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|Friday, December 16, 2011|
The Prineville City Council voted unanimously to annex 160 acres of land where Apple is considering building a data center.
But tax concerns may delay a decision on the project, and the company is apparently considering sites elsewhere in the state, too.
Apple, which goes by the code name "Maverick" in talks with regional officials, did not respond Thursday to an inquiry on its activity. Maverick had sought the annexation so the city could provide water and sewer services to the prospective site, which sits on the bluff overlooking Prineville.
"We're still in discussions with the Maverick group," said city manager Steven Forrester. "I also have been told we're not the only location in Oregon that they're looking at."
Read more at OregonLive.com.
Wednesday, September 16, 2015
BY GREGG LEWIS | OP-ED
The issue of green-washing remains a significant challenge to those of us who would like to see the building sector in this country do more than make unverifiable claims of sustainability. Transparency about the impacts of a given material is the only way to allow designers to make intelligent choices when selecting building products.
Tuesday, October 06, 2015
BY CHRIS NOBLE
As we worked on the October cover, it became evident that Nick Symmonds is a hard man to catch — even when he’s not hotfooting it around a track.
Thursday, October 01, 2015
PHOTOS BY JASON E. KAPLAN
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Thursday, September 10, 2015
BY JACOB PALMER | DIGITAL NEWS EDITOR
The Oregon Office of Economic Analysis released a report on the vitality of rural Oregon this week. Media reports focused on the number of Californians moving to the "Timber Belt," but the document contained other interesting insights regarding regional challenges and successes.
Wednesday, September 30, 2015
The refugee crisis has put immigration and border issues on the front burner, in Europe and at home. In Oregon, attitudes toward illegal immigration haven’t changed dramatically since 2006.
Wednesday, August 19, 2015
BY KIM MOORE
A conversation with Chris Maples, president of the Oregon Institute of Technology.
Monday, September 28, 2015
BY TIM NEVILLE
Betty Roppe steers Prineville into the future.
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