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Working for a better Benton County

Working for a better Benton County

The 2040 Thriving Community Initiative seeks to build resiliency in Benton County
Jordyn Gregory, News Contributor
April 10, 2023

Community leaders have identified Core Values from the input of Benton County residents to use as a guiding light towards a healthier future in the 2040 Thriving Community Initiative. Based on these...

An elderly couple to the side of a map of Oregon, with Klamath County highlighted in blue to represent its Blue Zone status. The unofficial term of a blue zone means that the area has a high quality of life resulting in residents in the area living longer lives.

Benton County currently has no plans to become a Blue Zone

Jordyn Gregory, News Contributor
April 5, 2023

While there may be rumors that Benton County is considering becoming a Blue Zone, at this time they are not, however they still have potential to earn that title.  A Blue Zone is an unofficial term...

Oregon State House Committee Considering Education Bill

Oregon State House Committee Considering Education Bill

Jordyn Gregory, News Contributor
April 3, 2023

Under consideration by the Oregon State House Committee: the Interstate Teaching Mobility Compact (Senate Bill 279) — a bill that would help combat the teacher shortage. Already passed by the Senate...

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