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October 3
  • Introspection needed

    Page A13 Everyone has an opinion about the tragic Preston Maher case; however, how many of us have actually checked ourselves the last time we sped through a 25 mph neighborhood or …

  • Turn loss into win

    Page A13 More than three decades ago, a young talented Spokane man was nominated by Tom Foley to all four military academies (the only time this has ever happened). He wanted to …

  • Beggs to bring change

    Page A13 “Your life does not get better by chance, it gets better by change.”

October 2
  • Editorial: Amy Biviano has training to be Spokane County treasurer

    Page A11 In deciding the Spokane County treasurer’s race, voters first must determine the appropriate job description. In the primary, the two challengers criticized incumbent Rob Chase for being an activist. The … 50

  • Dana Milbank: Injured veteran unites community

    Page A11 In the first days of the Iraq War 11 years ago, Army reservist Jay Briseno was shot in the back of the head at a Baghdad market. The bullet left …

  • Vote for Haskell

    Page A11 Larry Haskell joined the military after high school and has spent 42 years as a military policeman, officer candidate, pilot, guardsman and retired lieutenant colonel. During this time he was …

  • Best option chosen

    Page A11 I am writing in response to George Clark’s letter (Sept. 21) as to what to do with the leaking chemical truck stopped at the state line.

  • Leaders can fight ISIS

    Page A11 So a few of our noted politicians in Washington, D.C., are calling for troops to return to Iraq. It won’t be them, or their kids, on the ground charging ISIS.

  • Feminism is basic

    Page A11 Feminism is defined as advocacy or support for women’s social, economic and political rights. The goal is equality with our male counterparts. This hardly seems radical. Feminism is not a …

October 1
  • Editorial: Wilhite’s experience tops McCaslin’s name recognition

    Page A13 Spokane Valley has another all-Republican contest, with Diana Wilhite and Bob McCaslin squaring off for the 4th District, Position 1 legislative seat. In keeping with the core conservative values of … 8

  • Trudy Rubin: Containing, defanging ISIS requires nimble strategy

    Page A13 Last week I praised President Barack Obama’s important speech at the United Nations that urged world leaders to reject “the cancer of violent extremism.” But, like many Americans, I voiced …

  • Bipartisan effort

    Page A13 We cannot afford to lose Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers in Congress. She has time and again stood up and fought for our interests to make our community a better place …

  • Need 40 hours

    Page A13 Having worked in the grocery retail business for over 12 years, I understand how not working enough hours is problematic. When I worked 40 hours per week, I had enough …

  • Tired of incumbents

    Page A13 I will not be voting for any incumbents, except for state Sen. Brian Dansel. Incumbents have done absolutely nothing for us. Can you honestly look at your daily life and …

September 30
  • Robert J. Samuelson: Sustaining oil boom a logical step

    Page A11 One of the economy’s good-news stories is the oil boom, a derivative of the natural gas boom. When the drilling techniques used to tap vast new reservoirs of natural gas …

  • Outside View: Holder’s tenure featured both triumphs and disappointments

    Page A11 This commentary from the Los Angeles Times does not necessarily reflect the view of The Spokesman-Review’s editorial board. With Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr.’s resignation, President Barack Obama faces …

  • Tveit best for judge job

    Page A11 As a former Stevens County commissioner, I understand the need for strong, ethical and experienced leadership for elected officials.

  • School funding is enough

    Page A11 The Sept. 11 ruling by the Washington Supreme Court, which found the Legislature in contempt of court because the court’s self-determined meaning of “ample” was not met in regard to …

  • Terror begets terror

    Page A11 To say 9/11 is God’s punishment because the United States lacks morality is not only an offensive assault on all affected by the war on terror, but it’s unfounded and …

September 29
  • Equality is good for both genders

    Page A11 A U.N. initiative called HeForShe hopes to encourage male involvement in the fight for women’s rights. Men should join the cause. With apologies to the United States Marines, Emma Watson …

  • Planting ill-conceived

    Page A11 Are you kidding me? Who in the world authorized the planting project on Country Homes Boulevard from Cedar Road to Wall Street? The sprinkler system itself is ridiculous. Hundreds of …

  • Mines threaten wilderness

    Page A11 This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act.

September 28