Warming center hits cap while waiting for fire upgrades, House Dems start compiling impeachment evidence, and other headlines


Wishing Tree Books, Spokane's newest kid-centered book store, is making perfect literary matches in the Perry District.


Photographers from Spokane County out snapping house pics

If you see people in brightly colored vests taking photos of your property at some point in the next six months, instead of rushing to Nextdoor to speculate on what type of criminal they are, you might just double check they're with the Spokane County Assessor's Office, which will be revaluing properties, the Spokesman-Review reports.

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Warming center already full
The city warming center being operated by Jewels Helping Hands is already turning people away as it reaches capacity on these cold, late-November nights, KXLY reports. The main issue right now is the center hasn't met fire code to sleep more than 30 people, which they're working to fix.

Former parent-teacher treasurer arrested
After more than $30,000 was apparently stolen from 2018 to 2019, Spokane Police arrested the former treasurer of the Finch Elementary Parent Teacher Organization, KHQ reports.

House Democrats start compiling impeachment report
Now that private and public impeachment investigations have taken place, Democrats will likely start boiling down what happened into a report that could be sent to the Senate for trial, Bloomberg reports. (Bloomberg)

Northwest Winterfest @ Spokane County Fair & Expo Center

Through Jan. 2, 2022, 5-9 p.m.
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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...