This week on Inland Journal (9/13/18; Thursday at noon on KPBX; Thursday at 3 pm on KSFC):
▪ The Spokane Valley Fire Department is using data and technology to help it find where the pockets of opioid abuse are most severe.
▪ Washington environmental regulators have begun the process of reviewing a proposal for a silicon smelter in Newport.
▪ We start preparing for the November general election by meeting candidates. Today, we’ll hear from the people running for a Spokane County Superior Court seat and for county clerk.
▪ North Cascades National Park turns 50 years old. Our correspondent looks back at its creation and how the anniversary will be celebrated.