A healthy economy can shorten life spans

The health of a nation’s economy and the health of its people are connected, but … Read more

U.S. warns Wi-Fi is vulnerable to hackers

A top federal government cybersecurity watchdog issued an advisory on Monday, warning users to update … Read more

Daimler plans new structure for truck business

FRANKFURT, Germany — German automaker Daimler says it is moving toward implementing a new structure … Read more

In latest NAFTA discussions, division growing on the vine

Tony DiMare, a third-generation Florida tomato grower, has spent two decades contending with cheap Mexican … Read more

Dressbarn rebrands stores as Roz & Ali

The Dressbarn at Bend Factory Stores is one of 52 stores that have been converted … Read more

Property transactions for Deschutes County

Deschutes County • Cater Enterprises LLC to Margaret A. Cifonelli, Adams Street Commons, Lots 8 … Read more

A fond farewell to AOL Instant Messenger, 1997-2017

An internet era will end Dec. 15 when AIM, the instant messaging program started in … Read more

Predicting the death of the mall

Back in February, J.C. Penney said it planned to close down about 140 struggling stores. … Read more

Clean Power Plan repeal is largely a nonissue in Oregon

All sides agree: Coal train left the station

The move Tuesday by Scott Pruitt, administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, to roll … Read more

2018 Lexus LC 500 helps redefine brand

With the 2018 LC 500, Lexus now has a thrilling sports coupe. Yet the market … Read more

Kiosks knock out hassle of returning online purchases

Maria Butt’s Long Island apartment is stacked with items she wishes she hadn’t bought online … Read more

Nordstrom’s newest store sports no clothing racks

LOS ANGELES — The latest addition to the Nordstrom roster looks nothing like a department … Read more

Property transactions for Deschutes County

Deschutes County • Steve J. and Mary R. Davenport to Jim D. and Debra D. … Read more

Wine country fires mean canceled flights to San Francisco

United Airlines waives change fees

Wildfire smoke is causing cancellations and delays at San Francisco International Airport, and that includes … Read more

Maine brewer in trademark dispute with 10 Barrel

‘Hipster’ brewer said he talked with 10 Barrel co-founder

A phone call from a Bend brewer Friday morning to another in Maine may have … Read more

Deschutes County civil suits

Filed Oct. 5 17CV43673 — Credit Associates Inc. v. Carol Sue Boling, complaint, $15,321.04 17CV43859 … Read more

FRIDAY • Coffee Clatter: A regular weekly business networking group; 8:30-9:30 a.m.; free; Summit Cleaning … Read more

Oregon elders log financial services complaints

Mortgages are top source of complaints

Oregon ranks 14th in the nation for the rate of consumer-finance complaints by people 62 … Read more

Law firm names new CEO Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt named Graciela Gomez Cowger as the … Read more

Southwest plans Hawaii flights with boost from Boeing Max

Southwest Airlines is finally going to start flying to Hawaii, and a top executive says … Read more

Wanted: A brewpub to call Madras home

A Bend firm was hired to create a marketing plan

Prineville, Sunriver and Redmond have them. Bend, of course, has many. Madras, however, has none. … Read more

Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt names new CEO

Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt named Graciela Gomez Cowger as the first CEO and the first … Read more

Gas rates falling in November

The price of natural gas, and with it the cost of home heating this winter, … Read more

Business dispatches

• The city of Prineville has received the 2017 Award for Excellence from the League … 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

Visit Bend encourages tourists to take pledge

Takes “Visit Like a Local” campaign a step further

Visit Bend is encouraging tourists to take The Bend Pledge as another step in its … Read more

The next tech hub: … UTAH?

‘Silicon Slopes’ area boasts startups galore in land between Provo and Ogden

When Josh James traveled to the Bay Area in 2000 seeking funding for a web … Read more

Amazon’s Kindle e-reader gets a recharge for 10th anniversary

SEATTLE — For its 10th birthday, Amazon’s Kindle is getting a new suit. A refreshed … Read more

Mortgage-interest deduction benefits high-income households

Renter-centric website calls for reform

Most homeowners don’t think of themselves as living in subsidized housing, but when the mortgage-interest … Read more

Building permits for Bend, Redmond and Deschutes County

City of Bend • William F. Dillhoefer, 1449 NW Saginaw Ave., $107,057 • St. Charles … Read more

Old beer, new tricks

Leinenkugel’s deals with identity crisis as its famous shandies take over the brand

CHIPPEWA FALLS, Wis. — Craig Long set his beer on the counter of the bratwurst … Read more

Want a male servant? You can hire one

When Dala Khajah and Josephine Wai Lin co-founded ManServants — a company that lets women … Read more

App reviews: Ikea and Visit a City

IKEA app Furniture giant IKEA is taking advantage of Apple’s new capabilities for augmented reality … Read more

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