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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.

September 20
  • Musical was too tame

    Page B5 I saw “The Book of Mormon.” Having been exposed to popular culture by having children, I’m somewhat familiar with the excellent and biting social satire that is “South Park.” Its …

  • Issues raise temperature

    Page B5 Nothing raises my temperature on a cold morning like the Sept. 12 edition of The Spokesman-Review.

  • Don’t take over lands

    Page B5 As a citizen of Idaho and someone who has lived in various parts of the United States, I highly value the public lands of our nation. As Idaho’s Federal Lands …

  • Keep Fitzgerald as clerk

    Page B5 I wish to encourage voters to cast their vote for Timothy Fitzgerald for Spokane County clerk.

  • Federal lands an asset

    Page B5 You and I own land in all 50 states. We enjoy myriad benefits of these: timber, minerals, oil, gas, roads, rivers and relatively inexpensive places for family fun.

September 19
  • Not fair to AMR

    Page A13 I work for American Medical Response, Spokane’s highly qualified and experienced ambulance service provider for more than 50 years. Fire union representatives have not hidden their desire to increase membership …

  • Living in fantasy

    Page A13 Wouldn’t it be amazing if the media devoted as much air time to the President Obama/Hillary Clinton Benghazi cover-up, and Eric Holder’s refusal to investigate the Fast and Furious debacle …

  • Stop weather propaganda

    Page A13 The front page apocalyptic headline and colorful graphs in the Aug. 31 Spokesman-Review follows a consistent pattern where the fraud-riddled environment message is overly trumpeted. Do the propagators of this …

  • Expand draft sign-ups

    Page A13 As we look at threats currently facing our country, and the resources needed to meet them, it is time to take a look again at the draft. Today, the draft …

September 18
  • Bid process disappointing

    Page A9 As an employee of American Medical Response in Spokane, I am concerned about the turn of events in the EMS bid process we participated in. AMR’s bid was submitted with …

  • Elephant caption shameful

    Page A9 Shame on you, Spokesman-Review, for your Sept. 11 front page “Showered with Attention” caption, and your blurb perpetuating the myth that circus elephants are pampered. Nothing could be further from …

  • We created ISIS

    Page A9 ISIS may well be a monster, but it is our monster, created in conjunction with Israel and Saudi Arabia to battle Syrian strongman Bashar al-Assad in the same way we …

  • We deserve Pakootas

    Page A9 All you folks out there who haven’t voted, please take notice. You have a chance to make things better for yourselves, your kids, your parents. You have a new guy …

September 17
  • Neighborhood blight ignored

    Page A11 There’s a plague invading our neighborhoods: foreclosed and vacant homes that are not being maintained. I have no idea how many there are, but I imagine hundreds in our city.

  • Investigate McMorris Rodgers

    Page A11 In early August, we received a glossy, expensive, lengthy mailer in color from incumbent Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers. It was a widely distributed campaign document so loaded with errors in …

September 16
  • Don’t change Constitution

    Page A11 Constitution Day, Sept. 17, celebrates the signing of the Constitution at the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia in 1787. The Constitution has served our nation well as we have enjoyed the …

  • Pakootas a responsible leader

    Page A11 At a recent “Conversation with Cathy,” Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers expressed concern about President Obama’s intention to use executive action to move immigration reform forward. Republicans in the House refuse …

  • Just wondering

    Page A11 Just wondering: Do pedestrians involved with their cellphones have the right-of-way?

September 15
  • Not exactly free

    Page A7 I’ve been reading several interesting letters about veterans with only three to four years of service, and without service-connected disabilities, receiving free benefits. This is entirely false. A little checking …

  • Wilhite a good candidate

    Page A7 When I look for a good candidate, I look for hard work, actual accomplishments for our community and frugality in spending. These are precisely the attributes of Diana Wilhite, candidate …

September 14
  • Fioravanti for a change

    Page B9 It’s time for a change. We need to leave the failed policies of the last 18 years and move in a new direction. It’s time for North Idahoans to unite …

  • Words becoming warped

    Page B9 It’s almost too sickening and disgusting to put into polite words, but I’ll do my best. They have succeeded in completely changing the meaning of the word “gay” and now …

  • Hanford’s sorry history

    Page B9 We took pictures in the Hanford waste tanks in the mid-1960s that showed cracks. Since the waste was boiling, we knew it was leaking into the soil. It was declared …

  • Unhappy with I-594

    Page B9 Initiative 594 is confusing to me, with its many references to other Washington laws. It will take days to research.

  • Use Spanish letter

    Page B9 Regarding “Fiesta great celebration of Latinos in Spokane” (Sept. 3):

September 13
  • Zombies life-affirming

    Page B5 Regarding “Undead reckoning: Zombie slayers clean up Comstock Park, raise funds” (Aug. 31):

  • Thanks for ALS column

    Page B5 Doug Clark fans or not, this letter is not about his beautiful wife, Sherry, and their insect invasion, or his gas-guzzling Vista Cruiser. It’s about his Aug. 26 column on …

  • Meaningful work ahead

    Page B5 Jim Camden’s Sept. 1 article reminds us that governments never run out of meaningful work to do. The glory of Greece and Rome were all about the can-do spirits of …

  • Freeloading corporations

    Page B5 Lately, a flood of large corporations have decided to purchase small foreign companies in order to change their legal structure so that the foreign company becomes their new headquarters. This …

September 12
  • Look into complaints

    Page A11 I scan the letters to the editor each day and have noted many letters opposing Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers. I believe they are an organized effort to defeat her in …