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It will increase Bend's room tax to 10.4 percent and Deschutes County's room tax to 8 percent.

 

Mike Shiel with the Deschutes County Fairgrounds Board -- is grateful for the support.

 

"Well, obviously extremely pleased.  We've been working on this for a long time and quite frankly, I didn't know if it would happen.  But it did.  A lot of great people worked on it and I'm thrilled beyond belief."

 

More than 60 percent of the electorate voted for both room tax increases.

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.