M.Kearns

M.Kearns

Domestic cats which are allowed to roam outside are natural born hunters and killers. Not only can they bring back viruses and diseases to their owners, it has been proven that they are responsible for the decimating of many species of birds, chipmunks, frogs, and other wild life.

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Due to the potential spread of Covid, and the fragility of our forests and lakes, all camping and boating should be prohibited. Tourists should also be turned away.

It is simply irresponsible that people think that they are not part of the problem or the cause. Protect our residents…

M.Kearns

It shows how over-populated and greedy we have become when housing is being planned on a dusty old mine which was formerly used as toxic dump with lead and cyanide. Thanks to the data centers sucking up all the clean groundwater north of here - access to clean water will be Oregon's limit…

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To anonymously report foreigners illegally working in the US (including foreigners on student visas who are working), you can send a letter to:

DHS ICE

1000 2nd Avenue Suite 2300

Seattle, WA 98104

Or anonymously report them to the tip line:

1-866-347-2423

M.Kearns

COCC will have the best dressed kids in town - that's for sure!

M.Kearns

What chemicals were being sprayed this time?

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How safe is this river water? Users should be cautioned. The water smells like sewage. Have you ever smelled yourself and your clothing after coming out? You and your gear need to be thoroughly clearned after being in this river.

People should know what levels of contaminants are in…

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I have noticed a large increase in tourists throughout Bend for many weeks. It has made my family wary to shop since tourists from big cities are now shopping in our stores and eating in our local restaurants. It just means a lot of locals might be staying away from these places longer.

M.Kearns

Clearly these folks are not concerned about contracting Covid-19 from one another, nor anything else from the river water. Lots of organisms naturally live in the water in addition to chemical runoff. Take biology and find out.

M.Kearns

I agree with all of this, and would like to add that another problem is that the snowpack has been melting too fast. It needs time to slowly melt to seep into the areas of historical recharge. Like streamflows, the slower moving streams are thought to have the most effect on recharge. The…