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Tyler Tjomsland

Tyler Tjomsland

Current Position: photojournalist

Tyler Tjomsland joined The Spokesman-Review in 2012. He currently is a photojournalist in the Photo Department covering daily news and WSU football.

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Highlights

  • Greg, right, and Natalie Gallagher, left, offer encouragement as they help Cathy Stephens, center, remove her wetsuit between the swimming and cycling portions of the 2012 Coeur d'Alene Ironman on Sunday, June 24, 2012, in Lake Coeur d'Alene's in Coeur d'Alene, Id. The Gallagher's were volunteering during the event, but knew Stephens from their Spokane-based triathlon club Tri-Fusion. TYLER TJOMSLAND tylert@spokesman.com

  • Whitworth receiver Connor Williams runs the ball against Willamette during a college football game on Friday, Oct. 10, 2014, at Whitworth's Pine Bowl in Mead, Wash. TYLER TJOMSLAND

Most Recent Stories

News >  Spokane

An uncertain, and sometimes grim, future awaits Washington’s aging Hispanic farmworkers

Studies show that Hispanic farmworkers are likely to be injured on the job, and as they age, suffer from overuse injuries and long-term illnesses linked to working in the fields. But few of those who are in the United States legally have investments for retirement and most face looming medical costs. Undocumented workers who are aging out of the workforce have even fewer options.
News >  Features

Positive vibes: Music brings joy to Omy Karorero, hope and ability to his homeland

Omy Karorero first heard Bob Marley when he was a scared teenager, wandering the Nyamirambo neighborhood of Kigali, Rwanda. An orphan – his two sisters and parents killed earlier in the 1994 genocide – everything he owned he carried on his back. “I was really hungry, standing on the street and feeling like, you know, ‘I don’t know what to do,’ ” Karorero said.