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May 12, 2022

Mayor of Bend resigns, citing stress

Associated Press

SALEM, Ore. — The mayor of Bend, Oregon, a mountain town that has seen a population boom due to its recreational opportunities and scenery, called it quits on Monday, citing stresses from the pandemic, wildfires and homelessness.

“So many historic changes in such a short time. I am simply exhausted,” Mayor Sally Russell wrote in an open letter. “It is in my own — and my family's — best interest to leave.”

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