Athlete Feature: Dennis Connors

Dennis Connors: Paralympic Athlete & OAS Snowboarder Relocating to Beaverton, Oregon from Utah with his wife over 8 years ago. Dennis has delved into the world of paralympic sports in an eager dive to pursue the activities he loves after suffering a stroke in 2020 that took him 9 months to learn to walk again […]

Kade in an adaptive bike sitting with a support member in the attached part of the bike to assist in steering and pedaling. they're on pavement

Athlete Spotlight: Kade Wicklow

Written by: Dave Nichols Introduction Four years ago we moved into a new one-level house across town in SW Portland. Since the move, neighbors have been mistaking me for one of our neighbors, Kade Wicklow, who is 18 years old.   We both walk the neighborhood regularly and use the same style Drive Nitro 4-wheeled […]

Photo featuring Kathryn Nichols, Senator Taylor, Laura Core, Representative Reynolds, Senator Patterson and David Kracke

Senate bill 420

by Dave Nichols “Senate Bill 420 has passed. Governor Tina Kotek has signed it into law!” I exclaim. “Neat”, you might say. “What exactly is SB 420?”  “It’s a bill to set up Brain Injury Resource Navigation in Oregon,” I smile back. “Yes, but what does that even mean?” you ask. “Fair question,” I truthfully […]