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Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers talks Kavanaugh, refugees and human trafficking during stop at Lutheran Community Services

Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers met with the director of Lutheran Community Services, the Spokane-based nonprofit providing support for refugees and victims of sexual assault, on Friday morning, as the Trump …

UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 5, 2017, 8:26 p.m.

Spokane goes noir in local amateur film ‘Baker’s Dozen’

It’s not “The Godfather,” but Dan Fox couldn’t be prouder of the 20-minute mobster flick he made with his team from Lutheran Community Services.

Connecting childhood hopes to homes: Lutheran Community Services recruiting families to help refugees

Across the world, millions of children have fled war. “They lose their parents or they get separated and they have to go through this refugee process alone,” explains Lisa Johnson, …

Pimps, johns risk car impoundment under Spokane ordinance

Johns and pimps on Spokane’s East Sprague Avenue now face more than jail time if cops catch them in the act – their cars will be impounded. This week, the …

Vigil shines light on sex slavery

More than 100 people held a human trafficking vigil in the River Park Square atrium on Saturday, holding glowing plastic candles to draw attention to a form of modern-day slavery. …

State’s foster care system discharges ill-equipped young adults

On his 18th birthday, a boy with a history of behavioral health problems was turned out of the Spokane group home where he had spent the previous two and a …

Therapy helps people who have lost loved one to violence

Her stepdaughter’s children were her top priority, and Tina Crone devoted herself to their care. She took them in, eventually won custody and sought counseling to help the two accept …

Sold into silent slavery

If you think human trafficking is something that happens only in far-away countries, spend 30 minutes with Azra Grudic, the anti-trafficking specialist for Lutheran Community Services in Spokane. You’ll discover …