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A few customers showed up today at one of Bend's marijuana sharing clubs, but afternoon customers were greeted by a locked door at Central Oregon Alternative Therapy  (COAT) on Division Street. Paul McCord of Bend has smoked marijuana for 20-years: “I have arthritis bad, bad arthritis and I am here to get some medical marijuana.” When asked if it helps: “Absolutely, absolutely, I am in terrible pain all the time and it really, really does help.” Neighboring businesses have mixed reaction. Victoria Collier works for flex force. “Definitely gonna be a negative thing for our company and for Arc-Point as well. We are both drug free, so having people coming and getting marijuana next door will not be a positive thing for us.” But Gary Sobala of Rival Sports Club Bar and Grill is willing to give "COAT" time to see if they will be a good neighbor he says he has talked to 50 people and only one percent have a problem with it. 

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

 

  • I-84,Troutdale MP 17 - 62, in the Coumbia Gorge remains closed. The highway is closed EB at Exit 17 in Troutdale. Trucks use US-26 to OR-35 as an alternate route.

 

  • Construction at 27th Street . Northbound Lane Closed from Ferguson to Bear Creek.  Detour in place.

 

  • 27th and Bear Creek Rd intersection varying traffic control changes

 

  • O.B. Riley Road South-bound lane closed south of Mervin Samples Rd (12/17)