The following story will move Saturday as this week’s Sunday Spotlight, a feature showcasing the best off-the-news enterprise in the AP report:
SPOKANE, Wash. _ Nearly two decades after the Aryan Nations compound was demolished in Idaho, far-right extremists are again drawing attention in the Pacific Northwest. White nationalism has been on the rise across the U.S. in recent years. But it has particular resonance along the Idaho-Washington border, an area long home to a neo-Nazi compound. Last month, Republicans in Idaho’s Kootenai County passed a resolution urging the federal government to let a prominent Austrian far-right activist into the U.S. By Nicholas K. Geranios. 900 words, photos.