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Tracy Simmons

Tracy Simmons is an award-winning journalist specializing in religion reporting and digital entrepreneurship. In her approximate 20 years on the religion beat, Simmons has tucked a notepad in her pocket and found some of her favorite stories aboard cargo ships in New Jersey, on a police chase in Albuquerque, in dusty Texas church bell towers, on the streets of New York and in tent cities in Haiti. Simmons has worked as a multimedia journalist for newspapers across New Mexico, Texas, Connecticut and Washington. She is the executive director of FāVS.News, a digital journalism start-up covering religion news and commentary in Spokane, Washington. She also writes for The Spokesman-Review and national publications. She is a Scholarly Assistant Professor of Journalism at Washington State University.

A new aspect of the Tarot boom: Diversity in the deck

Black, Indigenous and Latino American people are leading the rise in tarot's popularity, a new study shows.

The Lands Council To Host SpoCanopy Community Tree Planting Event

This week The Lands Council will be hosting the second annual SpoCanopy tree planting in Spokane’s West Central and Northeast areas.

Gonzaga Report on Catholic Sexual Abuse Crisis Recommends Next Steps, Path Forward for Healing and Justice

This week Gonzaga University published a report and recommendations from its Commission on University Response to the Catholic Sexual Abuse Crisis.

We Believe We Vote Bringing Gov. Mike Huckabee to Spokane

Political commentator Mike Huckabee, who served as governor of Arkansas from 1996-2007, will be visiting Spokane Oct. 2 for We Believe We Votes' "Rev Up" fundraiser.

Former U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright to speak at Whitworth University’s President’s Leadership Forum

Madeleine Albright, who served as the nation’s 64th secretary of state, will be the featured speaker at Whitworth’s fall President’s Leadership Forum, to be held Sept. 29 from 7:30-9 a.m. at the Spokane Convention Center. Registration is now open.

Saturday Coffee Talk to be on Understanding Prayer

On Aug. 7 SpokaneFāVS will host its next Coffee Talk, this time focusing on its recent Understanding Prayer series.

Spokane City Council to Host Discussion on State of Immigrants and Refugees in Spokane

On Thursday Councilmember Michael Cathcart will host and moderate a virtual discussion on the contributions made by immigrants and refugees in the community.

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