Crisis center coming to the Palouse

By Garrett Cabeza, Daily News staff writer May 16, 2019 Updated May 16, 2019 The efforts to bring this mental health crisis center to the Palouse started with a Spring Conference that DAC NW, NAMI Idaho, and U of I brought to the area in May of 2017! The crisis services will ...

10 Gardening Tips for the Disabled

When I was in my teens, I used to jump off the tailgate of a pickup truck, no problem. When I was in my 40s, I could still hop off the tailgate, but I usually took someone’s hand and jumped more carefully. Now in my early 80s, I sit down carefully and slide off very […]

Intelligence in all its forms

By Alexis Van Horn In order to showcase the injustices people with disabilities often face, Dan Habib — a project director and filmmaker at the University of New Hampshire — created “Intelligent Lives,” a film aimed at changing societal perspectives. Hosted by the Idaho ...

Supporting furry friends

Tapped hosts fundraiser for service dogs Thursday, February 21st, 2019. Sipping pints at Tapped Taphouse and Kitchen Thursday evening will benefit two non-profits, Autism Anchoring Dogs and Disability Action Center NW. From 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., the Puppies and Pints fundraiser ...

Virgil Edwards of Disability Action Center NW

When people who have disabilities contact the Disability Action Center NW (DAC) for assistance, they often hope the DAC will solve their problems for them, said Virgil Edwards, one of the independent living advocates in the Post Falls office. Instead they learn that DAC ...

Palouse Habitat for Humanity receives $3K grant

The United Way of Moscow/Latah County awarded a $3,000 grant to Palouse Habitat for Humanity to support its Home Repair Program in 2019. Since the founding of its Home Repair program in 2013, Palouse HFH has completed 52 home repair projects and it has developed a ...

November was National Family Caregiver Month

    One in four Idahoans is a caregiver. These parents, sons and daughters, spouses, friends and neighbors, provide more than 201 million hours in uncompensated care annually. Acknowledging their service, Gov. Butch Otter recognized November 2018 as National Family Caregiver ...

Disability Action Center Northwest hosts career day

Local businesses offer high schoolers, college students opportunity The Disability Action Center (DAC) Northwest in Moscow is offering high school and college students with disabilities in the Moscow and Pullman area the chance to explore career opportunities and potentially ...

Palouse nonprofits: Not just an ‘old guys’ lunch club’

Central Lions Club president says there is room for everyone in the service organization Dulce Kersting-Lark, president of the Moscow Central Lions Club, said one of the biggest misconceptions she seeks to dispel about the decades-old service organization is that members ...

‘A hand up, not a hand out’

By Alysen Boston, Daily News staff writer, Jun 30, 2018 As housing costs continue to rise, families on the Palouse are feeling the crunch as they try to secure their own slice of the American Dream. Jennifer Wallace, executive director of Palouse Habitat for Humanity, said ...