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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 24
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  • Obama-Xi carbon cap pact a fraud

    Page A10 Historic. Such is the ubiquitous description of the climate agreement recently announced in Beijing between Barack Obama and Xi Jinping in which China promised for the first time to cap …

  • Editorial: Our forests are being shortchanged by Congress

    Page A10 As long as the feds keep shortchanging the U.S. Forest Service, the agency will struggle to establish healthier forests that are more fire resistant. In parts of the Northwest, more … 3

  • GOP should act on immigration

    Page A10 President Obama’s plan to bypass Congress in shielding millions of immigrants from deportation is not the best way to do immigration reform. But if confrontation is what it takes to …

  • Fuel mandate could be risky

    Page A11 Washingtonians, without their knowledge, are at risk of becoming part of a dangerous state economic experiment. At issue is the price of gasoline. Washington already has the highest gas prices …

  • All electric cars not equally green

    Page A11 Long thought a thing of the future, electric cars are becoming mainstream. Sales in the United States of plug-in, electric vehicles nearly doubled last year. Credible forecasts see the number …

  • Limited government

    Page A11 How do I say this in a few short words? Markets respond to consumer demand. Governments rule by majority opinion and force.

  • Angry white man

    Page A11 As someone already angry in the late 1980s and early ’90s, I used to drive around Portland and Vancouver listening to Rush Limbaugh explain to me what was wrong with …

  • Burying a scandal

    Page A11 Why does The Spokesman-Review relegate an important story about the corruptness of the writing of the Affordable Care Act to the back page of the Nov. 15 newspaper? Does it …

  • Weak rationalizations

    Page A11 It is interesting that the mid-term election results (a sweep by Republicans) are viewed differently by some people. The White House has put its spin on it, saying that it …

  • Exchange a disaster

    Page A11 Affordable health care for all. What a great idea! What a shame that the first year’s implementation has been such a disaster.

  • Creating criminals

    Page A11 Way to go state of Washington, or should I say King County. Or, put another way: “Just because you have all the money and not just in Washington, but all …

November 21
  • Editorial: Avista offer of site a big break for science center

    Page A13 The difficult journey for the Spokane science center took a decidedly positive turn this week when Avista Corp. offered to lease a brick building overlooking the Spokane River falls for … 1

  • Amy Goodman: Keystone XL science must be heard

    Page A13 It was a dramatic scene in the Senate this week. As Sen. Elizabeth Warren, presiding, announced the defeat of the Keystone XL pipeline, a Crow Creek Sioux man from South …

  • Remember Electoral College

    Page A13 I agree with Mark Aden’s letter (“How votes should count” – Nov. 15) except for the part about “one man, one vote.”

  • Watch those words

    Page A13 A president makes many quotes that define their character, quotes that will live forever. A leader is defined by what they say and what they do:

  • Otter is out of touch

    Page A13 Over the past couple of years, we have seen the people of Washington legalize marriage equality through a popular vote, and the people of Idaho be forcibly yanked out of …

  • Police, fire bashed again

    Page A13 Here we go, again. Another unsigned editorial (Nov. 11) slamming police and fire.