Property transactions for Deschutes County

Deschutes County • Bill and Cinda Oliver, trustees of the Billy R. & Cinda Oliver … Read more

Nonprofit veterans ranch taking a business turn

New CEO has experience with trade associations

The 19 acres of the Central Oregon Veterans Ranch, on rural 61st Street northeast of … Read more

The 2018 Ford Mustang GT trumps its Ecoboost model

If you’re interested in the new Mustang, and you’re going to take a test drive … Read more

As cattle grow, thinner cuts of meat emerge

If you’ve dined at a steakhouse recently or grilled rib-eye for dinner, you may have … Read more

More retailers are letting customers send digital gifts this holiday season

CHICAGO — It’s Christmas Eve; you still have gifts to buy, and as the hours … Read more

Central Oregon bitcoin believer talks up digital currency

Investing experts point to signs of mania

David Keyston of Crooked River Ranch discovered digital currency investing just nine months ago, and … Read more

Strong economy brings jobs

The economy’s vital signs are stronger than they have been in years. Companies are posting … Read more

O Christmas tree, O plastic Christmas tree

Christmas tree growers battle against popularity of artificial models

Millennials have earned a reputation for loving consumer products that are local and artisanal. So … Read more

Business people on the move

• Ken Patchett has been appointed to the board of directors of Cascade Divide Data … Read more

Light industrial building overlooks Empire Boulevard

Willis R. Brown Trust63052 Layton Ave., Bend

Owner: Willis R. Brown Trust General contractor: CS Construction Architect/engineer: LB Engineering Inc. Details: A … Read more

Deschutes County civil suits

Filed Nov. 29 17CV52186 — Gail Anglin v. BD Bend II LLC, complaint, $950,000 Filed … Read more

Briefing

The Interior Department is delaying an Obama-era regulation aimed at restricting methane emissions from oil … Read more

For California renters on the edge, paying housing costs often takes more than half their income

For California renters on the edge, paying housing costs often takes more than half their income

LOS ANGELES — Even before their latest rent increase, Barbie Thompson and her husband, Juan, … Read more

Madras puts out request for brewery proposals

March deadline to apply; city offers incentives

The Madras Redevelopment Commission approved a request for proposals Wednesday aimed at brewers who’ve expressed … Read more

LeadMethod raises $1 million

Seattle’s Acequia Capital leads seed funding round

The Bend software company LeadMethod has raised $1 million in venture capital, which will help … Read more

The cost of caregiving: ‘a sacrifice for our entire family’

Adult children balance financial disruptions while caring for parents

Alantris Muhammad says there was no question that she would leave her job after her … Read more

Business dispatches

• St. Charles Health System awarded more than $50,000 in Your Life Matters suicide prevention … Read more

Les Schwab Tire Centers saw partial win in court order

Multnomah judge denied company motion in November

Les Schwab Tire Centers counts as a partial win the latest round in the legal … Read more

Google blocks YouTube on Amazon devices

Alphabet’s Google pulled support for its YouTube video service from Amazon.com’s streaming-media devices, citing the … Read more

The dilemma facing brick-and-mortar stores

To compete with e-commerce, retailers need to boost customer service, but that costs money

Brick-and-mortar retailers hoping to fend off Amazon.com need to deploy the one weapon that could … Read more

World’s largest Starbucks opens in Shanghai

Starbucks once made waves with the indulgent sizes of some of its drinks, such as … Read more

Building permits for Bend, Redmond and Deschutes County

Bend • Deschutes County, 1128 NW Harriman St., $104,500 • Lohbey LLC,2275 NE Doctors Drive, … Read more

GOP leaders said to be mulling smaller corporate tax cuts

WASHINGTON — Leading Republicans are looking at scaling back some of the corporate tax cuts … Read more

Work begins on affordable apartments in NorthWest Crossing

Future projects could hinge on federal tax-cut package

When the 50 apartments at Azimuth 315 are finished, low-income renters could be living in … Read more

Cineworld and Regal in blockbuster merger to challenge AMC

LONDON — The two largest movie theater chains in the United States will soon be … Read more

YouTube says 10,000 employees will review videos

In a tacit admission that its artificial intelligence still lags behind humans, Google said it … Read more

Retailers defend national monuments

Patagonia, REI and other outdoor companies protest decision to shrink protected land

Patagonia, REI and other outdoor clothing and equipment retailers are speaking out against President Donald … Read more

Second quarter wage gains put Deschutes in top 20

The average employee in Deschutes County in June earned about $50 more per week, an … Read more

Bankruptcies

Chapter 7 Filed Nov. 29 • Marla J. Cook, 578 NW Fourth St., Prineville • … Read more

Union adds voice to Les Schwab Tire Center lawsuit

Former employee alleges shortened meal breaks

The Oregon AFL-CIO has weighed in with a friend-of-the-court brief on a Multnomah County civil … Read more

Federal rule would allow tip-sharing

Restaurants could soon require waiters, bartenders and delivery drivers to split tips with their co-workers … Read more

NAFTA threat angers Christmas tree growers

Withdrawing from trade agreement would hurt deal established by Oregon

WASHINGTON — In the cheerless days of the last recession, as Americans were spending less … Read more

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