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Deschutes and Crook counties lead the state in growth; PSU study suggests regional population surge continues

Central Oregon continues to lead the state in population growth, according to figures released last week by Portland State University.

The Population Research Center at PSU estimates Deschutes County added 5,895 residents between July 1, 2015, and July 1, 2016, for a growth rate of 3.5 percent. 47 more words

Bend Bulletin

Hydroelectric, pumped storage projects take steps forward; Proposals in Prineville remain in planning stages

Separate, long-sought proposals in Prineville to add a small hydroelectric facility at Bowman Dam and to build a large pumped storage project with a new reservoir have taken small steps forward. 58 more words

Bend Bulletin

Chris Hedges | The New Slave Revolt

“We are not looking to politicians to submit reform bills. We aren’t giving more money to lawyers. We don’t believe in the courts. We will rely only on protests inside and outside of prisons and on targeting the corporations that exploit prison labor and finance the school-to-prison pipeline.” 984 more words
Constitutional Rights

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**HOLD FOR STORY***A jail cell is shown inside the Crook County Jail where there are four beds in each cell and four cells in the decades-old jail in Prineville, Ore.  The problems with the central Oregon jail mirror those in many other counties. County jails operate independently with little to no oversight, and the head of the Oregon sheriff’s association says many are fire traps. (AP Photo/Andrew Selsky)

Would You Have Passed 8th Grade?

Congratulations to the Class of 2016!

Did you know that students have only been graduating from Wyoming high school since 1879? High school education was not common until the early 20th century. 1,253 more words

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