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Your guide to the new proposed tax plan
While the U.S. House and Senate work to synthesize the two versions of the proposed tax plan into one they can attempt to pass by the end of the year, some local people are bracing for impact.

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Snowy Split

Youth alpine ski racing has been divided in Oregon since 2012. Some are still hoping for reunification.
There was once one ski racing state championship.

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The Oscars of Teaching

Bend High teacher is the only Oregonian to win the $25,000 Milken Educator Award this year
Out of 44 recipients of the prestigious Milken Educator Award this year, only one was from Oregon—and she happens to be a teacher at Bend High School.

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Still Standing: Taking the Affordable Care Act's vital signs after a tumultuous year

Open enrollment closes December 15
When I first meet Jennifer Saxton, she's brimming with excitement and apologizes for speaking so quickly.

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Enough Love

A climbing group wants to build a guest house adjacent to Smith Rock, a place some claim is already "loved to death." Meanwhile, a new Master Plan for the park is still in flux.
Whether for hiking, biking, climbing or just taking photos, there's no doubt that Smith Rock State Park is an appealing stop in Central Oregon.

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Staying in the Top Seat

After acquittals in the Malheur trial, some speculated Billy Williams wouldn't get the Oregon U.S. Attorney job. They were wrong.
On Nov. 17, President Trump officially nominated Billy J. Williams as the U.S. Attorney for Oregon—the state's top federal law position, answering to U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions.

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Elevating Women in Politics

Emerge Oregon offers resources to Democratic women looking to throw their hat in the ring
Women make up 19.4 percent of the U.S. Congress and 24.8 percent of state legislatures.

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The Dirt on the Bird

Years of collaboration went into the current plans to protect the Greater sage-grouse. Under the new administration, those plans could now face a roll-back.
To those tuned into the happenings on the great sagebrush sea, certain words warrant no further explanation. For them, "the bird" isn't referring to the Thanksgiving turkey; instead it's referring to the Greater sage-grouse.

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Five in the Race

Meet the Democratic candidates vying for Greg Walden's seat
Five Oregon Democrats are vying for the chance to unseat Rep. Greg Walden (R-Hood River) in Oregon's District 2.

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Shopping Cyber Monday?

Read this first
Thanksgiving is still on the horizon, yet the Black Friday deals have already rolled out for some retailers.

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Crank Call

Eugene teen accused of sending bomb threat to Bend school
The Bend Police Department says they've identified a suspect following a bomb threat allegedly sent to a Bend-La Pine Schools website.

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Bend Implements Snow Parking Restrictions

T he City of Bend has launched a new program to help ensure roads are kept as clear as possible in case of heavy snowfall.

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Mt. Bachelor Announces Early Season Opening

Midweek pass holders allowed on opening weekend
Think winter came early this year? Mt. Bachelor certainly thinks so.

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OSU-Cascades Moves Forward with Expansion, Seeks Public Input

How much does an ol' demolition landfill go for these days? $1.
O n Oct. 23, the Deschutes County Board of Commissioners voted to sell the demolition landfill on Bend's Century Drive to Oregon State University-Cascades, for a cost of $1.

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Bend Weather Emergency Declaration Allows for More Temporary Shelter Space

Bend City Manager Eric King signed a weather emergency declaration Oct. 30, effective Nov. 3.

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Dirksen Derby 10 - Mt. Bachelor

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Dirksen Derby 10 Kick-off Party and Foto & Film Fest - Tower Theatre

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