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Notes on the SpokaneFAVS open meeting

On Wednesday evening the SpokaneFAVS board of trustees held its first public meeting to re-cap the past year and to discuss the organization's future plans.

Islamic State refugees grow disgruntled: ‘We loved them so much’

Hassan, a chain-smoking 20-year-old from Syria, sits in a cafe across the border from his homeland, one of thousands who escaped the clutches of the Islamic State group.

New online atlas ‘heat-maps’ views on abortion, gay marriage, immigration

Anyone from politicians to scholars to the simply curious can now see just how deeply the nation is divided on abortion or same-sex marriage — and discover there’s significant consensus on immigration — with a new online mapping tool.

Come to the SpokaneFAVS Open Meeting

For the past year the SpokaneFAVS board of trustees has been working hard to move this publication in a new direction and several of you have expressed an interest in getting more involved with our efforts.

Play about activist Rachel Corrie coming to Spokane

The award-winning play "My Name is Rachel Corrie," which tells the true story of a young woman from Olympia who died beneath a bulldozer in 2003 while defending a Palestinian home from demolition, is coming to Spokane on March 2.

Army of Assyrian Christians aims to fight Islamic State

Assyrian Christians in the Nineveh Plain, with the help of a group of Americans, are building a fighting machine to stand toe-to-toe with the Islamic State group to preserve their homeland, their history and their heritage.

Upcoming Day of Prayer “I thirst”

Immaculate Heart Retreat Center will host an Evening of Prayer entitled, The Paschal Mystery: “I thirst” led by the Rev. David Kuttner on March 10 from 5 to 8:30 p.m.

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