Guest Column: Integrity

As an airman in the Air Force I learned very quickly about integrity.  It is one of the Air Force’s core values.  “Integrity First, Service Before Self, and Excellence in All We Do!”  It isn’t a slogan, it is an expectation. …

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June Good Character Reading!

Spokane County Library Suggests the following for June – Integrity!

Picture books:
“A Bargain for Frances” by Russell Hoban
“Chrysanthemum” by Kevin Henkes
“Davy, Soccer Star!” By Brigitte Weninger
“Doctor De Soto” by William Steig
“Enemy Pie” by Derek Munson
“Fish is Fish” by Leo Lionni
“Horace and Morris but Mostly Dolores” by James Howe
“Katy and the Big Snow” by Virginia Burton
“Little Croc’s Purse” by Lizzie Finlay
“Little Toot” by Hardie Gramatky
“Me First” by Helen Lester
“My Big Lie” by Bill Cosby
“Paulie Pastrami Achieves World Peace” by James Proimos
“Rock ‘n’ Roll Mole” by Carolyn Crimi
“Sam Tells Stories” by Thierry Robberecht
“The Biggest Bear” by Lynd Ward
“The Boy Who Cried Wolf” by B….

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Guest Column: Courage

I have been in the firefighting profession for 24 years. Currently, I am proud to serve at Station 3 in Liberty Lake with the Spokane Valley Fire Department. During my career people often comment on the courage it takes to be a firefighter….

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Guest Column: Trustworthiness

“You can trust me.” The line in every movie that when uttered raises eyebrows of suspicion. Trustworthiness is an elusive trait but is often at the top of the list of characteristics to describe your closest friends. It can take years of trials and tribulations to earn trust….

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Guest Column: Diligence

I am at the tail-end of what can only be described as excruciating rehabilitation process. For those who do not know, I broke my ankle just 8 months ago and to think I would be able to return to play in such a short amount of time was seemingly only a wishful thought back then….

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Guest Column: Honesty

Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. is said to have remarked about children: “Pretty much all the honest truth-telling there is in the world is done by them.” So for the PACE February character trait of the month honesty guest column,…

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PACE Partner of the Month: Dingus, Zarecor & Associates PLLC

…The PACE leadership team would like recognize Dingus, Zarecor & Associates PLLC, as the Partner of the Month for December.

DZA is an annual financial supporter as a bronze sponsor of the PACE Awards held each May. In addition, DZA routinely awards employees for exemplifying the PACE character trait of the month.

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Guest Column: Caring for our Pets

The PACE character trait for December is caring. Have you ever thought about how much your pet cares for you? That unconditional love that gives us joy, amusement, and fond memories; those big eyes that stare while you eat your dinner….

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