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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 Brien Pittman, our Spiritual Abuse Writer

Please welcome Brien Pittman to the SpokaneFAVS team of writers. Pittman, who recently returned to Spokane, provides local support and counseling for PTSD victims. He specializes in treating Spiritual Trauma Syndrome (STS).

Meet Erin Robinson, our Spring Intern

Please welcome Erin Robinson to our team of reporters. Robinson is a junior at Gonzaga University where she is pursuing a degree in broadcast and electronic media, and minoring in journalism and music.

Upcoming retreat to focus on how to listen to God

Immaculate Heart Retreat Center will be welcoming the Rev. Mitch Pacwa, Jan. 23-25 for a Weekend Retreat for Men and Women “How to Listen When God is Speaking: A Guide for Modern-Day Catholics.”

Today’s Coffee Talk: Aspirations for the New Year

Join SpokaneFAVS for the first Coffee Talk of 2015 for a panel discussion on "Aspirations for the New Year."

Human trafficking vigil to be held in downtown Spokane

On Jan. 11 Lutheran Community Services Northwest will join in the national movement to protest human trafficking, by holding a candlelight vigil at River Park Square Mall.

Top 10 SpokaneFAVS stories of 2014

These are the top 10 posts from 2014 from SpokaneFAVS!

SpokaneFAVS holiday sale ends Jan. 1

The SpokaneFAVS holiday advertising sale is coming to an end! Our sale ends Jan. 1, which means there's only a short time left to get a 10 percent discount on your SpokaneFAVS online ad.

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