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The Silenced: Meet the climate whistleblowers muzzled by Trump

The Silenced: Meet the climate whistleblowers muzzled by Trump

Six whistleblowers and ex-government scientists describe how the Trump administration made them bury climate science – and why they won't stay quiet
This story originally appeared in The Guardian. It is republished here as part of the Source Weekly's partnership with Covering Climate Now, a global collaboration of more than 250 news outlets to strengthen coverage of the climate story.

Source Weekly Update Podcast 9/19/19

A Bend man is a Leadville finisher, county zoning concerns and an end to sand volleyball at the Old Mill.
In this week's podcast: A Bend man becomes a Leadville Race Series finisher, the sand volleyball courts at the Old Mill are set to close, and concerns over zoning for religious groups in Deschutes County. 

County Zoning Proposal Sparks Concerns

Religious freedom, wildlife protection rules at odds?
A Deschutes County proposal to allow churches in areas zoned to help deer, elk and antelope has a land use group and a state agency concerned about the impacts on wildlife that need undisturbed tracts of land for habitat, food and migration.

Cleaning up the Caves

Graffiti removal project targets Boyd Cave in the Deschutes National Forest
A popular lava cave in the Deschutes National Forest was "untagged" this month as part of a graffiti removal project. Using commercial sandblasting equipment, volunteers from the Oregon High Desert Grotto, Western Cave Conservancy and Wanderlust Tours tackled the challenging job of removing graffiti from Boyd Cave along Forest Road 18, also known as China Hat Road.

Americans are waking up: Two Thirds Say Climate Crisis Must be Addressed

Major CBS News poll released as part of Covering Climate Now, a collaboration of more than 250 news outlets around the world to strengthen coverage of the climate story
This story originally appeared in The Guardian. It is republished here as part of the Source Weekly's partnership with Covering Climate Now, a global collaboration of more than 250 news outlets to strengthen coverage of the climate story.

Dog Walker Finds Body Near Bend

Investigators expect more information from autopsy
A dog-walker found human remains just north of Bend on Sunday morning. The person found the decomposed body of an adult man on private property near the intersection of Robal Road and Highway 20—between the highway and O.B. Riley Road, according  Sgt. William Bailey of the Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office. The state Medical Examiner’s Office will begin an autopsy Tuesday to help identify the person and determine the cause of death.

Bend Man Wins Megabucks Jackpot

Stu MacDonald beat cancer twice. Winning the lottery is just icing on the cake.
A Bend cancer survivor wins the Oregon Megabucks $4.6 million jackpot.

Election Filings Begin for 2020 Races

With a big election year ahead, Oregon Secretary of State urges people to run
Those looking to hold public office can now join the race for positions up for election in the May 19, 2020 primary. Offices include U.S. President, U.S. Senator and U.S. Representative, plus Oregon Secretary of State, State Treasurer and Attorney General.

Source Weekly Update Podcast 9/12/19

Welcoming week, Deschutes River found treasures and hunting concerns in this week's podcast.
In this week's podcast: Bend, Oregon's Welcoming Week, neighbors speak out against hunting near their homes and the trash found under the Deschutes River by an intrepid trio of river divers.

Hunting Near Homes Rattles Residents

Group seeks Deschutes County change to hunting carve-outs
A stretch of the Deschutes River between Sunriver and La Pine State Park has long had shooting restrictions in place, closing hunting along the waterway that zig-zags through federal lands and housing communities. Except for two little spots.

Festivals Under Fire

Bend group looks for city changes on events held downtown
Bend City Council members early this month shied away from limiting downtown events, a move that downtown business owners have sought in order to lessen impacts they say result from festivals and parades—including trash, noise and decreased sales. But at a Sept. 4 City Council meeting, councilors agreed to form a subcommittee to review the issue.

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Cascade Car Show

Cascade Car Show - Deschutes County Fair & Expo Center

Fri., Sept. 20, 12-9 p.m. and Sat., Sept. 21, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Hydro Flask, Cairn, and Ruffwear Seconds Sale!

Hydro Flask, Cairn, and Ruffwear Seconds Sale! - Hydro Flask

Tue., Sept. 24, 2-6 p.m.
Know Government: Should We Reform the Electoral College?

Know Government: Should We Reform the Electoral College? - Redmond Public Library

Tue., Sept. 24, 6-7 p.m.
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