Stories tagged: Skil’skin
SUNDAY, MAY 15, 2016, 4 A.M.
Front & Center: Nonprofit Skils’kin steps up for adults with disabilities
Most businesses can be summed up in a few words. Not Skils’kin, a Spokane nonprofit as complex as its name is unusual.
SATURDAY, AUG. 2, 2014
Partners for Work connects employers, people with disabilities
Greg Terhaar surprised his interviewers when they asked him what kind of job he’s seeking. “Working for the government, doing policy-making for disability rights on a global stage,” Terhaar replied.
SATURDAY, FEB. 16, 2013, 12:05 A.M.
Death tied to probe at nonprofit
Police are investigating the death of a woman suspected of embezzling $500,000 from a Spokane nonprofit that links people with developmental disabilities to employers. The apparent suicide of Shannon Patterson …
WEDNESDAY, OCT. 17, 2012
Zehm family tells judge of loss
Otto Zehm’s mother fears going outside of her assisted-living home because of what Spokane police did to her only son, according to letters released Tuesday in federal court. Otto Zehm’s …
SUNDAY, APRIL 24, 2011
Program teams with hospitals to give students job experience
The Coeur d’Alene High School student was awkward, timid and barely made eye contact when he started his internship at Kootenai Medical Center this past fall. But with a little …
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 10, 2010
Worker-friendly firms lauded
Six Spokane-area businesses and nonprofits were among 18 saluted last week by the Association for Washington Business for their outstanding commitment to employees. Companies were nominated for training, safety and …