Forecast: Clear skies for eclipse, but what about smoke?

Experts say a wildfire probably would not cause viewing problems

Smoke-filled skies and cloudy weather across Central Oregon earlier this month caused concern for those … Read more

Oregon defelonizes personal use of cocaine, heroin, methamphetamine

SALEM — A bill signed by Gov. Kate Brown on Tuesday makes personal-use possession of … Read more

Classmates die in fall on Mount Hood PCT

Two Portland women apparently fell to their deaths off a Pacific Crest Trail cliff on … Read more

Redmond City Councilor Anne Graham resigns

Decision based on disagreements with council, not ethics investigation

Redmond City Councilor Anne Graham announced her resignation via Facebook on Monday evening. Graham declined … Read more

Mosaic to unveil expanded Bend clinic

Mosaic Medical will host an open house Thursday to unveil its expanded East Bend clinic, … Read more

16.9 pounds of meth found in Madras home

Madras man charged in federal court

A multiagency investigation which began in May led to the seizure of nearly 17 pounds … Read more

U.S. vet returns flag to Japanese soldier’s kin

HIGASHISHIRAKAWA, Japan — Tatsuya Yasue buried his face into the flag and smelled it. Then … Read more

Bend urges water conservation for eclipse

City says system will be able to handle increased demand

Central Oregon cities are urging residents to use less water during the next week as … Read more

Governor says Oregon “ready” for eclipse

Traffic, fire, medical teams prepare for crush of viewers

SALEM — Oregon is ready for its moment not in the sun, with Central and … Read more

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

Daycare operator accused of abandoning kids pleads not guilty

January Neatherlin to stand trial for child neglect

January Neatherlin, accused of drugging children with sleep aids and leaving them unsupervised at her … Read more

Fire forces trail closures in Three Sisters Wilderness

The U.S. Forest Service closed a significant portion of the Three Sisters Wilderness on Tuesday, … Read more

New Crook County circuit court judge takes the reins

Daina Vitolins navigates criminal law, traffic tickets on first day

Even though she has more than 20 years of experience as a prosecutor, Central Oregon’s … Read more

Oregon tries to stop pot from leaving the state

Diversion to the black market puts cannabis industry at risk

PORTLAND — Well before Oregon legalized marijuana, its forests made it an ideal place for … Read more

County buys bill counter to handle pot cash

GRANTS PASS — The final straw was the day a marijuana grower came in to … Read more

State bar investigating Bend civil attorney

Attorney allegedly harassed a judge, other lawyers

A complaint filed with the Oregon State Bar against a Bend attorney accuses him of … Read more

Where were you in ‘82?

Capitol Report

Where were you in 1982? Ronald Reagan was president, the Cold War with the Soviets … Read more

Oregon man charged with luring boys gets additional charges

Brandon Kautz charged with 32 felonies

The charges against a Dallas, Oregon, man accused of soliciting sexual photos from underage boys … Read more

Meals on Wheels to deliver frozen meals before eclipse

Meals on Wheels won’t be making any deliveries in Central Oregon on Aug. 21 because … Read more

Portland men rescued from Sisters Wilderness

For the second time in three days the Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office Search and Rescue … Read more

Bend park activities to run as usual during eclipse

Attendees will receive eclipse glasses

Bend Park and Recreation District programs will run as usual leading up to the Aug. … Read more

Cascade East Transit cancels some shuttles during eclipse

Cascade East Transit will not operate a couple of its regular commuter shuttles at the … Read more

Around the state

Confederate flag at Astoria parade — The Astoria Regatta apologized for Confederate flag displays Saturday … Read more

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

Homeless camp residents want answers in land management plan

Road closures east of Redmond prompt confusion between camps and council

The dust that covers the dirt roads east of Redmond clings to everything. It’s dry … Read more

Fires continue to burn around Central Oregon

Several fires in the Central Oregon area continued to burn Sunday despite cooler temperatures and … Read more

Neighborhood groups seek better communication with Bend council

Associations currently work with a councilor assigned to them

A perception that the city of Bend relies more on advisory committees than neighborhood associations … Read more

Deschutes conservation planning picks up this week

Public meetings slated for Madras, Bend this week

The next phase of the nearly decadelong process of creating a habitat conservation plan for … Read more

Around the state

Portland challenges state sprinkler decision — The city of Portland is appealing after a state … Read more

La Pine man dies after 100-foot plunge into reservoir

A La Pine man died Saturday afternoon following a leap of more than 100 feet … Read more

Bend man arrested in motorcycle crash that injured 10-year-old girl

A Bend man was arrested Friday for an Aug. 3 motorcycle crash that seriously injured … Read more

Fire destroys Crooked River Ranch home

Fire destroyed a vacant rental home in Crooked River Ranch Saturday night. After receiving multiple … Read more

Dems eyes on Bend in 2018

Party leader want to beat Buehler, flip his House seat

Jeanne Atkins is the chair of the Democratic Party of Oregon. A former secretary of … Read more

More fire crews help contain Warm Spring fire

61 wildfires have been reported since Thursday

More than 100 additional firefighters arrived late Friday to help contain the Nena Springs Fire, … Read more

Gathering insects to support Whychus Creek

Group works to restore and preserve the creek and fish populations

SISTERS — Restoring salmon and steelhead populations in Whychus Creek relies on a healthy habitat … Read more

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