Editorial: Make it easier for the public to participate in their government | Opinion

If you wanted to, you can watch Deschutes County Commission and Bend City Council meetings from home. That was true even before the pandemic.

Spoiler alert! They tend to be low wattage. Exceptions do happen. Debates can get feisty. Public testimony can be passionate and compelling. A Bend City Council meeting did burst into song. And taxes, zoning, parking, homelessness, policing and other things that can have a major impact

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Transylvania’s PumpkinMania and fall fest go virtual; even more chances for public to participate

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ/Transy Public Affairs) – Transylvania University’s PumpkinMania, a pumpkin-carving event and display, and Alumni Fall Festival are going virtual this month instead of happening in person.

The annual events will feature online activities — including an opportunity to share photos of jack-o’-lanterns — with the larger community.

“While we look forward every year to the opportunity to bring our neighbors onto our campus for PumpkinMania and the Alumni

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See The World From Home: Participate In Discoverlist’s Travel From Home’s Virtual Travel Event – Press Release

In a historical time where the very-traveled millennial has to quarantine and is anxiously waiting to get back on a plane, Discoverlist, the travel app for millennials, hosts the first edition of its virtual travel event on Saturday 15th August 2020. The ninety minute long virtual event began at 2:00pm EST and opened attendees to the idea of virtual traveling. Discoverlist’s travel community from around the world came together

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More Residents Refusing To Participate In Contact Tracing

HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, FL — While Hillsborough County’s positive test rates for coronavirus continue to soar, health officials say their ability to trace the coronavirus has declined, placing the county at a major disadvantage in combating the spread of the virus.

That was the word from Dr. Douglas Holt, director of the Florida Department of Health in Hillsborough County, speaking to members of the Hillsborough County Emergency Policy Group Thursday.


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