InvestigateWest is examining the state of the economy across Indian Country, in collaboration with ICT (Indian Country Today), the Institute for Nonprofit News and eight other news organizations

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Jacob Fries

Jacob Fries

Jacob Fries is executive director of InvestigateWest. Previously, Fries spent more than a decade leading the Inlander, a Spokane-based weekly paper covering the Inland Northwest that’s become a regional powerhouse for narrative and accountability reporting. A Pacific Northwest native, he also worked as a reporter at the Tampa Bay Times and the New York Times, and his work has appeared in numerous publications, including the Seattle Times, the Denver Post, and the Boston Globe. Reach him at jacob@invw.org.