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 Everett Pride
Ashley Scrupps and Ashley Turner both Real Estate Agents in Everett get you all the details about the first Everett Pride.
22 min
Spotlighting City Fruit
City Fruit helps tree owners and community orchardists grow healthy fruit, provide assistance in harvesting and preserving fruit.
26 min
Spotlighting WA 529 College Savings Plan
Luke Minor with WA 529 talks about the collage saving plan and how it can set students up for success.
26 min
Spotlighting Beat the Bridge
It is the 41st annual Beat the Bridge. Hannah Jileck is the Development Coordinator and Ava Miller is the Ambassador for Beat the Bridge.
25 min
Spotlighting #Binging Sober
#BingingSober is a practice Colleen Ryan-Hensly used to manage mental health challenges for two decades.
26 min
Spotlighting Give Big PAWS and
We all get a good feeling when we show up for others – whether it’s a family member, neighbor, or community organization
29 min
Spotlighting Give Big WA with 501 Commons and KNKX
GiveBIG is an annual online fundraising event for more than 1400 nonprofits serving Washington.
25 min
Spotlighting Art Soiree with Sharon McNeil
Sharon McNeil talks about the mental and physical benefits of art for baby boomers.
26 min
Spotlighting Journey to Forgiveness
Pastor David Peterson looks beyond the simple and surface-level understanding of why we need to forgive and instead helps us understand how.
24 min
Spotlighting Hope for Ukraine
Kyle Duncan author of Hope for Ukraine: Stories of Grit and Grace from the Front Lines of War.
25 min
Spotlighting Network Marketing Myths with Geoff...
Geoff Bellville is a top earner globally in a network marketing company. He is here to bust some myths about network marketing and social selling.
26 min
Spotlighting Bridgeways
Andrea Duffield CEO and Marketing Director Michael Campbell Danas with Bridgeways share the mission and work of the organization.
25 min
Spotlighting Little Bit Therapeutic Riding Center
Jenny Slack Equine Directory and Kelsie McGladrey with Little Bit Therapeutic Riding Center talk about their programs.
26 min
Spotlighting AHA Be the Beat Event
Go Red for Women movement and the Be the Beat Event.
25 min
Spotlighting Idea Option
April Provost with Ideal Option talks about medically assisted treatment and stigma.
31 min
Spotlighting Tango Stride
Gabriela Condrea has created Tango Stride to teach tango to people with mobility issues.
27 min
Spotlighting If I Can So Can You VGinnyBurton
V Ginny Burton has created a curriculum for people who are incarcerated, she says there is nothing more powerful than helping others when you have been there and done that.
31 min
Spotlighting ImOnWatch.ORG
January is National Sex Trafficking Awareness Month. Jake Neeley, Executive Director of Malouf Foundation and Julie Whitehead, Survivor Leader and Advisory Board Member of the Malouf Foundation join us to talk about the I’m On Watch Training.
26 min
Spotlighting National Sex Trafficking Awareness...
January is National Sex Trafficking Awareness Month.
28 min
Spotlighting Chinook Enterprises
Nikki Wegner with Chinook Enterprises talks with us about opportunities for people with disabilities.
26 min
Spotlighting Conquer Addiction Clinics
Jacob Grillo MBA PA - C started his medical career as an Army combat medic where he served honorably for 4 years with one tour to Afghanistan.
26 min
Spotlighting WA 529
Luke Minor with WA 529 tells us about the GET plan and all the college savings plans available for parents and grandparents. Save now for college later. Enrollment for the GET plan is open now.
26 min
Spotlighting Hope for Ukraine
Kyle Duncan Author of Hope for Ukraine: Stories of Grit and Grace from the Frontlines of War, joins us for an update. Since the book has been published he has been in touch with many of the people on the frontlines and is encouraging people...
26 min
Spotlighting Digital Detox with Molly DeFrank
The holidays are a great time to do a digital detox with your kids. Author Molly DeFrank talks about the benefits of getting your kids away from technology for awhile. Giving them a chance to connect with friends and family. She says any...
28 min
Spotlighting Behind Closed Doors Dr. Jessica Peck
Dr. Jessica Peck is the author of Behind Closed Doors: a guide to help parents and teens navigate through life's toughest issues. The book is a practical guide for parents guiding their tweens and teens through cultural change and modern...
30 min