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The area's first of its kind housing for homeless people with disabilities will officially open today. Barbara's Place" in Redmond is a six unit apartment complex. Keith Wooden with Housing Works says it will provide tenants with safe housing and needed social services. “It will be used as a supporting housing complex. What means is it will have people who are clients of Deschutes County Health Services who are also homeless. So this is the first one of it’s kind in the area serving both the homeless population a well as the homeless with mental illness.” The apartment is mostly funded through several State grants. Barbara's Place is named in honor of Barbara Stone, a long time Housing Works Board Member, and advocate of the disabled.

Help Puerto Rico

Most organizations are asking for cash, rather than supplies, so they can route help to where it’s needed most more quickly. Here are some of the largest groups with campaigns underway:

 

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  • Click on the link for the latest conditions on the mountain passes.

 

  • Intersection of NW Broadway Street and NW Delaware for waterline replacement project, road closures with detours clearly marked for thru traffic, 7 a.m. – 4 p.m. daily with roads opened nightly. Motorists are encouraged to avoid this area and use Bond Street and Wall Street.

 

  • Nels Anderson Road between Nels Anderson Place and Brandis Court, single northbound shoulder closure will be in effect, two-way traffic to be maintained. Project completion expected December 2017.