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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Why fireworks are illegal in Spokane, reporting the use of them and how to celebrate the 4th safely

Donate at your local Cenex Zip Trip for annual ‘Backpacks for Kids’ event

Spokane Co. Library District sees thousands of customers in one month of curbside service

Habitat for Humanity Store accepting drop-off donations, needing volunteers under Phase 2

Brick West Brewing Co. opens tap room, patio, brings back game nights under Phase 2

Pinot’s Palette reopens under Phase 2, continues virtual classes and take home kits

Spokane YMCAs reopen under Phase 2 with appointment-only fitness zones

Inland Northwest Rail Museum in Reardan welcomes back visitors under Phase 3

Flatstick Pub reopens under Phase 2 with new games, new guidelines

Coeur d’Alene Resort fully reopens under Phase 4 in time for Father’s Day weekend

‘Let’s Get Sewing’ offers summer sewing classes June through August

Spokane Salad Delivery: New local business starts making deliveries Monday

Valor K-9 Academy offering private puppy training classes, group classes to return in Phase 3

Wanderlust Delicato returns under Phase 2 with new guidelines, new rooftop cooking classes

Dry Fly Distilling reopens under Phase 2, continues selling ‘Spokanitizer’

The Wandering Table makes a slower adjustment to Phase 2 guidelines

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