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The Legislature Misstepped in a Sexual Harassment Scandal. Companies and Organizations Can Do Better

The Legislature Misstepped in a Sexual Harassment Scandal. Companies and Organizations Can Do Better

Editor's note: This version has been altered from the original version. In the original print version, the text in the third paragraph alluded to Sen. Tim Knopp (R-Bend) being party to contemplations among Republican leadership of a lawsuit against Sen. Sara Gelser.

Libraries are Equity Makers. Deschutes County Voters Should Support Their Expansion

If you need some inspiration about the benefits of libraries in modern society, you might start with 2018's "The Library Book," by Susan Orlean—named a Top 10 Book of the Year by The Washington Post. The book chronicles the hunt for a suspected arsonist in the wake of the 1986 fire at the Los Angeles Central Library—but also delves into the benefits libraries offer patrons, which go beyond stacks of books.

As much as things stay the same, sometimes they also change

As much as things stay the same, sometimes they also change Scrolling through the Opinion page of BendSource.com at the end of the year gave the Editorial Board a bird's-eye view of the issues important to us and the wider community.

Interpretation of Tourism Tax Dollars Could Set Precedent

It's no secret that having an adequate supply of workforce housing is an issue in Central Oregon. When a city such as Bend lacks a sufficient amount of low- to middle-income housing, the economy can suffer.

Bag Ban: A Litany of Laughable Arguments Against

As we reported in a web story last week, on Dec. 5, the Bend City Council had its first reading of an ordinance that would see Bend's consumption of plastic bags cut down significantly. The new ordinance, up for a second reading later this month, would prohibit retailers from handing out plastic bags at the check-out counter, and would allow stores to charge customers a 10-cent fee for each paper bag the customer uses.

Climate Change Action Should Not Be Partisan—nor Ignored Locally

Editor's note: The title in the online version of this piece has been amended from the print version, changing "bipartisan" to "partisan." We regret this oversight in word choice.

Don't Start Naming Councilors Names Yet

As 2018 fades from view, we see 2019 approaching with a host of new leadership.

Gratitude Should be an Everyday Thing

"With Native Americans you do not separate the spiritual from the rest of your life.

The View From Paradise

I am no stranger to wide ranging and complete disasters. In the late '90s I went through a category 5 hurricane that, in a 24-hour span, turned an island I lived on upside down.

Don't let legal businesses get the short shrift

When Oregonians voted in favor of legalizing recreational marijuana, they did so, at least in part, to legitimize an industry that had benefited only the black market for decades.

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