Stories tagged: difference makers 2018
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.
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 …
Thu., Dec. 27, 2018, 5 a.m.
Difference makers: Dogs of Washington State have played crucial role in guiding Cougars through difficult year
In the weeks and months after Tyler Hilinski’s death, members of the Washington State football team were surrounded by psychiatrists, doctors and other mental health specialists dedicated to guiding the …
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 …
Tue., Nov. 27, 2018
During the past year, people living in the Spokane region have shown courage, generosity and love to one another. While news reports so often focus on controversy and wrongdoing, behind …