App maker polishes his pitch for BVC

Startup founder polishes pitch

A mechanical engineer who would prefer to be home working, Matt Smith does not consider … Read more

Flight school bringing 150 students to Redmond Airport

Hillsboro Aero Academy leaving Prineville after four years

Hillsboro Aero Academy plans on moving its Prineville Airport flight school to the Redmond Airport … Read more

LeadMethod wins $500,000 at Bend Venture Conference

Software company plans expansion

Bend software maker LeadMethod walked away from the Bend Venture Conference on Friday with four … Read more

Deschutes County civil suits

Filed Oct. 13 17CV44845 — Jennifer Holland v. Sarah Reynolds-Jackson and Joshua Chambers, complaint, $257,317.34 … Read more

Haunted by Black Monday, Wall Street in record territory

No recession, lower interest rates and stock discounts

Tim Duy was a freshman in an introductory course in economics at the University of … Read more

Athletic Club of Bend for sale

The owners of the Athletic Club of Bend have put the west-side property up for … Read more

Target is remodeling to stay in competition

NEW YORK — As Target Corp. continues to be a big believer in stores, the … Read more

Jet-makers prepare for a world with pilotless air taxis

Years after Detroit’s auto companies joined the race to develop self-driving cars, the world’s biggest … Read more

Central Oregon fuel prices: a list

Central Oregon fuel prices Price per gallon for regular unleaded gas and diesel, as posted … Read more

Business dispatches

• You Matter Signs owner Judi Geiss won the $1,000 Awesome Bend Pitch Night award … Read more

Venture Out names winning companies

Rugged Thread, a Bend company that repairs outdoor gear, received the largest award Wednesday night … Read more

Apps could help in predicting, surviving disasters

SAN JOSE, Calif. — When the next big earthquake strikes the Bay Area, millions will … Read more

Trading engineering for T-shirts

Former engineer decided to put his creativity to the test

RALEIGH, N.C. — When Mike Nye opened a cart in a Raleigh-area shopping mall, he … Read more

Pacific Power crews helping in Northern California

Sixteen Pacific Power crew members from Grants Pass, Medford, Bend, Portland and Yreka, California, are … Read more

OnBoard Dynamics partners with global manufacturer

Linamar will produce OnBoard’s natural-gas fueling unit

OnBoard Dynamics has inked a multimillion-dollar agreement with Canadian manufacturer Linamar, which will produce the … Read more

Smartphones are killing Americans, but nobody's counting

Jennifer Smith doesn’t like the term “accident.” It implies too much chance and too little … Read more

Bankruptcies

Chapter 7 Filed Oct. 11 • Christopher G. Pierson, 19873 Duck Call Lane, Bend Filed … Read more

Bend architectural firm building a brewery specialty

Ascent Architecture’s founder is also a homebrewer

Seth Anderson, founder and principal architect at Ascent Architecture and Interiors has one rule when … Read more

Microsoft, feds in email privacy showdown

U.S. Supreme Court to decide on forcing technology firms to provide data held abroad

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to decide whether federal prosecutors can force … Read more

A healthy economy can shorten life spans

The health of a nation’s economy and the health of its people are connected, but … Read more

U.S. warns Wi-Fi is vulnerable to hackers

A top federal government cybersecurity watchdog issued an advisory on Monday, warning users to update … Read more

Daimler plans new structure for truck business

FRANKFURT, Germany — German automaker Daimler says it is moving toward implementing a new structure … Read more

In latest NAFTA discussions, division growing on the vine

Tony DiMare, a third-generation Florida tomato grower, has spent two decades contending with cheap Mexican … Read more

Dressbarn rebrands stores as Roz & Ali

The Dressbarn at Bend Factory Stores is one of 52 stores that have been converted … Read more

Property transactions for Deschutes County

Deschutes County • Cater Enterprises LLC to Margaret A. Cifonelli, Adams Street Commons, Lots 8 … Read more

A fond farewell to AOL Instant Messenger, 1997-2017

An internet era will end Dec. 15 when AIM, the instant messaging program started in … Read more

Predicting the death of the mall

Back in February, J.C. Penney said it planned to close down about 140 struggling stores. … Read more

Clean Power Plan repeal is largely a nonissue in Oregon

All sides agree: Coal train left the station

The move Tuesday by Scott Pruitt, administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, to roll … Read more

2018 Lexus LC 500 helps redefine brand

With the 2018 LC 500, Lexus now has a thrilling sports coupe. Yet the market … Read more

Kiosks knock out hassle of returning online purchases

Maria Butt’s Long Island apartment is stacked with items she wishes she hadn’t bought online … Read more

Nordstrom’s newest store sports no clothing racks

LOS ANGELES — The latest addition to the Nordstrom roster looks nothing like a department … Read more

Property transactions for Deschutes County

Deschutes County • Steve J. and Mary R. Davenport to Jim D. and Debra D. … Read more

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