise the risk of war? (New York Times)

A Methodist to their madness

The Methodist denomination looks likely to split over gay marriage. (Washington Post)

Title wave
The best TV title sequences in 2010. (Ars Technica)

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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...