High Desert Museum burn a go for Wednesday

A long-awaited controlled burn near the High Desert Museum will take place on Wednesday. The … Read more

Around the state

Driver in crash identified — Authorities have identified the wrong-way driver in a fiery, quadruple … Read more

Bend PD wins wellness award

Cops in Bend practice mindfulness, yoga

The Bend Police Department was recently recognized on the national stage for its novel approach … Read more

Capitol Report: Special session odds and ends

History, hyperbole and highly unusual voting blocs in one day session

SALEM — For eight hours and 22 minutes, the Legislature met on Monday in a … Read more

Police log

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

Legislature passes business tax break

Republicans slam plan by Gov. Brown as “political theater” but support the bill

SALEM — The Legislature met in a rare one-day special session on Monday to pass … Read more

Cougar sightings in Central Oregon spark unease

After killing in Washington, local and federal agencies warn residents

Around the same time a cougar attacked cyclists in Western Washington, cougars were spotted in … Read more

Father indicted in case of baby abandoned in woods

Brandon Blouin charged with child neglect, mistreatment and felon in possession of body armor

The man accused of abandoning his 1-year-old in a wooded area southeast of Bend was … Read more

Driver in semi crash dies at St. Charles Bend

The 77-year-old Bend man who crashed his Ford Fiesta into a semitruck in late April … Read more

Police log

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Judge: Teen must pay $37M for Gorge fire

HOOD RIVER — A teenager who started a major wildfire in the Columbia River Gorge … Read more

Around the state

Settlement in LGBT harassment case — An openly gay couple was walking in the North … Read more

Controlled burns planned near Bend, La Pine

Two prescribed burns are slated to take place in the Deschutes National Forest Tuesday, if … Read more

St. Charles Bend ends lock out

Hospital was working with Bend police on a threat investigation

St. Charles Bend was on lock out for about an hour Monday afternoon at the … Read more

Cuts threaten subsidies for rural health broadband

Lack of high-speed Internet has real impact on patient care

Broadband internet access comes to Lake District Hospital along a single line, a fiber-optic cable … Read more

State to remove beams from failed Wickiup Junction overpass

Sinking site has stabilized some after crews removed a large amount of soil

Beams that would have supported the failed $17 million Wickiup Junction overpass in La Pine … Read more

Skier rescued from South Sister

Deschutes County Search and Rescue volunteers rescued an injured skier from high up South Sister … Read more

Heat lamp for chicks sparks early morning house fire in Bend

House lacked working smoke alarms

A heat lamp set up to warm chicks caused a fire in a Bend home … Read more

Cougar kills mountain biker east of Seattle

Second cyclist seriously injured in attack

NORTH BEND, Wash. — One man was killed and another was seriously injured when they … Read more

Deschutes County marijuana review brushes up against state agencies

Letters to state agencies ask for more information on medical marijuana impacts

Deschutes County’s effort to revisit and refine its regulations for growing marijuana could put it … Read more

Oregon State study says it’s OK to eat placenta

PORTLAND — First experts said eggs are bad for you, then they say it’s OK … Read more

Around the state

Rental company to pay $20 million — A jury has ordered a rental-property company to … Read more

The future of Central Oregon’s wilderness is at stake

Forest Service tries to balance public access with protecting resources

Hikers could be turned away at the South Sister trailhead. Mountaineers could see day-of weather … Read more

Oregon Governor’s race takes off

Buehler win in GOP primary sets campaigns in motion for November

SALEM — The election returns weren’t more than 40 minutes old, and the Democrats had … Read more

Dream cars on display at annual Bend show

From Model Ts to modern Dodge Chargers, show spanned automotive generations

Classic cars filled an entire parking lot in Bend on Saturday for Trinity Lutheran Church … Read more


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

Education notes

College notes • Carly Jean Hibbs, of Prineville, has graduated, cum laude, from McNeese State … Read more

Hospital fights state’s high rate of skin cancer

PORTLAND — Oregon Health & Science University has declared a ‘war on melanoma’ and is … Read more

Sheepdogs ‘get back’ to Oregon’s Wolston Farm for trials

SALEM — Each year, Ian Caldicott and Raven OKeefe receive a special delivery in May … Read more

Nonprofit loans out all-terrain wheelchair to bring nature lovers outdoors again

MEDFORD — Casey Moore’s withered right hand pushes the small joystick that thrusts a special … Read more

Developer: Mirror Pond dredging ‘long shot’ this summer

Bend City Council, parks board will form group to discuss funding

A private group hopes to start dredging Mirror Pond in July, but one of the … Read more

Officials eye Overturf Butte as radio problems persist

Police have experienced garbled, dropped calls

The Deschutes 911 service district intends to build a transmission tower on Overturf Butte to … Read more

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