Bend could add three new urban renewal areas

Property sales at Juniper Ridge gave Bend money to invest

Recent property sales at Juniper Ridge gave the city of Bend the money it needs … Read more

COCC president’s contract extended two years

Metcalf will stay on at college at least through June 2019

Shirley Metcalf will stay on as Central Oregon Community College president for at least two … Read more

Baker City fire chief accused of stealing from Bend Fire

A former Baker County fire chief is being accused of buying a self-contained breathing apparatus … Read more

Bend lowers speed limits on some roads

Powers Road, SE 15th Street and Country Club Drive affected

Drivers around Bend are going to have to slow down. The city announced that several … Read more

High school notes • Collin Hester has been hired as college readiness coordinator at Crook … Read more

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Walden: Tax overhaul preserves key deductions

PORTLAND — U.S. Rep. Greg Walden’s office says a new version of the Republican tax … Read more

Historic Redmond Hotel deal official, renovations underway

Rooftop bar coming summer 2018, rooms open spring 2019

After sitting empty for many years, the historic Redmond Hotel finally will see new life … Read more

Couple seeks support for YMCA through fundraising effort

Since March, YMCA has quietly operated in Bend in a partnership with church

A push to develop a full-service YMCA in Bend plans to ramp up its fundraising … Read more

Bend planning commission chair quits, says process doesn’t adequately involve public

City staff, stakeholders wedded to ideas by the time commission hears them

The chairman of Bend’s planning commission will resign at the end of December, citing low … Read more

Oregon officials grapple to balance mentally ill people’s rights and safety

PORTLAND — Winter can be lethal to people without shelter. Last year in Portland, the … Read more

Bend-La Pine names new high schools

Realms, Skyline will be the district’s new small schools

Bend-La Pine Schools has named the two small high schools that will open in fall … Read more

Bend man killed in crash on U.S. Highway 20

A 48-year-old Bend man was killed Wednesday morning east of Bend when he turned his … Read more

Where is Oregon’s most famous wolf now?

OR-7, famous for long journey, settles in as pack leader

In the approximately six years after his well-documented journey across Oregon, which included Deschutes County, … Read more

Capitol Roundup: Candidates, audits and dollars in the news

Fall-ing into a brisk winter political season

SALEM — In a time when saying “Happy Holidays” or “Merry Christmas” is loaded with … Read more

La Pine affordable housing moves forward

Deschutes County approves land transfer ahead of federal tax change

A project that would bring more than 40 affordable housing units to La Pine took … Read more

Plans out for Snake River salmon, steelhead recovery

BOISE, Idaho — Authorities have released recovery plans for federally protected Snake River chinook salmon … Read more

Study: State parks in 2016 injected $1B into economy

PORTLAND — A study by the Oregon Parks and Recreation Department has found that visitors … Read more

Jury convicts man again in slaying of Springfield woman

EUGENE — It took less than an hour for a jury on Wednesday to convict … Read more

Around the state

Wolf kills alpaca — Investigators from the Oregon Department of Fish & Wildlife have confirmed … Read more

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Hawaii murder suspect has Bend connection

A 20-year-old woman suspected in a high-profile murder of a woman at a vacation rental … Read more

Bend High teacher wins ‘Oscar’ of education

Surprise national award includes a $25,000 check

When teacher Andria Lindsey took a seat in Bend High School’s gym bleachers on Tuesday … Read more

Prineville city council fills empty seat with former councilman

A ‘homecoming’ for Dean Noyes, an 8-year veteran of the council

PRINEVILLE — The Prineville City Council selected former council member Dean Noyes to fill a … Read more

Portland glass maker sues Gov. Brown over environmental crackdown

PORTLAND — A Portland glass company is suing Oregon Gov. Kate Brown and her top … Read more

Troopers searching home discover meth lab

Oregon State Police stumbled across a suspected methamphetamine lab Monday, while searching a Madras home … Read more

Around the state

Rocks thrown on highway — Police say a large rock hit a vehicle’s windshield on … Read more

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Bend man arrested after trying to steal three cars in five hours

A man who stabbed himself in the leg allegedly attempted to steal three vehicles and … Read more

Long-overdue Bend sewer plant could be done in early 2019

Bend’s long-overdue sewer plant expansion could be completed by February 2019. The Bend City Council … Read more

Redmond’s Ridgeview offers nursing course

High schoolers can earn nursing assistant license with new program

REDMOND — If all goes as planned, come spring, 17-year-old Kailee Dyer will be graduating … Read more

Owner to sell Volcanic Theatre Pub in Bend

Century Center performance venue publicly listed this week

One of Bend’s busiest and most controversial music venues is for sale. Volcanic Theatre Pub … Read more

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