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Laura Stembridge

Laura Stembridge is a graduate of Gonzaga University where she earned a degree in English Literature with a concentration in Women's and Gender Studies.

Holy Trinity, Sunnyside helps build cathedral in South Sudan

The Rev. Abraham Yel Nhial spends much of his time in exile. Forced out of Sudan in 1989 due to civil war, Nhial spent the next 14 years living in refugee camps in Ethiopia and Kenya until he was selected — along with 4,000 other “Lost Boys” — to immigrate to the U.S. in 2001.

BRIEF: Local progressives to hold Activist Night

Are you bothered by patriarchy, racism, classism, homophobia, corporatism and the destruction of our planet?

We need a budget that prioritizes working families, the middle class

On Dec. 12, members of WashingtonCAN!, in solidarity with Americans for Tax Fairness (ATF), attempted once again to engage Rep. Cathy McMorris-Rodgers’ office by delivering a letter about the current federal budget agreement.

Reflections on Baumgartner’s community gathering

On Dec. 7, I attended incumbent Sen. Michael Baumgartner's free community hot chocolate gathering and canned food drive for homeless veterans.

Allow for practical partnerships

Mars Hill’s arrival in Spokane is an interesting one. I don't agree with some of their divisive, marginalizing stances, but I find that Mark Driscoll aligns with liberal thinking more than we might give him credit for.

What does the Affordable Care Act have to do with the continued government shutdown?

A recent conversation via Facebook inspired me to address the continuing saga of the Affordable Care Act since it seems to be one of the main reasons the government shutdown continues.

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"I believe much of the proselytized Gospel these days to be a socially-constructed, retributive Gospel created by humanity because it is easier to swallow...

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