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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Get the Green Bluff Christmas experience at High Country Orchard

Toys for Tots of Spokane helping families with Christmas presents through toy pick-up

Spokane Community College students selling poinsettia plants from the SCC Greenery

Synchronized Christmas light show dazzles on Glenrose

Winterizing your vehicle: Maintenance and safety tips from AAA Washington

How to safely cook a deep-fried turkey this Thanksgiving

Eat Good Group restaurants preparing Thanksgiving meals to go this year

The Salvation Army of Spokane aiming to 'Rescue Christmas' for families hit hard by the pandemic

Shop local for the sights and smells of the holiday season with Dandles Candles

Spokane County Library District reopens libraries for limited in-person services

Flu season during a pandemic: Knowing the difference between the flu and COVID-19

Fairchild airmen read to Stevens Elementary students for 'Veterans' Week'

Coeur d'Alene bakery raises money to support Panhandle Autism Society

Try your hand at axe-throwing at Hank's Hatchets

The Queen of Halloween: Spokane Valley homeowner puts up giant Halloween display each year

Mailing your ballot through USPS, making sure it gets counted on time

How to celebrate Halloween safely and limit the spread of COVID-19

How to check ballot status, fixing a 'challenged' ballot

Shop local for Halloween candy at Fluffy's Candy

'Get it done, be religious about it and stay safe': Breast cancer survivor stresses the importance of mammograms

Rind And Wheat: New specialty bakery and cheese shop opens in downtown Spokane

Common ballot mistakes and what to do if you don't have one yet

Spokane County to have three voter services locations open by Election Day

Election Anxiety: How to manage uncertainty and fear of the unknown

Drive-thru vaccination clinics continue as flu season approaches, students start in-person learning

Halloween Express providing a safer shopping experience this year

Fire Prevention Week takes a focus on cooking safely in the kitchen

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Bite2Go Pumpkin Drive providing fun, fall experience while helping kids in need

MAC opening new fall exhibitions starting this weekend

Fear in the Headlights: New drive-thru haunted attraction opens this October

Cookie Decorating 101: Make your own fall-themed sugar cookies with Just Cookies and Treats

Spokane elementary school counselors creating at-home calming kits

Preventing eye strain in children, adults

People's Waffle: A roaming restaurant serving waffles on wheels

Mobius Discovery Center supporting virtual learning, providing virtual STEM programs

Pantry Fuel keeps busy families, essential workers fed and fueled up during the pandemic