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

Cuban national hopes to visit her homeland

On Saturday, Pope Francis arrived in Cuba, hailing the detente between the United States and Cuba as a model of reconciliation. But for Cuban national Denia Correa, who came to the United States as...

Lightning courtship produces enduring marriage 

As whirlwind courtships go, this was a tornado. Ken Lewis met Carolyn Boyette on a Monday, secured a date with her on Wednesday and had an engagement ring on her finger by Friday.

Surprise, unconditional love built family of six

In the photo, one blond angelic head leans against a brunette counterpart. Beaming smiles split cherubic cheeks. They are both just babies, I think, pulling the picture from its frame. Our first ...

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Recent Blog Posts

Parting Shot: Is he back yet? 

Thor and Milo ponder the return (fate?) of professed cat-hater, Dave Oliveria, following vaction days 122-125.

Haggen sues Albertsons for $1 billion, alleging sabotage  

The supermarket battle between Haggen and Albertsons is getting uglier. Haggen, based in Bellingham, sued Albertsons for allegedly engaging in “systematic efforts” to eliminate it as a competito...

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