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. ...

March for Mental Health Awareness in Moscow

A Mental Health Awareness Walk was held on May 29th, 4:00 – 5:30 pm hosted by Disability Action Center NW, the 1912 Center, WRAP, a peer support group, and the Latah Recovery Center. This family friendly event started at the Latah Recovery Community Center and proceed to the ...

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 […]