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Current Deschutes County District Attorney Patrick Flaherty and his challenger John Hummel were aksed in a recent debate their feelings on legalizing pot.

 

John Hummel says he'll enforce the law.

 

"The community tells you what the law is and the community trusts you to enforce it.  Whatever the marijuana law is is what we'll enforce. If it's legal, it will obviously be easier to enforce. What's my personal position?  I'm concerned."

 

Current D.A. Flaherty believes it will result in more deadly accidents.

 

"I believe as DA and also my personal belief that it would be baleful, not healthy for our community to legalize marijuana.  That's because I see all  the driving under the influence cases.  We can predict that there wil  be more DUII, more vehiclular assaults and more mangled bodies in cars."

 

Flaherty also has concerns about increasing the availability of marijuana to children and what they will mean in terms of addiction and brain development.

 

 

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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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