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SATURDAY, NOV. 4, 2017

Sat., Nov. 4, 2017

Thomas a natural leader

It's a rare commodity to see someone who is extremely passionate about their calling, and yet at the same time bring an exceptional administrative and organizational skill into the mix. Jennifer Thomas is an excellent listener, a team player, can solve problems and collaborates well with others. As a natural gifted leader, strategic planning is of utmost importance to her. She wants her team to know where they are going, how they are going to get there, and what is at stake.

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Sat., Nov. 4, 2017

Wiser has proven value

Being a school board director in a public school district with the size and complexity of Spokane Public Schools can be both a thankless task and an energizing endeavor, requiring a commitment to all the stakeholders in the system.

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FRIDAY, NOV. 3, 2017


Fri., Nov. 3, 2017

Beware of last-minute election attacks

Conservatives were outraged with the attack on Howes. Liberals were irate with the smear against Beggs. Unfortunately, there aren’t enough people who are disgusted with both. Until there is, the slimy politics will continue.

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Fri., Nov. 3, 2017

Citizens must step up

The Spokesman-Review missed the top reason to endorse Proposition 2: the failure of regulatory agencies and legislatures. Leave it to government, you say? Citizens must protect health and safety: Olympia and D.C. are in gridlock.

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THURSDAY, NOV. 2, 2017



Thu., Nov. 2, 2017

Keep Councilwoman Mumm

I want a person who has integrity, a social conscience and is a fiscal conservative. A team player who isn't afraid to challenge policy when it does not make sense.

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Thu., Nov. 2, 2017

No Beggs, no Mumm

In 1850, French economist Frederic Bastiat described in his book "The Law" how socialists in his day were using democracy and majority rule to pervert the law and legally plunder property owners. It's no different today.

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Thu., Nov. 2, 2017

Youth depression and suicide

Your Sept. 29 article on high rates of depression and suicidal thoughts among our areas youth is truly disturbing. Unfortunately, Spokane Public Schools' proposed Planned Parenthood sex-ed curriculum "Get Real" will only make this problem worse. While this curriculum repeatedly points youth toward sexual activity "when they are ready," what it doesn't tell them is the effects of teen sexual activity on depression and suicide rates.

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WEDNESDAY, NOV. 1, 2017

Wed., Nov. 1, 2017, 12:05 p.m.

Raising awareness of ostomy

On behalf of the Spokane Ostomy Support Group, we are so grateful that you gave permission to Cindy Hval to write a feature article about Phil Moyle, a local ostomate.

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