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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 "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…

Spotlighting Care Partners and DSHS Proposal

DSHS says 12,000 seniors will be displaced with their new 2021-23 budget. All these seniors we have been trying to protect from covid-19 will end up on the streets. Joe…

Spotlighting The Book Publicist Podcast

Jason Jones, host of the Book Publicist Podcast talks about what it takes to be your own publicist. He also has a Local PR Toolkit loaded with all the info…

Spotlighting The IF Project

The “if” Project. The project helps women transition out of prison back into the “real” world. Offering them a mentor and connections for jobs and services to help them be…

Spotlighting Suicide Prevention Month With Dr Abarham

Dr Anisha Abraham is the author of the book “Raising Global Teens”. September is suicide prevention month and Dr. Abraham analyzes key subjects facing today’s teens, in the context of…

Ditch the Drama

Ginny Priz talks about recovery. September is recovery month and she shared about her TV show BloomTodayTV and her book Ditch the Drama. She talked about resources available for people…