St. Charles announces layoffs, pay cuts

The hospital system continues to struggle with finances

St. Charles Health System announced a set of layoffs and pay cuts Tuesday in an … Read more

Expanding Drake Park into water would be costly

Expanding Drake Park by filling a portion of Mirror Pond would be a costly undertaking, … Read more

Oregon loses 3,800 jobs in September

Tourism industry cuts jobs for second month; construction stays strong, adds jobs

PORTLAND — Oregon shed jobs for the second month in a row, though its unemployment … Read more

Miltenberger sentenced to community-based treatment

La Pine man was convicted of attempted murder except for insanity

After more than four years, the attempted murder case against a La Pine man who … Read more

State Bar proceeds with ethics charges against ex-U.S. attorney

PORTLAND — The Oregon State Bar has determined there’s probable cause to bring ethics charges … Read more

Around the state

Coach accused of sex abuse — A youth basketball coach in Beaverton has been accused … Read more

News of Record: Police log

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

Galveston Avenue parking study shows crowding

Blocks by businesses were most crowded

Crowding along Galveston Avenue in Bend leads to parked cars illegally blocking driveways or intersections … Read more

Lines between public, private land blur east of Bend

What is a ‘trespass,’ and how can they be avoided?

ALFALFA — In the juniper forests east of Bend, the landscape becomes a chaotic checkerboard … Read more

Capitol roundup: Referendum coming up, Democrats coming over

Voters will need to get out the parka and the mittens because the 2018 election … Read more

Summit High principal announces departure

Once tapped to lead new school, Alice DeWittie now leaving district

The principal of Bend’s Summit High School announced Monday she will be leaving the district … Read more

Bend incident ruled a suicide

Incident brought SWAT team to Scott Street

The death that occurred Thursday inside the Bend Oil Co. building on Scott Street has … Read more

News of Record: Police log

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

Proposed mushroom farm could add 200 jobs

VALE — Officials of Farmers Fresh Mushrooms were not looking to expand beyond Canada, but … Read more

Downtown dog ban to expire in Eugene

EUGENE — Downtown Eugene’s ban on dogs will come to an end Nov. 1. Eugene … Read more

Controlled burn planned in Ochocos

The Ochoco National Forest is planning a controlled burn about 14 miles northeast of Prineville … Read more

Engineer brings enthusiasm, joy to annual train rides

Jerry Allen is a familiar face to the children who love to ride his train

TERREBONNE — Jerry Allen hollers, “All aboard,” and then drives a group of kindergartners, parents … Read more

Federal grant to help irrigation districts share water

Study designed to help even shortfalls, surpluses in Deschutes Basin

Thanks to aging infrastructure, complicated legal snags and other factors, some of the irrigation districts … Read more

Crook County will bid adieu to superintendent

School board deciding how to search for new leader in wake of retirement

Crook County School District will be on the lookout for a new leader as Superintendent … Read more

How wards could reshape Bend City Council

Five ways Bend could be divided by council wards

As a citizen committee reviewing Bend’s charter nears its December deadline to recommend whether the … Read more

Contractor, irrigation district clash over pipe

Tumalo Irrigation District opts for more expensive pipes

A company with an office in Redmond has cried foul after Tumalo Irrigation District denied … Read more

Wildlife managers track daughter of famed OR-7

MEDFORD — State and federal wildlife managers will again be able to track gray wolf … Read more

Around the state

Skydiving death — The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office says a skydiver has died in a … Read more

Madras levy renewal on ballot for November

Levy would help maintain aquatic programs

Residents of Madras will soon be faced with a vote to renew a local tax … Read more

Virtual reality videos transport viewers to another world

Bend company shared its visions as part of the 2017 BendFilm Festival

Each time someone put on the black, wrap-around virtual reality goggles, which look like huge … Read more

Education notes

• Micah Slate ,10, has received the Rising Star award by Cascade School of Music … Read more

2 very different groups acknowledge Columbus Day in 1992

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

Around the state

Man who set off explosion booked PORTLAND — The Rock Creek man arrested after an … Read more

Nazi paperwork may hold Hitler signature

EUGENE — Longtime ­Eugene tow-truck driver Ron Post is no World War II history buff. … Read more

Zebra stands out among goats

LEBANON — It’s not unusual in the mid-valley to see long-necked llamas or fluffy white … Read more

Bend man killed in Highway 97 crash

The Bend man killed Friday after crashing into a guardrail and being ejected from his … Read more

Bait bike program cuts Bend bike thefts in half

Program seen as controversial to some, but undeniably effective

In a town where it’s not uncommon for someone’s mountain bike to be worth more … Read more

Permits lining up to dredge Mirror Pond, but money isn’t

Group behind the $6.7M project would like to start in July

The private group that plans to dredge Mirror Pond almost has the permits it needs … Read more

PERS Panel offers its $5 billion solutions

A final report should be on the governor’s desk by Nov. 1

A panel created to come up with ways to shave a $5 billion chunk off … Read more

Oregon hopes to offset loss of ACA payments

State suing Trump administration to continue ACA payments

Oregon lost a significant source of federal funding under the Affordable Care Act Thursday, but … Read more

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