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Matter of Opinion archive for March 11, 2008


Otto Zehm, two years after

On March 18, 2006, Otto Zehm had an encounter with several police officers at a convenience store. Two days later, he would die after never regaining consciousness.On Oct. 4, 2006, Spokane County Prosecutor Steve Tucker announced that he didn't have enough evidence to charge any...

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No firestorm of controversy this time?

(S-R file photo by Jesse Tinsley)Our edit today applauds a compromise on field burning in Idaho.The overall compromise, which was guided by a mediator, was the product of a six-month effort by farming interests and health advocates. Before that, field burning had been halted by...

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