Mounted menagerie: Sheriff’s deputies said a prank turned ugly when nearly a dozen teens broke into a Mead taxidermy shop and made off with more than $27,000 worth of mounted animals last week. According to court documents, they were planning on copying a YouTube video.
Public support for dams drops: A coalition of utilities, river ports and farm organizations has embarked on a three-year, $3 million effort to improve Northwest residents’ perception of dams. Officials say support has slipped in recent years.
Plans for pot: The Washington State Liquor Control Board approved another round of changes to regulations on marijuana businesses Wednesday. Check out Jim Camden’s guide to the tentatively approved new rules.
Greatest Show on Earth: The Ringling Bros. Barnum and Bailey Circus is coming to the Spokane Arena this weekend. The way ringmaster David Shipman tells it, he’s got the greatest job on Earth.
(Tyler Tjomsland/The Spokesman Review)