Spring Food Festival Fundraiser Tracy SimmonsTracy 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 …Read More »
BRIEF: Japanese Spring Food Festival on April 9
Sunday, April 9, the Spokane Buddhist Temple is hosting its 27th annual Harumatsuri Japanese Spring Food Festival.Read More »
U.S. is a land of plenty, so why do millions of Americans still go hungry?
The latest figures show almost 6 percent of households – about 18 million people – are consistently not getting enough to eat.Read More »
Birth, Belief, and Rules: Connecting or Dividing Us?
Jews and Christians are different and one way to understand each other is to ask questions. Sometimes, said Levine, we think, "yes, but shouldn't we already know this" and then we make stuff up because we think we understand it.Read More »
Tamales and Belonging
There was something rhythmic about the process. I started with an empty corn husk resting on the palm of my hand.Read More »
Huckleberries: The Anti-Consumer Fruit
Like many Northwesterners, I recently participated in the summer ritual of picking huckleberries. It is a last hurrah of the season, drawing us northward and upward, into the woods; or to a ditch on the side of the road.Read More »