Tracy Simmons

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Tracy Simmons is an award-winning journalist specializing in religion reporting and digital entrepreneurship. In her approximate 20 years on the religion beat, Simmons has tucked a notepad in her pocket and found some of her favorite stories aboard cargo ships in New Jersey, on a police chase in Albuquerque, in dusty Texas church bell towers, on the streets of New York and in tent cities in Haiti. Simmons has worked as a multimedia journalist for newspapers across New Mexico, Texas, Connecticut and Washington. She is the executive director of SpokaneFāVS.com, a digital journalism start-up covering religion news and commentary in Spokane, Washington. She also writes for The Spokesman-Review and national publications. She is a Scholarly Assistant Professor of Journalism at Washington State University.

Did the Dinosaurs miss Noah’s Ark?

By Blogger Dr. Karin Heller Karin, I’ve got a couple of questions for you. If Noah took two of every kind of animal on the ark, what happened to the dinosaurs? Were they alive before Noah’s time or did Noah decide not to take them? Is the week that God …

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Nibbling on Life’s Moments

There’s this strange season in one’s life where the constant stretching forward to reach something, begins to spin around and you find yourself fumbling to hold on to something you don’t want to let pass. Every step forward feels like one step away from a life you didn’t realize you …

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Meet Diane Kipp, our LDS blogger

Diane Kipp is a life long member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormon). She graduated from Brigham Young University,“Long ago in the previous century,” she said. Kipp currently lives in Spokane Valley with two of her four adult children, her mom, one dog, three cats, and …

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