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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
  • 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.

October 26
  • Shea disrespects voters

    Page B9 I was glad to be one of the few able to get in the door to attend the 4th Legislative District debate Oct. 6. There was a lively debate between …

  • Love of animals is fake

    Page B9 Stravo Lukos (“Souls have hardened,” Oct. 5) writes, “Sometimes it appears that we care more for animals than we do our own.” I disagree. We don’t care about animals as …

  • Jordan brings fresh energy

    Page B9 Idaho voters have an outstanding opportunity to bring fresh energy, clear messaging and bipartisan collegiality to the Idaho Legislature by electing Paulette Jordan to represent District 5 in the Statehouse.

  • Pick Gentleman Joe

    Page B9 I don’t know Joe Pakootas, I just happen to live by the South Hill library where he held a town hall meeting Oct. 13, so I decided to find out …

  • Park needs work

    Page B9 Vote yes for the Riverfront Park Bond – without a tax rate increase.

  • Rely on Beggs

    Page B9 What is expected of a county prosecutor? I found the answer on the American Bar Association website. There are five functions that told me everything I should look for in …

  • Was never Idaho land

    Page B9 Regarding Doug Paterson’s Oct. 8 letter: The federal government cannot “return” land to the state of Idaho, because it was never Idaho’s to begin with.

  • Beware the oath

    Page B9 Over the last 50 years, I have voted in almost every local, state and federal election because I feel it is my right and privilege to do so. Then, after …

  • Biviano is safe choice

    Page B9 The general election is here and it is imperative to elect civic leaders who will have Spokane’s interests at heart, not their own. In the case of Spokane County treasurer, …

  • I-1351 has consequences

    Page B9 Seeking to reduce school classroom size is a good endeavor. Unfortunately, Initiative 1351 is not the solution.