Miller Elementary teacher new union president

Changing perception of Bend Education Association a main goal

Earlier this month on the first day of school, Janelle Rebick greeted students as they … Read more

Private house on public land causes problems

Bend business owner buys home built inadvertantly on BLM land

Nearly a decade after the co-founders of a prominent Bend biotechnology company inadvertently purchased a … Read more

As Bend considers ward elections, a look at other cities

How do city council wards work in other Oregon cities?

Should Bend elect its councilors based on geography? How would that system work? Those are … Read more

Fraternity of pickleballers rally behind natural disaster victims

Local pickleball development raising money after fires, hurricanes

While smoke hung thick in the air in Oregon from various wildfires in the Pacific … Read more

Civic Calendar

Monday AARP Smart Driver Course: Become a smarter driver and cover a variety of driving … Read more

Shipwreck searchers scan for legendary ‘beeswax’ galleon

ASTORIA — The side-scan sonar on the hull of Bob Magie’s chartered catamaran Sovereign painted … Read more

Various cultures on display at annual festival

From Indian clothing to Japanese origami, festivalgoers toured the world

REDMOND — In his traditional attire, Jaspreet Arora performed an upbeat folk dance from Northern … Read more

Education notes

Teen feat • Jesse Fishkin, of Troop 9025 in Bend, earned his Eagle Scout rank … Read more

Day care, dispensary overlap draws dispute

State regulators allowed a Portland man to have a childcare business in his home while … Read more

Bird-brained: Creswell man pursues avian passion

Noah Strycker broke a record identifying birds in 2014 — and he isn’t done yet

On Dec. 31, 2014, Noah Strycker was celebrating New Year’s Eve in style, basking in … Read more

Surplus hatchery salmon released into northern creek to spawn

LEWISTON, Idaho — More than 100 spring chinook salmon not needed at a northern Idaho … Read more

Planning to begin on trail from Bend to Lava Lands

ODOT receives grant to study multi-use trail

A long-rumored trail that would connect Bend with Sunriver for cyclists and joggers has moved … Read more

Fairground kitchen beset by violations before eclipse

14 health violations include rodent droppings on food packaging

More than 100 firefighters and other emergency response personnel stationed at the Deschutes County Fair … Read more

Transit plan getting a green light

Bend gets Highway 97 fix, expanded bus service paid for by statewide taxes

SALEM — The state Transportation Commission began Friday to turn paper to pavement, starting to … Read more

Police seek man wanted for kidnapping, assault

Omar Benitez has been on the run since Sept. 10

Police are searching for a dangerous career criminal who may be armed and is on … Read more

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Police Log The Bulletin will update items in the Police Log when such a request … Read more

Deschutes County civil suits

Filed Sept. 15 17CV40032 — Constance (Connie) Howe v. Teal Court LLC, Jungers Properties LLC, … Read more

U.S.: Russia tried hacking Oregon computer network

SALEM — The Russian government tried but failed to access the Oregon secretary of state’s … Read more

Around the state

Woman found — A Eugene woman missing since Labor Day weekend has reportedly been found … Read more

La Pine man guilty of attempted murder except for insanity

An evaluation will determine how Austin Miltenberger will be sentenced

A La Pine man who attacked his mother with a gavel in 2013 has been … Read more

McKenzie Pass Highway remains closed for repairs

Forest Service crews are working to repair McKenzie Pass Highway in hopes of opening the … Read more

Mt. Bachelor revels in September snow

But warms temps may melt it soon

More than a foot of snowfall this week gave Mt. Bachelor ski area an early … Read more

Bend Mayor: Neighborhood associations critical to road bond

Round table may formalize to address livability concerns

Neighborhood associations are critical to helping the city of Bend decide what belongs in a … Read more

Behind the numbers: State testing in Central Oregon

Huge fluctuations in participation, proficiency at some rural high schools

As recently as the 2015-16 school year, the majority of La Pine High School 11th-graders … Read more

New rules for Oregon Promise grant

Last-minute change to state scholarship was frustrating, confusing

When the class of 2017 graduated high school, the state Legislature had yet to decide … Read more

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Salem considers ban on daytime sidewalk sitting

SALEM — Officials in Salem are considering an ordinance that would outlaw sitting or lying … Read more

Around the state

White supremacy posters — A group that bills itself as the “foremost alt-right group” in … Read more

Evacuation warning canceled for Prineville fire

Firefighters are controlling the Desolation Fire in the Mill Creek Wilderness northeast of Prineville, causing … Read more

Bend man dies in Highway 97 fatal crash

A head-on collision on U.S. Highway 97 Wednesday night killed a Bend man and injured … Read more

More smoke could be in Central Oregon’s future — by design

Collaborative group seeks looser rules on controlled burning

Local residents could one day experience more smoke outside of fire season, if a push … Read more

Health fights fizzle in Salem

Procedural moves sedate debate on “tax” and agency scandal

SALEM — Democrats were able to snuff out two potentially volatile hearings on Wednesday through … Read more

Deschutes County mulls “lot of record” amendment

Proposed amendment would allow more flexibility

Deschutes County’s 12-month slog to conform with a state-level land use decision will have to … Read more

Bend Council OKs change to short-term rentals law

Will allow handful of homes near Old Mill to be short-term rentals

A handful of homes near the Old Mill District will be exempt from a city … Read more

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