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Bring your bucket to Newport Avenue Market this Saturday and get some free compost.  The Market, along with Deschutes Recycling is hosting the free giveaway for the second time.

 

Spokesperson Allyn Jeans says the Market began composting all the produce, food and floral scraps that they couldn't sell and have found their trash has been reduced by about 60%.

 

She says the giveaway is to help people learn more about composting.  "I think the big thing was just seeing the change in our habits and really cutting down on waste. And seeing a product come full circle, allowing customers to see, and even employees see that process."

 

Jeans says the event begins at 10 a.m. Saturday and ends when all the compost is gone.  You must bring your own 5 gallon bucket for the compost.

Help Puerto Rico

Most organizations are asking for cash, rather than supplies, so they can route help to where it’s needed most more quickly. Here are some of the largest groups with campaigns underway:

 

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  • Click on the link for the latest conditions on the mountain passes.

 

  • Intersection of NW Broadway Street and NW Delaware for waterline replacement project, road closures with detours clearly marked for thru traffic, 7 a.m. – 4 p.m. daily with roads opened nightly. Motorists are encouraged to avoid this area and use Bond Street and Wall Street.

 

  • Nels Anderson Road between Nels Anderson Place and Brandis Court, single northbound shoulder closure will be in effect, two-way traffic to be maintained. Project completion expected December 2017.