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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.

SpokaneFāVS Welcomes Assistant Editor

Cate Wetherald, who most recently was the director of communications for the Episcopal Diocese of Spokane, will now be a lead editor at FāVS.

Experience Islam at this Month’s Meet the Neighbors

Join us for the next Meet the Neighbors on May 20 for an introduction to the Spokane Islamic Center.

Immaculate Heart celebrates mothers with annual brunch

On May 14 Immaculate Heart Retreat Center will celebrate Mother's Day with its annual Champagne Brunch.

Interfaith Day of Prayer to be celebrated this week in Colville

The 6th Annual Interfaith National Day of Prayer will be celebrated Thursday on the north lawn of the Stevens County Courthouse in Colville.

Anti-Semitic graffiti found in downtown Spokane

Earlier today (Friday) the Community Building in downtown Spokane was tagged anti-Semitic graffiti.

World Vision Humanitarian Response Director to speak in Spokane

This weekend Khalil Sleiman, World Vision's Humanitarian Response director, will visit First Presbyterian Church, Spokane to discuss his extensive work with World Vision in the Middle East, most recently with the Syria Response Team.

Sravasti Abbey’s Service Saturday’s Return

On May 6 Friends of Sravasti Abbey is asking volunteers to come to Offering Service Saturday to help with routine maintenance and cleaning at the abbey.

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