Bill Morlin, Karen Dorn Steele and Dan Webster apparently have informed management of their intention to take contract-mandated severance and leave the paper.
The Spokane Police Department and officers’ union are probably dancing as I write this. If the city moves forward with its plan to hire a police ombudsman, the credit goes solely to Karen and Bill. If the feds ever bring charges in the Otto Zehm case, credit Karen and Bill.
Mar 26, 2009
Spokesman loses three talented veterans
Former Spokesman-Review Executive Editor Steve Smith said the latest round of layoffs has scared off three of the paper's best reporters. From his blog: