Despite all the attractions rural living offers: a slower pace, friendly neighbors, fresh food, affordable housing is scarce. According to a recent realtor.com article, rural communities, which continue to struggle after the Great Recession, face a whole host of challenges to provide housing residents can actually afford to live in.
Even if more snow falls in Colorado later this winter, it might not make up for a record low in precipitation across the state, say meteorologists. In response to this bad news, utilities have stepped up monitoring of reserves to determine how much water they can leave in reservoirs that will not threaten dam capacity if more snow and rain eventually fall.
Kunia, Hawaii – Gov. David Ige can recall spending youthful summers working at the cannery near the once sprawling Del Monte pineapple plantation in Kunia on the island of Oahu. The school bus he rode every day passed Kunia, and when he and his classmates saw a flashing yellow light there, they knew they were close to home.
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“Organizations like the Rural Community Assistance Corporation, which is a nonprofit organization based in West Sacramento, provides training and technical assistance to tribal and rural communities across California and 13 other western states." 1/4