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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 Caring is Art With Leilani Norman

Artist and former caregiver Leilani Norman offers a gift of thanks to dementia caregivers everywhere through this simple book. Caring is Art is an offering of love and validation in…

Spotlighting Stella Center Stellate Ganglion Block

Dr. Shauna Springer and Kevin Brigs join us for the before and after the Stellate Ganglion Block procedure. Dr. Springer has worked with Veterans with PTSD walking them through the…

Spotlighting Don't Keep Your Day Job

This week we talk with Cathy Heller, Podcaster and author of Don’t Keep Your Day Job. Cathy offers encouragement during this quarantine, to take time to look at what your…

spotlighting Debt Free ASAP John Nicholas

John Nicholas was a high-flying Ivy League grad and sports media executive who lost his job and fell into serious debt after 9/11. He learned painful lessons during his recovery…

Spotlighting Dr. Caroline Leaf "Cleaning up Your Mental Mess

Dr. Caroline Leaf is a communication pathologist and cognitive neuroscientist with a Masters and PhD in Communication Pathology and a BSc Logopaedics, specializing in cognitive and metacognitive neuropsychology. She shares…

Spotlighting Clothes For Kids

Joining me is Lisa George out reach coordinator for Clothes for kids. Clothes For Kids provides free school clothing to lower-income students. Any child who attends school in Snohomish County…

Spotlighting Bamboo Learning

Ian Freed with Bamboo learning joins us to share the good news that there is now a Bamboo Learning app for the Iphone and Ipad. Bamboo® Learning creates voice-enabled educational…

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 Doney Coe Vet Clinic

Marti Casey, President of the board of directors, for Doney Coe Pet Clinic. She is a dynamic and committed woman working toward better health care for the pets of homeless…

Spotlighting Hand in Hand

Joining me today are LaCrisha Brown: Outreach Coordinator, Raniere: Outreach Coordinator Lead and Porsche Thompson Children and Family Outreach Program Manager of Hand in Hand/ Handinhandkids.org. Hand in Hand exist…