Historical society hopes to create a museum in Sisters

Despite a rich history, Sisters doesn’t have a place to showcase its past

Before it became a Western-themed tourist destination, Sisters was considered a rugged outpost. It was … Read more

Officials seize 53 dogs from La Pine home

Animal welfare officials and the Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office seized 53 dogs Friday from a … Read more

Jason Chinchen’s designs define local music scene

Local artist, musician is a go-to for logos, album art, more

Strange Rover’s raven is hard for Bend music fans to miss. Since the four-piece doom … Read more

Crook County School District announces final two candidates for superintendent

The board hopes to have a decision made by the first week of April

The Crook County School District board of directors has narrowed its search to two candidates … Read more

Runners brave snowfall at St. Patrick’s Day Dash

From wigs to tutus, race along the Deschutes River was a parade of green

Runners dressed in green tutus, tights and hats braved a Saturday morning snowfall to take … Read more

Around the state

Fred Meyer to stop selling guns PORTLAND — Fred Meyer says it will stop selling … Read more


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

Education notes

High school notes • Jonathan Skidmore, a freshman at Summit High School, won three of … Read more

Disaster response group focuses on animals

ASTORIA — Bob Kroll has spent most of his life treating animals in distress. Sometimes … Read more

Shift in fire protection boundary could affect thousands of Bend properties

State charges modest fee for forestland firefighting

The Oregon Department of Forestry is contemplating a boundary shift that would affect which lots … Read more

Police: Mexican national found with 36 pounds of meth

Sonoran man was pulled over in allegedly stolen car

A Mexican national was arrested by Oregon State Police on Monday on suspicion of having … Read more

Ex-state energy manager pleads guilty to money laundering, tax fraud

A former Oregon Energy Department manager pleaded guilty Thursday in federal court to charges of … 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

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

New principal named at Bend’s Mountain View High School

Michael Hicks is now an assistant principal at Bend High

Michael Hicks, an assistant principal at Bend High School, will become Mountain View’s principal in … Read more

Judge who refused to marry gays gets 3-year suspension

Marion County judge faces multiple ethics complaints, criminal charges

SALEM — The Oregon Supreme Court on Thursday handed down the longest suspension in its … Read more

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How bad could the ‘big one’ be? In Portland, 27,000 quake victims

PORTLAND — Portland faces mass casualties and billions of dollars in building damage if a … Read more

Around the state

Nike ouster — Nike, the Beaverton-based sports apparel brand, says one of its senior executives … Read more

To the list of invasive species, add feral cats

DENVER — Weeds, feral cats, insects and other pests are invading the U.S. West, and … Read more

Netflix documentary on Rajneeshees in Central Oregon revisits saga

Oregonians who lived through the brief, tumultuous early 1980s residency of Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh — … Read more

Deschutes County OKs Smith Rock B&B, nixes campsites

Eliminating campground addresses most concerns of nearby residents

Deschutes County will allow a bed-and-breakfast operation but not campsites across the street from Smith … Read more

Madras school worker and foster father charged with sex abuse

Mike McCoy parented dozens of children in his home

A Jefferson County school maintenance worker who has parented dozens of children was arrested last … Read more

Bend students walk out to join national protest

In the wake of Florida gun violence, students say change is needed

Hundreds of Central Oregon high school students walked out of their classrooms Wednesday morning to … Read more

Jury: Pastor, former Bend resident, guilty of sex abuse

Mother of Jamie Worley arrested, ordered to spend day in jail

When Jamie Worley’s attorney made his closing argument, last week, he told jurors only one … Read more

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Truck with 84 head of cattle crashes east of Madras

Driver, passenger unhurt, but 14 cows killed as truck rolls onto its side

A truck hauling 84 head of cattle crashed Monday afternoon on U.S. Highway 26 east … Read more

Silver Moon’s Bend brewpub closed after fire

Owner: ‘Maybe now we’ll be coming out with a fire-themed beer’

A recently remodeled Bend brewpub was damaged by a kitchen fire Monday afternoon, but was … Read more

Bend-La Pine school board announces two options for school start times

Community invited to share feedback in April and May

Elementary school students would start classes earlier and middle and high school students later under … Read more

Webcams give Redmond Airport users parking lot status

The Redmond Airport website now includes parking lot webcams and banner alerts that are updated … Read more

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