Eclipse campers in Madras prep for big event

Tents and RVs span miles at Solartown

MADRAS — How do a mass of people prepare for a two-minute phenomenon that no … Read more

Pilot was only death in Madras plane crash

Investigation shows passenger was not on board

Only the pilot was killed in a plane crash near the Madras Municipal Airport on … Read more

Air quality ‘hazardous’ in Sisters as Milli Fire burns

More smoke will be seen today from the Milli Fire burning near Sisters, as firefighters … Read more

Symbiosis lights up the forest for thousands of revelers

A vision as amazing as an eclipse: Jets of flame, pulsing lights and people dressed as teddy bears

BIG SUMMIT PRAIRIE — It’s a place where nothing seems impossible, especially in the smothering … Read more

Eclipse viewers hope for solitude atop a mountain

Lookout Mountain, at 7,000 feet, offers beautiful viewing

LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN — At about 7,000 feet above sea level, the view from Lookout Mountain … Read more

Madras plane crash kills pilot

Small plane from Bay Area crashes in canyon south of Madras airport

MADRAS — A pilot was killed when a small plane crashed into Willow Creek Canyon … Read more

What’s open and closed for the eclipse

The expected influx of a few hundred thousand people in Central Oregon for the total … Read more

Six food trucks possible near St. Charles Bend

Nearby businesses worried about parking

A Bend couple’s plan to add six food trucks and a taproom at a vacant … Read more

Education notes

Teen feats • Brogan Petterson earned his Eagle Scout rank Aug. 10. He is a … Read more

2 artists make carousel menagerie come alive

ALBANY — The sponsors had ideas. The carvers and painters brought them to life. But … Read more

In 1992, whispers of Costco’s coming to Central Oregon

Compiled by Don Hoiness from archived copies of The Bulletin at Deschutes County Historical Society. … Read more

Around the state

Umatilla strip club — Umatilla County has instructed a strip club to stop operations amid … Read more

Missing boy found at Symbiosis festival

Crook County sheriff’s deputies located a child who was reported to be missing at the … Read more

Shelters house people, pets as Milli Fire burns 7,000 acres

Mandatory evacuations forced hundreds from their homes

SISTERS — An unnaturally red sun burned through thick smoke near Sisters on Friday evening, … Read more

Hundreds near Sisters told to evacuate

Milli Fire threatens neighborhoods west of Sisters

Hundreds of households near Sisters were told Friday to leave by officials battling the Milli … Read more

Friends remember Bend High grad who died in crash

Memorial Saturday will honor teen who loved his school

Going through photos of Daniel Bazan, an 18-year-old Bend High School 2017 grad, friends say … Read more

Wildfire smoke can be significant health hazard

Docs recommend staying inside, closing windows

The thick smoke from nearby fires that’s blanketing Central Oregon does much more than obscure … Read more

Backpackers tried to save 1 of 2 fallen hikers

PORTLAND — Backpackers frantically tried to save the life of one of the two young … Read more

News of Record: Police log

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

Around the state

Train stabbings — A woman says Portland police could have prevented fatal stabbings aboard a … Read more

News of Record: Police log

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

Milli Fire threatening homes near Sisters

Evacuation warnings in place as fire grows to 4,565 acres

Households west of Sisters have been told to be ready to leave on a moment’s … Read more

Bend couple booked on charges of child abuse, criminal mistreatment

Child’s bone fractures deemed not accidental

The parents of a2-year-old girl were charged on multiple counts of criminal mistreatment after authorities … Read more

Redmond couple charged with murder plead not guilty

Trial set for June in death of child who died of emaciation

The husband and wife accused of murdering their adopted daughter by withholding food until she … Read more

Cultures contrast in Prineville as festival crowds pass through

Eclipse fest east of town draws tens of thousands

PRINEVILLE — Pop-up food stands and eclipse-related sale signs adorned the main drag of Third … Read more

Prineville bears brunt of early eclipse traffic

Symbiosis attendees reported to have been in traffic for 3 hours

Central Oregon’s population is swelling with people as thousands of visitors arrive for the total … Read more

Jury ends deliberations for the week in the Bundy standoff trial

LAS VEGAS — A federal jury in Las Vegas ended deliberations for the week on … Read more

Dog tags of WWII soldier found on island

ALBANY, N.Y. — A New York military aviation researcher got more than she bargained for … Read more

Eclipse festivities start revving up in Madras

Behind-the-scenes at Oregon SolarFest and Solartown

MADRAS — After years of planning for the total solar eclipse, and before the crush … Read more

Eclipse traffic already backing up in Central Oregon

East of Prineville, traffic backed up 14 miles Wednesday night

Traffic was backed up 14 miles Wednesday night along U.S. Highway 26 east of Prineville … Read more

Garbage collectors move to night shift ahead of eclipse

Residents advised of midnight collection times

Most Central Oregonians need to put their garbage cans out to the curb as early … Read more

National Guard heads to wildfire near Crater Lake

SALEM — Spc. Alex Beall, an Oregon National Guard member who fought in the war … Read more

Nike’s Knight gives record $500K to Buehler for Governor

Billionaire sports magnate returns to GOP fold with biggest single contribution ever

SALEM — Republican Knute Buehler’s campaign for Oregon governor received $500,000 from Nike co-founder Phil … Read more

Bend moves to change policies, enforcement downtown

Council considered sending letter of support to Charlottesville City Council

Increasing police patrols, installing security cameras and redesigning the south Mirror Pond parking lot are … Read more

Missing woman hoisted to safety

FLORENCE — Coast Guard and other crews have rescued a missing Oregon woman near the … Read more

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