Cutting edge heart procedure increasing at St. Charles Bend

Transcatheter aortic valve replacement is minimally invasive

When Lee Williams went to the hospital for an aortic valve replacement last week, his … Read more

Lawyer stuns courtroom, judge by quitting case mid-hearing

Former DA representing Dylan Sullivan angers judge, exits courthouse

A Portland defense attorney and former elected prosecutor stunned a Deschutes County courtroom Wednesday when … Read more

Driver who killed teen while texting back in jail for violating driving ban

Erik MacKenzie Conn was stopped last summer while driving a motorcycle

Erik MacKenzie Conn, convicted in 2012 of causing a fatal collision while text messaging, reported … Read more

PGE employee takes own life at facility in Madras

A Portland General Electric employee took his own life with a single gunshot to his … Read more

Photo: He’s 91 and still hitting the slopes

On his 100th day of skiing at Mt. Bachelor this season, Darrell Price, 91, of … Read more

Glider pilot forced to land on U.S. Highway 97 near Sunriver

A glider pilot was forced to make an emergency landing Tuesday afternoon on U.S. Highway … Read more

Demolition to begin soon on original Les Schwab headquarters

Company brought jobs to Prineville in a time of needs, community says

After moving the Les Schwab Tire Centers headquarters from Prineville to Juniper Ridge in Bend … Read more

Police radio troubles linked to panels facing the wrong way

Instances of dropped, missing or garbled calls still occur almost daily

Antennas on the roof of St. Charles Bend as part of a troubled $5 million … Read more

Bend residents burned in hash oil explosion

Two Bend residents were seriously burned and a 3-year-old avoided injury Monday evening after an … Read more

Officials: Progress made on Oregon rape-kit backlog

SALEM— A backlog of rape kits in Oregon is a year away from being eliminated … Read more

Prineville man arrested for copper wire theft

A Prineville man was arrested Sunday for allegedly stealing more than $10,000 worth of copper … Read more

Redmond park wins upgrade from Trail Blazers

One of the oldest city parks in Redmond will receive funding for an all-abilities playground … Read more

Police: Boy, 17, on ecstasy when he stabbed girl, fought police

A 17-year-old Bend boy had taken ecstasy before he stabbed a girl and scuffled with … Read more

Man arrested after alleged Dairy Queen robbery attempt

A Newberg man was arrested one day after allegedly attempting to rob the La Pine … Read more

Around the state

Cougar, found in motel, euthanized — A cougar was euthanized by state wildlife officials after … Read more

News of record: Police log

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

Bend’s Community Center to reopen for seniors in 2019

Council on Aging now owns Fifth Street building

Bend’s Community Center, which closed in February, will reopen early next year with new management … Read more

Three killed in Millican Road crash

Wet conditions a factor in head-on with Les Schwab semi

Three people were killed Sunday night when the car they were riding in collided south … Read more

Sisters airport sues ODOT over demand to repay grant

ODOT files counter suit, demands entire grant amount to be repaid

After a year of failed negotiations, the Oregon Department of Transportation demanded that the Sisters … Read more

PETA billboard near Madras to memorialize calves killed in crash

Animal rights org claims cattle suffer during transport

Roadside memorials to honor crash victims are nothing new. But the People for the Ethical … Read more

News of record: Police log

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

Cutting and leaving juniper may exacerbate invasive grass problem

ONTARIO — Agencies are spending hundreds of millions of dollars on juniper removal in an … Read more

Viewing platform back open at Multnomah Falls

PORTLAND — Multnomah Falls’ lower viewing platform opened Monday to the public for the first … Read more

Redmond plans open house on Canal Boulevard construction

Redmond residents are invited to a public open house that will focus on improvements to … Read more

City’s aim to house all homeless kids proves too lofty

PORTLAND — For four months, Katie slept in a bunk bed in Portland’s largest shelter … Read more

Around the state

Judge causes damage breaking out of courtroom — A Western Oregon county judge inadvertently locked … Read more

Coalition pushes Bend to invest in central district

City sees area as a prime spot for mixed-use development

A coalition of landowners, businesses, neighborhood associations and nonprofits is pushing the city of Bend … Read more

Historical society hopes to create a museum in Sisters

Despite a rich history, Sisters doesn’t have a place to showcase its past

Before it became a Western-themed tourist destination, Sisters was considered a rugged outpost. It was … Read more

Officials seize 53 dogs from La Pine home

Animal welfare officials and the Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office seized 53 dogs Friday from a … Read more

Jason Chinchen’s designs define local music scene

Local artist, musician is a go-to for logos, album art, more

Strange Rover’s raven is hard for Bend music fans to miss. Since the four-piece doom … Read more

Crook County School District announces final two candidates for superintendent

The board hopes to have a decision made by the first week of April

The Crook County School District board of directors has narrowed its search to two candidates … Read more

Runners brave snowfall at St. Patrick’s Day Dash

From wigs to tutus, race along the Deschutes River was a parade of green

Runners dressed in green tutus, tights and hats braved a Saturday morning snowfall to take … Read more

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