Long-overdue Bend sewer plant could be done in early 2019

Bend’s long-overdue sewer plant expansion could be completed by February 2019. The Bend City Council … Read more

Redmond’s Ridgeview offers nursing course

High schoolers can earn nursing assistant license with new program

REDMOND — If all goes as planned, come spring, 17-year-old Kailee Dyer will be graduating … Read more

Owner to sell Volcanic Theatre Pub in Bend

Century Center performance venue publicly listed this week

One of Bend’s busiest and most controversial music venues is for sale. Volcanic Theatre Pub … Read more

Eugene suffers rat explosion

Chickens and compost may be to blame

EUGENE — In late 2016, Eugene residents Jim and Sally Kocher began hearing strange knocking … Read more

Vera Katz escaped Nazis and helped shape modern Portland

PORTLAND — Vera Katz, a Jewish refugee who was elected to three terms as Portland’s … Read more

No state contract means layoffs for Baker City firm

For the 2nd time in 2017, Chaves Consulting lays off its workforce

A Baker City couple who as recently as July employed 53 people through a state … Read more

Search continues for Sunriver swan killer

Reward increased, volunteer search party continues to scrounge for evidence

The search for those responsible for the shooting and eventual death of one of Sunriver’s … Read more

2 protected Washington wolves slain; reward for info increased to $20,000

SPOKANE, Wash. — The reward for information regarding the killing of two wolves in northeastern … Read more

Sisters firefighters fight two blazes

Firefighters with the Sisters-Camp Sherman Rural Fire Protection District battled two house fires over the … Read more

Around the state

Impaled by a tree — A tree fell into a house in Corbett, near Portland, … Read more

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Deschutes County eyes planning projects for 2018

Large-scale projects include work near Sisters, Bend Airport

While there are still a couple of weeks left in 2017, Deschutes County’s community development … Read more

Extended-stay hotels could be allowed by St. Charles Bend

Code change still needs another city council vote

When Bill Allred needed to have his left knee replaced five years ago, he sought … Read more

Park district mulling pedestrian bridge in southeast Bend

Span would be first of its kind in city

The Bend Park & Recreation District plans to construct a footbridge spanning the railroad tracks … Read more

Around the state

Vote on wolf plan delayed — Oregon officials are delaying a decision about whether to … Read more

Three facing charges following Redmond pursuit

Truck stolen last month in Gresham

Three Redmond residents are facing charges following a series of events Sunday afternoon that began … Read more

School lockers: Student use has changed

Bend-La Pine ponders how to include them in its new high school

Depending on where and when you went to high school, lockers put a stamp on … Read more

Christmas tree permits spiking this season

Weather, price driving more Christmas tree hunters

Bend resident Dan Vance and his family trudged through a snowy field near the Edison … Read more

OSU crosses fingers on new $39 million request

“New opportunity” but past setbacks show “anything can happen” supporters say

SALEM — The roller-coaster ride of state funding for OSU-Cascades took a sharp upward swing … Read more

Bend man injured in car wash sues driver’s estate

Sud-N-Shine Car Wash employee alleges elderly driver was negligent, going too fast

A Bend man whose legs were broken when he was struck by a car while … Read more

Rural renters struggle with steep price hikes

MEDFORD — Rent hikes up to 40 percent at Mariposa Townhomes in Medford are just … Read more

Education Notes

High school notes • Jed Lawrence “JJ” Riddell, a sophomore at Redmond High School, has … Read more

Pearl Harbor 1st anniversary grim in 1942

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

Coastal gale of 2007 brought neighbors together

ASTORIA — Rosemary Johnson felt strange admitting it, but she was having fun. She had … Read more

Commissioners want oversight in youth jail

THE DALLES — The Wasco County Board of Commissioners is demanding action after a report … Read more

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Around the state

Beloved otter dies — Judge, a crowd-pleasing otter who played hide-and-seek with visitors, has died … Read more

Can short-term fixes help safety on Galveston Avenue?

Fixes would be separate from as-yet-unfunded road redesign

During his time as a firefighter, Bend resident Monte Payne saw plenty of pedestrians after … Read more

Gov. Brown seeks $39M for OSU-Cascades

Money is part of a supplemental budget going to lawmakers in February

SALEM — Gov. Kate Brown announced late Friday that she will ask the Legislature to … Read more

Driver sentenced 3 years for fatal crash

Justice Knight Collins had smoked marijuana, fell asleep at the wheel

The driver in the head-on crash that killed a Madras man in 2016 was sentenced … Read more

Oregon wolf plan delayed after concerns expressed

Fish and Wildlife commissioners delay vote

Oregon’s long-awaited update to how the state manages its still-rebounding wolf population will have to … Read more

Oregon Republicans announce nominees for senate seat

Redmond doctor and radio host one of three candidates

The Oregon Republican Party has released the three GOP candidates nominated to fill the state … Read more

Deputies, officer honored for live-saving actions

Two members of the Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office and one police officer from Sunriver received … Read more

Police arrest former principal on new sex abuse charges

Michael Bremont was arrested after teenage girl comes forward

A former Redmond principal convicted of sexually abusing students five years ago is facing new … Read more

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