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ABOUT CLIMATE CHANGE? Please feel free to take part in the Survey linked below that seeks information about your interest in and concerns about climate change. No personally identifiable information is collected or stored (i.e., your name, age, location, etc.). … Continue reading

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7 Days to Have a Say!

If you’ve been keeping up with what bureaucrats in your federal government departments are up to, you know from daily readings of the Federal Register what’s happening now! Well, more accurately, you know some of what’s happening. In the last … Continue reading

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H.R. 6666 – Introduced May 1, 2020

Apparently based on good intentions, certain provisions of this proposed legislation may deserve a May Day! May Day! call. First, it states its general purpose: The Secretary of Health and Human Services, acting through the Director of the Centers for … Continue reading

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Happy International Men’s Day!

On behalf of all of us, male or female, who have loved and sometimes lost our beloved grandfathers, fathers, uncles, brothers, cousins, sons, friends, neighbors, mentors, bosses, pastors and innumerable service members – Cheers to all of you men, whatever … Continue reading

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One recent attempt to scam the public is by an email message disguised as a DHL package tracking notice. Amateurish and poorly designed, even the least-experienced email and internet users should be able to discern its real nature. Circled above … Continue reading

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April is Keep America Beautiful Month

Since 1953 the Keep America Beautiful (KAB) Foundation works with partners and affiliates nationwide to fulfill its three-fold mission to End Littering, Improve Recycling and Beautify America’s Communities. KAB’s Great American Cleanup program celebrates it 20th anniversary in 2018, and as the … Continue reading

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New Jail Proposition on April 2018 Ballot

Benton County voters will soon have opportunity to approve a proposal for construction of a long-awaited and desperately-needed new jail, or to reject it for a second time, keeping the status quo which for health, safety and security reasons is unacceptable. The 162-year old building has been the subject of … Continue reading

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Small Business Victory

The National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) is celebrating an important victory for small business: the August 31, 2017 permanent injunction ordered by U.S. District Court Judge Amos Mazzant against the Overtime Final Rule published by the Obama Administration’s Department … Continue reading

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Coming Soon: The Great American Eclipse

On Monday, August 21, 2017 a solar eclipse will approach Oregon’s coast around 9 a.m. and reach totality by approximately 10:16 a.m., Pacific Time. The ‘Path of Totality’ arcs across the 48 states (CONUS), until approximately 5:04 p.m., Eastern Time. Skies … Continue reading

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Batting a Thousand!

A recent discovery that the bat colony inhabiting the attic of the county sheriff’s department numbers over one thousand has raised serious concerns about the health and safety of deputies working in the second-floor offices. That bats are and have … Continue reading

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