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  • Catch and release

    Sept. 6, 2009 in Letters Idaho gubernatorial candidate Rex Rammell thinks “this country needs to lighten up” about his Obama hunting remark (“Now he’s a target, hopeful asserts” Sept. 2). I agree.

  • Adhere to 10 p.m. rule

    Sept. 6, 2009 in Letters It’s a sad day for Spokane when a longtime neighborhood music venue, the Rocket Market, can be shut down because of someone who doesn’t appreciate the ambiance of a circle …

  • Next step: Lower speeds

    Sept. 6, 2009 in Letters I want to extend kudos to the Washington state Department of Transportation for its sensitive re-establishment of the memorial at the intersection of U.S. 195 and Meadowlane Road, after a …

  • Incumbents are the culprits

    Sept. 6, 2009 in Letters Concerning the Aug. 26 article “Record budget deficit forecast”: President Bush controls the federal executive branch for the last eight years, including the federal Congress being controlled by the Republicans … 1

  • Public option could work

    Sept. 6, 2009 in Letters “Public option” is being cast as un-American and really bad. Here are some examples of “public option”: public schools, public parks, public roads, public fire departments, public police forces, public …

  • Tyranny fear misplaced

    Sept. 6, 2009 in Letters I have some news for Tom Lawson (Letters, Sept. 2). He could always spend some time in Cuba, communist China or even Russia in order to find out what real …

  • Attack coming from low road

    Sept. 6, 2009 in Letters We are in the middle of a national educational crisis where just in Spokane one in three youths are dropping out of school, many are not meeting basic academic standards … 4

  • Hold leaders accountable

    Sept. 6, 2009 in Letters Once again, it appears that the “leaders” who are truly at fault in evading centuries of agreements and treaties regarding torture are about to escape any consequences for their actions.

  • Highway ruts will be back

    Sept. 6, 2009 in Letters The memories of an occasional delay, detour and annoyance associated with the resurfacing and repaving of I-90 and other streets this summer quickly disappeared as I smoothly cruised eastbound on …

  • Act despicable

    Sept. 6, 2009 in Sports Washington seems alive with the cruelest men on earth. Not only do they hunt and fish for the pleasure of the kill, but they seem to thrive on torturing the …