Wendle uses Baltimore homeless camp footage in campaign ad, LC harasser avoids jail, and other headlines


"You've threatened to kill me, you've threatened to rape me," she says. "You took a certain innocence away from me that I can never get back." In an emotional hearing, a high school victim of threats confronts the suspect as he pleads guilty and avoids jail time

Avista is kicking up the cost of using natural gas.


Our homeless camp political TV ad footage is being bussed in from Baltimore
Cindy Wendle, citing safety concerns and respect for the city of Spokane, tries to pass off footage of Baltimore homeless camps in her TV ad as an unrecognizable Spokane. (Spokesman-Review)

Republican in everything but name
Columnist Shawn Vestal notes how hard Nadine Woodward fights to avoid the GOP label, despite her right-wing ideological positions. (Spokesman-Review)

A deep state eating its own tail

The Trump administration is now conducting a criminal investigation of its own investigation of the Russian scandal. (Washington Post)

Baltimore funeral
Bill Clinton and Barack Obama speak at Elijah Cummings' funeral at Baltimore, which is not in Spokane. (New York Times)

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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...