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Readers in the Inland Northwest can submit letters to The Spokesman-Review. Letters should be no longer than 200 words and must include the writer's home street address and a daytime telephone number.

August 1
  • Wilson has right qualities

    Page A13 I’ve known Dave Wilson over 30 years and fully endorse his run for the 5th Congressional District seat.

  • Arritola, for fresh start

    Page A13 As a Republican and precinct committee officer in the Spokane Valley, I join Shawn Vestal’s call (July 23) to elect a new representative in the 4th Legislative District. For too … 4

  • Re-elect Chase

    Page A13 In the race for Spokane County treasurer, please seriously consider our current treasurer, Rob Chase. Chase is an innovative leader. He was a major force in getting a bill passed …

  • Butt out, Sladich

    Page A13 Red Lion Hotels Vice President Harry Sladich (July 29) places his nose where it shouldn’t be.

  • How did we get here?

    Page A13 Native Americans (Indians) had a bad immigration policy. Think about it! 1

July 31
  • Pakootas the strongest

    Page A9 Your endorsement of Dave Wilson over Joe Pakootas in the upcoming primary election makes no sense. The differences between the two candidates clearly show why Pakootas is the logical choice … 65

  • Shea hit by critics

    Page A9 The political season is in full bloom, and it leads to falsehoods coming from people like Rep. Matt Shea’s opponents and Shawn Vestal. Vestal’s July 23 hit piece is hate … 222

  • No friend to veterans

    Page A9 After 21 years in the Navy followed by minor roles in the public sector in North Idaho, I have a well-developed meter for measuring nonsense. It starts to quiver whenever … 23

July 30
  • America first

    Page A13 Our government, under President Obama, has put the economic welfare of Israel above the safety of U.S. citizens by rescinding the order that U.S. planes could not fly into Israel. … 96

  • Vote for Shea

    Page A13 Josh Arritola (R) is challenging Matt Shea (R) in the 4th Legislative District. I’m a registered Republican and small business owner in the 4th who understands the importance of electing … 92

  • Shutdown reminder

    Page A13 Bruce Rawls (July 20) reminded us that it was Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers who was partly responsible for the government shutdown, and we should remember that come election time. What … 117

July 29
  • Oh no, election time

    Page A9 It’s election time again. Yippee. 89

  • Equality ruled out

    Page A9 “All men are created equal.” Due to growing inequality, those words from Abraham Lincoln at Gettysburg no longer apply. 163

  • Negotiate with Iran

    Page A9 I support U.S. negotiations with Iran over its nuclear program, and I hope Sens. Patty Murray and Maria Cantwell will seize this opportunity to publicly speak out in support of … 9

  • Middle East, if only

    Page A9 If ever I could be persuaded that conservatism has some value, it’s Charles Krauthammer’s July 19 column, “Missiles offer a flash of moral clarity.” It has seemed to me that … 78

July 28
  • Why vote for Ozzie?

    Page A9 A couple years ago, someone smashed a window in my truck and got my wallet, a small sum of money, and my credit cards. As I canceled the cards, I … 28

  • Weak endorsement

    Page A9 The Spokesman-Review’s endorsement of the very weak Independent candidate appears to be an attempt at offering the gift of an easy-to-defeat opponent to our current 5th Congressional District representative. In … 78

July 27
  • Shirking freedom duty

    Page B9 Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers is asking her constituents to join her in the fight for our liberties and freedoms. It’s crucial that we fight against the assault on our freedoms … 62

  • What happened to GOP?

    Page B9 Whatever happened to the Republican Party? 33

  • Support Hobby Lobby

    Page B9 Congratulations to Hobby Lobby for winning its lawsuit, a lawsuit that should have never happened. Many believe the issue was that Hobby Lobby would not provide contraceptives to employees. That … 152

  • Take care of all children

    Page B9 Several years ago, while living in Patzcuaro, Mexico, several times I was asked to take a couple of children to America when I returned. The girls were 10 and 12 … 38

  • Dump incumbents

    Page B9 Dear incumbent politician, 17

July 26
  • Here’s what’s happening

    Page B5 As a former resident and visitorwith numerous connections to Israel, and being a news junkie, I’m often asked to explain: “What exactly is going on in the Middle East?” Interestingly, … 39

  • A history lesson

    Page B5 Regarding Jennifer Calvert’s July 8 letter: I would like to refer to a bit of history and explain her inaccuracies. 13

  • Speak out against hate

    Page B5 I am sick of hearing Republicans across the country carp about President Obama. They disapprove of everything he does and doesn’t do. Apparently he’s just permanently wrong. He’s wrong when … 28

  • Obama is the worst

    Page B5 House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said, “Five men on the Supreme Court took away women’s right to birth control.” This was proven wrong. 43

  • Words misrepresented

    Page B5 Cartoonist Nick Anderson (July 19) misrepresents Howard Zinn’s words printed below an image of a missile about to strike an airplane, implying he said this about the Malaysian jet downed … 1

  • Voting for Pakootas

    Page B5 It’s time for the Speaker John Boehner leaner – that’s Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers – to go back to picking peaches. In her new TV ad she says, “We must … 63

  • Chase helps people

    Page B5 I am very cynical about politicians, but when it comes to Rob Chase, he helped me personally. Out of all the city, county and state politicians that I contacted, he …

  • Support for officer

    Page B5 In response to the numerous letters blaming the officer who shot the vehicle-bound dog in Coeur d’Alene: 18