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

Lilac queen offers hand to community 

When Megan Paternoster, 17, received a phone call in November informing her she’d been chosen as part of the Spokane Lilac Festival Fab 14, she said her first reaction was extreme relief.

Diving for his life: Colin Zeng seeks U.S. citizenship 

Blood dripped, then poured from Colin (Zhipeng) Zeng’s nose. It was March 26, the final round of the NCAA men’s platform diving championship, and every time Zeng, 21, came up from a dive his nose g...

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Recent Blog Posts

Parting Shot: Signs of Bloomsday 2016 

I've never run Bloomsday. Have you? Be sure to check out the fantastic photo gallery in the story below. Nearly 50,000 runners and walkers swarmed downtown Spokane on Sunday for the 40th running ...

Monday Wild Card 5.2.16 18 

I'm afraid too many vacation days have caught up with DFO and he's still not ready to get back in the saddle. You'll have to put up with the third string for one more day.

'Newsies' takes the stage with hometown girl 

I'm extra excited to see 'Newsies' tomorrow night. The musical about the 1899 newsboy strike against newspaper publisher Joseph Pulitzer features former Spokane resident, Morgan Keene. Do you have...

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