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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.

Apply to Work Part-Time with FāVS!

FāVS News is currently looking to hire both a part-time events coordinator and a religion reporting intern.

Sister Teresa Jackson to be installed as new prioress of Monastery of St. Gertrude in Idaho

On Dec. 3, Sister Teresa Jackson will be installed as the new prioress of the Monastery of St. Gertrude in Cottonwood, Idaho.

Exploring the Meaning Behind Outdoor Reindeer and Sleigh Decorations

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Study: Curiosity About Religion Is Viewed as Morally Virtuous

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Salvation Army Accepting Financial Donations for Gray Fire Victims

The Salvation Army Spokane has set up a donation link to best assist families impacted by the Gray Fire in Medical Lake tragedy.

2023 Eastern Washington Legislative Conference Coming to Address Housing, Environmental Justice, Welcoming Refugees and more

This year the annual Eastern Washington Legislative Conference will take place Jan. 21, at Spokane Valley United Methodist Church, 115 N. Raymond and will also be available online.

Gonzaga Prep Wins National Food Drive Challenge

In its first year participating in a “friendly but spirited competition,” Gonzaga Preparatory School has won the Great Ignatian Challenge – a nationwide food drive contest among Jesuit high schools – by bringing in the most pounds of food per student.

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