Commentary: Philip Roth’s Earth-moving prose

Novelists rarely retire in the formal sense — and tend not to stage news conferences … Read more

Column: Why Stormy Daniels was front-page news

Some readers objected to our decision to cover the famous stripper

Stripper Stormy Daniels performed in Bend on May 17, and we sent a reporter. The … Read more

Guest column: Restricting driving may save more lives

Dear Oregon Legislators, What is all this talk about regulating “assault weapons”? What is an … Read more

Commentary: The Supreme Court does workers a favor

On its surface, the Supreme Court’s 5-4 decision in Epic Systems v. Lewis, handed down … Read more

Commentary: 10 modest steps to cut gun violence

After the school shooting in Texas claimed 10 lives, the incoming president of the National … Read more

Commentary: Hamas, Netanyahu and Mother Nature

Princess Diana once famously observed that there were three people in her marriage, “so it … Read more

Commentary: Did the FBI save Trump’s presidency?

There has always been a relatively innocent and eminently plausible interpretation for why Donald Trump’s … Read more

Editorial: Time’s right for road bond

Bend officials were not completely surprised when Deschutes County Circuit Judge Beth Bagley ruled Wednesday … Read more

Editorial: Return to mailing taxpayer kicker money

The state of Oregon is likely to refund money to taxpayers next year. The state’s … Read more

Guest column: Forest Service fails to properly confront weeds

I recently attended a presentation on invasive weeds by a representative of the Deschutes National … Read more

Commentary: Trump is holding up funding for war crimes investigations in Syria

For several weeks, President Donald Trump has refused to release any of the $200 million … Read more

Editorial: Best solution is missing for home on BLM land

The more we learn about the Bureau of Land Management’s plan to resolve about 17 … Read more

Guest column: Children need CASA

The case of Bradley Thomas, the child who was found in the woods after being … Read more

Commentary: What moral heroes are made of

Recently, I’ve been lucky enough to be around a lot of people who I would … Read more

Editorial: ‘Politicizing’ the handling of teacher misconduct claims is necessary

Union head wrongly urges lawmakers to ignore problems like Portland’s

The Oregon Education Association, Oregon’s biggest teacher union, exists to help its members, not kids. … Read more

Guest column: Leadership and changes needed to protect schools

No parent ever forgets the first time you send your child off to school — … Read more

Letters: Parkway free-for-all; Bend’s exclusive future; Questionable priorities

Bend’s exclusive future New York Times columnist Thomas Edsall quantifies expensive housing prices in San … Read more

Editorial: Reporting uncovers Oregon food safety failures

Oregon Department of Agriculture Food Safety Program got some awful news in 2014: It was … Read more

Editorial: Transportation planning ignores reality

The city of Bend, and, by extension, the state of Oregon, needs to get real … Read more

Guest column: Growth threatens future of Bend

What will Bend be like in 2030? If present growth trends continue, very little like … Read more

Letters: Add walk-in trail permits; Why cover Stormy Daniels?; Park district lets public down on Mirror Pond; Don’t shelve rape kits

Add walk-in trail permits I was pleased to see The Bulletin’s excellent coverage of the … Read more

Editorial: Measure would make bad situation worse

For all its scenery and outdoor recreation, Oregon has its problems. It has a reputation … Read more

Editorial: Don’t base pot policy on anecdotes

Regulation of marijuana is one of the policy differences between Republican Patti Adair and Democrat … Read more

Letters: A new Senate low; High cost of cameras; Taxing sugary beverages

A new Senate low Just when one thinks the Senate cannot reach a new low … Read more

Guest column: Federal government needs to take action on guns

How many is too many? The tragedy in Santa Fe, Texas, is No. 22 in … Read more

Commentary: CON: Bailing out on a bad deal actually stabilizes the chances for peace

Editor’s note: The writer is addressing the question, “Did Trump err in abandoning Obama’s nuclear … Read more

Commentary: PRO: Trump’s move greatly complicates quest for Mideast peace

Editor’s note: The writer is addressing the question, “Did Trump err in abandoning Obama’s nuclear … Read more

Commentary: Going to school no longer means going to school

HUMBOLDT, Kan. — For months I have been reading and writing about the poisoning of … Read more

Baby steps toward cheaper drugs are the best we can do

On the stump, Donald Trump the candidate promised big changes in the way America buys … Read more

Editorial: Don’t strangle legislator questions

The last thing Oregonians need are legislators who don’t ask questions. Yet House Speaker Tina … Read more

Editorial: Use franchise fees on Mirror Pond

Mirror Pond Solutions, formed by the Old Mill District’s Bill Smith and Todd Taylor of … Read more

Guest column: Oregonians need protection from drug costs

My name is Ann Neilson, and I’m from Madras. I’ve lived in Madras for almost … Read more

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