When the former editor of this newspaper, Steven A. Smith, was arrested and accused of purchasing pornographic images and videos of children, a disturbing fact stood out: The young victims appear to have taken and sold the material themselves, using Instagram as a marketplace.
Eddie K. Eng was born more than nine decades ago in the Taishan region of China, an area that historically produced so much emigration to America that it bills itself as the “First Home of the Overseas Chinese.”
A pair of students who were in the process of graduating in engineering from the school's Everett campus were involved in early planning for the company, but left in 2019, a school spokeswoman said last week.
If the Cathy McMorris Rodgers machine is hand-puppeting some of the fund-raising, policy-making and PR ploys of conservative politics in Spokane city government – an undercurrent that was illuminated in detail last week in the Inlander – the question is: Why do the local politicians she’s helping tie themselves into knots to keep it quiet?
More than 90 retired Washington state Superior Court judges have signed a letter to U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts expressing “grave concerns” about revelations of ethical quagmires on the court and calling on him to take measures to preserve the court’s integrity.
The accountability mayor held a press conference – backed by a Greek chorus of supporters, applauding her every utterance as if she were at, say, a campaign stop – to make it clear that she would not follow the city charter and investigate the police chief.
Last year, as the Woodward administration moved toward opening a homeless shelter in an unsuitable warehouse halfway to Post Falls, I asked a local guy with many years of experience in homelessness about his view of the proposal.
The best way to see all that’s wrong with the Texas judge’s attempt to impose a national ban on the abortion pill is to read it side by side with the sober, serious ruling issued by a federal judge here in Spokane.
When Chud Wendle – the combative leader of a group of property owners who regularly criticizes City Council members over crime and homelessness – wanted a special report from the police department about crimes committed by transients, he didn’t file a public records request.