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First Town Hall – Public Hospital District

The Coalition for Orcas Health Care (COHC) wants to hear from as many folks in the community as possible. Toward that goal, it has planned four Town Hall-style meetings over the next few months to hold a community conversation about the proposed Public Hospital...

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Affordable Housing

Many of you have likely heard about OPAL's plans to build 45 affordable rental units on North Beach Road. The property has been purchased and plans all set to go. However, the State and Federal supports that have been accessed in the past have been elusive this round,...

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Comprehensive Plan Review

San Juan County is in the process of updating the County’s Comprehensive Plan. This past year, many Orcas residents have been working to craft a vision for the future of Eastsound and a path towards achieving that vision. The Eastsound Planning and Review Committee...

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Legacy Workshop

Join us for a legacy workshop: “Planned Giving: Tools Available for Legacy Giving” Thursday, October 12, 2017 Cornerstone Advisors 5–6:30 p.m. in the Lundeen Room at Orcas Senior Center Open to the public; please RSVP OICF by phone (360-376-6423) or email...

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Civics Lessons

Kristine Lytton, our legislative district representative, will be on Orcas on Sunday to speak to the Orcas Women’s Coalition 4–6 pm at the School Cafeteria). Part of the focus for the conversation is to encourage more women to run for elected positions. I applaud that...

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