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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 Adoptive Parents with PTSD

PTSD expert Dr. Lipov, a board-certified physician in Anesthesiology and Pain Management, and his family went through years managing the trauma that came with the adoption of their son. Research…

Spotlighting Type 1 Diabetes and Austin Meyer

Austin Meyers from Seattle WA is running the New York City Marathon November 7, 2021. He is running with Beyond Type Run Team with 50 other runners. This is his…

Spotlighting Birthday Dreams

Birthday Dreams is an organization that provides birthday parties for kids in transition. They are in shelters at the time of their birthday so because Birthday Dreams believes everyone deserves…

Spotlighting We Connect Recovery

We Connect App, the founders are in long-term recovery; we know recovery is unique to every individual. We believe your recovery tool should be as flexible and supportive as you…

Spotlighting Anti Bullying with Dr. Glenda Brown

Dr. Brown, author of Gap Tooth Smile Girl and National Bully Prevention Month advocate, offers guidance to parents on how to navigate the shifting nature of personal interactions as their…

Spotlighting "Groomed" by Elizabeth Good

Elizabeth Melendez Fisher Good is our guest, she wrote the book “Groomed”, she talks about sex trafficking and how it can be happening right under our noses, some of the…

Spotlighting Depression with Comedian Mickey Bell

Mickey Bell is a comedian, encourager, and author of the book Reverse The Course Of Depression: The Self-Help Guide to Uncovering the Real Causes of Depression and Living Daily with…

Spotlighting Zgirls.org

Joining me today is Monique Thees Director of Programs & Fun with Z Girls., Most girls struggle with self-doubt, insecurity, and constantly beat themselves up. They start to wonder if…