Tax overhaul sparks anger in Salem

House approves tax changes GOP calls illegal

SALEM — Round 3 of the tax fights at the State Capitol turned nasty on … Read more

Oregon Senators will fight Senate health plan

Proposal cuts Medicaid expansion, reforms program

Oregon’s two U.S. senators vowed on Friday to fight against changes to the health care … Read more

Organization calls for ADA-friendly clean-up

Disability-rights advocates are calling on Bend residents to make the city friendlier for the disabled … Read more

Awbrey Butte duplex fire started by pot ashes

The Bend Fire Department has determined the fire that significantly damaged an Awbrey Butte duplex … Read more

Witness to Bend police shooting describes what he saw

Fatal incident could have been avoided, witness claims

Even six months after witnessing the fatal shooting of a man in downtown Bend at … Read more

Shevlin Park to add 329 acres

Bend’s biggest park will grow by 50 percent

Bend’s biggest park is getting bigger. Shevlin Park on the city’s west side will add … Read more

Lawmakers pull plug on big bills

Tax and pension reform dead until 2019

SALEM — In a legislative stare down over taxes and public pensions, the Democrats blinked … Read more

Bend-La Pine teacher contract gets high approval

School board passes contract with 2% raises, insurance increases

Teachers in Bend-La Pine Schools have given resounding approval to their new contract, passed by … Read more

Free buses to serve central Bend

Ride Bend runs from Friday to Labor Day

A new bus route serving central Bend will begin running Friday, providing free transportation to … Read more

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

Crook County DA appointed as state judge

Gov. Kate Brown this week appointed Crook County District Attorney Daina A. Vitolins as a … Read more

Florida boy rescued after injury climbing South Sister

A 16-year-old Florida boy was rescued Wednesday night after being injured climbing down South Sister … Read more

Brown signs Bend bus plan

New law allows voters to approve regional transit taxes

SALEM — Gov. Kate Brown on Thursday signed into law a bill to allow the … Read more

Fire burns Awbrey Butte duplex

Blaze was the second to a Bend home in less than 24 hours

An Awbrey Butte duplex was severely damaged when the upper unit caught fire Thursday morning. … Read more

Bend trailer park fire caused by lit cigarette butt

Wednesday night’s fire that burned two houses and six mobile homes in southeast Bend was … Read more

Fire destroys Bend homes, sends flames 80 feet high

Fire department calls charred aftermath a ‘horror scene’

A huge evening fire Wednesday in Bend burned two houses and six mobile homes as … Read more

Legislature OKs tax on health providers

Health bill goes to governor

SALEM — Three Senate Republicans joined Democrats to approve a $673 million health provider tax … Read more

These two kids have biked every day to school for two years

Biking culture at Bend middle school encourages students

At least a couple of seventh-graders at Pacific Crest Middle School aren’t messing around when … Read more

Driver dies in crash, four passengers survive

The driver of a car that veered off the road and into a tree died … Read more

Team Rwanda to race in Cascade Cycling Classic

Bend mountain biker will host team next month

The Cascade Cycling Classic, the longest consecutively-run elite stage race in the United States, will … Read more

Woman dead in Highway 97 crash near Terrebonne

A fatal crash briefly closed part of U.S. Highway 97 Wednesday afternoon one mile south … Read more

Study links legal marijuana, increase in car crash claims

DENVER — A recent insurance study links increased car crash claims to legalized recreational marijuana. … Read more

Roadkill: It’s what’s for dinner under new law from Salem

SALEM — Some folks in Oregon might not want to ask, when served an elk … Read more

City to host Galveston parking study open house

Community members who call the Galveston Avenue area home, or who use it for work … Read more

Around the state

Body found near school — Gresham police arrested four young people after the discovery of … Read more

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

Cheatgrass returns to Central Oregon

Invasive grass can harm pets, create fuel for forest fires

With summer officially here, the invasive weed commonly known as cheatgrass is back and taller … Read more

Kitzhaber ethics probe reopened

State watchdog restarts Kitzhaber/Hayes inquiry

SALEM — Former Gov. John Kitzhaber’s feeling of being in the clear lasted less than … Read more

Sisters man gets three years for drug-fueled attack

Drugs, ‘night terror,’ led to an attack on a best friend

A drug-fueled night that led to a near-fatal attack involving two best friends has resulted … Read more

Bend council seeks answers to costly sewer hookups

Estimated 2,800 homeowners would be affected

The debate over who should pay to connect an estimated 2,800 homes to Bend’s sewer … Read more

Mosaic relocating Redmond clinic

Mosaic Medical is relocating its Redmond clinic to a new space on the first floor … Read more

Oregon moves to further stymie inquiries about immigration status

SALEM — Oregon’s Legislature took a step closer Tuesday to strengthening its unique sanctuary-state status, … Read more

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