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A Temporary Ban on Flavored Vapes was the Right Move. But a permanent one? Not so fast.

A Temporary Ban on Flavored Vapes was the Right Move. But a permanent one? Not so fast.

Gov. Kate Brown's Oct. 4 decision to temporarily ban all flavored vaporizer products was likely the right move
Temporary ban on all flavored vaporizer products may turn into a permanent ban, despite a lack of knowledge regarding risks.

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What makes us tick here at the Source Weekly
Editor's note: Being a voice for our community—and especially the underrepresented in our community—is what makes us tick here at the Source Weekly.

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We would all be better off if humans were not changing the climate
IN RESPONSE TO "CLIMATE CHANGE," LETTERS, 9/26

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Citizen Involvement is the Oregon way. Local officials should remember that when voting on plans

Citizen committees are a vital part of local government—and not everyone has to be an "expert."
For the past 16 months, members of the Deschutes County Solid Waste Advisory Committee have been meeting with the goal of making recommendations for a waste plan that would serve the region into the future. With Knott Landfill set to be full within 10 years, the committee has worked to develop recommendations that would help the community reduce the amount of waste it puts in the landfill.

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GUEST OPINION: Crystal ball: Irrigators, Feds play Trump cards to shortchange the Deschutes and Crooked Rivers
GUEST OPINION: CRYSTAL BALL: IRRIGATORS, FEDS PLAY TRUMP CARDS TO SHORTCHANGE THE DESCHUTES AND CROOKED RIVERS

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Two Threats and a Copycat: A week of school threats at Bend-La Pine Schools

Three prospective threats, inside a week
We were quite literally on the phone with officials from Bend Police and Bend-La Pine Schools on Monday, discussing two recent threats toward local schools, when a School Resource Deputy with the Deschutes County Sheriff's Office began an investigation at a third school in the district. Three prospective threats, inside a week.

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IN RESPONSE TO: OPTING OUT, AND BEYOND, 8/28

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For a statewide youth crisis line, inserting a local rep made all the difference for young people

As Suicide Prevention Month continues throughout September, here's a bright spot
The topic of suicide in Deschutes County can conjure any number of unpleasant images. The county had the fifth-highest rate of suicide in the state in 2018, according to county officials, while being only the seventh-most-populous county that same year.

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Appreciating caseworkers, handling firearms, praise for animal rights letter and more in this week's letters.
IN RESPONSE TO: RACISM, 8/22

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E-Bikes on Trails: Expect Confusion Ahead

A rule change at Interior means differing rules between BLM, Forest Service lands
The last time you hiked or biked on a trail you didn't know so well, did you take note of the land management agency in charge of it? If you're like a lot of people, you probably didn't.

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FLAGLINE MOUNTAIN BIKING TRAIL

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It's Time to Tip the Scales for the Bend Central District

The potential of re-developing an area close to downtown Bend
For the past several years, we have followed the advent of the Bend Central District with interest and enthusiasm. The potential of re-developing an area close to downtown Bend to make it an attractive, walkable place for people to live and work is something we can get behind.

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