Northwest Profiles #3005- 2017 April
Kid Gloves- Spokane’s Rick Welliver is a retired boxer who devotes himself to coaching others. At his gym, Spokane Boxing, Rick trains competitive and recreational boxers from all walks of life. He’s especially passionate about working with at-risk youth. While teaching boxing skills, Rick provides a safe, structured, environment where young people are held accountable for their actions. Rick has had many success stories, including addicts who have gone on to stay clean and sober and create fulfilling lives.
Cookieman Cometh - Resting quite comfortably just off I-90 near Cataldo, Idaho, is a sweet spot for people looking for a sugar fix. Here at the Rose Lake restaurant, Jumbo-sized handmade cookies are coming hot out of the oven thanks to a blissful baker named Bill. But you can call him the Cookieman.
Pretty Women - They say that beauty is only skin deep, but for a generous makeup artist from Spokane, it goes all the way to her soul. Julie Farley is the founder of Project Beauty Share, a nonprofit agency which collects beauty and hygiene products for low-income women in the community.
Alberta's Explosive Festival- Billed as Alberta Canada’s most explosive festival, GlobalFest is a world-class multicultural and international fireworks festival. Recorded on a tepid August evening, thousands of festivalgoers were treated to an evening of culture and color, thanks to a spectacular fireworks competition.