Prescott

small-town politics
1:00 pm
Mon November 25, 2013

Meet the Homegrown Politicians Who Run a Tiny Northwest Town

Most of the streets in Prescott converge here.
Chris Lehman

Every morning, Jim Larson takes a walk around town. Down to the railroad tracks. Up the hill behind City Hall. There's hardly a sound.

The silence is not unusual for a weekday morning in Larson’s small town of Prescott, Oregon. There’s not even a morning rush hour.  

“No, because there isn't that many people even that work anymore, either,” Larson said. “Everybody up this hill that I live on, from my house up. Nobody works here; they're all retired."

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