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UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 5, 2019

Sports letters: Latest Mike Leach soundbite draws mixed reactions

Letters to the Sports editor


UPDATED: Sat., July 6, 2019

Sports letters: Baseball history class needed after reading ‘Indians A through Z’

Howie Stalwick should go back to baseball history class (Your Spokane Indians, A through Z, June 20).


UPDATED: Sat., June 22, 2019

Sports letters: Don Verlin firing another misstep by University of Idaho athletics

John Blanchette was right on with his June 14th column denouncing the firing of Don Verlin at Idaho.


Sports letters: University of Idaho made a mess of Don Verlin firing

The timing with respect to day of the week and time of day is evidence of a gutless University President.


UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 9, 2019

Sports letters: Pittsburgh Steelers being forgotten in ‘greatest Super Bowl team’ discussion

Before we bestow “Great Super Bowl Team” crown upon the New England Patriots, we should compare them with the other six-time winner, the Pittsburgh Steelers


Letter: Simple pleasures of newspaper

You are not alone. I too have a love of the paper, as well as does a 99-year-old lady across the street from me. I have enjoyed my cup of …


Sports letters: Larry Koentopp made big contributions to Gonzaga basketball

I enjoyed reading (John Blanchette’s) story covering Larry Koentopp’s years at Gonzaga University and it reminded me of my years as Assistant Controller in the Treasurers Office.


UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 22, 2018

Sports letters: Gonzaga basketball players get better with time

The two most important foundations of player improvement are the coaches’ leadership and teaching abilities.


UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 8, 2018

Sports letters: Washington State is a burden on the Pac-12, not the other way around

(Spokesman-Review columnist John) Blanchette claims Wazzu is diminished by the other 11 Pac 12 teams? Guess again amigo.


Dr. Zorba Paster: Reader takes issue with breastfeeding stance

I’ve heard some people call the lactation specialists the “lactation Nazis” because they are so strident on breast feeding. We’ve come a long way since the dark ages when I …


Letter: Articles on ‘Nana’s garden,’ ‘Shifting gears’ wonderful stories

Hello, I just finished reading “Things in Nana’s Garden” and “Shifting Gears” (Stories by Cindy Hval, Aug. 2 in Voice sections).


Letter: Cannon’s Addition residents helpful, kind during search for missing pet cat

Recently a cat named Phoenix went missing in the area of Cannon’s Addition. My friends and I have been searching for her for several days. Even though we haven’t found …


100 years in Spokane: Soldier witnesses carnage in Paris

The Spokesman-Review printed nearly a full page of letters from Spokane soldiers from the European front. Here are two excerpts:


UPDATED: Sat., May 12, 2018

Letters to sports: Mariners get big confidence boost from James Paxton’s no-hitter

For the Mariners to throw a game with no hits is huge for the team because it will give them a giant confidence boost for their next upcoming games.


Free swimming right move

A special thank you to the Spokane Park Board for bringing back the free swimming for Spokane citizens or others wishing to swim. Jack Dean was a valued member of …


Letters: June Daugherty thanks Washington State fans for years of support

As March Madness comes to an end, I have retired from Washington State as the women’s basketball coach.


UPDATED: Thu., March 22, 2018

Article on Vinegar Flats lacking

In response to a Terrence Vent article, “Neighborhood bounded by old and new: Mix in Latah/Hangman area poses challenge for council” (South Voice, Thursday, March 15, 2018):


Betty and Brian O’Donnell saved a lot of boys at Shamrock Acres in Newman Lake

It was wonderful to read Cindy Hval’s excellent “Love Stories” feature about Betty and Brian O’Donnell in the Voice (Feb. 15).


POW story brings back memories of Philippines

Letters in Voice sections, Feb. 15, 2018



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.


UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 18, 2017

Excerpts from letters written by a young Barack Obama

Excerpts of letters written by a young Barack Obama to a girlfriend. The letters were released by Emory University.


UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 18, 2017

Letters from young Obama show a man trying to find his way

Letters released by a university in Georgia and written by a young Barack Obama show a cerebral yet questioning man trying to find his place in the world.


Variety of views remains our mission

The Opinion section is meant to reflect a variety of viewpoints, and we believe there is great value in that. Where else will this occur, if not here?


Letters: Assuming the boss is the man

I read Voice correspondent Stefanie Pettit’s Front Porch column (“Sexism in society lingers under cover of humor,” May 25) today with a small half smile on my face.


Letter: Pettit’s “Front Porch” column was right on the mark

I always love your column but the first paragraph of today’s column (“Front Porch: Genomics exciting window into us all,” by Stefanie Pettit, April 27) was especially apt for me.



UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 28, 2017

Gary Crooks: Political change calls for rebalancing

Love him or hate him, Donald Trump has upset the political dynamic, and that has posed a challenge to editorial page editors across the country.


Letters to the editor

Letters to the editor


Letters to the editor

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