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Once It Was, "Where's Walden?" Now, It Might Be, "Where's the Dem?"

Once It Was, "Where's Walden?" Now, It Might Be, "Where's the Dem?"

The May primary is not far away. Will we soon get to meet the Democrats running for Greg Walden's seat?
For the first time in over two decades, voters in the 2nd Congressional District of Oregon can be sure they will elect a new person to represent them in the U.S. House, following Rep. Greg Walden's announcement that he would not seek re-election. Walden, who first won the seat in 1998, has been the target of much scrutiny by some constituents for, among other things, holding precious few town halls and for meeting only with select groups when he does visit his district—prompting some to exclaim "Where's Walden?" on a regular basis.

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Editor's note: I admit it: I've spent a bit too much time this week on Twitter and the websites of various national news outlets.

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Love for Jim Anderson, reactions to "Poverty with a View" and more in this week's Letters
Editor's note: Recently we reported on Bend getting national recognition (not unusual)—this time, for being the #1 city in which to get fit.

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Look Up and Beyond

Growth and access cost money
Last week, the Bend City Council initially voted in favor of putting the smaller of two proposed transportation bond packages before voters during the May election, aiming to tackle some of the most pressing and overdue transportation-related problems in Bend. While the Council still has another vote before them before voters would see that bond package on the ballot, all signs point toward it moving forward.

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Guest Opinion: Central Oregon Needs Its Glaciers
Editor's note: A few months ago, our team was doing a vision session about the special issues we wanted to tackle in 2020.

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Data is King, but Cash Works, Too

Personal and public lessons from the City of Bend's data breach
Editor Nicole Vulcan is penning this week's editorial under her name, rather than being a work of our editorial board, due to her personal tie to the subject matter. This week, we're putting out our first Money Issue aimed at giving people some food for thought about handling finances in the new decade.

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Editor's Note: New Year, new laws!

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In a housing crisis, easing cost barriers for developers is just the start. Residents need cost barriers lifted, too.

Lowering barriers for developers is just the start of making housing affordable for people in Bend
On Jan. 8, the Bend City Council will do its second reading of proposed changes to the Bend Development Code, aimed at making it easier for developers to move projects through the system. The City Council voted 7-0 to approve the changes during the first reading of those changes in December.

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Guest Opinion: Excellence and Equity
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Mirror, Mirror on the City Wall

Will 2020 be the year we finally learn the fate of Mirror Pond?
As 2020 approaches, people have plenty of predictions about the next decade, and inclinations about what's ahead. The Senate impeachment trial looms.

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Reporting on Suicide has an Impact. In One Case Involving a Black Teen, a Lawsuit May Have a Bigger One.

It was with heavy hearts that we learned this week of the pending lawsuit filed by the family of Deshaun Adderley against Bend-La Pine Schools. As parents ourselves, the story of Deshaun's suicide in December 2017 hit us hard.

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