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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.

November 1
  • Trainor for assessor

    Page B5 We have the opportunity to make a change in Spokane County.

  • No choice in the 4th

    Page B5 A writer recently bemoaned the lack of voter participation in elections, especially midterm elections. I think I can shed a little light on the subject.

  • I-594 a national example

    Page B5 Vote yes on Initiative 594, which closes a loophole that now allows nearly one-half of all gun sales to be conducted without background checks.

  • Election hang-up

    Page B5 When I’m undecided about which candidate to vote for, I choose the one who didn’t robo-call me.

  • Honor Moyer’s memory

    Page B5 I have been thinking how I can honor former Rep. John Moyer best, and I believe it is by the way I vote and how I evaluate candidates. Moyer was …

  • Wissink for clerk

    Page B5 As a mom and retired Spokane County deputy sheriff of 19 years, I am looking forward to the changes that Mary Wissink will bring about as our next Spokane County …

  • Treasurer Chase cares

    Page B5 Re-elect Rob Chase, our Spokane County treasurer, who works hard to keep laws fair for all.

  • Maintain right to gripe

    Page B5 About 60 years ago, when I was very young, my oldest sister was still living at home. She was a telephone operator at the time. She came home quite angry …

  • Awaiting Otter’s departure

    Page B5 I can hardly wait. I’m counting the days until Gov. Butch Otter leaves office.

  • Park generates revenue

    Page B5 When is a park not just a park? Answer: When it is an economic engine. Riverfront Park – 40 square blocks – hosts at least 21 major events yearly, a …

  • Brandt has experience

    Page B5 Would you entrust your life or that of a loved one to a surgeon who had never performed a surgery? Would you fly into a dangerous storm with a pilot …

  • Wissink is prepared

    Page B5 I was glad to see The Spokesman-Review recently capture the essence of a campaign that has received little attention. The headline, “Modernization is key goal for county clerk candidates,” reflects …

  • Fitzgerald has strong resume

    Page B5 I am an employee in the Spokane County Clerk’s Office and a veteran of more than 21 years in the United States Army. I take great offense to Mary Wissink’s …

  • Hitching Post is wrong

    Page B5 As a Christian, I would like to apologize to anyone who is offended or upset by the recent antics in Coeur d’Alene.

  • Leland a good judge

    Page B5 Richard Leland is the man for Spokane County District Court judge, Position No. 8.

October 31
  • I-594 is scattershot

    Page A11 The Spokesman-Review’s Oct. 16 editorial in support of Initiative 594 glosses over the excesses of this initiative. Fear over arrests from violation of the transfer rule is labeled as a …

  • Peace is the vets’ friend

    Page A11 Declining the local frenzy to honor random participants in military violence this November, Spokane Veterans for Peace will join embattled peacemakers making a rare statement of reason in Auburn’s excessive …

  • Good experience with Leland

    Page A11 I strongly recommend a vote for Judge Richard Leland for Spokane County District Court judge.

  • Parks are important

    Page A11 Parks provide more than just green grass and trees. They pull communities together. They satisfy our natural instinct to connect with nature. The arrangement of trees, grass and pedestrian spaces …

October 30
  • Cowan’s the straight shooter

    Page A9 Interesting headline in The Spokesman-Review Oct. 14 regarding the 6th Legislative District Senate race. The headline states that Rich Cowan’s ads are misleading. If David Wasson would have done his …

  • Endorsing Fitzgerald

    Page A9 For nearly 32 years I had the honor and privilege of serving as the Spokane County clerk. The position of county clerk serves as the elected administrative and financial officer …

  • Spokane needs French

    Page A9 Since my election two years ago, I’ve worked to help Spokane become a place of great opportunity; a city where people would come expecting to find career paths, solid blue-collar …

October 29
  • Support of temple astounding

    Page A15 I am writing to express my thanks to the Spokane community – and particularly to the faith community here – for its resounding support for us at Temple Beth Shalom …

  • Haskell is real deal

    Page A15 Larry Haskell’s history of proven leadership, military service and community involvement is without parallel. His performance as a prosecutor and his credibility with local, state and federal law enforcement is …

  • Beggs for new ideas

    Page A15 It’s rare in this day and age when you get a chance to vote for a nonpolitical candidate for public office. But Breean Beggs is just that. Beggs is as …

October 28
  • Maurer impressive

    Page A11 Aimee Maurer is the best candidate for Spokane County District Court judge.

  • Baumgartner not moderate

    Page A11 I was shocked to read The Spokesman-Review editorial calling Sen. Michael Baumgartner a moderate.

  • Powers was a force

    Page A11 There are so many things we should remember about Dorothy Powers. I have never known a person who was more interesting or witty in conversation. She was always a loyal …

October 27
  • Vote for court reforms

    Page A7 If you have not studied the Spokane County District Court races, please do. The current District Court needs some changes. The recent, well-received “A Blueprint for Reform” to improve our …

  • ‘Death sites’ upsetting

    Page A7 I’m very disappointed that you chose to publish Russell Mau’s sick form of entertainment in Paul Turner’s column Oct. 11.