Snohomish County Public Works advisory committee on ADA issues seeks new members  

Snohomish County Public Works is looking for new members for its Americans with Disability Act (ADA) Advisory Committee. The committee provides feedback for ADA compliance of pedestrian facilities in the public right-of-way. The committee has been providing feedback and recommendations to the county on the ADA compliance of pedestrian facilities in the public right-of-way since…

Edmonds man helps push through state bill requiring closed-captions in public spaces

It isn’t easy to get a Washington State Senate bill passed, but that’s just what Dean Olson of Edmonds did. Senate Bill 5027 — requiring closed-captions on televisions in all places of public accommodation in Washington state –was unanimously adopted and signed by Gov. Jay Inslee May 10, benefiting people who are hearing impaired. At…