Hiking in the North Cascades

August 25th, 2017

Courtesy of Deng Kong, Lighthouse Receptionist A group of us went hiking on Saturday, August 5th, 2018 at Goat Lake in the North Cascades. We hiked six miles of the 10.4 mile round trip trail. And what a hike! I discovered that if you want the pesky bugs to leave you alone, bring Jon Ott […]

Retiring a Guide Dog

July 31st, 2017

courtesy of Meka White, Lighthouse Contact Center Representative They always say that there is that moment when you know that it’s time to retire a guide dog. There is just that one last thing that happens where it all becomes crystal clear. I was so worried that I wouldn’t recognize it. My first dog got […]

Meet Kevin Jones

July 26th, 2017

Thirty-one non-consecutive years working at The Lighthouse for the Blind, Inc. in Seattle, and Kevin Jones is not done! In fact, he retired after 28 years, but after eight months at home with nothing to do, the then 70-year-old, native Australian decided to come back for more. Kevin was born and raised in Melbourne, Australia […]

Meet One of Our Newest Employees — Charles Gagnon

June 14th, 2017

Charles Gagnon was born in Port Angeles on August 11, 1949 with profound hearing loss undetected until he was in the second grade. However, it wasn’t until he was in his early 30’s when experiencing night blindness that he was diagnosed with Ushers Syndrome Type II, a combination of hearing and vision loss. Working hard […]

Lighthouse Lunar New Year Tea

February 9th, 2017

The Lighthouse for the Blind, Inc.’s Annual High Tea is always a delightful event, and this year’s theme helped to make it a unique cultural affair. The High Tea was held in honor of the Chinese Lunar New Year celebrating the Year of the Rooster. Mrs. Barbara Ross President of the Foundation Board of Directors […]


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