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  • Student aid funding critical

    Feb. 28, 2010 in Letters During the best economic times, important causes compete for limited resources. In what are arguably the worst circumstances we’ve faced for generations, the governor and the Legislature are faced with …

  • Worst on-ramp ever

    Feb. 28, 2010 in Letters I’ve read that the Washington Department of Transportation will be receiving federal stimulus money, and I have a suggestion for a much-needed freeway project.

  • Claims for Y on shaky footing

    Feb. 28, 2010 in Letters “Y site best for treasury” (Feb. 25)? Explain how that works when the “upscale occupants” get a free pass from property taxes for 10 years. Also, show us a financial … 1

  • Survival drives morality

    Feb. 28, 2010 in Letters On Feb. 21, Chris Merkling and Kevin Wright take issue with Donald Clegg’s column on morality without religious faith. They question where the standards of morality come from and attribute …

  • Meltdown’s cause concealed

    Feb. 28, 2010 in Letters Sen. Lisa Brown’s apocalyptic discussion of the nations, states and individual families’ financial meltdowns seems to paint a picture of plunging revenues that exceed expenditures without explaining the root causes …

  • Brown bears responsibility

    Feb. 28, 2010 in Letters In response to Sen. Lisa Brown’s guest editorial (“State needs more revenue,” Feb. 21), first of all, let’s look at Lisa Brown. She has been in the state House and …

  • Hold your wallet tightly

    Feb. 28, 2010 in Letters Contrary to what Senate Majority Leader Lisa Brown says (guest opinion, Feb. 21), the state budget is a money document. The average Washingtonian will find it morally neutral, but revealing …

  • Ohno disgraces USA

    Feb. 28, 2010 in Sports What a shame and what an embarrassment Apolo Anton Ohno was at the Olympic Games. 4

  • Local skier denied podium

    Feb. 28, 2010 in Letters Bode Miller on the front page (Feb. 22)? What about Will Brandenburg?

  • Letters policy

    Feb. 28, 2010 in Sports We welcome letters of up to 200 words on all sports and outdoors topics. All letters are subject to editing. Writers are limited to one letter a month.

  • Woods arrogant

    Feb. 28, 2010 in Sports After witnessing the Tiger Woods press conference (Feb. 19), one cannot help but recognize the cavernous gap that exists today between the world of professional sports and the world of …

  • ‘Sermon’ offensive

    Feb. 28, 2010 in Sports “If you like the sermon,” Bill Moos said, “show it when the collection plate is passed around.”

  • Dropout link unproven

    Feb. 28, 2010 in Letters A recent article mentioned an upcoming push for a $5 million annual levy to fund the “Children’s Investment Fund.” Supporters claim this fund “could improve Spokane’s graduation rate” by up … 1

  • Restoring logic to credit

    Feb. 28, 2010 in Letters The new rules for credit card charges are a great step in the right direction; back to the logical arrangement that “a deal is a deal.” I suppose that now …

  • Appeal was needed

    Feb. 28, 2010 in Sports I agree with Greg Lee’s Feb. 18 article (“WV wrestler deserved fair ruling”) concerning a weigh-in ruling against a West Valley High School senior. Coach John Owen should have appealed …

  • Let students set tuition

    Feb. 28, 2010 in Letters University administrators favor Senate Bill 6562, which moves tuition-setting authority from the Legislature to the universities. Students disfavor the bill because it moves the authority but not the accountability.

  • GU women deserving

    Feb. 28, 2010 in Sports First of all, let there be no doubt the basketball teams fielded by the Gonzaga men’s program in the last 10 years are among the greatest in the history of …