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Editorial: OHA orchestrates bizarre journey for anti-tobacco grant

Racing around in circles is fun for kids and works great for NASCAR, but when it comes to government, it can get silly. Look at what happened recently in Crook County. 69 more words


Editorial: Data centers are good for Crook County

Tax breaks notwithstanding, data centers have been winners for Crook County and the city of Prineville. That continues to be true: Facebook announced Tuesday that it… 67 more words


OHA Audit | Crook County Development - OPB's Think Out Loud

Oregon Secretary of State Dennis Richardson has just released an audit that shows the Oregon Health Authority misspent millions in taxpayer dollars. Richardson joins us to talk about the audit’s findings and what it means for the state agency that manages Medicaid and other health programs. 50 more words

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Deschutes, Crook counties are fastest-growing in state

Population estimates show 3,265 newcomers in Bend from 2016 to 2017

Deschutes and Crook counties had the highest rates of population growth in Oregon from July 2016 to July 2017, according to a preliminary report released from Portland State University’s Population Research Center. 43 more words

Bend Bulletin

Editorial: Crook natural resources policy may not solve much

Crook County residents who hope the county commission’s adoption Wednesday of an official natural resources policy will bring back the good old days should be prepared for disappointment. 45 more words


Oregon's Crook County asserts greater role in use of federal land

Encouraged by the Trump administration’s pro-development policies, an Oregon county wants to take some control over federal lands that cover half of the high desert, mountains and forests within its borders. 41 more words

The Oregonian

Crook County Wants Local Voices To Have More Weight In Public Lands

Crook County’s plan is part of a recent movement in rural counties to resurrect an obscure federal policy and have more weight in federal lands management. 56 more words

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