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SATURDAY, MARCH 11, 2017

SATURDAY, MARCH 11, 2017

City needs streets leader

The recent change relative to the streets director could not come soon enough. When presented with out-of-town guests, we find it necessary to forewarn or apologize to them about the miserable state of our city's streets.

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SATURDAY, MARCH 11, 2017

Inslee ignoring laws

Having read the Feb. 24 headline ("Inslee prohibits state agencies from enforcing routine checks under federal immigration"), I appreciated letters on Feb. 25 to the editor from Art Lowe, Anne Hogue and Norman Gale.

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SATURDAY, MARCH 11, 2017

Misfire on guns

"Senate votes to block Obama rule and give guns to mentally impaired": "The Republican Congress (on Feb. 15) sent President Trump legislation blocking an Obama-era rule designed to keep guns out of the hands of mentally impaired people."

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SATURDAY, MARCH 11, 2017

New career option?

As a retiree and Social Security recipient, I have, lately, considered part time employment to offset the expected cuts in Social Security and Medicare. But, what employment? What can I do, given my age and physical ability?

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SATURDAY, MARCH 11, 2017

No time for constituents

Cathy McMorris Rodgers just doesn't have time for protesters or the little people of Eastern Washington. Don't you know that you don't have enough money to buy time with her?

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SATURDAY, MARCH 11, 2017

Reim: Campus feminism a disservice to millennials

Organizers of January’s Women’s March on Washington made a concerted effort to target college-aged women with their messaging – and with good reason. While only 23 percent of American women identify as feminists, 47 percent of millennial women do. Unfortunately, policies supported by modern feminists have proved particularly bad for young women.

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SATURDAY, MARCH 11, 2017

Repeal would do harm

An independent study indicates that 56,000 Spokane County residents will lose health care insurance through the Affordable Care Act and expanded Medicaid when the ACA is repealed by Trump and the Republicans. Keep this in mind when Cathy McMorris Rodgers comes up for election.

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Blogs

Citizen’s arrest

I suppose if you got pulled over for something else and the police officer in question noted that you had studded tires on your vehicle after the deadline for removing ...




Parting Shot — 3.27.17

I'm not sure where photographer Don Sausser snapped this photo. I suspect it was in the Independence Point area since Don's eye in the sky overlooks that portion of north ...