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Apple drives solar-array construction

Computer giant to buy enough power to run a small city

Apple is the customer behind a 56-megawatt solar array — the largest so far in Oregon — that is under construction in Crook County, according to Apple’s latest environmental sustainability… 17 more words

Oregon Legislature

Huge Crook County eclipse fest sparks environment concerns

Symbiosis event at Big Summit Prairie will draw 30,000

A solar eclipse festival that’s expected to attract at least 30,000 people to a privately owned ranch in the middle of the Ochoco National Forest is generating concern from people who are worried a crowd that big might hurt the natural environment nearby. 17 more words

Bend Bulletin

Census: Deschutes, Crook county growth among nation’s fastest

Deschutes and Crook counties are among the fastest-growing communities in the nation, according to new population estimates released Thursday by the U.S. Census Bureau.

The Bend-Redmond metropolitan area, consisting of Deschutes County, is listed as the third-fastest-growing Metropolitan Statistical Area from July 1, 2015, to July 1, 2016. 23 more words

Bend Bulletin

Mr. & Mrs.

I had the wonderful honor of photographing the wedding of one of my oldest and dearest friends yesterday.

Sara and Brad were married in Sundance, Wyoming, where the couple met.   407 more words

Solar firm breaks ground on 56-megawatt array

Gala project in Crook County could be largest of its kind in Oregon

A solar company is working on a 56-megawatt array in Crook County that could become the largest plant of its kind in Oregon when it’s complete at the end of the year. 57 more words

Bend Bulletin

Oregon set to get 56 megawatt solar power plant, expected to be state's largest

Construction has commenced on a 56 megawatt (MW) solar plant in Oregon. The Gala Solar Power Plant, in Crook County, is expected to be the largest operating facility in the state, sustainable energy company SunPower said in a statement on Monday. 15 more words

Office Of The Governor

Burrowing badgers threaten Prineville dam

Johnson Creek Dam deemed a high hazard

An earthen dam in Crook County is considered one of the most dangerous in the state, and a main reason is a band of burrowing badgers. 49 more words

Bend Bulletin