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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.

Welcome FāVS’ newest Whitworth intern

Moore is a senior at Whitworth University where is a majoring in English and is a teaching assistant to Poet Laureate Thom Caraway.

Quotables: At Parliament Faith Leaders combat hate speech, war, violence

Faith leaders tackle hate speech, war and violence at Parliament of the World's Religions

Spokane Alphabet to be Unveiled Thursday night, fundraiser for Family Promise

Family Promise of Spokane, a nonprofit serving local homeless, will unveil an artist's rendition of the Spokane Alphabet during a special ceremony at the Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture (The MAC) at 7 p.m. Thursday.

SpokaneFāVS is looking for writers

Interested in being a columnist for SpokaneFāVS?

Planned Parenthood protests planned this weekend, locally and nationally

Thousands are expected to protest outside Planned Parenthood locations across the country this weekend as part of the #ProtestPP coalition.

Third Day to perform in Spokane as part of worship tour

This month Christian rock band Third Day is stopping in Spokane as part of their 20-city "Lead Us Back!" tour.

Her parents were murdered and she’s coming to Spokane to speak against the death penalty

Becky O'Neil McBrayer's mother and step-father were murdered in 2006. On Oct. 20 she'll be in Spokane to share why she believes the death penalty should be abolished.

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