Commentary: Why a pro-Putin town is exploding in anger

This month’s events in a small town northwest of Moscow show there’s massive anger bubbling … Read more

Editorial: Oregon election law’s Rajneeshee hangover

Post-cult ballot measure changed law for the worse

Netflix’s six-part documentary has reacquainted millions of people with the Rajneesh cult, which transformed a … Read more

Guest column: The environmental piffle published in Podunk papers

The Bulletin generally does a good job reporting science, but its editorial page continues to … Read more

Commentary: What holds America together

Last week, I went to Houston to see the rodeo. That rodeo is not like … Read more

Editorial: Don’t rush to weaken class time rules

The Oregon State Board of Education meets Thursday in Salem, and one item on its … Read more

Editorial: The wrong approach to gun law reform

An interfaith group from Portland is trying to get a measure on the November ballot … Read more


F for standardized testing The Bulletin’s “Why bother with gathering data in education?” editorial from … Read more

Commentary: Trump is guilty even if proved innocent

It’s inane, it’s egregious and it’s another spurious step in justifying the impeachment of President … Read more

Editorial: PETA’s beef

Animal-rights group proposes billboard at site of fatal cow crash

People driving between Madras and Prineville on U.S. Highway 26 may soon see a new … Read more

Editorial: Senior center getting an upgrade

When the remodeling is done, Bend’s growing senior population will have just what it needs: … Read more


Prevent gun balance On Sunday, March 11 in My Nickel’s Worth, Bob Roth wrote passionately … Read more

Commentary: No, driverless cars aren’t far safer than human drivers

Self-driving cars have claimed their first pedestrian fatality, a woman in Tempe, Arizona, who was … Read more

Editorial: Schools, parks should say ‘no’ to Bend redevelopment tax scheme

Bend’s Central District is ripe for redevelopment, but it may not happen anytime soon without … Read more

Editorial: Get to the bottom of emergency radio mess

Steve Reinke, 62, will step down as head of Deschutes County 911 in the next … Read more

Letters: Apartment protest; The hollow men; Curbing hate

Apartment protest Picket signs on SW Colorado were intended to let the public know about … Read more

Commentary: Why hasn’t Britain been able to stop Putin?

Why have Britain and its NATO allies been unable to deter Vladimir Putin from acts … Read more

Commentary: California becomes new cradle of states’ rights

To people in the rest of the U.S., California can seem like a foreign country. … Read more

Commentary: When American compromised

Can America unify and rediscover a common national identity? Or are we condemned to political … Read more

Commentary PRO: Einstein’s long career filled with the pithy quotes of a skeptic

Editor’s note: The writer is addressing the question, “Would Albert Einstein be a global warming … Read more

Commentary CON: Absorbed by his own work, Einstein would have dodged climate change debate

Editor’s note: The writer is addressing the question, “Would Albert Einstein be a global warming … Read more

Editorial: Lawmakers can’t duck Oregon’s PERS burden

ESD’s projections show the scale and duration of the problem

Both Gov. Kate Brown and the Oregon Legislature deserve credit for acknowledging the seriousness of … Read more

Guest column: Thank a farming family

In honor of National Ag Week, March 18 to 24, I’d like to share a … Read more

Guest column: Arm yourself with good information about guns

In regard to Janet Stevens’ column “U.S. needs limits on guns,” I don’t even know … Read more

Commentary: Good leaders make good schools

The solutions to the nation’s problems exist somewhere out in the country; we just do … Read more

Commentary: Stephen Hawking taught us it was right to be wrong

In 2002, the future Nobel Prize-winner Peter Higgs joined several fellow physicists at a dinner … Read more

Commentary: North Korean talks could save the world

President Donald Trump is going to sit down with Kim Jong Un and try to … Read more

Commentary: Enjoy your job in software? You have a woman to thank

The most tragic story of the computer industry is how a field once dominated by … Read more

Editorial: The beef with the labeling law

Many consumers want to know where their food comes from. American ranchers are right there … Read more

Editorial: Bend council a step closer to raise

Bend city councilors likely will vote on March 28 to give the future council a … Read more

Commentary: Russia’s war against the West

What if they had a war, and only one side showed up? Russia has been … Read more

Commentary: Conor Lamb is a breath of fresh air

Every election cycle, we say that so and so is fighting for the soul of … Read more

Editorial: Greenways will be good for Bend

Construction may begin this fall on a smart improvement to Bend’s roads — neighborhood greenways … Read more

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