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  • It’s a matter of science

    Jan. 4, 2009 in Letters Rob Leach (“It’s winter; deal with it,” Jan. 1) is right to complain about excessive whining about winter, but wrong to whine himself about what he calls “Al Gore and … 1

  • Gonzaga not worthy

    Jan. 4, 2009 in Sports Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus, and this season’s Gonzaga men’s basketball team is just another team not worthy of a top-10 ranking. 3

  • Bowls a benefit?

    Jan. 4, 2009 in Sports With financial news occupying everyone’s attention, the economics of college athletics seem to be escaping discussion. For example, few know the college football bowl season offers 34 games involving 68 …

  • Mailbag full of hostility

    Jan. 4, 2009 in Letters I can’t stand to read the letters to the editor written by some of our fellow Spokanites; in fact, I often skip over the section because the comments make me …

  • Minimum wage no answer

    Jan. 4, 2009 in Letters Washington state now has the highest minimum wage in the nation. If this will “end the cycle of poverty here,” I am all for it. But, why stop at $8.55 …

  • Pargo’s play hurts GU

    Jan. 4, 2009 in Sports Four times the Gonzaga men’s basketball team has lost, and no one seems too upset. It’s always: “We need to tweak something, or we caught a bad break.” How about …

  • Problem is behind the wheel

    Jan. 4, 2009 in Letters To Mr. Kaer (“SUV drivers out of control,” Dec. 30), stupidity and rudeness are universal, and neither has anything to do with what you drive.

  • U.S. abets Mideast strife

    Jan. 4, 2009 in Letters Christopher Benedict was unfairly criticized by letter-writers Abel, Treece and Starr (Dec. 30). They stand aggression on its head, insisting that Israel is merely defending its borders and citizens. Undeniably, …