Mt. Jefferson Wilderness fire closes trails

Smoke can be seen from Highway 22

Several trails in the Mt. Jefferson Wilderness have been closed following the eruption of a … Read more

Drowning is Bend’s 1st since 2012

Girl reported missing in Monday incident in Bend found safe

Bend Police said Monday the man who drowned in the Deschutes River on Sunday after … Read more

Deschutes County to allow anonymous pot complaints

Changes coming to marijuana grows in Deschutes County

Deschutes County will make it easier for residents who are concerned about marijuana production on … Read more

Prineville man shot following altercation with son

A Prineville man is hospitalized after his son shot him several times following an altercation, … Read more

No charges for man arrested for nursing home arson

Deschutes County District Attorney John Hummel is declining to charge the 73-year-old Bend man previously … Read more

Lawsuit seeks $350,000 from Summit Saloon

Claims staff refused to step in during assault

A $350,000 lawsuit filed against The Summit Saloon and Stage claims that bar security staff … Read more

Blue-green algae advisory for Odell Lake

Toxins from blue-green algae have appeared in Odell Lake, the Oregon Health Authority announced Monday. … Read more

Plan will displace hundreds of homeless near Redmond

Management plan begins with road closures east of city

Hundreds of homeless people could be displaced as the result of a cleanup effort on … Read more

Bend dam rated high hazard

North Canal Diversion Dam is in populated area

A 105-year-old dam in Bend is on a list of 17 Oregon dams rated as … Read more

Man dies in Deschutes River

Man had jumped from First Street Rapids bridge

A man died Sunday after jumping in to the Deschutes River from the footbridge at … Read more

Around the state

Teacher sex abuse lawsuit — An alleged victim has filed a civil lawsuit against Jeffrey … Read more

Warm Deschutes good for playing, bad for fish

River temperatures rise as the summer progresses

Ask any Central Oregonian how to beat the heat during the summer, and odds are … Read more

Deschutes County government’s other role: landlord

113,000 square feet of county space have non-county tenants

While Deschutes County offers a wide variety of public services to its citizens, it can’t … Read more

Greenthumbs get a gander at gardens

Garden tour allows attendees to view, learn about plants

In the shady confines of one suburban yard in northwest Bend, a surprising array of … Read more

Central Oregon students head to NASA

At space design competition, robotics skills may be a plus

After a successful school year that included a trip to the world championship robotics competition … Read more

Clean air plan diluted by regulators

PORTLAND — Oregon’s polluters have again drastically diluted an effort to clean up toxic air … Read more

Education notes

Teen feats • Jared C. Decker, of Troop 90 in Bend, earned his Eagle Scout … Read more

Pot grower works to rebuild life after attack

One of state’s most recognized marijuana cultivators tells story of robbery, torture

MEDFORD — On a frosty night in December, James Bowman was alone and overcome with … Read more

Dam removal should boost fish passage

PENDLETON — Work has started to remove a dam in Eastern Oregon that blocks salmon, … Read more

U.S. women hope to join European counterparts on battlefields in 1917

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

Around the State

Man sues church for alleged abuse PORTLAND — A former altar boy at a Portland … Read more

Business uses beetles to clean hunting trophies

LYLE, Wash. — The idea of beetles stripping flesh from bones sounds like the plot … Read more

Police seize 5 pounds of cocaine in traffic stop

Washington man arrested near La Pine

Police found more than 5 pounds of cocaine during a traffic stop Thursday south of … Read more

Bend-La Pine seeks retiree’s expertise, offers $34,000 position

Former superintendent will collect PERS, plus salary

One longtime Central Oregon educator who retired last month isn’t actually saying goodbye just yet. … Read more

Redmond city councilor found in violation of ethics code

Investigation concluded ‘misuse of office,’ personal gain

A Redmond city councilor will contest findings by the Oregon Government Ethics Commission, which concluded … Read more

Downtown markings aim to help bikes, cars share road

New marks added to Wall, Bond streets

New markings on Wall and Bond streets downtown aim to help bicyclists and drivers share … Read more

USA Cycling says gender disparity in prize purse is ‘cultural thing’

Most races staged in Europe, where cycling is more male-dominated

A USA Cycling spokesman Friday offered some reasons for the original prize-purse disparity between the … Read more

News of Record: Police log

Police Log The Bulletin will update items in the Police Log when such a request … Read more

Man who made threats at mosque is released

EUGENE — A man who threatened worshipers at an Oregon mosque has pleaded guilty to … Read more

Around the state

Suspected attacker captured — A man wanted by police for an attack that left a … Read more

Multimillion dollar overhaul for homeless shelter

Bethlehem Inn capacity to increase to nearly 150 beds

Heavy equipment started demolishing a building at the Bethlehem Inn on Thursday, the first step … Read more

Testimony: Lara said he “silenced” Sawyer

Hearings in murder case wrap up for now

A Salem woman who police say was kidnapped by Edwin Lara was heard in court … Read more

Agencies investigating whether military training sparked fires

PLUSH — Federal and state agencies are investigating if there was a link between a … Read more

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