Lost in the Shuffle 

Why progress made in Washington state's much-criticized foster care system is now in jeopardy.

When 16-year-old Amie Watkins first opened the door to her new foster home, she was immediately struck by the smell: urine. Six cats slinked through the mess, over dirt-stained carpets. Pots, pans and rotting food filled the sink. Green fuzz grew…

full article »

Comments (4)

Showing 1-4 of 4

Add a comment

 
Subscribe to this thread:
Showing 1-4 of 4

Add a comment

Readers also liked…

  • A Forever Home
  • A Forever Home

    On National Adoption Day, families become whole
    • Nov 25, 2014
  • Home Run
  • Home Run

    West Central residents race against time to save a block of historic homes from destruction — by physically moving them
    • Feb 25, 2016

More by Daniel Walters

Latest in News

  • Our Republic
  • Our Republic

    Not just another small town heroin tragedy
    • Jun 23, 2016
  • Opening New Doors
  • Opening New Doors

    A Spokane college fills a need for refugees and international students, while changing how English is taught around the world
    • Jun 23, 2016
  • Coming to Terms
  • Coming to Terms

    County, activists reach agreement on longstanding Urban Growth Area conflicts; plus, new developments in the death of Ryan Holyk
    • Jun 23, 2016
  • More »

© 2016 Inlander
Website powered by Foundation