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March 11
  • Immigration question

    Page A11 I have a question I would like answered by a non-immigrant: How can a country of illegal immigrants make a legal law regarding immigrants? I cannot find anywhere in the …

March 10
  • Robert J. Samuelson: Fed bashing wrong, dangerous

    Page A11 Fed bashing – strident criticism of the Federal Reserve – is back in style, and it’s taken a new turn. Traditionally, it’s been a liberal sport. When the Fed raised …

  • Editorial: Private emails skirt accountability for Clinton and Congress

    Page A11 The biggest problem with Hillary Rodham Clinton using a private email account as secretary of state is that it probably wasn’t illegal. Congress could make this clearly against the law, … 33

  • Support extended foster care

    Page A11 I am asking for reader support of House Bill 1735 and Senate Bill 5740.

  • Need an income tax

    Page A11 A Feb. 24 letter entitled “Energy taxes the worst” claims that energy taxes damage our quality of life. I would instead note that carbon energy is the root cause of …

  • GOP can’t lead

    Page A11 Once again, Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers and the Republican leadership looked like inept fools regarding the Department of Homeland Security funding debacle. Today, she should be most grateful for seldom-used …

March 9
  • Leonard Pitts Jr.: Ferguson part of bigger issue

    Page A7 By now, it should come as news to no one that Ferguson, Missouri, has a lousy excuse for a police department. The behavior of many of its officers, as seen …

  • Fagan ignores research

    Page A7 Regarding Steven Neill’s Feb. 27 letter, “Fagan a voice of caution,” which addressed Spokane City Councilman Mike Fagan’s statement that “people have the right to choose to vaccinate or not …

  • Vick embarrasses Idaho

    Page A7 Congratulations to Sen. Steve Vick, R-Dalton Gardens, for boycotting the Senate’s opening invocation, because it was given by guest chaplain Rajan Zed, a Hindu. By boycotting the Hindu prayer, you …

March 8
  • Kathleen Parker: Words can be as deadly as weapons

    Page B8 “At least nobody died,” we often hear in politics to explain away some regrettable act. As in: So, yeah, maybe President Obama wasn’t telling the complete truth about keeping your …

  • Smart Bombs: Business-friendly, worker-mean

    Page B8 Would you sell a hand for a hundred grand if it were vital to your career? Under workers’ compensation, which covers damage to your body and future lost wages, losing … 39

  • Editorial: Road diets make sense for low-traffic routes

    Page B8 A four-lane road may be optimal for 15 minutes a day, and overkill the rest of the time. Hence, the move in cities across the country to put some overbuilt … 28

  • James McDevitt: Hindsight give insight on race, policing

    Page B9 Most use-of-force incidents are viewed with the clarity of 20-20 hindsight by those not involved in the incident, or those with little knowledge of the use-of-force continuum. One of the …

  • Jensen-Byrd a plus

    Page B9 David Wasson’s Feb. 24 front-page story about Washington State University’s plans to renovate rather than demolish the historic Jensen-Byrd Building provided welcome recognition of the decade-long community effort to save …

  • Decrease dependence on oil

    Page B9 I found the Republican response to President Obama’s veto of the Keystone XL pipeline very revealing. In fact, I’ll use House Speaker John Boehner’s words to describe the Republican majority …

  • Pipeline of straw men

    Page B9 In his March 2 letter, Steve Johnston claims to be refuting the opinion of Dave Darlow in his Feb. 23 letter. After reading both letters, I could find none of …

  • Vote yes for CdA school levy

    Page B9 On March 10, we voters have a chance to improve Coeur d’Alene public schools. We won’t have another opportunity for two more years. This levy gives us the opportunity to …

  • Fund needs, not wants

    Page B9 The Cheney bond failure gives the voters a second chance to review. Unless you attended the August school board meeting, you would not know that the board voted 4-to-1 against …

  • Net neutrality important

    Page B9 I think there is a misconception amongst too many what the term “Internet neutrality’ means for us, the users of what is really a necessity in many people’s everyday lives. …

  • Ban plastic bags

    Page B9 Americans use 30 billion plastic bags annually. Plastic bags never truly decompose, and only 5 percent actually make it to the designated recycling areas. I was born and raised in …

  • Restraint bill protects children

    Page B9 As you send your child off to school, do you ever wonder about their day? What would you do if you knew there was a chance your child could be …

  • Vick comment false

    Page B9 I wanted to let everyone know that Sen. Steve Vicks’ claim in the March 3 article (“North Idaho senator objects to Hindu Prayer”) – “They’ve all been supportive of the …

March 7