Harney County transit bus
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Eastern Oregon public transit helps communities thrive

Public transit is alive and well in eastern Oregon’s Harney County. It wasn’t too long ago that the financial picture there was pretty cloudy, but today the transit system’s skies have cleared. Here’s how it […]

Carter Construction
Essentially ODOT

ODOT contractors keep Oregon’s economy moving

The COVID-19 pandemic is disrupting life around the world – and Oregon is no exception. Businesses have found smart, safe ways to get the job done while meeting the unprecedented challenge of keeping a highly […]

Here is an example of a street in Milton-Freewater near Gib Olinger Elementary that will get sidewalks so youngsters can walk to and from school safely.
Capable stewards

It’s a train! A plane! A… walking school bus?

The pioneer spirit is alive and well in the eastern Oregon community of Milton-Freewater. The school district here has implemented a unique program called a “walking school bus,” and residents young and old are responding […]