Searcher: Blood found in apartment search was Gomez’s

Police won’t publicly confirm the match, but shared it with family members

Police have told relatives of Sara Gomez, a Bend woman missing and presumed dead, that … Read more

Bend Planning Commission approves OSU-Cascades master plan

Plan will go to Bend City Council later this spring

An Oregon State University-Cascades master plan that would add dozens of buildings and new streets … Read more

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Bend group wants darker skies

Dark skies are good for people, migrating birds and amphibians, group says

Bend at night is already darker than many cities around the country, but some residents … Read more

Bend City Council hears from residents about growth

Some want a denser, walkable area in the center of Bend

Several Bend residents urged the Bend City Council on Wednesday to invest in creating a … Read more

Police: Bend woman hits dad with car, pepper-sprays him

A 28-year-old Bend woman is in jail after allegedly hitting her father with her car … Read more

Reed Market and 15th Street roundabout closing Monday

The roundabout at Reed Market Road and 15th Street in Bend will close with detours … Read more

Bend starts 14th Street reconstruction Monday

Simpson roundabout will close April 9, with work lasting until July

Driving through the west side of Bend will get a lot more complicated this summer … Read more

Signs, cover on skate ramp pit Bend skate shop against city

Solsk8s will owe at least $148,500 if it doesn’t remove the signs by Friday

When skate shop owner Andre Antoniou received a letter from the city of Bend’s code … Read more

Bend wants public input on development

The city of Bend is seeking public input on where to focus development efforts. The … Read more

Bend considers changes at Cooley / U.S. Highway 97

Some local leaders question whether changes are too little, too late

A massive transportation funding package approved last year by the Oregon Legislature will give Bend … Read more

Bend police searching for suspect in K Market ATM theft

Police are looking for a man believed to have stolen an ATM from a convenience … Read more

Ex-masseur takes plea deal in sex abuse case

Christopher Rosario still being sued by the two victims

A onetime Bend massage therapist has agreed to the conditions of a plea deal for … Read more

Bend to celebrate Arbor Week

Tree planting, field day for students scheduled

The city of Bend will mark Arbor Week April 1-7 by planting a tree and … Read more

Bend moving ahead with bike greenways

Greenways to feature lower speed limits, shared lane reminders, speed humps

Two stretches of road in Bend are set to become more welcoming for bicyclists this … Read more

Bend community land trust seeks permanent home affordability

Group wants to build five cottages on trust-owned land

As housing prices continue to rise in Bend, a local nonprofit is looking at a … Read more

Warning signs there that Bryan Penner was suicidal

Man suspected of killing Sara Gomez had previously tried to kill himself

Warning signs were there in the weeks before Bryan Michael Penner took his life in … Read more

Center of Bend, southeast ‘elbow’ prime spots for development

Several thousand jobs, hundreds of homes could be added by 2028

Redeveloping areas in the middle of Bend and building in an elbow-shaped area just outside … Read more

Cutting edge heart procedure increasing at St. Charles Bend

Transcatheter aortic valve replacement is minimally invasive

When Lee Williams went to the hospital for an aortic valve replacement last week, his … Read more

Bend’s Community Center to reopen for seniors in 2019

Council on Aging now owns Fifth Street building

Bend’s Community Center, which closed in February, will reopen early next year with new management … Read more

Coalition pushes Bend to invest in central district

City sees area as a prime spot for mixed-use development

A coalition of landowners, businesses, neighborhood associations and nonprofits is pushing the city of Bend … Read more

Bend looks for ways to get parents, kids to City Council meetings

Could separate space, toys in a hallway bring more parents to meetings?

When Dr. Suzanne Mendez prepared to speak to the Bend-La Pine School Board last month, … Read more

Bend ends arts commission, irking some

Former commission members say it showed Bend’s commitment to art

The Bend City Council’s quiet decision to eliminate a committee dedicated to arts and culture … Read more

Bend doctor seeks removal from sex-offender list

Oregon courts rarely grant such requests

On Tuesday, Gilbert Lee, a doctor convicted 10 years ago of fondling patients, filed a … Read more

Bend to pay $800,000 to shooting victim’s family

Michael Tyler Jacques, 31, was shot and killed by police in 2016

The city of Bend’s insurance company will pay $800,000 to the family of a man … Read more

Summer repaving approved for Bend roads

$4.7M project will start this summer and includes major arterial roads

Contractors will repave 47 miles of travel lanes on city streets throughout Bend as part … Read more

Massive makeover coming to Bend Senior Center

36,000-square-foot expansion brings warm pool, jogging trail to senior center

The Bend Park & Recreation District will give the Bend Senior Center a $21.7 million … Read more

Bend Council backs downtown tax hike for security, cleanliness

Funds would pay for marketing, security guards, cleaning, holiday decorations

Downtown Bend business owners who’ve complained about aggressive panhandlers could soon have increased security and … Read more

37-acre park slated for southeast Bend

Alpenglow Park to feature splash pad, ‘dog agility course’

The Bend Park & Recreation District moved a step closer to transforming a parcel of … Read more

New family shelter going up at Bethlehem Inn

Expanded Bend shelter set to open in June

Insulation and drywall are starting to cover messages of hope scrawled in black marker on … Read more

OneApp aims to make it easier for renters to find a home

Rental application clearinghouse may expand to Central Oregon

Renae Arias grew up visiting Redmond, Bend and Sisters. She loved the area and how … Read more

4-story apartment building proposed near Bend Whitewater Park

Building would have 181 units, and neighbors are worried about parking and traffic

A handful of Bend residents waved picket signs near the Colorado and Simpson roundabout during … Read more

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