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Visitor counts skyrocketing in Central Oregon

Attractions are rethinking how they deal with crowds

If Central Oregon hiking trails, museums and restaurants seem busier, they are.

Visitor counts to many of the area’s most popular attractions have spiked in recent years as population and tourism have grown in Central Oregon, spurred by the region’s widespread reputation for the outdoors. 15 more words

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Central Oregon jobless rates stay low, mirroring state

Central Oregon unemployment rates continue to fall or hold near record lows in a tight labor market, mirroring the statewide job picture, the Oregon Employment Department reported Tuesday. 10 more words

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Suicide education targets Central Oregon parents, youth

Events will cover warning signs, resources

People in law enforcement, education and health care are constantly talking about how to prevent youth suicides. But it won’t have much of an impact unless parents and teens are involved. 48 more words

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They got the keys! 

It is so exciting to walk through home ownership with families! I am so excited to be quitting my “day job”in 2 weeks to pursue my dream! 6 more words

Real Estate

Paulina Falls

What do you imagine when you hear that it is Spring? Back home, I would imagine brightly colored flowers and days with light showers, if the weather decided to misbehave. 278 more words

Wages soar for Deschutes construction workers

Pay levels surpass pre-recession peak

Construction industry wages in Deschutes County have surpassed the prerecession peak, and while that’s good news for workers, a short supply of skilled labor means some jobs are being pushed way down the list of contractors’ priorities. 77 more words

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Central Oregon airports brace for eclipse crowds

Thousands of pilots and passengers create space, fuel concerns

Air travelers headed to Oregon for the Aug. 21 total solar eclipse are expected to create unprecedented challenges for the state’s commercial and noncommercial airports, from Portland to John Day. 63 more words

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