Firm questions Bend contract award for transportation bond PR

Transportation bond PR firm is same that did work for gas tax in 2015

A consulting firm that the city of Bend didn’t select to do polling and public … Read more

Bend committees hear goals for next two years

City says goals include for 3,000 new homes, affordable housing, traffic safety

Bend’s city committees now have a clearer idea of what their work for the next … Read more

Bend City Council says Worthy Brewing can have louder concert

Concert limited to 75 decibels, or the same as living room music

Worthy Brewing will be allowed to slightly exceed normal noise limits for an Earth Day … Read more

Bend park district renovating beach at Riverbend Park

The sand will be replaced with coarse gravel to reduce erosion, make slope more gradual

The Bend Park & Recreation District is renovating a popular access point to the Deschutes … Read more

Bend man seeks Mirror Pond vote in November

Spencer Dahl wants assurances dam will remain before city approves dredging funds

A Bend man wants voters to prevent the city of Bend from contributing to the … Read more

The Bend Bulletin, April 30, 1919

This is a reproduction of The Bend Bulletin from an edition that originally published 100 … Read more

Bend doesn’t expect first house in expansion areas until 2020

Development director says motivated builders want to ‘move super fast’

Bend city officials don’t expect the first house on the 2,380 acres the city is … Read more

Bend plans to pay consultant $108K for polling, PR on transportation bond

Bond could approach $100 million

The city of Bend plans to pay a consulting firm for public relations and research … Read more

Elementary school students inspire discussion on murals in Bend

About 200 students wanted to paint a mural on a retaining wall, but city code forbid it

When a canal piping project completed last year left a concrete retaining wall near Brookswood … Read more

Bend receives solar power grant

Pacific Power will give the city of Bend a $60,341 grant to install solar panels … Read more

Feature photo: Mirror Pond lot closes for makeover

When Mirror Pond parking lot in Bend reopens in early June after its complete redesign, … Read more

Bend approves $5.3M for spring, summer road work

Some roads will be completely repaved, others sealed with protective coating

Paving equipment will head into residential neighborhoods this summer as the city of Bend continues … Read more

Bend’s transportation future may include safer bike routes, more sidewalks

Committee to review ‘complete streets,’ which have space for cars, buses, bikes, walkers

The vision for transportation in Bend over the next two decades includes more sidewalks, safer … Read more

Bend won’t test shared electric scooters until 2020

Supporters say they can help ease congestion and parking woes

Summer will bring more tourists, more traffic and more people in bathing suits toting inner … Read more

Bend, Redmond Habitat for Humanity organizations to merge

Bend Area Habitat for Humanity and the Redmond Habitat for Humanity will merge with a … Read more

Former mill worker reminisces about a life gone by in Bend

Jim Thompson raised a family in Bend and watched the city change

Jim Thompson is a throwback to a time when Bend was a hardy Western mill … Read more

As snow melts, city prepares to start construction projects in Bend

Residents will see weeks-long closures on one key street and a downtown parking lot

A spell of intense winter weather in late February that left piles of snow throughout … Read more

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Greenwood Avenue to close to westbound traffic through mid-May

Greenwood Avenue between Third Street and the Bend Parkway will close to westbound traffic for … Read more

Snow-related leak destroys thousands of used books intended for library non-profit sale

Friends of the Bend Libraries have canceled their spring event

Thousands of donated books were damaged by a leak in the basement of the Deschutes … Read more

Bend council plans to give real-time view of plows’ locations

Other possibilities: more equipment, new parking rules, enforcing snow shoveling

On the first day of spring, as the remnants of record-breaking late February snowstorms melted … Read more

Clearing Bend bus stops took two weeks after snow stopped

It took more than two weeks after record-breaking snowstorms receded for Bend’s bus provider to … Read more

Bend’s only warming shelter offers sanctuary from the cold

As winter ends, Sagewood Sanctuary hopes to continue services year round

By the time it’s dark on winter weekday nights, most of the offices on the … Read more

Bend to residents: Let’s clear those storm drains

The melt is on, but not expected to cause flooding

Sunshine and balmy temperatures are melting away the record snow that still blankets Central Oregon. … Read more

Bend City Council prioritizes $32M in transportation projects

Dangerous intersection, a busy roundabout and a deteriorating stormwater pipe on the list

Fixing a dangerous northeast Bend intersection, addressing traffic flow at a busy southwest Bend roundabout … Read more

Bend’s decision not to declare snow emergency prompts criticism

Parking restrictions created after 2016-17’s historic winter remain untested

The heaviest February snowfall in 118 years might have seemed like a good time for … Read more

The Bend Bulletin, March 26, 1919

The March 26, 1919, edition of the The Bend Bulletin featured stories about the Bend … Read more

A tale of two cities with record-breaking snow

What can Bend learn from Flagstaff, Arizona?

Near the end of February, a late-winter storm arrived and dropped snow that didn’t let … Read more

Bend is outgrowing city hall

City wants to develop plan to rebuild or relocate

At nearly every Bend City Council meeting for the past year, longtime resident Keith Scott … Read more

Mt. Bachelor to reopen Friday after water line break

Workers repaired the broken water line that forced Mt. Bachelor ski area to close Thursday … Read more

Controversial Bend apartments approved; opponents promise to appeal

Seattle developer’s request for taller apartments was rejected, however

A controversial apartment complex by the Colorado Avenue bridge in Bend won city approval Thursday, … Read more

New Bend council majority backs off dredging Mirror Pond

Four Bend City Councilors would rather spend $5.5 million other needs

Plans to dredge Mirror Pond appeared to hit another roadblock Wednesday, as a majority of … Read more

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