Destiny Richards

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Destiny Richards joined the 4 News Now team in January 2020 as a multi-media journalist and reporter for Good Morning Northwest.

Destiny previously worked as a photojournalist and multi-media journalist at the CBS affiliate in Amarillo, Texas. She is from the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex and graduated from the University of North Texas in 2016.

Destiny’s favorite thing about storytelling is getting to meet different people and learning something new each day. She’s also an indoorsy person at heart and enjoys listening to music, watching her favorite movies and T.V. shows, playing video games, reading, writing and doing just about anything that’s creative or relaxing.

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No-Li Brewhouse reopens: What's new in the brew and under Phase 2

WA State Veterans Cemetery allowing Memorial Day visitation with guidelines in place

Pre-order and pick up local farmers' market items with Share.Farm

Project Beauty Share collecting feminine products this month for National Beauty Drive

Being A Helper: Volunteering with Salvation Army of Spokane to feed thousands at drive-thru food distribution

Post Falls photographer shooting children's portrait book to raise money for Shriners Hospital

Nine Mile Falls Elementary Principal builds lending library for students staying home

Mathnasium helping students outside the virtual classroom

COVID-19's impact on the Salvation Army's emergency foster care centers

Wellness boxes help mental health patients recover through the arts at home

Preparing and protecting your home against wildfires this Wildfire Awareness Month

Downtown rebounds: CDA retail businesses thrive in first week of Phase One reopening

Local bike shops stay booked and busy as more people go for a ride

Pregnancy in a pandemic: Local family health educator hosts virtual Q&A

De Leon Foods prepares thousands of tortillas for Cinco De Mayo to-go meals

Business is blooming: Florist businesses busy filling springtime orders ahead of Mother's Day

Keeping your pet active, healthy and in a routine while in quarantine

Spokane Symphony starts relief fund to assist its furloughed musicians

YMCA goes virtual with exercise classes for older adults

Local cancer awareness runs going virtual this weekend

Earth Day Live: Three-day national and local climate action strike goes virtual

Earth Day 2020: City of Spokane hosts sustainability webinar series

North Central High School staff and community donate to food distribution event

Finding the Helpers: Salvation Army volunteer gives back after being furloughed from his job

Learn about wildlife at home on 'Live on Fridays' with the West Valley Outdoor Learning Center

Spokane English teacher educates and entertains to teach 'To Kill A Mockingbird'

Spokane Public Schools 'STEM kits' giving students a hands-on science activity at home

Liberty Lake woman teaches virtual guitar and ukulele lessons

American Heart Association to fund additional research on heart disease and COVID-19

Spokane Valley firefighter goes live on Facebook each week with 'Fire Science Fridays'

Following the CDC's instructions to make a 'no sew' face mask

Grocery shopping during COVID-19: How to protect yourself and others

Spokane P.E. teacher creates virtual gym on YouTube to keep his students staying active

Child Abuse Prevention Month continues during COVID-19 outbreak

Pompeii: The Immortal City exhibit 'stuck' at the MAC, new online programs start this month

Saving energy while staying at home: SNAP tips on cutting back your energy usage

YWCA among several non-profits with canceled fundraisers, anticipating drop in funding