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Disabled

The life-changers

Master Builder volunteers build ramp for Arlington family

Date: 05/24/2016 | Local News


Creating a place to heal

Granite Falls woman develops a retreat for veterans

Date: 05/15/2016 | Julie Muhlstein


Writing on the wall

Autistic boy can't speak, but he loves his words

Date: 04/10/2016 | Local News


A year after Whidbey jail death, inspectors see improved care

COUPEVILLE — Fred Farris will pick up his girls from softball practice Thursday evening and head to the Island County Jail.He plans to light a candle there for his boy.Farris has stood

Date: 04/07/2016 | Local News


Justice for all

Lawyers donate services to low-income people

Date: 04/01/2016 | Local News


Senior? Disabled? How to get the lowest bus fare

If you want the lowest possible bus fare, the steps to get it may be stricter than you’d like.

Date: 03/21/2016 | Street Smarts


Resource fair gives opportunities to people with disabilities

LYNNWOOD — The candy aisle at the Walgreens near Meadowdale High School is Sarah Anne Haroldson’s territory.

Date: 03/20/2016 | Local News


Lack of wheelchair access to sidewalks a difficulty

An open letter to the City of Everett and its Public Works Department:My name is Kent McDaniel. I am 39 years of age and I have cerebral palsy and am confined to a motorized wheelchair. I have been unable to walk since birth. I live at Camelot Apartments at 112th Street and...

Date: 03/12/2016 | Commentary


Disabled UW alum files lawsuit over arena accessibility

SEATTLE — A University of Washington alumnus says parts of the school’s arena and the university’s ticket pricing violate the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Date: 01/21/2016 | Northwest


Public to speak on settlement with Oregon disabled workers

PORTLAND, Ore. — A federal judge will hear Monday from people affected by a proposed settlement involving employment for people with developmental disabilities.

Date: 12/06/2015 | Northwest


How to have your say in the future of public transportation

Planes, trains and — well, not very many automobiles.The state is working on a long-term plan for public transportation and wants your input.

Date: 11/09/2015 | Street Smarts


3 roommates sentenced to prison for abusing disabled woman

OLYMPIA — Three Rochester residents have been sentenced to prison for allegedly beating and starving their 58-year-old roommate, who is developmentally disabled.

Date: 11/03/2015 | Northwest


Sharing insights

Visually impaired and their supporters meet monthly in Everett

Date: 09/22/2015 | Local News


Wildfires trap and kill stranded seniors

MIDDLETOWN, Calif. — Some were pulled from the fire zone by relatives or neighbors, with or without their wheelchairs. At least a handful made the bumpy ride out in the back of a pickup through heavy smoke and fire-blackened debris — thanks to a former paramedic who breached...

Date: 09/20/2015 | Nation & World


Doggie in the dorm

Guide dog in training to 'attend' WSU

Date: 08/21/2015 | Local News


15 trails you can enjoy in a wheelchair

In my next life, I’m going to write a wheelchair-accessible guide to Washington state, answering all the questions that I asked for this column.

Date: 08/02/2015 | Life


Neither Dole, nor ADA, would be welcome in today’s Senate

Bob Dole, now 92 and in a wheelchair, made a rare return visit to Congress on Monday to celebrate this week's 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act — the sort of big bipartisan triumph of yore that now seems unimaginable.How, I asked Dole, can we get...

Date: 07/29/2015 | Opinion Columnists


Room to move

Everett's All Aboard center gets new space

Date: 06/23/2015 | Local News


Everyone's a winner

Special needs kids play in the Miracle League

Date: 06/17/2015 | Local News




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