Redmond explores public safety fee to increase police

Fee could add six officers in Redmond

Redmond residents could see more police officers on the streets thanks to a new fee … Read more

Governor candidates at the Pendleton Round-Up

Oregon political roundup

It wasn’t quite “High Noon,” but the governor and the man who would be governor … Read more

Former Deschutes County man gets 25 years for sex abuse

An Arizona man was sentenced to what may amount to a life sentence in prison … Read more

Trail along Deschutes River to close for restoration

The U.S. Forest Service will close a popular hiking trail along the Deschutes River for … Read more

Campfire restrictions to be lifted Wednesday

Beginning Wednesday, federal agencies will be lifting campfire restrictions across Central Oregon’s public lands. Thanks … Read more

News of Record: Police Log

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

Distracted driving law getting stricter

SALEM — Oregon drivers soon can be pulled over for not only texting and talking … Read more

Around the state

Chiloquin slaying — Police have made a second arrest in the killing of a 32-year-old … Read more

Appeals court decision could affect Lara murder case

Judge to consider recent ruling in deciding whether Lara invoked right to lawyer

As Deschutes County Circuit Judge A. Michael Adler considers whether suspected murderer Edwin Lara’s apparent … Read more

Summit High finds orchestra teacher

Bend school needed to look local to fill position

To find a new orchestra teacher, all Summit High School needed to do was look … Read more

Bend man receives Carnegie ‘hero’ medal for river rescue

A Bend man has received a Carnegie Medal for rescuing a woman who accidentally floated … Read more

News of Record: Police Log

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

Recommendation to downsize Cascade-Siskiyou is questioned

SALEM — Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke’s recommendation to President Donald Trump recommending downsizing the Cascade-Siskiyou … Read more

Around the state

Amazon expanding in Oregon — Amazon has announced plans for a third Oregon fulfillment center. … Read more

Pilot Butte boasts Oregon’s secondary librarian of the year

Pilot Butte Middle School’s librarian Shelby Paulson has been named Secondary School Librarian of the … Read more

State considers controversial carbon cap

GOP not sold on market pollution fix

SALEM — Oregon would join an air pollution “market” stretching from California to Quebec under … Read more

Avion customers get more accurate sewer charges

Bend now charging Avion water customers for the volume they use

Some Bend residents will see more accurate sewer bills thanks to a change in the … Read more

Carbon-cap effort to highlight legislative ‘committee days’

Health care scandal and fires also on the agenda

SALEM — A cap on carbon emissions, a health care scandal and fights over firefighting … Read more

A few Bend streets go car-free, if only briefly

‘Bend Open Streets’ returns for second year

Bend has more than 340 miles of public streets, and on most days it’s a … Read more

Evacuation notices lifted near Elk Lake

The Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office lifted all evacuation notices around Elk Lake on Monday afternoon. … Read more

What’s behind flooding on the Upper Deschutes?

Warm weather, water management, plant life all named as culprits

SUNRIVER — Water levels along the Upper Deschutes River have slowly receded over the first … Read more

Madras JROTC continues with new instructor

Retired Army officer hails from University of Portland

The popular Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps program at Madras High School has been saved. … Read more

Rain, cold moving into Central Oregon

Warmer conditions should return next week

National Weather Service forecasters are anticipating a sharp drop in temperatures across Central Oregon starting … Read more

Civic Calendar

Monday Deschutes County Commission: The commission will hold a regular meeting; 10 a.m.; Deschutes Services … Read more

Warm waters off West Coast affect salmon

SEATTLE — The mass of warm water known as “the blob” that heated up the … Read more

Around the state

Sugary drink tax — Soda tax supporters have started collecting signatures to put a ballot … Read more

U.S. Supreme Court may review non-unanimous jury verdicts

Oregon one of two states to allow such convictions

Oregon has a long history of racism and xenophobia dating back to its pre-statehood practice … Read more

Dachshunds take center stage at annual race

Hot diggity dogs hit the track in Bend’s annual Oktoberfest kick-off races

Louie, a 5-year-old dachshund, was hard to miss among all the dogs competing Saturday at … Read more

Reports: Jacques was drunk when shot by Bend police

He was also on prescribed medication

When police intercepted Michael Tyler Jacques on Dec. 23, 2016, in downtown Bend, he was … Read more

Charges expected for Summer Lake wildfire

Another wildfire, this one nearby, is suspected of being human-caused. Oregon State Police are investigating … Read more

Frank Sinatra has a wild night at the casino in 1967

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

Education Notes

School notes • Amy Naegeli has joined Edwin Brown Education Center and Ridgeview High School, … Read more

Gang violence drops so far this year

PORTLAND — Portland police have handled 81 gang shootings so far this year — and … Read more

Organization buses shelter pets to better future

EUGENE, Ore. — Jasper, a large snow-white American Husky, jumped into the arms of animal … Read more

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