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: Festival boosts literary spirits

If today’s column seems littered with superlatives and exclamation marks, you’ll have to pardon my excess. I’m still coming off a literary high.

Friendships in four-part harmony

Pages of Harmony has been active in Spokane for more than 75 years. About 35 regular members, ranging in age from33 to 87, make up the chorus, which includes men from professions ranging from law t...

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Recent Blog Posts

Parting Shot: Lilac time 

The lilac bushes on the side of our house are in full bloom. Every morning and every evening, I stand on our deck and breathe in their sweet, spring fragrance. I never want to live in a place whe...

TGIF Wild Card 4.29.16 54 

Well, they've called in the 3rd string quarterback in blogland. DFO is sick as a dog, and Taryn has other obligations. Far be it from me to leave you at the mercy of an another daylong Wild Card. ...

What Twitter shows about Idaho may surprise you 

Idaho ranks 5th lowest in country for racist, sexist and homophobic language in tweets. Are Idahoans more tolerant of cultural differences than New Yorkers? Maybe. Maybe not.

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