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View Northwest Profiles' story, "Faith Value," on The Fig Tree and Editor Mary Stamp on our 30th Anniversary.

2013-14 Resource Directory

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Bob Lawrence

‘NW Profiles’ features good things going on

The “Northwest Profiles” show on KSPS-TV explores stories of artists, organizations, museums, hobbyists and more within the station’s coverage area from Western Montana to Central Washington and from Oregon north to Central Alberta.

Interviewing people for stories for more than 30 years, Bob Lawrence says people’s passions keep him and viewers intrigued about what they are doing and why.

“It’s enlivening.  Our viewers hunger to learn about people’s passions,”. . . . . . More

Read feature stories by clicking on pictures or headlines To keep faith in action coming



Aaron Danowski, GU Gonzaga University hosts 2014 Opus Prize to promote faith-based, social entrepreneurial leadership.
Alison Crha Three Gonzaga student vetters visited sites of Opus Prize finalists in New York City, India and Thailand.
Sinead Voohees Krista Foundation addresses ways local communities benefit when young adults volunteer abroad and in urban centers.
Article Women and Children's Free Restaurant purchases building to expand meals it can prepare and serve.
Article Dominican sister and nurse share memories of Holy Family Hospital when it opened 50 years ago.
Editorial Church leaders pledge to support Native tribes to protect the environment in face of coal and oil export.
Bob Lawrence

Bob Lawrence explores stories of good things people are doing on KSPS TV program, "Northwest Profiles."

Anne Salisbury

Anne Salisbury's volunteering in Coeur d'Alene and with The Fig Tree comes from her faith.

Les Harder

As part of its 30th anniversary, The Fig Tree celebrates and recognizes volunteers who make its distribution possible.

Sister Rose Theresa Costello


Sr. Rose Theresa Costello,
who died July 2014, was among the faithful volunteers among the Holy Names Sisters.

Sounding Board

Sisters of Providence join other faith leaders in region to call for respect of Northwest Native American treaty rights

Editorial

Faith community expresses concerns about racism and militarization of police related to Ferguson, Mo., shooting.