Introduction by Patric Hedlund, TME
In 2006-2007 a building boom was on. Power tools could be heard from morning to night. Real estate was hot. Young families were moving in as year-round residents. Local realtors estimated the population in this region at about 11,000. We were eager to see the next census. But then the recession hit. The census came in at 8,654 (up from 7,225 in year 2000). As many as 20% of the people living in the rural reaches of the…(please see below to view full stories and photographs)
Kathleen Weinstein is a retired nurse living in Pine Mountain Club.
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