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Smoke Shelters Highlight a Need for a Low-Barrier Winter Warming Shelter for Bend

Smoke Shelters Highlight a Need for a Low-Barrier Winter Warming Shelter for Bend

This past week, several Bend churches set up emergency smoke relief shelters to house people who live outside
This month's hazardous air quality brought up an issue that, while never completely forgotten, seems to slip into the background with the first blush of spring. This past week, several Bend churches set up emergency smoke relief shelters to house people who live outside, and for whom being subjected to air quality levels in the 500s all day and night could pose a significant risk.

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My View: Tim Knopp, Oregon Senate 27 Republican candidate ▶ [with video]

Local political candidates share their views on the issues
Tim Knopp, candidate and incumbent for Oregon's Senate District 27 seat, joins Source Reporter Laurel Brauns on "My View," a video series inviting local candidates to share their views on a host of topics ahead of the 2020 election, while sitting in front of a view they enjoy. Knopp chose Bend's Juniper Park.

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Letters to the Editor 9/24/20

Service & sacrifice; a Vietnam vet on why the president is not fit to be commander-in-chief
Editor's note: Happy fall!

Letters to the Editor

My View: Phil Henderson, Deschutes County Commission Republican candidate ▶ [with video]

Local political candidates share their views on the issues
Phil Henderson, Republican candidate for Deschutes County Commission, joins Editor Nicole Vulcan of the Source Weekly for "My View," a video series inviting local candidates to share their views on a host of topics ahead of the 2020 election, while sitting in front of a view they enjoy. Henderson chose Larkspur Park, in front of the soon-to-open Larkspur Community Center, which he said he drives by often and enjoys seeing it progress.

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My View: Phil Chang, Deschutes County Commission Democratic candidate ▶ [with video]

Local political candidates share their views on the issues
Phil Chang, Democratic candidate for Deschutes County Commission, joins Editor Nicole Vulcan of the Source Weekly for "My View," a video series inviting local candidates to share their views on a host of topics ahead of the 2020 election, while sitting in front of a view they enjoy. Chang chose to meet at Bend's Pilot Butte State Park.

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And I Think to Myself, What a Wonderful World

If there ever was a time when people in this community could use some good news, it's now
To say this year has been a difficult one would be the understatement of, well, the 21st Century. Every day, we hear a story of a business struggling to survive, of a parent on the brink, of a family forced to make tough decisions in order to keep a roof over their heads... and now, of those without any roof at all, forced to battle the double threats of coronavirus and wildfire smoke without that most basic of human necessities.

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Letters to the Editor 9/17/20

Guest Opinion: Welcoming Week
Editor's note: Oregon—and the entire Pacific region—has been making national headlines again this week, and once again, it's not for anything good.

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My View: Shane Nelson, Deschutes County Sheriff Candidate ▶ [with video]

Local political candidates share their views on the issues
L. Shane Nelson, candidate for Deschutes County Sheriff, joins Editor Nicole Vulcan of the Source Weekly for "My View," a video series inviting local candidates to share their views on a host of topics ahead of the 2020 election, while sitting in front of a view they enjoy. Nelson chose Tumalo State Park . Stay tuned for the Source Weekly's endorsements of local candidates, on stands Oct. 22, 2020.

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My View: Chris Piper, Bend City Council pos. 3 candidate ▶ [with video]

Local political candidates share their views on the issues
Chris Piper, candidate for Bend City Council position 3, joins Editor Nicole Vulcan of the Source Weekly for "My View," a video series inviting local candidates to share their views on a host of topics ahead of the 2020 election, while sitting in front of a view they enjoy. Piper chose to meet at Bend's McKay Park, where he was happy to have implemented a 4-hour parking program to help manage traffic near the busy Whitewater Park.

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My View: Scott Schaier, candidate for Deschutes County Sheriff ▶ [with video]

Local political candidates share their views on the issues
Scott Schaier, candidate for Deschutes County Sheriff, joins Editor Nicole Vulcan of the Source Weekly for "My View," a video series inviting local candidates to share their views on a host of topics ahead of the 2020 election, while sitting in front of a view they enjoy. Schaier chose Pine Nursery Park in Bend.

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If We're in a War on Cars, Is This How We Win It?

When asked to mention some of the biggest issues facing Bend, politicians and regular folk alike will parrot the same things
You hear it time and again: When asked to mention some of the biggest issues facing Bend, politicians and regular folk alike will parrot the same things. Transportation, transportation, transportation... and housing, of course.

Editorial

Letters to the Editor 9/10/20

Guest Opinion: Teachers support Measure 110 for more addiction recovery
Editor's note: Last week, we focused our attention on preparations for school.

Letters to the Editor

My View: Megan Perkins, Bend City Council pos. 3 candidate ▶ [with video]

Central Oregon political candidates share their views on the issues
Megan Perkins, candidate for Bend City Council position 3, joins the Editor Nicole Vulcan of the Source Weekly for "My View," a video series inviting local candidates to share their views on a host of topics ahead of the 2020 election, while sitting in front of a view they enjoy. Perkins chose to meet at High Lakes Elementary School, where she is a regular visitor.

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My View: Melanie Kebler, Bend City Council pos. 1 candidate ▶ [with video]

Vote 2020: Local candidates share their views on the issues
Melanie Kebler, candidate for Bend City Council position 1, joins Editor Nicole Vulcan of the Source Weekly for "My View," a video series inviting local candidates to share their views on a host of topics ahead of the 2020 election, while sitting in front of a view they enjoy. Kebler chose Hollinshead Park in northeast Bend—where her family had a community garden plot growing up, she said.

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My View: Justin Livingston, Bend City Council Pos. 1 Candidate ▶ [with video]

Vote 2020: The Source invites local political candidates to share their views, while sitting in front of a view they enjoy
Justin Livingston, candidate for Bend City Council position 1, joins Source Weekly Editor Nicole Vulcan for "My View," a video series inviting local candidates to share their views on a host of topics ahead of the 2020 election, while sitting in front of a view they enjoy. Livingston chose a view of downtown Bend's Mirror Pond.

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Letters to the Editor 9/3/20

Immigration law, ICE arrests, bus driver chokehold and Mr. Jim Anderson
Editor's note: Where did the summer go?

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