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Former County Commission Candidate served in Defamation of Character case against local Entrepreneur

News Release Former Deschutes County Commissioner Candidate Amy Thompson (formerly known as Amy Lowes) faces $1.3 million lawsuit for violations of Mutual Non-Disparagement Agreement; OPB also named in suit for Defamation of Character Peter Lowes seeks $1.3 million for the “irreparable financial and reputational harm” caused by Amy Thompson’s repeated breaches of the parties’ mutual […]

Hola’s Final Straw for Eco Cause

(Hola! founder Peter Lowes) The local Hola group of restaurants is taking an environmental, stand with the announcement that it will be switching to biodegradable compostable straws in each of its Central Oregon locations. The popular Mexican-Peruvian cuisine chain is championing the fight against the use of plastic straws, as environmental activists estimate some 500 […]