Friday's column leads off with the recollections of a local woman who was almost a juror in the Spokane murder trial more than 20 years ago of a particularly nasty piece of work named Damon Chapple.
It's actually an autograph story. No, not the convict's.
Chapple had earlier told then S-R reporter Jim DeFede that he was going to track him down and kill him.
"I hear that a lot," said DeFede.
No, DeFede didn't really say that. But he might have.