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

GU, neighbors throwing party

Universities tend to be self-contained worlds. Many students live, study, work and play right on campus and don’t get to know the people who live in the surrounding area. That’s been the case with ...

Airman hiking 710 miles to honor wounded soldiers

Tech. Sgt. Stacy Trosine is on the journey of a lifetime. The Fairchild Air Force Base airman is hiking 710 miles of the Pacific Crest Trail, much of it alone, in honor of three soldiers she serve...

Teacups hold warm memories 

Blowing dust off the top of the cardboard box, I opened it to find a stash of treasures, carefully wrapped in newspapers – my teacup collection. Two years ago, I’d packed them away when Derek rem...

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Recent Blog Posts

Judge backs anti-abortion group in birth control challenge 

WASHINGTON – A federal judge on Monday sided with an anti-abortion group in its challenge of a key birth control provision of the Obama administration’s health care overhaul. The decision from U....

Why do children die? New Idaho team searches for links

BURLEY, Idaho – The death of any child warrants a closer look to search for ways to keep Idaho’s children safer. And there are many, the new Idaho Child Fatality Review Team concluded this spring.

Wheelchair access installed at City Beach 

COEUR d'ALENE - A wheelchair to the beach? Down to the shoreline? Yes, actually, at City Beach. Such access had been requested over the years in Coeur d'Alene, and it finally became a reality Mo...

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