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Spotlight with Laurie Hardie

Each week host Laurie Hardie brings you the issues affecting the Pacific Northwest and the people making a difference in our community and sometimes beyond. Expect compelling conversations with local leaders and influencers. Spotlight is dedicated to presenting you with issues that matter - including education, health, mental health, and the environment.

Latest Episodes

Spotlighting No Longer Ashamed

Kevin Bolger Host of the podcast “No Longer Ashamed” talks about how important it is for men who have suffered from childhood sexual abuse to share their stories and get…

Spotlighting Treehouseforkids.org

Treehouse’ CEO Lisa Chin tells us about the commitment Treehouse has to helping foster kids graduate from high school. Not only do they have a store to support the needs…

Spotlighting Washington Beef Commission

Jackie Madill, Director of Consumer Information for the Washington State Beef Commission, and Camas Uebelacher (YOU buh locker) a cattle rancher in Othello, Laura Hamilton Chief Advancement officer NW Harvest….

Spotlighting WA529

Joining us is Luke Minor with Washington College Savings Plan. Luke tells us the pro’s of each type of plan and how important it is to get a jump on…

Spotlighting "Why Doesn't She Just Leave"

Heather Stark is the author of the book “Why Doesn’t She Just Leave: A New Perspective on Domestic Violence and the Host of the Podcast “Three Women Three Ways”. She…

Spotlighting "When They Can't Go Home"

Karisa Keasey has written an illustrated book about immigrants in Seattle. She shares their story in words and pictures. Karisa tells us how we can not only support immigrants but…

Spotlighting From the Core

Cordila Jochim shares from her book “From the Core: A Spiritual Journey of Losing Everything & Finding Hope. By the time Cordila Jochim emerged victorious after a decade home-and-bed-bound, she…