Lawsuit: ‘Not one drop’ of Poland Spring water is from a spring

Poland Spring, the country’s best-selling bottled water, is “a colossal fraud,” according to a class-action … Read more

Apple, Google and Facebook to make TV shows

Apple has more than $1 billion budgeted for original programming; Facebook wants its own version … Read more

Eclipse drives Oregon gas prices to highest jump in nation

Madras saw 21-cent price spike

The average price of gas spiked across Central Oregon in the last week — as … Read more

Bankruptcies

Chapter 7 Filed Aug. 17 • Michael C. Lavender, 2457 NE Apollo Alley, Prineville • … Read more

Eclipse makes for spotty sales

Weekend was quiet in Bend stores, pubs

Whether the eclipse boosted or stifled business in Central Oregon depended a lot on what … Read more

Property transactions for Deschutes County

Deschutes County • Wayne Semon to James D. and Alisha M. Hauge, Ridge at Eagle … Read more

Collectors spent $327M on vintage cars last weekend

Stronger than expected. That’s the takeaway after four days of vintage car auctions during Monterey … Read more

Houses use more Russian lumber

Shift occurs because of spat with Canada

Russia has emerged as one of the winners from the trade dispute between Canada and … Read more

Editors ousted at L.A. Times

Tronc, the parent company of The Los Angeles Times, abruptly replaced the newspaper’s top leadership … Read more

BendBroadband owner looks to buy more cable networks

TDS sees growth in cable business

BendBroadband parent TDS Telecom’s plan to buy tiny Crestview Cable of Prineville might seem like … Read more

What happens to solar power in an eclipse?

Unlike most eclipse-watchers in the United States, Eric Schmitt wouldn’t mind seeing a few clouds … Read more

BMW X1 is a Mini Cooper on steroids

It is a compact sport-utility vehicle, easily mistaken for a high-riding sedan. In any case, … Read more

Property transactions for Deschutes County

Deschutes County • Moonlight Investments LLC to James P. and Angelina M. Johnson and Jerry … Read more

What’s going up on Simpson Avenue: Medical office

Desert Orthopedics to occupy new medical office

General contractor: CS Construction Architect: BBT Architects Details: A two-story, 25,000-square-foot medical office building is … Read more

Sports stocks take a tumble

NEW YORK — Sporting goods retailers can’t shake their losing streak. Shares of stores that … Read more

Natural hair industry growth is blessing, curse to creators

Miko Branch was deep asleep when her sister Titi woke her up to celebrate. After … Read more

Bubble tea’s popularity grows

NEW YORK — The Starbucks on Waverly Place in Greenwich Village was all but empty … Read more

Scope of Wells Fargo scandal expands

Samir Hanef exited his Durham, North Carolina, home late last year to find his 2010 … Read more

Business people on the move

• Thomas T. Triplett, of Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt law firm, has been named to … Read more

Civil Suits

Filed Aug. 9 17CV33746 — Samuel De Santis v. George E. Marling, Rheta C. Marling, … Read more

Eclipse inspires designers, artists

Souvenir sellers worry about leftover merchandise

Redmond jeweler Sean Satterlee took a $100,000 line of credit to finance the creation of … Read more

Next manufacturing boom could come from space

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. — These days, it’s hardly exotic to see a “made in China” … Read more

Markets roiled as tension mounts over Trump

A sense of growing unease gripped financial markets as President Donald Trump exacerbated the controversy … Read more

Briefing

EpiPen maker settles with U.S. Mylan’s $465 million settlement of a U.S. case that claimed … Read more

Americans buying more food at Walmart

Competition is heating up among U.S. grocery chains, but Americans are increasingly buying their food … Read more

Alcoholic drinks to eclipse any other event

One big celebration scattered over Central Oregon

Jeff Hawes, co-owner of The Brew Shop and Platypus Pub in Bend, got involved with … Read more

Long lines, dry pumps and high gas prices in Central Oregon

Summer driving season meets solar-eclipse weekend

It’s no dream. Gasoline in Central Oregon is more expensive and in short supply, thanks … Read more

Business dispatches

• Volunteer Central Oregon has a new database search system on its website volunteercentraloregon.org that … 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

Reinventing toys for the digital age

LOS ANGELES — Life was once an easy summer breeze for Wham-O. The Southern California … Read more

NAFTA talks start with harsh words

WASHINGTON — The renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement is off to a … Read more

Silicon Valley’s war on white supremacy

Silicon Valley significantly escalated its war on white supremacy this week, choking off the ability … Read more

Deschutes County property transactions

Deschutes County • Thomas J. and Cynthia Magliulo, trustees of the Thomas J. and Cynthia … Read more

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