Building permits for Bend, Redmond and Deschutes County

City of Bend • Lands Bend Inc., 1537 SE Lorenzo Drive, $156,288 • James B. … Read more

Electric vehicle company raises close to $20M

EUGENE — Arcimoto, an Oregon-based electric vehicle company, raised nearly $20 million in a recent … Read more

Bend tourism businesses tally losses in August

Lackluster eclipse turnout, smoke ended summer season early

With thousands of people slated to visit Central Oregon for the total solar eclipse, August … Read more

Central Oregon unemployment rates rise as job seekers enter market

Deschutes County unemployment rate was 4.2 percent in August

Unemployment rates rose in Central Oregon in August, as more job seekers entered the labor … Read more

‘Ugly’ Crocs making a comeback

Crocs’ decision to stick to its classic foam clog lifts it out of a sales slump

Crocs, perhaps the most polarizing shoe of our time, is making a comeback. The company’s … Read more

Toys R Us files for bankruptcy amid struggle to pay billions in debt

Iconic toy store chain Toys R Us filed for bankruptcy Monday night after struggling for … Read more

Employer health plans stable as premiums soar in marketplace

In sharp contrast to the soaring health insurance premiums in many Affordable Care Act marketplaces, … Read more

Amish still use the buggy, but smartphones are catching on

A young woman, wearing a traditional full-length Amish dress and white bonnet, stepped away from … Read more

Down payment with a catch: host Airbnb

“If only we had the down payment” may be one of the most frequent complaints … Read more

Rolling Stone founder wants to sell

Rolling Stone co-founder Jann Wenner is putting the magazine up for sale, marking a new … Read more

Student loan creditor, fined for ‘false’ suits, must halt collections

One of the nation’s largest holders of private student-loan debt must refund millions of dollars … Read more

High-end wheel maker has global footprint

Bend-based Knight Composites marks third anniversary

The Bend headquarters of Knight Composites LLC combines front office, showroom and workshop into one … Read more

Property transactions for Deschutes County

Deschutes County • Troy G. and Beverly D. Brown to Barry and Shanna Geigle, Sugar … Read more

Bend hotel rates, lodging tax collection rose in July

Despite an increasing number of rooms and vacation-rental houses, Bend hotels commanded higher rates in … Read more

Facebook navigates internet fractured by governments

On a muggy, late spring evening, Tuan Pham awoke to the police storming his house … Read more

Ex-banker seeks ‘world chocolate domination’

Sarah Dwyer has a sweet gig. The 45-year-old entrepreneur manufactures high-end chocolates. She owns her … Read more

BMW 2-series offers good fit for a loner

It is a motorized oxymoron — an “entry-level” BMW, which is not as ridiculous as … Read more

Enthusiasts look for mail-order homes

Sears and Roebuck sold more than 70,000 kit homes

PITTSBURGH — When Karen DeJeet moved into her suburban Pittsburgh home four years ago, her … Read more

Startup says it can stop 90 percent of roadkill

Scientific American reports that 1 million to 2 million animals are killed by motorists every … Read more

Property transactions for Deschutes County

Deschutes County • Rhoda Zaph to Zachary E. I. and Chelsea L. Kowing, Oregon Water … Read more

Property transactions for Deschutes County

Deschutes County • Gary Hickmann, trustee of the Gary & Vikki Hickman Living Trust, to … Read more

Survey: Americans spend 9 days commuting a year

In 2016, the average American commute was longer than ever before. The average American commute … Read more

Bend resident files complaint against Equifax

Likens company’s practices to extortion

Bend resident Evan Julber is so outraged by the Equifax data breach affecting about 143 … Read more

If Google backs Lyft, is Uber in trouble?

SAN FRANCISCO — Uber was the indisputable No. 1 player in the domestic on-demand transportation … Read more

New York wants new Amazon HQ

New York City is officially throwing its hat in the ring to lure Amazon.com’s proposed … Read more

Business people on the move

• Matthew R. Lilley, MD, has joined The Center Orthopedic & Neurosurgical Care & Research’s … Read more

Bend restaurant owner plans new kitchen

The Victorian Cafe serves 70,000 diners a year

A landmark of Bend’s brunch scene, The Victorian Cafe, is about to get a new … Read more

BVC names early stage semi-finalists

BVC names semifinalists Representatives from 10 companies will pitch at PubTalk on Sept. 28 for … Read more

Newport Avenue Market buys Melvin’s in Sisters

Sushi to be available at Melvin’s

Newport Avenue Market has acquired a small Sisters grocery and deli, its first attempt at … Read more

Where’s next for AMAZON?

As retail giant searches for new home for second headquarters, some question its strategy

SEATTLE — Amazon.com is about to test whether expertise delivering packages across a continent translates … Read more

Building permits for Bend, Redmond and Deschutes county

City of Bend • Melvin L. McDougal, 61569 Alstrup Road, $185,528 • Jennifer A. and … Read more

Gated neighborhood is key to Dry Canyon Village

Master planned development in northwest Redmond calls for 504 units of housing

The developers of Dry Canyon Village in Redmond say their 72-acre project has a lot … Read more

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