U.S. and Canada to begin talks in 2018 on modernizing Columbia River Treaty

SPOKANE, Wash. — Members of Congress from Washington state are praising the decision to start … Read more

Wreaths honor military veterans at Bend cemetery

Actions were part of a national program, Wreaths Across America

Military veterans and Boy Scouts carried festive wreaths through Bend’s Greenwood Cemetery Saturday morning and … Read more

Redmond Historical Society stuck in location limbo

Museum group awaiting decision from city council on where to go

Many of Redmond’s historic artifacts are currently being wrapped in plastic or packed up in … Read more

Bend man dies in fuel truck crash

A 58-year-old Bend man died Friday night after his fuel truck crashed and caught fire … Read more

Bend-based organization battles feds on national monuments

Conservation group’s defense fund raises $273,000 in first year

In a year when national monuments in Oregon and across the West have come under … Read more

$7.3M project seeks to beautify Mirror Pond banks

Expanded trail, a boardwalk and more vegetation planned

An expanded trail, a boardwalk and additional vegetation are included in a $7.3 million beautification … Read more

Douglas County ponders large rural housing sites

ROSEBURG — Commissioners in Douglas County are pondering a plan to earmark nearly 35,000 acres … Read more

Charity running out of money for motel vouchers

SPRINGFIELD — Jackie Campbell, 23, her three children, boyfriend and two small dogs have been … Read more

Class pet debate is back in Redmond

School board decides it will revisit animals in schools policy

REDMOND — Redmond School District may loosen its policy on animals in schools after tightening … Read more

Bend could add three new urban renewal areas

Property sales at Juniper Ridge gave Bend money to invest

Recent property sales at Juniper Ridge gave the city of Bend the money it needs … Read more

COCC president’s contract extended two years

Metcalf will stay on at college at least through June 2019

Shirley Metcalf will stay on as Central Oregon Community College president for at least two … Read more

Former Baker County fire chief accused of stealing from Bend Fire

A former Baker County fire chief is being accused of buying a self-contained breathing apparatus … Read more

Bend lowers speed limits on some roads

Powers Road, SE 15th Street and Country Club Drive affected

Drivers around Bend are going to have to slow down. The city announced that several … Read more

Religion listings

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High school notes • Collin Hester has been hired as college readiness coordinator at Crook … Read more

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Walden: Tax overhaul preserves key deductions

PORTLAND — U.S. Rep. Greg Walden’s office says a new version of the Republican tax … Read more

Historic Redmond Hotel deal official, renovations underway

Rooftop bar coming summer 2018, rooms open spring 2019

After sitting empty for many years, the historic Redmond Hotel finally will see new life … Read more

Couple seeks support for YMCA through fundraising effort

Since March, YMCA has quietly operated in Bend in a partnership with church

A push to develop a full-service YMCA in Bend plans to ramp up its fundraising … Read more

Bend planning commission chair quits, says process doesn’t adequately involve public

City staff, stakeholders wedded to ideas by the time commission hears them

The chairman of Bend’s planning commission will resign at the end of December, citing low … Read more

Oregon officials grapple to balance mentally ill people’s rights and safety

PORTLAND — Winter can be lethal to people without shelter. Last year in Portland, the … Read more

Bend-La Pine names new high schools

Realms, Skyline will be the district’s new small schools

Bend-La Pine Schools has named the two small high schools that will open in fall … Read more

Bend man killed in crash on U.S. Highway 20

A 48-year-old Bend man was killed Wednesday morning east of Bend when he turned his … Read more

Where is Oregon’s most famous wolf now?

OR-7, famous for long journey, settles in as pack leader

In the approximately six years after his well-documented journey across Oregon, which included Deschutes County, … Read more

Capitol Roundup: Candidates, audits and dollars in the news

Fall-ing into a brisk winter political season

SALEM — In a time when saying “Happy Holidays” or “Merry Christmas” is loaded with … Read more

La Pine affordable housing moves forward

Deschutes County approves land transfer ahead of federal tax change

A project that would bring more than 40 affordable housing units to La Pine took … Read more

Plans out for Snake River salmon, steelhead recovery

BOISE, Idaho — Authorities have released recovery plans for federally protected Snake River chinook salmon … Read more

Study: State parks in 2016 injected $1B into economy

PORTLAND — A study by the Oregon Parks and Recreation Department has found that visitors … Read more

Jury convicts man again in slaying of Springfield woman

EUGENE — It took less than an hour for a jury on Wednesday to convict … Read more

Around the state

Wolf kills alpaca — Investigators from the Oregon Department of Fish & Wildlife have confirmed … Read more

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