WORKSHOP TO HELP DISABLED PEOPLE CREATE INDIVIDUAL EMERGENCY ACTION PLANS

November 02, 2019 at 1:00 am | Disasters affect everyone. But a disaster’s impact on people with disabilities may be compounded by factors like reliance on electrical power, as well as accessible transportation and accessible shelters. A free workshop will offer people with ...

Spreading Kindness

Winter is here and with that comes some difficult days. Often when we live in a small community, we get in a routine. We see our own life and our day to day activities, struggles and needs, but forget that we have neighbors. We will often forget that there are others out ...

Slayer of Words

Forward by Vicki Leeper, Disability Action Center NW: The following article broaches the subject of independence and how individual the meaning of that word is. We’ve all experienced a toddler who “want to do it for myself!” And we proudly stand back, let them work at it, ...

Upgrades to two Pullman parks nearly complete

City officials say new pickleball and tennis courts, ADA improvements will be ready for use by the end of the week Pullman city officials say improvements to Kruegel and Sunnyside parks, including new pickleball courts, are nearing completion. Recreation Superintendent Kurt ...

City plans to make downtown ADA-friendly

The City of Pullman is redesigning its downtown area and accessibility to businesses for people with disabilities. Dan Records, Pullman city council member, said at a meeting Tuesday afternoon that accessibility to the primary business district is an important issue that ...

August is National Crayon Collection Month

Hey All, James here! I haven’t touched bases with you for awhile and thought that I would stop by and say hi. Hi! I hope that all of you enjoyed your 4thof July festivities this year; I did! Anyways, I wanted to chat with you just for a minute or two about National Crayon ...

Finance Tips for Those with Disabilities

When you’re living with a disability, everyday life sometimes requires adaptations and special planning. Something else we should all plan for is the care we will need in the future. Even if you are currently self-sufficient, there may come a day where your needs exceed what ...

Bridging the gap at Paradise Creek

By Garrett Cabeza, Daily News staff writer  Jul 1, 2019 After more than four decades of discussion, bicyclists and other pedestrians can now cross Paradise Creek on East Third Street in Moscow. Moscow Mayor Bill Lambert cut a red ribbon and led children on bicycles across ...

New service allows area residents to receive new wheelchair access ramp

GRANGEVILLE — A Grangeville resident recently received a new access ramp installed by Disability Action Center NW (DAC NW). This ramp was paid for by Medicaid as the previous wooden ramp was becoming old and unsafe. The surface allowed ice to build up this past winter, ...

11 Reasons to love life on the Palouse

In the two-part series “Why We Love Where We Live” we’re breaking down the best things about living in each half of the Quad Cities of Lewiston-Clarkston and Moscow-Pullman, along with some of the not-so-good. In this week’s edition we explore 11 reasons to love the Palouse. ...