A cherished resource in this moment: our region's writers, poets and journalists

by Jacob H. Fries

Our staff of reporters and photographers at the Inlander has been working tirelessly to cover the coronavirus pandemic and all of its implications for the Inland Northwest — on jobs, schools, employment, the restaurant industry, arts organizations, hospitals and much, much more. However, we’ve also tapped into a boundless resource that is our region’s community of writers, and in recent days they’ve shared with Inlander readers an awe-inspiring series of essays and stories that has left us inspired, hopeful, heartbroken and more than a little grateful...