Stories tagged: Southern Poverty Law Center
THURSDAY, NOV. 17, 2016
Donald Trump and the Inland Northwest can’t rest in the fight against prejudice
The response to a racial slur at Spokane’s Martin Luther King Jr. Family Outreach Center was heartening, but foes of prejudice must remain vigilant.
FRIDAY, MAY 27, 2016, 12:41 P.M.
Sue Lani Madsen: Southern Poverty Law Center looking for hate in all the wrong places
The Southern Poverty Law Center might have had noble beginnings, but it’s now become mostly a fund-raising organization, Sue Lani Madsen writes.
SUNDAY, JUNE 2, 2013
Eye on Boise: Fewer DUI arrests made over long weekend in Idaho this year
BOISE – The Idaho State Police reported 31 DUI arrests statewide over last weekend’s Memorial Day holiday, from Friday night through early Tuesday morning. ISP also reported 23 crashes, including …
SUNDAY, MARCH 17, 2013
Huckleberries: Sandpoint High grad has had papal beat for 25 years
The selection of Argentine Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio as the new pope wasn’t Cindy Wooden’s first papal rodeo. The Sandpoint native has covered three popes in her 25 years as the …
SATURDAY, MARCH 9, 2013
Hate groups watchdog has Mount St. Michael on list
What do the Aryan Nations, the Ku Klux Klan and the home of Spokane’s Singing Nuns have in common? They’re all on the Southern Poverty Law Center’s map of “hate …
FRIDAY, MARCH 9, 2012
Extremist groups burgeon
The number of militias and other extremist movements in the Inland Northwest and across the country continues to rise, according to a new report from the Southern Poverty Law Center. …
WEDNESDAY, AUG. 10, 2011, 4:45 P.M.
‘Govabuse’ group plans Spokane protest
A family rights group is planning protests on Friday against the child welfare system at courthouses across the nation, including Spokane. The protests, planned in 42 states and Washington, D.C., …
SUNDAY, JUNE 12, 2011
‘Sovereigns’ gaining attention in Spokane area
Deputies were prepared for the worst as they stood by in a Spokane County courtroom earlier this month during routine hearings for mostly low-level felonies. Their focus was on one …
WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 8, 2010
Leaders mark 10 years since verdict that crippled Aryan Nations
On Sept. 7, 2000, a Kootenai County jury rendered a $6.3 million verdict against the Aryan Nations and its leader, Richard Butler. That action bankrupted the racist organization, severely diminishing …
TUESDAY, SEPT. 7, 2010, 6:15 P.M.
North Idaho marks 10 years since Aryan Nations verdict
Ten years ago, on Sept. 7, 2000, a Kootenai County jury rendered a $6.3 million verdict against the Aryan Nations and its leader, Richard Butler. That action bankrupted the racist …
SATURDAY, JUNE 19, 2010, 4:58 P.M.
Steele’s quiet years get suddenly noisy
He calls himself “the attorney for the damned,” has gained national attention for his work with high-profile clients and was a coveted speaker in the national racist movement for years. …
SUNDAY, DEC. 6, 2009
A passion rising
They’re angry, and they’re getting organized. Groups once seen as fringe political outcasts are banding together, powered by what experts describe as an unprecedented fear of the federal government and …