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Bend Bulletin Article, December 17, 2021

January 13, 2022

View easement staves off development of land near Deschutes, for now By Michael Kohn

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Bend Bulletin Article, December 4, 2021

January 13, 2022

Opposition grows to land development south of Old Mill by Michael Kohn

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Neighborhood Update on COID Project, April 13, 2021

April 13, 2021

Dear Neighbors of Southern Crossing (SCNA), SouthWest Bend (SBNA), and Century West (CWNA) Neighborhood Associations: Some of you are learning about this project for the first time, while others have been actively involved in conversations for the past several months. This communication is meant to bring everyone up to the same level of knowledge regarding the potential development of the COID land consisting of 100 acres of open land and trails located between the Deschutes River and the westside Brookswood…

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Guest Column: How about a Shevlin South?

March 17, 2021

By: Judy Clinton Bend has an historic and unique opportunity to protect an area on the Deschutes River, like a Shevlin Park or Riley Ranch in the Southern part of town. Now it is Central Oregon Irrigation District (COID) land west of Brookswood Boulevard and east of Mt. Bachelor Village. This land is a needed refuge for people from all over town to hike, walk their dogs, enjoy big trees and the river, bike, run, bird watch or just sit…

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The Nitty Gritty Details

February 10, 2021

Dear Neighbors, Here is the email update I promised many of you who posted this month in NextDoor, who sent a request to be added to get email updates, and for those of you who have already been getting updates from me about Pahlisch wanting to build around 720 houses on the COID land.  I live near and recreate on this land just like you do and have been following this project for about 4 years.  In fact, it was…

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