I remember when we tried the one-way streets and then were able to go back to the way it was. I hope the City Council will carefully consider the importance of preserving the beauty of our town as construction continues on Rose Street.
The current brouhaha over eliminating a lane of traffic when Rose Street is repaved gives me a strong feeling of deja vu.
In recent news, Oregon lawmakers are authorizing the State Department of Licensing to provide drivers licenses to “illegal undocumented immigrants.” Oregon follows four other states — Washington, New Mexico, Utah and Illinois in this venture.
I have been reading and hearing concerns surrounding the proposed Rose Street project. I would like to weigh in both as a citizen and as co-chair of the Safe Travels Alliance.
In reading Richard McFarland’s letter saying it’s wrong to believe an armed citizen could have stopped the shooter at Newtown, I have to ask how else could he have been stopped?
The idea to destroy beautiful sycamores along Rose Street demands alternative thinking.
Spokane City Councilman Mike Fagan — also a citizen activist who works with Tim Eyman on statewide initative campaigns — was sporting a “Let Voters Decide” T-shirt in a photo that ran in The Spokesman-Review newspaper.
The state Legislature is now on a short recess before senators and representatives go back to Olympia for an extra session to agree on a state budget. Sadly, this sentence could have been written just about any year since this century began (and several years earlier).
Annie Capestany’s letter to the editor (April 21) was amusing. Let me see if I have this straight, there are approximately 350 million firearms in the United States and the vast majority of these firearms are owned by elderly, white, Republican men.
News in the past few days has often focused upon the terrible ways in which human beings treat each other.
I feel so happy, right out of the theater, after watching “Bye Bye Birdie.”
Sheila Hagar’s article regarding Sen. Mike Hewitt and his staff in the Thursday edition of the U-B is notable for various reasons.
I offer considerations for Rose Street reconstruction. Design starts by viewing projects holistically. Replacing cold storage facilities with a hotel complex will generate new interest, enterprise and construction along Rose Street making it a major thoroughfare.
But the city could still get an NBA team in the near future, and do it without taking another city’s team.
The chances of the Sacramento Kings moving to Seattle are worse — much worse — than Los Angeles Laker Dwight Howard hitting a free throw. Very slim.
Two reasons most mentioned for February’s Walla Walla High School bond defeat are mistrust of the School Board and its refusal to answer important questions.
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