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Amazon’s homeless shelter faces Seattle crisis, criticism

SEATTLE – A homeless shelter built on Amazon’s perfectly manicured urban Seattle campus is a major civic contribution that pushes the company to face the crisis and criticism in the hometown it has rapidly transformed.

Enterprising Spirit: Fresh Soul reopens with same mission

Fresh Soul in Spokane's East Central neighborhood has continued training young men and women for careers, even as the restaurant has closed its doors during the COVID-19 pandemic. Fresh Soul plans to reopen July 8.

Investigators: Former financial chief at North Idaho Habitat for Humanity stole $50K, then stole from Georgia food bank

Julie Anne Nutter, 54, remains in custody in Bibb County Jail in Central Georgia on suspicion she used the credit card of a local food bank where she worked to make fraudulent charges. Investigators in Kootenai County believe before Nutter left for Georgia, she pocketed more than $57K that belonged to the Habitat for Humanity of North Idaho in a case that took nearly two years to investigate before a warrant was issued. 

Street Music Week wraps up successful virtual campaign

Despite the limitations of moving buskers off Spokane street corners and into Facebook feeds, Street Music Week founder Doug Clark says donations stayed strong throughout this year’s virtual event.

Difference Makers: Ryan Oelrich aims to help Spokane’s youth through fun, games and data

The executive director of Priority Spokane can point to charts and graphs showing the effect community health workers have had on reducing homelessness among local youth. But there’s also a sense of playfulness to the community building Oelrich’s done over the past decade and a half, after a conscious decision to remain in Spokane following his ties to the scandal involving former Mayor Jim West.

Christmas Bureau organizers already planning for next year; donations still needed

The Christmas Bureau is closed, with toys and books successfully given out to thousands of children who will wake up Christmas morning with a present. There’s still money to raise to meet the goal of $535,000 to pay for everything, but organizers are already making plans on how to make everything better next year.

Local performers provide live music for the Christmas Bureau

A gift of live music is one of the perks the Christmas Bureau provides to recipients who come to get a food vouchers, toys and books for their children. A full schedule of singers and musicians took to the stage every day the Bureau was open to perform joyful holiday music.

Christmas Bureau bustles on its first day

The toy room was busy and lines were long Wednesday as people ventured out on snowy roads for the first day of the Christmas Bureau at the Spokane County Fair and Expo Center.