Local shops threaten malls this holiday season

More bad news for America’s shopping malls: Consumers are shopping closer to home. And increasingly, … Read more


Chapter 7 Filed Nov. 14 • David E. and Shannon L. Grimes, 468 SE Gleneden … Read more

Central Oregon job market soaks up newcomers

Deschutes County unemployment rate 4.2 percent in October

In the last two years, Bend software company LeadMethod has hired four people who followed … Read more

Cranberry overload spurs U.S. producers to dump extra supply

Cranberries might be a staple on Thanksgiving tables, but a glut of U.S. supplies has … Read more

Uber discloses data breach that was kept secret for a year

SAN FRANCISCO — Uber on Tuesday disclosed that it was the victim of a data … Read more

G5 spends more on brand marketing

Bend firm makes inroads with apartment owners

Bend-based G5 knows a lot about digital marketing for real estate-driven businesses, and Chief Marketing … Read more

Uber to boost its driverless fleet by 24,000

Uber swung one of the largest deals for autonomous vehicles Monday, ordering 24,000 cars from … Read more

Meeting their fans’ demands

Sports apparel company Fanatic succeeds by seizing the moment

CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa. — This fall, as some of the NFL’s corporate partners fretted about the … Read more

U.S. sues over AT&T, Time Warner merger

The U.S. Department of Justice has sued to block AT&T’s proposed $85 billion purchase of … Read more

We’re feeling richer — but won’t necessarily be buying more gifts

Will shoppers really spend more this holiday season than they did last year? It depends … Read more

Expanding businesses turn to Bend’s Juniper Ridge

Hundreds of acres remain undeveloped

If it weren’t for the city of Bend’s surplus real estate at Juniper Ridge, BMS … Read more

Savers can shake loose better interest rates

Banks are slow to raise rates

Interest rates on savings accounts are so close to zero that Drew Roslund of Bend … Read more

2017 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid is a great fit for families

Drop one kid at one school, then drop another kid at other school. Go to … Read more

Read the finer print of Black Friday TV deals

For would-be television buyers, the most wonderful weekend of the year is almost here, thanks … Read more

Getting a dog might just save your life, Swedish research says

Having a dog can bring a lot of love into your life. It could also … Read more

Stitch Fix IPO raises $120M

Online retailer is also first woman-led tech company do so in over a year

Retail start-up Stitch Fix on Friday became the latest internet darling to go public, raising … Read more

Property transactions in Deschutes County

Deschutes County • Three Rivers South LLC to Lebeda Properties LLC, Riverside, Lots 2-6, Block … Read more

Business People on the Move

• Dr. Scott Jacobson has been elected to the American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons society. … Read more

These robots want to be our friends

I hugged a bot, and I liked it. As a tech columnist, I’ve tested all … Read more

Tesla unveils electric truck

HAWTHORNE, Calif. — Tesla has aimed to reinvent the automobile and the way electricity is … Read more

AAA predicts record Thanksgiving travel

AAA predicts a surge of Thanksgiving travelers this year unseen since 2005. The association projects … Read more

FCC OKs more TV mergers

WASHINGTON — The Federal Communications Commission voted Thursday to allow a single company to own … Read more

Walmart gains on Amazon in online sales

The showdown between Walmart and Amazon is heating up — just in time for the … Read more

Redmond Airport expects maxed out holiday parking

Airport website updates parking every half hour

Holiday air travelers are expected in record numbers at Redmond Airport this year, along with … Read more

Redmond attracts growing gun maker

Radian Weapons bucks post-Trump sales trend

A gun and gun accessory maker, Radian Weapons, will move to Redmond next month, making … 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

Business dispatches

• Suterra LLC has graduated from the Oregon Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s Safety and … Read more

Tech apprenticeship program launches in Bend

Apprenti encourages women, minorities, veterans

A one-year apprenticeship program that encourages women, minorities and veterans to work in technology is … Read more

Container ships will return to Port of Portland

PORTLAND — Container ships are returning to the Port of Portland in 2018, though not … Read more

Retailers push even earlier for holidays

Aggressive ads roll out and stores open sooner and sooner in what some call a ‘Christmas creep’

Most consumers haven’t bought their Thanksgiving turkey yet, but it’s already the holiday shopping season … Read more

Consumer regulator chief to step down

The director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau said Wednesday he would leave the federal … Read more

September smoke made measurable dent in Bend tourism

Record-setting run of tax collection came to an end

Smoke from September wildfires ended a 61-month winning streak in the city of Bend, according … Read more

Building permits for Bend, Redmond and Deschutes County

City of Bend • Parker J. Ravera, 2842 NE Shepard Road, $122,592 • Schmidt Thomasson … Read more

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