UREC employee is a tireless advocate for disabled faculty, staff

David Grassi nearly earned a trip to the London Games and track and field’s grandest stage, but came up an agonizing 0.1 seconds short in the 100‑meter final at the U.S. Trials. By Todd Mordhorst, Office of the Provost As a competitive athlete, David Grassi came within a ...

Disability Action Center Offering Services

April 23, 2020 Disability Action Center NW is the local Center for Independent Living serving North Idaho and parts of eastern Washington. Even though their offices are closed to the public, staff is still available and working to help people with disabilities stay ...

Ramps help to lift the community

By Garrett Cabeza, Daily News staff writer Dec 21, 2019 Updated Dec 24, 2019 Disability Action Center Northwest in Moscow, with the help of partnering agencies, has deployed about 23 modular aluminum ramp systems the past three years on the Palouse to improve home ...

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 ...