Tuesday morning’s top headlines

Tuesday morning’s top headlines
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Welcome to your Tuesday morning. Today will be our last day of sunshine and average temperatures for quite a while. Spokane will see a breezy afternoon with high temperatures around 70 degrees. Then, much cooler weather will move in later this week and bring (brace yourself) a chance for snow. Yeah, snow. In September. Read more here.

Here’s what you should know this morning:

Increased security at Cheney Middle School

A message left on the inside of a stall in the 6th grade girls’ bathroom at Cheney Middle School said, “Next School Shoting [sic] 9/23/19 or 9/24/19.” District leaders said it was found by a student yesterday. Cheney police are now investigating, and will have extra patrols at the school today.

It’s National Voter Registration Day

Are you registered to vote? If not, there are events all over Spokane today to help you through the process. Stop by the elections office, the STA Plaza, the downtown public library, or Spokane Community College. If you’d still like to hear from the candidates before you make up your mind, you can go to a Candidate Forum at Spokane City Hall today. Election day is less than two months away, on November 5th.

UK Supreme Court rules against Boris Johnson

Breaking news this morning: The UK Supreme Court has ruled British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s controversial five-week suspension of the country’s Parliament was unlawful. Judges unanimously upheld a previous decision, which said Johnson illegally acted in order to suppress scrutiny of his Brexit strategy. Read more on this developing story here.