Bankruptcies

Chapter 7 Filed Dec. 5 • Andrew L. Vaughn, 281 NW Outlook Vista Drive, Bend … Read more

Net Neutrality Protests Move Online, Yet Big Tech Is Quiet

Protests to preserve net neutrality, or rules that ensure equal access to the internet, migrated … Read more

China’s energy squeeze may mean higher prices

BEIJING — Homes, businesses and even hospitals across northern China are running short of natural … Read more

Pot testing lab ‘hit the ground running’ in Bend

Demand still growing for Juniper Analytics services

Juniper Analytics, one of 20 marijuana testing laboratories licensed by the Oregon Liquor Control Commission … Read more

For a computer that’s 4,000 times faster, Microsoft is going quantum

In the race to commercialize a new type of powerful computer, Microsoft has just pulled … Read more

Companies in U.S. plan to slow hiring, investment in 2018

U.S. companies expect their investment and hiring to grow at a slower pace in 2018, … Read more

Apple buys song-identifying app

SAN FRANCISCO — For nearly 10 years, Shazam has been something of a one-trick pony. … Read more

Cryptocurrency surges in 1st day of futures trading

Bitcoin prices surged Monday as contract futures for the cryptocurrency began trading Sunday evening on … Read more

Sony’s Bend Studio moves into new digs

Sony Interactive Entertainment’s Bend Studio has moved into its newly built office space at Crane … Read more

Redmond home prices rise in November

The median sale price of a single-family home in Redmond rose in November, bucking the … Read more

Deeds

Deschutes County • Donna D. Altig and Donna D. Schilla to Sarah W. Green, Pine … Read more

American towns fail to boom like they used to

Chicago in 1850 was a muddy frontier town of barely 30,000 people. Within two decades, … Read more

Property transactions for Deschutes County

Deschutes County • Bill and Cinda Oliver, trustees of the Billy R. & Cinda Oliver … Read more

Nonprofit veterans ranch taking a business turn

New CEO has experience with trade associations

The 19 acres of the Central Oregon Veterans Ranch, on rural 61st Street northeast of … Read more

The 2018 Ford Mustang GT trumps its Ecoboost model

If you’re interested in the new Mustang, and you’re going to take a test drive … Read more

As cattle grow, thinner cuts of meat emerge

If you’ve dined at a steakhouse recently or grilled rib-eye for dinner, you may have … Read more

More retailers are letting customers send digital gifts this holiday season

CHICAGO — It’s Christmas Eve; you still have gifts to buy, and as the hours … Read more

Central Oregon bitcoin believer talks up digital currency

Investing experts point to signs of mania

David Keyston of Crooked River Ranch discovered digital currency investing just nine months ago, and … Read more

Strong economy brings jobs

The economy’s vital signs are stronger than they have been in years. Companies are posting … Read more

O Christmas tree, O plastic Christmas tree

Christmas tree growers battle against popularity of artificial models

Millennials have earned a reputation for loving consumer products that are local and artisanal. So … Read more

Business people on the move

• Ken Patchett has been appointed to the board of directors of Cascade Divide Data … Read more

Light industrial building overlooks Empire Boulevard

Willis R. Brown Trust63052 Layton Ave., Bend

Owner: Willis R. Brown Trust General contractor: CS Construction Architect/engineer: LB Engineering Inc. Details: A … Read more

Deschutes County civil suits

Filed Nov. 29 17CV52186 — Gail Anglin v. BD Bend II LLC, complaint, $950,000 Filed … Read more

Briefing

The Interior Department is delaying an Obama-era regulation aimed at restricting methane emissions from oil … Read more

For California renters on the edge, paying housing costs often takes more than half their income

For California renters on the edge, paying housing costs often takes more than half their income

LOS ANGELES — Even before their latest rent increase, Barbie Thompson and her husband, Juan, … Read more

Madras puts out request for brewery proposals

March deadline to apply; city offers incentives

The Madras Redevelopment Commission approved a request for proposals Wednesday aimed at brewers who’ve expressed … Read more

LeadMethod raises $1 million

Seattle’s Acequia Capital leads seed funding round

The Bend software company LeadMethod has raised $1 million in venture capital, which will help … Read more

The cost of caregiving: ‘a sacrifice for our entire family’

Adult children balance financial disruptions while caring for parents

Alantris Muhammad says there was no question that she would leave her job after her … Read more

Business dispatches

• St. Charles Health System awarded more than $50,000 in Your Life Matters suicide prevention … Read more

Les Schwab Tire Centers saw partial win in court order

Multnomah judge denied company motion in November

Les Schwab Tire Centers counts as a partial win the latest round in the legal … Read more

Google blocks YouTube on Amazon devices

Alphabet’s Google pulled support for its YouTube video service from Amazon.com’s streaming-media devices, citing the … Read more

The dilemma facing brick-and-mortar stores

To compete with e-commerce, retailers need to boost customer service, but that costs money

Brick-and-mortar retailers hoping to fend off Amazon.com need to deploy the one weapon that could … Read more

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