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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.

Upcoming Dinner Series: Evidence for God from Physics

The topic for January is In the Beginning I: “The Big Bang and Our Universe / Did the Universe Have a Beginning?”, and for February is In the Beginning II: “Is there Evidence of Fine-tuning, Design, and Intelligence in the Universe?” Physics, Evolution, and the Bible.

City Council passes driveway ordinance, pushes protestors to sidewalks

By Tracy Simmons Members of the Spokane City Council spent more than three hours Monday night listening to residents mostly air their opinions about abortion....

Planned Parenthood Protests to be Discussed at City Council Tonight

It's looking to be another agonistic Spokane City Council meeting tonight as pro-lifers and pro-choicers gear up to talk about the protestors that frequent...

Ric Gendron: Rattlebone exhibit coming to Jundt Art Museum

The Jundt Art Museum at Gonzaga University will open the new year with the exhibition titled “Ric Gendron: Rattlebone,” featuring paintings from the artist’s...

Bishop of the Buddhist Churches of America to visit Spokane Temple

The Rev. Kodo Hiromichi Umezu, bishop of the Buddhist Churches of America, will give a Dharma talk at 10:30 a.m., Jan. 11 at The Spokane Buddhist Temple, 927 S. Perry.

Meet Gifti Abbo, writing about racial, economic equality

She is a second-generation Ethiopian-American raised in Spokane and for FAVS will be writing about issues surrounding racial and economic disparities both locally and abroad.

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).

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