Deschutes County Commission candidates talk land use, growth

Republican and Democratic candidates participate in forum

All six candidates for the Deschutes County Commission took questions on land use and growth … Read more

More controlled burns scheduled near Bend

Shevlin Park burn planned for Wednesday

Another sunny morning brought more smoke from prescribed fires to Bend on Tuesday, and Bendites … Read more

Gov. Brown calls special session for small business tax cut

GOP legislator dismisses May 21 session as “political theater”

SALEM — Gov. Kate Brown has called a special one-day session of the Legislature for … Read more

Controlled burn shrouds Bend in smoke Monday morning

Forest Service plans smaller burn Tuesday

Nearly four months before the heart of wildfire season, thousands of Bend residents woke up … Read more

Retired cop, 79, pistol-whips, subdues naked intruder

Former California Highway Patrol officer kept man at bay with unloaded gun

A retired cop tried to shoot a naked intruder early Monday, but he’d forgotten to … Read more

Century Center asks court to weigh in on city-imposed permit limit

Petition says Bend City Council lacked authority

Attorneys for a Bend business that frequently hosts concerts are asking a Deschutes County Circuit … Read more

Massage therapist gets 4½ years for sex abuse

Christopher Rosario denies everything: ‘The truth is on my side’

Christopher Randolph Rosario took no responsibility and he made no apologies Monday at his sentencing … Read more

Capitol roundup: ‘Oregon Promise’ college grants to reach more students

Meanwhile, Oregon faces a marijuana glut and a prominent Republican makes an endorsement

SALEM — Good news for community college students, bad news for legal marijuana sellers, a … Read more

Effort seeks to void gun control in Deschutes County

Proposed measure would bar local officials from enforcing restrictions

Some residents in Deschutes County are asking voters to support a proposed ballot measure that … Read more

Prineville man arrested in home break-in

Kevin Hurley allegedly kicked in door, jumped on bed

Prineville resident Kevin P. Hurley, 30, was arrested early Friday after a suspected home invasion. … Read more

Bend reducing speed limit on Shevlin Park Road

The city of Bend plans to reduce the speed limit on a mile-long stretch of … Read more

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Bend teen becomes sixth in family to earn Eagle Scout

Teen’s late father dreamed that all his sons would earn the honor

Reaching the rank of Eagle Scout, the highest achievement in the Boy Scouts of America, … Read more

Piping project coming to Tumalo

Project could save more than 800 million gallons of water annually

One of Central Oregon’s most ambitious canal piping projects to date, which could ultimately conserve … Read more

Forest Service ignites controlled burn Sunday

Firefighters with the U.S. Forest Service ignited a controlled burn Sunday near the Rimrock Trailhead … Read more

Police: Telecom employee was selling meth from home

Gabriel Walker kept pistol in child safety seat

A Madras man with an office job was arrested this month on suspicion of selling … Read more

Redmond armed robbery suspect arrested after short chase

The US Cellular store in Redmond was robbed at gunpoint Saturday evening, and police arrested … Read more

Adair, Baney face off in Republican primary for Deschutes County Commission spot

Candidates share opinions on marijuana operations, taxes and more

The Republican primary for a Deschutes County Commission seat pits the commission’s longest-serving member, three-term … Read more

Tube-like creatures are invading Northwest coasts for 2nd year

PORTLAND — They’re back. A lot of them. And they’re reproducing. The invasion of the … Read more


Compiled by Don Hoiness from archived copies of The Bulletin at Deschutes County Historical Society. … Read more

Education notes

Teen feats • Jared Durham, of Troop 9119 in Redmond, earned his Eagle Scout rank … Read more

Iraqi boy back in Oregon for medical treatment

PORTLAND — Ten years after a life-saving medical trip to Portland, an Iraqi boy has … Read more

Woman breathes easier after lung transplant

ROSEBURG — Jennifer Myers of Roseburg can breathe easier now that a double lung transplant … Read more

GOP hopefuls running for chance at Gov. Brown

Winner hopes to end decades of Democrat dominance

The May 15 election is almost here. The secretary of state has mailed the voters’ … Read more

Colorful crowd joins in Bend’s Earth Day parade

Children dressed as animals, people brought their dogs, one girl rode a unicycle

In a visual celebration of Earth Day and all the planet’s creatures, hundreds of people … Read more

Quota system could be coming to Central Oregon wilderness areas

Forest Service holding meetings on proposed actions in Bend, Sisters

The U.S. Forest Service took another step this week toward addressing overuse in some of … Read more

Heard about Bend’s poor air quality? Breathe easy.

Report evaluated Central Oregon’s air using only Prineville data

Does Bend really have the 26th worst air pollution among the top 201 cities in … Read more

Central Oregon students walk out to fight gun violence

A National School Walkout to bring awareness to gun violence took place Friday at schools … Read more

Bend could increase sewer fees, developer charges to pay for major roads

Bend homeowners and developers would split the cost of completing Empire Avenue and Murphy Road … Read more

Around the state

Murder charges dismissed — A judge has dismissed murder charges against two teenagers who were … Read more

Fire destroys Crook River Ranch home

An apparent flue fire that spread to the attic destroyed a Crooked River Ranch manufactured … Read more

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