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OLYMPIA, WA – In recognition of her
legislative and community accomplishments,
the Centralia College Diversity Project
honored  State Rep. Phyllis Gutiérrez Kenney
(D-Seattle) with a monument on the college’s
The event took place at  Centralia College
Clocktower, 600 Centralia College Blvd,
Centralia, WA.
Gutiérrez Kenney is the daughter of Hispanic
immigrants and she grew up immersed in the
plight of migrant workers. Since 1997, she has
served the people of the 46th Legislative
District in the Washington State House of
Representatives. She currently chairs the
House Committee on Community and
Economic Development and Trade, and was
the former chair of the Higher Education
Committee for many years.
She diligently works to help minorities achieve
success and is an advocate for education and
the rights of individuals in the state and
The Centralia College Clocktower Diversity
Project, established in 1997, honors Northwest
individuals and groups who have made
significant contributions to the history,
community or culture of the Northwest, or
have distinguished themselves in their chosen
Spokane, WA -- Mike Gonzalez anchors Good
Morning Northwest each weekday, alongside Kalae
Chock and Mark Peterson. He was born and raised in
Miami Florida.
Mike Puerto Rican but was heavily influenced by
the Cuban culture of Miami. He left Miami in 1999
to pursue his television career.
He began his television career in Columbia,
Missouri, while attending  the Missouri  School of
Mike comes to KXLY from Omaha, Nebraska, where
he was an anchor and reporter. While in Omaha,
Mike was recognized by the Associated Press  for his
breaking  news coverage of a massive oil fire.
Previously, Mike worked as an anchor and reporter
in Lincoln, Nebraska, where he won an AP award for
his series on the Lincoln Saltdogs minor league
Mike is a graduate of North Carolina State
University. He was a standout  pitcher for the
Wolfpack baseball team, and later  played for the
minor league Allentown Ambassadors. An arm injury
ended Mikes baseball career and set him on a new
path toward journalism.
Mike has been happily married to his wife for  ten
years. They have two children. Mike’s wife is a
graduate of Eisenhower High School  in Yakima  
and the family is excited to be finally  living in
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Silvano Bitencourt, brings to the heart of  
Spokane Washington, pet grooming and styling
services from Brazil and Miami.   Silvano offers
excellent customer service and great groomer
facilities. Services are provided in clean and
well maintained environment. Born in 1968,
Silvano is of the first generation in the capital
city Brasilia, Brazil.
Mike Gonzalez, Anchor Good Morning
Northwest  KXLY 4
   ( 5am-7am)
Gutiérrez Kenney   honored
with a monument at Centralia
Sala de Belleza
Need a haircut? Rubi can help.
Since their grand opening, in 2006, Sala de
Belleza Rubi, has been giving a great service
to the community at large.
Rubi, moved to Spokane when her husband’s
job was transferred.  Five years later, she
decided it was time to open her own beauty
shop, in Spokane Valley, becoming the first
Latin woman to open a beauty salon in the
“I am very proud to be the first Latin woman to
open a beauty salon  in this area, and proud
to serve the community” said Ruby.
The beauty shop offers a variety of services
such as: facial waxing, hair cuts, color,  
highlights, perms, stylings  for the whole
Open Tuesday - Friday from 10 am - 8 pm.  
Closed on Monday.  To make an appointment
call (509)922-6800.   Walk-ins are also
welcome.  10623  E. Sprague, Ave., Suite #D.
Spokane Valley,.
Ruby Morales,Owner Sala de Belleza
Dos Amigos    
Dinning out and don’t know where to go?,
Dos Amigos Restaurant is the place to go,   
Juan Manuel, Viernes will make sure  you
have a delicious authentic Mexican meal.
As the name of his business says “Dos
Amigos”  “Two Friends” you can feel the
friendly atmosphere as you   walk into his
Dos Amigos Restaurant is family owned and
operated,.   Juan M.Viernes has been serving
the community in the Spokane Valley since
1997.  Since opening his restaurant he  
been  serving  some of the best Mexican
food in the area.   For delicious authentic
Mexican cuisine, take out or dine in , visit   
Dos  Amigos  Restaurant,     located at
12119  E. Trent    Spokane Valley,
Washington.   Open  Monday -  Saturday, for
Lunch and Dinner, closed on Sunday.  To  
order your take out or  for more information
call       (509) 891-6555.
Juan Manuel Viernes
Owner Dos Amigos Restaurant
Joan Riojas Hubbard, of Spokane, WA (WA and ID
Licensed) – 12/3/07 – The results are in and
personal  financial advisor Joan Riojas Hubbard has
received high marks from her clients in the
Ameriprise Financial advisor client satisfaction
survey. Hubbard ranked in the top 5 percent of 2,608
participating advisors who scored at least 99 (of a
possible 100) based on two key ratings: clients’
overall satisfaction with the advisor and the amount
of proactive contact the client receives from the
Conducted by an independent research
organization, the survey gives clients an opportunity
to rate their advisor overall and in nine areas ranging
from their financial knowledge, ability to listen and
to provide customized advice to suit client’s needs.   
“As a company, we take these survey results
seriously,” said Brian Heath, president, Ameriprise
Financial U.S. Advisor Group. “In today’s economic
environment clients have heightened expectations
of their financial advisor and I commend these
financial advisors who have clearly exceeded their
clients’ expectations.”
As a financial advisor, Hubbard provides customized
financial advice that is anchored in a solid
understanding of client needs and expectations, and
provided in a one-on-one relationship with her
client. Hubbard is a personal financial advisor of
Ameriprise Financial located at 104 S. Freya St.,
Ste 126, Spokane, WA  99202, Tele: (509) 324-4266
x 14
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Miguel Enrique Bermeo, M.D.,
Miguel Enrique Bermeo, M.D., OB/GYN has joined Woman
Health, Inc. located in the Deaconess Health and
Education Center.     
Most recently from Clarian Health Partners at Methodist
Hospital in Indianapolis, Dr. Bermeo has over 12 years
experience in OB/GYN medicine at various locations
across the United States and Ecuador.
Dr. Bermeo is a 1996 graduate of Universidad Central del  
Ecuador in Quito, Ecuador. After graduating from medical
school he became the Chief Director of the Primary Care
Center of Zuleta in Imbabura, Ecuador.
A certified Spanish medical interpreter,
Dr. Bermeo looks forward to reaching out to the Hispanic
community in Spokane
Friends celebrate the launch of a new program
“In the Kitchen with Mike Gonzalez” on  KXLY
channel 4  Sundays  1:00-1:30pm  the
showcase local restaurants and Latin
American cuisine.  Read the whole story  on
TAX IT EZ is a small locally owned tax
preparation business on Spokane’s north
side.    In this day and age of chains and
franchise offices, this one is unique.  Here
you will find a family operated one location
office that has lots to offer.  .more  
Angela and Mike Murua, owners of  TAX IT EZ
For more information 509) 467-5992
Diana M. Wolder, Field Director
USCIS, Spokane
Spokane, WA--  In a world where you  need to
go through a maze of information, USCIS is
an agency that helps immigrants . more...
Spokane, WA---    My name is
Victor  Larios and I’m 25 years
old. My parent’s came to this  U.
S. from Mexico when they were
in their teens.
Dr. Aníbal López
Dentist, recently moved to
Spokane, Washington and is
accepting new patients.
Address: : 7307 N. Division St. Suite 212
Spokane, WA 99208
Telephone: (509)466-1200
Victor Larios
Dr. Asdrubal I. Lopez
Spokane Chiropractic & Sport Injury Clinic
Abierto de Lunes a viernes  9am - 6pm