Bend median home price, inflation adjusted, still below ‘07 peak

High-water mark prompts speculation on rising costs

Cascade Sotheby’s International Realty broker Nicolette Rice helped a client sell a house on the … Read more

McCormick to acquire French’s mustard in $4.2B deal

LONDON — McCormick & Co. will account for more space in U.S. cupboards after agreeing … Read more

Google Glass makes a return — to the workplace

The much-ridiculed augmented-reality goggles from Google, once known as Google Glass, are back after two … Read more

Building permits for city of Bend and Deschutes County

City of Bend • David and Kori E. Blankenship, 1575 NW Elgin Ave., $142,390 • … Read more

Innovation Day draws 170 attendees

Sponsors hope to grow event

Organizers of Bend’s first Innovation Day hoped to inspire attendees to be innovative in their … Read more

From immigrant to winemaker

Mexican transplant Rolando Herrera made his dreams come true in Napa Valley

NAPA, Calif. — Rolando Herrera runs Mi Sueno Winery in Napa Valley, which annually produces … Read more

China disrupts WhatsApp messaging software

SHANGHAI — The last of Facebook’s major products that still worked in China was disrupted … Read more

Prineville airport added to drone program

Warm Springs range needs runways for some UAS tests

The Warm Springs test range for unmanned aircraft systems, or drone technology, expanded in June … Read more

Tourism, construction led June job growth in Oregon

Oregon employers added 8,500 jobs in June, the largest monthly increase since February 2016, the … Read more

Bankruptcies

Chapter 7 Filed July 11 • James D. Harris, 60207 Cheyenne Road, Bend Filed July … Read more

Netflix piles up viewers and big programming bills

SAN FRANCISCO — Netflix is pulling in new viewers and award nominations in droves, but … Read more

New generation of giant rockets is about to launch

It’s been 44 years since the mighty Saturn V last thundered skyward from a launch … Read more

Auto loan defaults soaring

Car finance won’t bring down the financial system

It’s classic subprime: hasty loans, rapid defaults, and, at times, outright fraud. Only, this isn’t … Read more

Sureline Broadband acquires Jefferson Broadband

Fixed wireless broadband provider Sureline Broadband, based in Madras, acquired Jefferson Broadband for an undisclosed … Read more

Property transactions for Deschutes County

Deschutes County • Gary D. and Ruth L. Mack to Jason and Keri D. Jacobi, … Read more

Community support keeps tomato farm growing

Novicky’s Farm found a new home near Tumalo

TUMALO — Justin Novicky is back in business. The 42-year-old tomato farmer recently pulled the … Read more

Volvo’s V90 is a sleek wagon built to fill

They are traditionally known as estate cars, estate wagons, shooting brakes or even sporting brakes. … Read more

Goldman executive doubles as DJ D-Sol

Solomon’s love of spinning suggests youthful personality

On a sunny afternoon in the Bahamas this month, dozens of beachgoers mingled and danced … Read more

From Target, some encouraging sales news

NEW YORK — Target boosted its outlook for the second quarter after its campaign to … Read more

Property transactions for Deschutes County

Deschutes County • Cloudcrest Homes LLC to Jeremy and Deborah J. Saltzman, Viewpoint Ridge, Lot … Read more

TacoTime operator accuses broker and landlord of fraud

Toney Properties denies allegations

The operator of TacoTime in Bend states in a recently filed lawsuit that real estate … Read more

Pair put bet on hemp’s future

JPMorgan exec and a cybersecurity expert partner

Meet your local hemp farmers. Mark Justh was a managing director for JPMorgan Chase in … Read more

Workers in Idaho have a tough time switching jobs

State beefs up noncompete law, putting the burden on employees

BOISE, Idaho — Idaho achieved a notable distinction last year: It became one of the … Read more

Brides-to-be panic as Alfred Angelo closes

DELRAY BEACH, Fla. — In a business collapse that disrupted wedding plans nationwide, Alfred Angelo … Read more

Lawmaker: Amazon deal needs Congress’ scrutiny

WASHINGTON — A House member is urging Congress to hold a hearing to analyze Amazon’s … Read more

Oregon AG warns eclipse hoteliers

The Oregon Attorney General advised anyone who’s booked a hotel or motel room within the … Read more

Business people on the move

• Erica Rolniak is the new owner of Action Dynamix Massage LLC. • Emily Freed, … Read more

Deshutes County civil suits

Filed July 10 17CV28270 — Karen Sipes v. Crystal Prestridge complaint, $79,956.18. 17CV28620 — American … Read more

After leak, Verizon customers should change PINs

Verizon confirmed Wednesday that data belonging to 6 million customers was leaked online in June. … Read more

Niche insurance firms cover cannabis businesses

Oregon ordered carriers to clarify policy language

When the co-owners of Happy Harvesting Co., Eleanor Sauerborn and Jessica Thornhill, needed general liability … Read more

Bend median home price reached $409,000 in June

The median sales price for a single-family home in the Bend area hit $409,000 in … Read more

Innovation Day aims to spur creative juices

Tech exec organized event at OSU-Cascades

Bend tech CEO Preston Callicott has been thinking a lot lately about innovation, and not … Read more

Central Oregon fuel prices: a list

Central Oregon fuel prices Price per gallon for regular unleaded gas and diesel, as posted … Read more

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