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UPDATED: Mon., March 4, 2019

100 years ago in Spokane: Chronicle alleges Wobbly plot for revolution

The Spokane Daily Chronicle asserted the Wobblies were plotting to enact a nationwide strike that is “nothing less than an attempt at revolution.”

AP Exclusive: Vatican letter undermines U.S. cardinal on abuse

The Vatican blocked U.S. bishops from taking measures to address the clergy sex abuse scandal because U.S. church leaders didn’t discuss the legally problematic proposals with the Holy See enough …

Orca survival may be impossible without Lower Snake River dam removal, scientists say

Leading killer-whale scientists and researchers are calling for removal of four dams on the Lower Snake River and a boost of water over the dams to save southern resident killer …

Suspicious letter sent to Idaho senator’s office deemed safe

A suspicious envelope mailed to U.S. Sen. Mike Crapo’s Lewiston office was determined Friday not to contain any type of hazardous materials.

California professor, writer of confidential Brett Kavanaugh letter, speaks out about her allegation of sexual assault

Christine Blasey Ford wrote a confidential letter to a senior Democratic lawmaker alleging that Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her more than three decades ago. Since Wednesday, she …

U.S. senator presents letter from Trump for Putin

U.S. Sen. Rand Paul has delivered a letter from President Donald Trump to Russian President Vladimir Putin, the Russian leader’s spokesman said Wednesday.

UPDATED: Thu., May 3, 2018

House chaplain – a Gonzaga grad – regains job after challenging Paul Ryan

The embattled chaplain of the U.S. House of Representatives has won his job back just hours after sending a scalding letter to House Speaker Paul Ryan that accused a top …

AP Exclusive: Letter about abuse cover-up belies pope denial

The letter was graphic not just in describing how the priest kissed and fondled the boy, but also in how other priests who saw the abuse tried to hush it …

Dad was an ostomate 53 years

Thank you for the ostomy article (Voice, Oct. 26).

UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 3, 2017

Obama offers accolades, advice in farewell letter to Trump

Before he left office in January, President Barack Obama offered his successor accolades and advice in a private letter that underscored some of his concerns as he passed the baton.

UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 1, 2017

Mueller team has draft letter on Comey firing, source says

Special counsel Robert Mueller’s team of investigators is in possession of a letter drafted by President Donald Trump and an aide, but never sent, that lays out a rationale for …

In ‘Dear Chester’ letter, Linkin Park says ‘demons’ that haunted Bennington ‘were always part of the deal’

Chester Bennington’s Linkin Park bandmates wrote an open letter to their late vocalist on Monday that touched on his inner demons and their uncertain future. Bennington, who also fronted Dead …

UPDATED: Thu., May 25, 2017

Chris Cornell funeral set for Friday; widow pens letter

Late Soundgarden singer Chris Cornell will be laid to rest Friday at a private memorial service at a Hollywood cemetery that is the final resting place of numerous stars.

UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 21, 2016

Fire crews investigating powdery substance at Spokane jail mail facility

Spokane Fire crews are investigating a white powdery substance that was discovered when an employee opened a letter at the City of Spokane property facility Wednesday afternoon.

Rex Huppke: What rape case can teach sons

I want my sons to read her letter, and I want them to understand what rape is and I want them to know, without a hint of doubt, that it …

In praise of all veterans

Dana Milbank wrote a fine piece (July 9) on an overdue honor finally awarded John Pedevillano. But I have one long-held objection. Why is it that World War II veterans …

Give and Take: Letters to the sports editor

Adams earned chance to play for Oregon I have always thought it’s unfair that a student athlete from an FCS school (like Eastern) that transfers to an FBS school (like …

Letters To The Editor

HEALTH ISSUES No short-cuts to losing weight Re: Jaime Tobias Neeley’s great article “exercise, eat right, it’s the best way.” Not only is exercise and eating right the best way, …

Letters To The Editor

GRASS FIELD BURNING Growers getting another political fix Re: “New ecology chief may lift grass-burn ban” (Spokesman-Review, Aug. 23). Department of Ecology Director Tom Fitzsimmons has decided not to keep …

Letters To The Editor

HEALTH AND SAFETY Iodine-131-thyroid cancer link figures Radiation scientists shouldn’t have been surprised that there is an apparent connection between exposure to iodine 131 and an increased risk of developing …

Letters To The Editor

Is this man dedicated to mediocrity? File/The Spokesman-Review

Letters To The Editor

5TH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT Nethercutt has earned re-election George Nethercutt is an honest, reliable, straightforward congressman who has made some tough decisions and has always handled himself in a professional way. …

Letters To The Editor

WASHINGTON STATE Christian right is about money Michael Lind, a conservative and former associate of William F. Buckley Jr., has recently published documented evidence that Pat Robertson’s so-called Christian Coalition …

Letters To The Editor

Don’t steal park land for Quartz Mountain The recent article about the proposed land exchange in Riverside State Park (“State plan for land exchange makes some people nervous,” Valley Voice, …

Letter To The Editor

Fennessy deserved more than a mention Please have someone other than William Berry review the Spokane Falls Brass Band’s “Christmas in Old Spokane” next year. He just can’t seem to …

Recuiters Glorify War, Lie To Students

In response to the Sept. 20 Our Generation article by Brandi Waters (regarding her choice to join the military after high school), we at the youth division of the Peace …

Victory And Beyond ‘Our First Sight Of Hell …’

Leeon Aller’s 1945 letter home describes Hiroshima’s ruin following the 1945 bombing. File/Associated Press

Fireworks Delay Shows Who Really Runs Spokane Letter Of The Week: From July 6

If there was any doubt as to Spokane’s status as one of the few remaining oligarchies, the front page on July 4 surely eliminates it. The fireworks, a traditional ending …

Rachel’s Sister Should Not Have To Risk Same Fate Letter Of The Week: From June 24

It’s extremely difficult to remain objective regarding the senseless death of Rachel Carver. Based on the articles in the newspaper recently, I am stunned at the lack of judgment on …

Martin Pang’s Reported Confession

The following statement was handwritten by FBI Special Agent Gary Schoenlein and allegedly signed by Martin Pang. The initials “MP” appear at the top of all four pages of the …