Originally published March 25, 2014 On a Thursday at Riverside High School, Shelby Morgan learned CPR. That Friday, she learned how to use an automated external defibrillator, which can deliver a lifesaving shock to the heart.
Originally published Nov. 28, 2013 Melodies from classic hymns waft through the lobby of the Silver Wood Good Samaritan Center on Tuesday evenings, switching to the livelier beat of dance hall music on Thursday afternoon. On organ and piano, Catherine Owen’s nimble fingers keep residents of the Silver Valley care center connected to music.
Anabelle Benitez began to raise money for breast-cancer awareness after she learned her grandmother was diagnosed with the disease. Sean Lochrie saw a family in need and was moved to help in whatever way he could. Together, the two Salk Middle School eighth-graders represent the many young people across the Inland Northwest who, both through their schools and on their own, devote time and effort toward improving life for those less fortunate.
Cheryl Steele will never forget the day her life changed. It was Oct. 21, 1991. A resident of Spokane’s West Central neighborhood, Steele was one of the people directly affected when two young girls – 12-year-old Rebecca West and 11-year-old Nicki Wood – went missing.
Originally published May 6, 2014 A hero died the other day.