Prior to 2020, many community members might not have known who the county health officer. A global pandemic changed that, pushing Dr. Bob Lutz into the limelight.
Kurtis Robinson can – and will – make a list to show the difference he’s made in the region.
Ross Carper doesn't like taking sole credit for the nonprofit Feast World Kitchens, an organization that's creating a pop-up kitchen space for refugee families on a rotating schedule. “It’s a real neighborhood story,” Carper said.
The coronavirus pandemic has forced most people into their homes, but health workers continue to report to work.
What a difference four years makes. “When I opened Zona Blanca in 2016, I was on unemployment,” chef and restaurateur Chad White said Dec. 15 at the new location of his ceviche restaurant and oyster bar, which is set to open in mid-January in the downtown Holley-Mason Building after the recent COVID-19 shutdown delayed a December debut.
Within five minutes, Rick Clark had more than 300 people watching him Friday on Facebook for his daily Spokane Quaranteam livestream.
Since the beginning of the pandemic in March Ann Marie Shehan of Hayden, Idaho, has sewn thousands of masks and has given all of them away for free.
Kids run around playing at the Richard Allen Court Apartments, a car drives through the parking lot with rap music turned up a little too loud, and Betsy Williams sits in her office full of colorful art, making the whole place tick.
Becky Doughty saw it coming.
The last time Margo Hill saw Twa-le Abrahamson-Swan, she was weaving a basket with her mother. Abrahamson-Swan was doing, in other words, what she has spent her entire adult life doing: pulling different elements together to make something durable and useful; drawing from a deep well of tradition to create something able to withstand the demands of the modern moment.