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Matthew Kincanon

Matthew Kincanon is a former Digital Content Producer with a journalism and political science degree from Gonzaga University. His journalism experience includes the Gonzaga Bulletin, The Spokesman-Review, Art Chowder magazine and SpokaneFāVS. He said he is excited to be a freelancer at SpokaneFāVS because, as a Spokane native, he wants to learn more about the various religious communities and cultures in his hometown.

This Weekend’s Salmon Tales Gala To Raise Funds for Salish School

“It [the event] is an opportunity for people to join in the work of achieving our mission,” Parkin said.  “It’s an opportunity for somebody who is out there who thinks that we should honor the true full history of Spokane including the first nations of Spokane, the original inhabitants and the first language of Spokane.”

Spokane community counter-protests Westboro Baptist Church, spreads positivity

"We didn’t want to just give them [WBC] what they want, which is a reaction, but we want to spread a message of positivity to the community..."

Stories from World Relief: a million refugees in Bangladesh

Based on the knowledge Finney obtained after spending time with Buddhists when he lived in Thailand, he said that the violence against Rohingya Muslims is more of a nationalistic impulse rather than what the Buddhism religion calls for.

New Community Church brings indoor soccer to downtown Spokane

By Matthew Kincanon In the belly of New Community Church in downtown Spokane, far below the pews, is a field of green turf. About 1,000 kids...

Event explains how to combat fascism

Spokane Community Against Racism (SCAR) held an event Monday night at Morning Star Baptist Church where Joan Braune, a philosophy professor at Gonzaga University, explained how the alt-right is ideologically fascist, what fascism is, how it exists among hate groups and what communities can do to combat it.

Mini-retreat at Immaculate Heart Retreat Center aims to attract young people

“Silence can often seem like an absence of things; silence sometimes feels empty and heavy,” she said, “but I want people to be able to find silence and find the lightness and the freedom in silence.”

Salish School holds first Native youth culture event

"...I noticed that there’s this huge lack of Native American students who are really into their culture.”

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