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.

News Commentary
Society & Culture
Spotlighting the Unexpected Gift of Trauma Dr. ...
Dr. Edith Shiro’s connection with trauma began in her childhood and is deeply personal.
25 min
Spotlighting WA 529 College Savings Plan
Luke Minor with WA 529 College Savings plan is here to help families get set for when their kids are ready for college.
26 min
Spotlighting Street Smart Safety for Women
Joy and Laura talk dating, dating apps, college, and airport safety.
27 min
Spotlighting Rally To Read
Join Reading Is Fundamental (RIF) for its third year of Rally to Read 100 to foster a joy of reading among children across the country.
25 min
Spotlighting I Am On Watch
Sex trafficking is happening right under our noses and if we know what to look for we might be able to save a life.
22 min
Spotlighting It's Not Your Fault with Laura K C...
It's Not Your Fault: The Subconscious Reasons We Self-Sabotage and How to Stop.
25 min
Spotlighting "My Grief is not Like Yours" with ...
With the help of her "Fairy Blonde Mother's" she was able to walk through the grief and use her story to help others.
25 min
Spotlighting Reboot Recovery
Everybody has trauma, we can heal together.
26 min
Spotlighting Connecting with Grandkids Long Dis...
Jim Marggraff is a serial inventor, entrepreneur, philanthropist, author, speaker, and an energized dad and husband.
27 min
Spotlighting Free Your Joy with Lisa McCourt
Learning about joy is one thing, but it’s the doing that actually shifts your energy.
27 min
Spotlighting "Purposefooled" with Kelly Needham
Author and Bible teacher Kelly Needham reveals how we've been fooled into chasing meaning and purpose in all the wrong places.
25 min
Spotlighting Susan G Komen
Breast cancer survivor Rob Hedquist shares his recovery journey.
25 min
Spotlighting Orion Industries
Orion Industries define themselves as a social enterprise.
26 min
Spotlighting Washington Music Therapy Task Force
Megumi Azekawa and Evelyn Stagnaro are co-chairs of the task force and along with Peter Diedrick a Lobbyist tell us what they have accomplished so far and what is in the future.
25 min
Spotlighting Network Marketing Myths with Geoff...
Geoff Bellville is a top earner globally in a network marketing company.
26 min
Spotlighting Art Soiree for Boomers with Sharon...
Sharon McNeil talks about the mental and physical benefits of art for baby boomers
26 min
Spotlighting Dr. Jessica Peck Trafficking is Ha...
a Guide to help parents and teens navigate through life's toughest issues" talks about sex trafficking.
28 min
Spotlighting Because We Matter
Ashley Carr is on a mission to save all the animals at Because we Matter!
25 min
Spotlighting #BingingSober Colleen Ryan-Hensley
Colleen Ryan Hensley #BingingSober talks about taking ownership of our healing starting with ourselves first.
25 min
Spotlighting "Shadowed: How I Became the Sex Tr...
Julie Whitehead is the author of Shadowed: How I Became the Sex Trafficked Mother Next Door.
26 min
Spotlighting An End To Arguing with the Blooms
26 min
Spotlighting "Shadowed: How I Became the Sex Tr...
After a horrendous experience of being sex trafficked all while living another life of being a preschool teacher in an upscale community, she was brave enough to tell some one and get rescued.
26 min
Spotlighting Many "Things Under a Rock" with Da...
He and his Laura were also in a PBS documentary called Octopus: Making contact.
32 min
Spotlighting The Chayah Movement and Freeda the...
Zakiya Nicole is the founder of the Chayah Movement & Nadine Haruni is the author of Freeda the Frog.
27 min
Spotlighting The Chayah Movement and Freeda the...
The Chayah Movement is making strides in upcycling and recycling clothing for fashion.
27 min