Affordable Housing

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...
Elders in the garden class at Orcassong Farm

Elders in the garden class at Orcassong Farm

Orcasong Farm will offer seven weekly hands-on classes to Orcas Elders, 55 and better, to help you understand the benefits of supporting Island farmers and encourage the choice, and use, of locally-grown foods. SOURCE: Islands’ Sounder | Elders in the garden...
Suffering in the San Juans: Homeless in paradise

Suffering in the San Juans: Homeless in paradise

Fifty-eight. That’s how many people were identified as homeless in San Juan County by the point in time census this past January. An additional 46 people were at risk of becoming homeless. SOURCE: Islands’ Sounder | Suffering in the San Juans: Homeless in...