Side Notes: Local News Roundup

Side Notes: Local News Roundup

Free shuttle launches in Bend, Bikeshare expands, public info on canals and more
Shuttle Launching in Bend; Bikeshare Program Expands

Transit App, Transgender Equality Bill, Housing Legislation Moves Forward

New Transit App for CET

Forest Sale, Off the Table

The Elliott State Forest Lives Another Day
The State Land Board decides against selling the Elliott. The next step could mean more protection—and pedagogy—in the forest.

Opioid Epidemic

In light of rampant overdoses, an Oregon Senate bill aims to limit access to opiates in the state
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has officially declared an opioid epidemic in the United States—and Oregon is definitely not immune.

Deschutes Land Trust buys Whychus Creek Land

+ Tobacco 21 law moves forward & Deschutes River Alliance Lawsuit moves forward
YOUR OREGON NEWS ROUNDUP Deschutes Land Trust purchases land along Whychus Creek

Democracy in Crisis

Out of Standing Rock, the Birth of a New Environmental Movement
It is snowing in Washington—strange in early March after an insanely warm winter, but nothing compared to the cold many activists and tribal members endured in North Dakota while fighting the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline.

Side Notes: How to Rock a Town Hall 2/15-23

How to engage in civil discourse with your elected leaders
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Side Notes 2/8-2/15

Jenny Green Appointed to Oregon Arts Commission and more
Jenny Green Appointed to Oregon Arts Commission

Sidenotes: Signs of the Times

Thousands gather in Bend—and millions worldwide—for Women’s Marches
Thousands gather in Bend—and millions worldwide—for Women's Marches It's not unusual for upwards of 8,000 people to gather at the Les Schwab Amphitheater for a music show in the summertime—but when thousands gather in the downtown area in the middle of winter, it's a different thing indeed.

Side Notes 1/18-1/25

A massive snow removal task for Bend-La Pine Schools, and a rolling return to classes
Going Back to School A "rolling opening" of 30 schools in the Bend-La Pine school district was slated to begin Wednesday, after nearly two weeks of school closures.


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