Cindy Hval

Cindy Hval

Cindy Hval is a freelance columnist for the Voices neighborhood sections. Her Front Porch column appears twice a month in the Thursday Voice.

Recent Stories

Front Porch: Rewarding friendships take work

Her name was Feather. She had huge blue eyes and wavy black hair, and she was my first best friend. My sister informed me that her name was actually Heather, but I thought Feather was a far more ...

BigFoot Kickball League stokes friendly fires 

The hollow thunk of a foot hitting a rubber ball rang out across Grant Park on Sunday afternoon. Dog-walkers, bike-riders and others out for a leisurely stroll paused to watch the unusual action. ...

Pearl Harbor survivor’s story comes to end

I loved to listen to her talk. Though soft-spoken, Betty Schott, 98, had a sharp mind and an even sharper sense of humor. She smiled easily, laughed often, and called me “honey.”

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Recent Blog Posts

Father's Day Weekend Wild Card 6.20-6.21.15 

I'm treating my husband and boys to some time in Sandpoint. I have a War Bonds reading/signing event at the East Bonner Library at 1 PM today (more info below) and then it's play time. Hope you t...

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