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John Shepherd of Sisters has tried to get a permit to conduct farm weddings on his 200 acres in Sisters for four years.

 

He's spent thousands of dollars in fees, but still has no permit.

 

Now the county is saying if he is conducting church services in his home, he has to get a permit for that too.

 

Deschutes Community Development Department Director Nick Lelack  spoke with Lars Larson, who questioned whether you need a permit to have services in your home.

 

"That's a good question.  Our legal counsel is researching that.  What caught our attention is he and a member o the public said he registered his church with the Oregon Secretary of State's Office.  We have not ordered him to stop his services.  We're not taking any code enforcement at this time."

 

Shepherd says he holds services for about a dozen people at his home.

 

He has contacted a christian civil liberties group and claims a notice from the county accusing him of possibly violating county code, is a violation of his first amendment rights.

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King Solomon Lane closed between Ferguson Road and King David. (7/25)

 

Jones Road, full road closure between Bennington Lane and NE Butler Market Road. May 18 – August 18, local access only.
 

Oregon State University off-site improvements for intersection reconstruction, July 11 – August 3,    7 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., at intersection of Chandler Avenue and Yates Drive.

 

Orion Drive closed in two locations for sewer work; at the intersection with Avery Lane and between Desert Woods Drive and King Hezekiah Way.  From July 11 to Sept. 6. Detours marked.

 

Valhalla Sewer Relocation Project, Mt. Washington Drive at Shevlin Park Road intersection and North to Regency Street. Nighttime closures with detours marked during roundabout construction. Daytime closures for construction towards Regency Street.    7 p.m. – 7 a.m., July 11 – November.

 

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Murphy Road and Parrell Road closed with detours. (9/30)

 

Powell Butte Highway at Neff and Alfalfa Market Roads (8/31)

 
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