Piping project coming to Tumalo

Project could save more than 800 million gallons of water annually

One of Central Oregon’s most ambitious canal piping projects to date, which could ultimately conserve … Read more

Forest Service ignites controlled burn Sunday

Firefighters with the U.S. Forest Service ignited a controlled burn Sunday near the Rimrock Trailhead … Read more

Police: Telecom employee was selling meth from home

Gabriel Walker kept pistol in child safety seat

A Madras man with an office job was arrested this month on suspicion of selling … Read more

Redmond armed robbery suspect arrested after short chase

The US Cellular store in Redmond was robbed at gunpoint Saturday evening, and police arrested … Read more

Adair, Baney face off in Republican primary for Deschutes County Commission spot

Candidates share opinions on marijuana operations, taxes and more

The Republican primary for a Deschutes County Commission seat pits the commission’s longest-serving member, three-term … Read more

Tube-like creatures are invading Northwest coasts for 2nd year

PORTLAND — They’re back. A lot of them. And they’re reproducing. The invasion of the … Read more

Yesteryear

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

Education notes

Teen feats • Jared Durham, of Troop 9119 in Redmond, earned his Eagle Scout rank … Read more

Iraqi boy back in Oregon for medical treatment

PORTLAND — Ten years after a life-saving medical trip to Portland, an Iraqi boy has … Read more

Woman breathes easier after lung transplant

ROSEBURG — Jennifer Myers of Roseburg can breathe easier now that a double lung transplant … Read more

GOP hopefuls running for chance at Gov. Brown

Winner hopes to end decades of Democrat dominance

The May 15 election is almost here. The secretary of state has mailed the voters’ … Read more

Colorful crowd joins in Bend’s Earth Day parade

Children dressed as animals, people brought their dogs, one girl rode a unicycle

In a visual celebration of Earth Day and all the planet’s creatures, hundreds of people … Read more

Quota system could be coming to Central Oregon wilderness areas

Forest Service holding meetings on proposed actions in Bend, Sisters

The U.S. Forest Service took another step this week toward addressing overuse in some of … Read more

Heard about Bend’s poor air quality? Breathe easy.

Report evaluated Central Oregon’s air using only Prineville data

Does Bend really have the 26th worst air pollution among the top 201 cities in … Read more

Central Oregon students walk out to fight gun violence

A National School Walkout to bring awareness to gun violence took place Friday at schools … Read more

Bend could increase sewer fees, developer charges to pay for major roads

Bend homeowners and developers would split the cost of completing Empire Avenue and Murphy Road … Read more

Around the state

Murder charges dismissed — A judge has dismissed murder charges against two teenagers who were … Read more

Fire destroys Crook River Ranch home

An apparent flue fire that spread to the attic destroyed a Crooked River Ranch manufactured … Read more

Police log

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

Park district oils goose eggs for population control

Bend parks benefit from lower Canada goose populations

For the 10th spring in a row, Bend Park & Recreation District staff is working … Read more

Three vie for Jefferson County Commission seat

Three candidates will face off in the May primary election for one of the two … Read more

Officers in court on homicide charge

Three Jefferson County corrections officers plead not guilty in inmate’s death

Three Jefferson County corrections officers made their first court appearance Thursday on charges they caused … Read more

Fire damages famed Sun Valley ski lodge

KETCHUM, Idaho — A raging fire at a base lodge at Idaho’s Sun Valley Resort … Read more

Around the state

Pot shop buffer zones — The Eugene City Council is considering whether to establish a … Read more

Two vie for Oregon Supreme Court judgeship

Incumbent Meagan Flynn will face challenger Van Pounds

Judge Meagan Flynn, appointed to the Oregon Supreme Court last year, is seeking a six-year … Read more

Parkway crash sends Bend boy to Portland trauma center

A 10-year-old boy from Bend was airlifted to a Portland-area trauma center following a crash … Read more

Police log

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In Oregon, nonaffiliated can mean not voting

Nonaffiliated voters excluded from Democratic and Republican primaries

SALEM — Democrats and Republicans are urging voters to sign up with their parties before … Read more

St. Charles pulls back on pay cuts as finances improve

Late run helps health system bottom line

A strong fourth quarter combined with targeted cost-cutting stabilized the finances for the St. Charles … Read more

Bend City Council OKs higher downtown taxes for safety fixes

City, police also working to improve downtown safety before summer

Downtown property owners will pay higher taxes to cover additional security and cleaning — and, … Read more

Officials kill 2 wolves to save cattle

SALEM — Oregon wildlife officials shot and killed two wolves from a helicopter Wednesday in … Read more

Healthy Beginnings receives $94K grant from Ford foundation

A local program that offers free health and development assessments has received a $94,000 grant … Read more

Bend man gets four years in prison for mugging, burglaries

Jesse Kline convicted of mugging, fleeing police, other crimes

A Bend man received four and half years in prison as part a settlement of … Read more

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