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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

Charter school killed Crook County grad rate

Hosting a charter school can be lucrative for a school district, but can come at a cost

After years of an online charter lowering Crook County School District’s graduation rate, the district is happy to correct the record. 56 more words

Bend Bulletin

Prineville power needs spur meeting with Rep. Greg Walden

Not enough power in Crook County to lure big businesses

A misunderstanding about how much electricity Prineville had access to has stymied the region’s economic development efforts. 45 more words

Bend Bulletin