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September 18
  • Dana Milbank: Ground war suddenly popular with GOP

    Page A9 WASHINGTON – Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel was testifying Tuesday about the need for military action in Syria and Iraq when Ann Wright, an anti-war demonstrator in the audience, rose and …

  • Bid process disappointing

    Page A9 As an employee of American Medical Response in Spokane, I am concerned about the turn of events in the EMS bid process we participated in. AMR’s bid was submitted with …

  • Elephant caption shameful

    Page A9 Shame on you, Spokesman-Review, for your Sept. 11 front page “Showered with Attention” caption, and your blurb perpetuating the myth that circus elephants are pampered. Nothing could be further from …

  • We created ISIS

    Page A9 ISIS may well be a monster, but it is our monster, created in conjunction with Israel and Saudi Arabia to battle Syrian strongman Bashar al-Assad in the same way we …

  • We deserve Pakootas

    Page A9 All you folks out there who haven’t voted, please take notice. You have a chance to make things better for yourselves, your kids, your parents. You have a new guy …

September 17
September 16
  • Outside View: State Supreme Court justices preparing to ‘jump the shark’

    Page A11 This commentary from the Walla Walla Union-Bulletin does not necessarily reflect the view of The Spokesman-Review’s editorial board. Will the state Supreme Court “jump the shark”?

  • Robert J. Samuelson: Great Recession hurt national psyche

    Page A11 America’s economy is improving, but the public mood is a lagging indicator. A Pew poll in late August found that Americans recognize that the job market has strengthened. Although 58 …

  • Don’t change Constitution

    Page A11 Constitution Day, Sept. 17, celebrates the signing of the Constitution at the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia in 1787. The Constitution has served our nation well as we have enjoyed the …

  • Pakootas a responsible leader

    Page A11 At a recent “Conversation with Cathy,” Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers expressed concern about President Obama’s intention to use executive action to move immigration reform forward. Republicans in the House refuse …

  • Just wondering

    Page A11 Just wondering: Do pedestrians involved with their cellphones have the right-of-way?

September 15
  • Leonard Pitts Jr.: If only we could learn the lesson

    Page A7 If. Two letters long, it is arguably the most fruitless word in the English language, an evocation of paths not taken, possibilities foreclosed, regrets stacked high – and it lies …

  • Not exactly free

    Page A7 I’ve been reading several interesting letters about veterans with only three to four years of service, and without service-connected disabilities, receiving free benefits. This is entirely false. A little checking …

  • Wilhite a good candidate

    Page A7 When I look for a good candidate, I look for hard work, actual accomplishments for our community and frugality in spending. These are precisely the attributes of Diana Wilhite, candidate …

September 14
September 13