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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.

October 12
  • Risch hurt schools

    Page B9 When Jim Risch served as fill-in governor for Dirk Kempthorne in 2006, he called the state Legislature into a one-day session and rammed through a bill that eliminated $260 million …

  • Downtown transit ideas

    Page B9 It seems a healthy and appropriate time to talk about the future of the city’s public transport. I think we should move beyond the us vs. them discussion. We are …

  • Wilhite a proven leader

    Page B9 District 4 deserves a state representative who has proved she can actually deliver on her promises, not someone with little experience who rides on his father’s name.

  • Beggs to bring justice

    Page B9 As a person who has volunteered in various settings over the 50 years of my adult life, in areas of domestic violence, suicide, mental illness, substance abuse, homelessness, feeding programs, …

  • Why the cancer fuss?

    Page B9 I’m so tired of hearing all the warm and fuzzy stories of cancer survivors. What is all the fuss about?

  • Support for Clay

    Page B9 During this campaign season, I gained great respect and admiration for the people running for public office in my home of Stevens County. One person I found to be particularly …

  • Jones ready to lead

    Page B9 I am a career educator in Idaho and am concerned with the current state of education for our children and support for our educators.

  • ‘Real Change’ a waste

    Page B9 Fact: The city of Spokane and Downtown Spokane Partnership spent $25,000 on publicity for their anti-panhandling crusade called “Real Change” that was launched in August. Apparently $20,000 was funded by …

  • Realistic about I-594

    Page B9 I am writing about I-594, the universal background check initiative. While I do wish that our country wasn’t infiltrated with so many handguns, I’m a realist, and, more importantly, I …

October 11
  • Must be election time

    Page B5 The Sept. 28 cartoon showing Uncle Sam serving the Middle East potentate speaks more truth than is evident at first glance.

  • Party agendas rule

    Page B5 A recent letter to the editor suggested that we should vote incumbents out of office because they have done nothing to represent our interests. The letter goes on to suggest …

  • Midterm election vital

    Page B5 I was talking to a senior lady and we were focusing on how sad it was that as each generation passes, they seem to be less interested in politics and …

  • Haskell is dedicated

    Page B5 I’m writing to encourage Spokane County voters to support Larry Haskell for Spokane County prosecutor.

  • Smart votes for Spokane

    Page B5 In light of the recent protests against Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich, I would encourage all citizens to think about making a change in the administration of the sheriff’s office. It is …

  • Pakootas is one of us

    Page B5 It is very important for the middle class and the poor people to get registered and turn out to vote in this upcoming election.

  • Bless the workers

    Page B5 We just returned from a short trip to the Oregon Coast and as we traveled along the freeways of Washington and Oregon, I was once again reminded of what a …

  • Mystified about grants

    Page B5 The Sept. 30 article about inattentive grant management by various city departments truly has me mystified. I manage small, very small, housing for persons with special needs. We are a …

  • Origins of brutality

    Page B5 ISIS is brutal. Where did they come from?

  • Love for park

    Page B5 I’ve been employed at Riverfront Park for several years and know firsthand all the hard work the staff puts into making the park more enjoyable and safe for all our …

October 10
  • Marriage omitted

    Page A13 As the saying goes, figures lie and liars figure. The Sept. 24 editorial on teen pregnancy should have had that as its headline. The question in my mind, after Paul …

  • I-594 stops nothing

    Page A13 There are good reasons the Washington Association of Police and Sheriffs and the Washington State Law Enforcement Firearms Instructor Association oppose I-594. It won’t prevent criminals getting firearms, but its …

  • Maurer for judge

    Page A13 Aimee Maurer is the best candidate for Spokane County District Court judge. I know that Maurer is intelligent, hard working, efficient, and dedicated to having a safer community for the …

October 9
  • Must be election time

    Page A9 The Sept. 28 cartoon showing Uncle Sam serving the Middle East potentate speaks more truth than is evident at first glance.

  • Party agendas rule

    Page A9 A recent letter to the editor suggested that we should vote incumbents out of office because they have done nothing to represent our interests. The letter goes on to suggest …

  • Mid-term election vital

    Page A9 I was talking to a senior lady and we were focusing on how sad it was that as each generation passes, they seem to be less interested in politics and …

October 8
  • Kudos on Carson article

    Page A11 I was privileged to attend the fundraiser for Life Services Sept. 26 at the INB Performing Arts Center, in which Dr. Ben Carson delivered an outstanding lecture on the ills …

  • Ramirez lacks honor

    Page A11 I can’t understand why The Spokesman-Review runs cartoons by Michael Ramirez of Investor’s Business Daily (a specialized newspaper) that are completely biased against President Obama and our government. Most of …

  • Dixon for liberty

    Page A11 I am delighted for the opportunity to vote for a real Constitution-supporting, small government, family man. I know and am super-impressed with Sage Dixon and his family. It is delightful …

October 7
  • Carson event covered fairly

    Page A11 On Sept. 26, Dr. Ben Carson was the guest speaker at the INB Performing Arts Center for Life Services Ministry, which offers alternatives to abortion. On Sept. 27, The Spokesman-Review …

  • History lessons ignored

    Page A11 I was born when Republican Herbert Hoover was president. His Great Depression was a horrible time. We didn’t have electricity, running water or enough food in our Dishman Hills house. …