A recent column by Robert Samuelson sums up with, "There are centrist proposals to deal with our problems that would probably help and seem to enjoy majority support. But they are doomed by opposition from the political extremes. The center sags and paralysis prevails."
Mayor David Condon is moving on. The Spokane City Council is not moving on.
I am writing to endorse Mary Verner for Commissioner of Public Lands. As a lifelong Conservative, this is no small step for me. However, Verner is the most experienced candidate with a proven record of developing relationships that are critical to agency coordination during natural disasters.
Donald Trump never met a conspiracy theory he didn’t like. But on one topic, Trump is conspicuously incurious: the suggestion that he is complicit in a plan by Vladimir Putin to influence the U.S. election.
Regarding Jackie McCowen-Rose's letter ("Silence on open carry," July 20) asking why are concealed/open carry people quiet about the Minnesota incident: The large majority of gun owners, concealed/open carry folks are responsible regarding allowing all the facts to come out before engaging in an inappropriate diatribe.
Americans seem doggedly focused lately on things that matter. Black lives matter. Blue lives matter. All lives matter.
Is there no one who will stand up and say that Donald Trump does not have the character to occupy the White House? As a foreign national, I make no comment about his policy positions, such as they are. But I can judge him on purely human terms. Does he have generosity of spirit? Is he a fine human being?
Recently, the Forest Service drafted a new plan that would drastically alter the management of the Colville National Forest. The plan doesn't provide any new tools or ideas to address the current restoration needs of our forest, would severely limit the amount of timber available for commercial harvesting, and continues the failed policies of ignoring forest restoration after catastrophic fire.
I cannot believe you are again endorsing Cathy McMorris Rodgers. Many, many times over the years you have expressed dissatisfaction with her (and rightfully so) and that she is more concerned about voting with her party than for her constituency. You state "What Congress should accomplish is stymied by political dysfunction" and that "The incumbent is in House leadership."
Both federal and state authorities announced this morning that no criminal charges will be filed against the two Adams County Sheriff’s deputies who shot and killed rancher Jack Yantis in ...
Former Shoshone County Commissioner Sherry Krulitz, of Pinehurst, puts the nomination of Hillary Clinton as the Democratic presidential candidate into perspective: "I'm the proud mother of two daughters. And whether ...
In what year did the Spokane Stock Exchange shut down?
A GRIP ON SPORTS • A couple things happened yesterday that made me realize something. The MLS may be the worst run professional league in America. But why should we ...