Stories tagged: 2018 difference makers
Mon., Dec. 31, 2018
Days after the Freeman High School shooting, Barb Wharton sat in a circle with about 15 teachers who had locked down their classrooms that day to keep the gunman out.
Sun., Dec. 30, 2018
For the past three decades, Lynn Everson has greeted society’s outcasts with a cookie, a clean needle and a welcome ear.
Sat., Dec. 29, 2018
As a former model and long-time owner of downtown Spokane’s The Makeup Studio, Julie Farley knows a thing or two about putting your best face forward. But it’s not just …
Fri., Dec. 28, 2018
Karen Mobley isn’t that well known to the general public, even though she was a longtime city department head. Her work remains on display all over town, even if it …
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 28, 2018, 8:26 p.m.
As entrepreneur program manager for StartUp Spokane, Megan Hulsey helps people turn their business ideas into reality.
UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 25, 2018, 11:27 a.m.
Gowdy didn’t think volunteering project would catch on. But in the past year, he’s won accolades for his work and spoken at dozens of local schools. He still tries to …
Mon., Dec. 24, 2018
Partnership between school’s Mark Anderson, city’s Rick Romero led to landmark school and library bonds
It probably won’t be a bestseller, but Mark Anderson and Rick Romero just wrote the book on local intergovernmental cooperation.
Sun., Dec. 23, 2018
About 17,000 acres has been preserved as open spaces through the efforts of the Inland Northwest Land Conservancy – most of it under Chris DeForest’s leadership.
Sat., Dec. 22, 2018
Dana Rowan wasn’t sure about sophomore Sydney Lyman’s pitch a few years ago to create a community service club at Mead High School. Then the teenager sent her a fully …