Author: Nadine Woodward

Rescue4All gives dogs a second chance at life

A dog is man's best friend, but Spokane resident Jamie McAtee might have you thinking she's a dog's best friend, since she's made it her mission to rescue unwanted and unadoptable dogs and give them a second chance at life.

Everyday Heroes: Carson Magee

It's a big day for Carson Magee. On a chilly November morning, Carson is getting ready to ride 3.5 miles on his unicycle from Coeur d'Alene's McEuen Park all the way to Riverstone to raise awareness for a disease he's been living with the past four years.

Everyday Hero - Ryan Breithaupt

Ryan Breithaupt believes everyone deserves the same respect and dignity, and works tirelessly to bring the disabled out from the shadows of our society.

Everyday Heroes - Mike and Jessica Kovac

Mother Theresa once said, "Give, but give until it hurts." A Spokane area couple may be feeling the financial pain of their ministry, but what they've received by helping others is irreplaceable.

Everyday Heroes - Xylina Weaver

Every woman deals with the challenge of new motherhood differently. For many, they face a roller coaster of emotions ranging from confusion, self-doubt and anxiety.

Everyday Heroes: Steve Viers

They're doing a lot more than just feeding hungry stomachs at the Union Gospel Mission. They are feeding the soul, and their executive chef is the change he's working to see in those he serves.

Everyday Heroes: Rick Welliver

Rick Welliver is a Spokane lightweight boxer with 10 years experience and more than a dozen professional fights under his belt. When it came time to hang up his gloves, he found he couldn't quite put them down.

South Hill fundraiser to help DAV get new vans

The local Disabled American Veterans chapter's vans, which transport vets to and from the VAMC, are on their last legs. A South Hill business owner is kicking off a week-long fundraiser to get them new vans.

Company dedicated to hiring veterans

Nearly 14 percent of veterans after September 11 are unemployed in Washington state. But a Spokane company is working hard to change the statistic. 

Holmes students win free bikes for good behavior

Good behavior is paying off for students at Holmes Elementary School in North Spokane - in the form of brand new bikes.Daily, since the beginning of the school year, students have been putting tickets into an empty milk jug in their class for having good behavior. At a school assembly Thursday afternoon a drawing was held and one student from each grade was given a certicate for the bike of their choice from Walmart.Spokane's Scottish Rite provided the funding for the bikes. The fraternal organization has also supplied the school with $1,000 worth of socks and shoes for kids in need.

Valley Family Prepares To Say Goodbye To Their Son

A Spokane Valley family is preparing for something no one should have to do. They're getting ready to say goodbye to their son, 17-year-old Austin Krum, who died last weekend after he was gravely injured in a motocross race at the ORV park in Airway Heights.

Freezing Fat A New Way To Sculpt Your Figure

If you can't diet or exercise it off, you can now freeze the fat off. Cutting edge technology, recently approved by the FDA, targets those stubborn love handles that just won't go away no matter how hard you work to get rid of them.