Real estate agent pleads guilty to forgery

Michelle Marie Anderson was with Artisan Realty Group

A Sisters real estate broker pleaded guilty Wednesday to forgery in the first degree, a … Read more

New kind of tech job pushes for skills over a degree

ROCKET CENTER, W.Va. — A few years ago, Sean Bridges lived with his mother, Linda, … Read more

As other streaming apps struggle, Apple Music lowers its prices

CUPERTINO, Calif. — Apple’s latest move to corner the music streaming market came quietly but … Read more

Building permits for city of Bend and Deschutes County

City of Bend • Hayden Homes LLC, 20392 SE Lois Way, $181,808 • Travis B. … Read more

Surfer-owned nutrition company to break ground in Sisters

Laird Superfood makes alternative powdered creamer

A health-food company backed by surfer Laird Hamilton expects to break ground in July on … Read more

Seven Peaks Ventures seeking $30 million for new fund

Bend-based Seven Peaks Ventures is launching a new venture capital fund, according to a recent … Read more

Natural food movement isn’t just for humans

CHICAGO — Lisa Senafe used to buy the most expensive pet food she could find, … Read more

Google fined record $2.7 billion in EU antitrust ruling

Google suffered a major blow Tuesday after European antitrust officials fined the search giant a … Read more

Bankruptcies

Chapter 7 Filed June 20 • Oren F. and Samantha L. Allison, 1757 Forest Ridge … Read more

Gary North has always been building

R&H Construction VP took 25 years to reach Bend

Gary North started in the construction industry at an early age. So he’s concerned, he … Read more

Property transactions for Deschutes County

Deschutes County • Roger E. Jolma and Rebecca A. Fisher to Alex C. Gillon and … Read more

Your credit score could soon improve

About 12 million people will get a lift in their credit scores next month as … Read more

How a rising minimum wage affects jobs in Seattle

Three years ago, Seattle became one of the first jurisdictions in the nation to embrace … Read more

‘Amazon is an octopus’ — but remember when it only did books?

When Jeff Bezos first launched Amazon.com in 1994, he gave himself a 30 percent chance … Read more

Small aircraft populate Deschutes County

Hobbyists and corporate jet travelers fill skies over Bend

A commercial airline pilot, Mike McGinn discovered Central Oregon in 1989 when he was based … Read more

2017 Mini Cooper Clubman is no mouse

My first drive in a Mini was in Paris in the late 1970s. It was … Read more

Will electric buses juice California’s economy?

LOS ANGELES — Tesla’s Elon Musk transformed electric cars into objects of desire. Can Proterra … Read more

Slime time: Homemade goo is big business

DIY enthusiasts capitalize on the trend that shows no signs of ending

“Slime is about the noise,” said Goldie Bronson, a Los Angeles fifth-grader. “Most people like … Read more

OR Treasurer hears development pitch

Read trip included OSU-Cascades campus tour

Improving Oregon’s competitive standing in the economic and educational arenas means putting values before money, … Read more

Flying boat lands in Prineville

Seattle engineers revived familiar aircraft design

PRINEVILLE — A trio of Seattle engineers landed at the Prineville Airport on Friday to … Read more

Property transactions for Deschutes County

Deschutes County • Brian D. and Kristin E. Marshall to Erin K. Gage-Fitzpatrick and Christopher … Read more

Business people on the move

• Ryan Culp is the new Sunriver and La Pine area economic development director for … Read more

Filed June 15 17CV25084 — Ally Financial Inc. v. Stephen R. A. Vierra, complaint, $14,809.42. … Read more

Hotel developer eyes Third Street site

Hotel group would add Holiday Inn Express

A Springfield hotel developer hopes to build a Holiday Inn Express on South Third Street, … Read more

LaLonde named Deschutes CEO

In reality, the chief exec since 2010

Deschutes Brewery named Michael LaLonde the president and CEO of the company Wednesday, making a … Read more

Grocery shoppers gain edge

Low-cost rivals force traditional stores to cut prices

It’s a rough time to be a grocery store, with competition from new rivals squeezing … Read more

A shot at $1B

George Clooney’s ‘perfect’ tequila company is making him even richer

But almost by accident, it did. On Wednesday, spirits giant Diageo bought Casamigos for up … Read more

Shkreli, readies for trial: ‘I’m so innocent’

Martin Shkreli, former hedge fund manager, “pharma bro” and self-styled all-around bad boy, sat in … Read more

Business dispatches

• Central Oregon Shooting Sports Association is hosting an open house from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. … 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

The internet mauls malls

Online shopping’s one-click convenience is destroying retail outlets across the country

LOS ANGELES — Allenby Arakielian, a longtime resident of Los Angeles’ Eagle Rock neighborhood, remembers … Read more

Building permits for city of Bend and Deschutes County

City of Bend • Northpointe Holdings Inc., 63842 Hunters Circle, $208,706 • Pahlisch Homes Inc., … Read more

Fired employee sues Broken Top Club

Muslim plaintiff alleges discriminatory labor practices

A former employee of Broken Top Club, the private golf course and restaurant in southwest … Read more

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