The Spokesman-Review is pleased to announce that Carol A. Allen of Spokane has won the Golden Pen Award for September.
Allen’s Sept. 4 letter commented on the smoking ban at the Spokane Interstate Fair.
The Golden Pen Award expresses the newspaper’s appreciation for letter writers who demonstrate exceptional eloquence and clarity in their contributions to our Roundtable page. Monthly winners, as well as the weekly nominees for this award, are chosen by Opinion page staff members. The monthly winners receive a 10-karat-gold Cross pen.
We congratulate Allen and thank all of the readers who care enough to debate public issues on this page.