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March 8
  • 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
  • Editorial: Idaho needs open debate on accepting more nuclear waste

    Page B4 Idaho Gov. Butch Otter sees “possibilities” in a new agreement allowing more nuclear waste into the state. So do two of his predecessors, and they do not like the possibilities … 1

  • Charles Krauthammer: Netanyahu spells out sound alternative on Iran

    Page B4 Benjamin Netanyahu’s address to Congress was notable in two respects. Queen Esther got her first standing O in 2,500 years. And President Obama came up empty in his campaign to …

  • Froma Harrop: Why GOP went silent on net neutrality

    Page B4 Net neutrality won the day in Washington, and that wasn’t supposed to happen. Republicans indignantly opposed regulating Internet service, currently dominated by a few cable giants. Texas Republican Ted Cruz …

  • Christine M. Flowers: Please, reach out and help the despairing

    Page B5 I found out that my brother had committed suicide from my mother. It was hard, particularly when I saw how devastated and small she looked sitting on the living room …

  • Special to The Spokesman-Review: Nuclear deal with Iran is best option for U.S., Israel

    Page B5 Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday warned Congress that a “bad deal” being negotiated with Iran would destroy Israel. He indicated that no deal is better than the deal …

  • How do maggots survive?

    Page B5 Do the city composting piles not generate enough heat to kill apple maggots?

  • Power of imagination

    Page B5 In my imagination, I’m boss of Spokane’s utility, formerly WWP (We Work for the People). We had a great 2014. Made a lot of money.

  • Supporting Avista lifestyles

    Page B5 Are you kidding me? Another Avista rate hike, after reporting a 73 percent increase (in earnings) in 2014? Please, someone, we need to get this company under control. It needs …

  • Bush, Clinton again?

    Page B5 The recent rise of Jeb Bush’s chances for the 2016 Republican nomination and the expected anointment of Hillary Clinton for the 2016 Democratic nomination brings up a very disturbing scenario. …

  • Keep choices to yourself

    Page B5 Don’t want to vaccinate your kids? Fine. However, don’t send your unvaccinated kids to public schools, where they threaten kids who rely on herd immunity (their parents are informed and …

  • Elk stressed by humans

    Page B5 Predation stress is forcing many elk in our area to live close to human development. Some of the new elk habitat does not provide them with nutritious forage and increases …

  • Embrace right to love

    Page B5 My view on gay marriage is that everyone should be viewed as equals. I think that everyone should have the right to love and be loved. Love has no expectations. …

March 6
  • Editorial: Loan bill would draw health care providers to underserved areas

    Page A15 The health care provider shortage is at the center of the medical school tussle between Apple Cup rivals, but lawmakers could pluck low-hanging fruit by rejuvenating a loan repayment account … 2

  • Amy Goodman: A troubling look at race in America

    Page A15 March 5 marked an important but oft-overlooked anniversary. On a winter’s day 245 years ago, in the year 1770, an angry crowd formed in Boston, then the capital of the …

  • Why God doesn’t intervene

    Page A15 Tim Beamer (“Where is God,” Feb. 17) sadly believes that all the atrocities that happen in the world are evidence that God does not exist. Why does God not intervene …

  • Support abuse victims

    Page A15 Regularly we read stories of children sexually abused at the hands of trusted community leaders; the most recent example are the accusations against Dr. Craig Morgenstern.

  • Apple industry needs Plan B

    Page A15 I find it interesting just how important the apple industry truly is. I had no idea that Washington produces 70 percent of the nation’s apples, totaling up to an annual …