Bend Council candidates debate bike lanes, Mirror Pond

Two candidates were absent — one was in jail, the other out of town

Several candidates for the Bend City Council talked about transportation issues and Mirror Pond dredging … Read more

West Bend developers closer to deal to build new roundabouts, sewer improvements

Bend moved a step closer last week to breaking ground on some of the 2,380 … Read more

Bend mayoral candidates debate tourism, gas tax, and more

Candidates talk tourism spending, dredging, gas tax

Bend mayoral candidates showcased their differences on tourism spending, Mirror Pond dredging and the potential … Read more

Bend mayoral race is a crowded field of hopefuls

Election will see the city chose its first elected mayor since the 1920s

A crowded field of candidates running to become Bend’s first elected mayor since the 1920s … Read more

Bend seeks input on climate actions

Meetings held through October and November

Bend’s climate action committee wants public input on how to plan for energy-efficient buildings, transportation, … Read more

Bend could save homeowners thousands in septic-to-sewer transition

A policy backed by most of the Bend City Council would buy more time for … Read more

Feature photo: Fall colors in Central Oregon

The region offers several locations to see the changing foliage

Here are a number of other areas to see fall color in Central Oregon: Dillon … Read more

Bend City Council commits to censure vote while sexual assault survivors rally outside

Boddie, who’s accused of groping a woman, cited threats of violence, skips meeting

The Bend City Council committed Wednesday evening to vote on whether to censure Councilor Nathan … Read more

Bend Park district mulls funding for dredging Mirror Pond

District board supports franchise fee, rejects fee for rivergoers

Funding a plan to remove silt from Bend’s iconic Mirror Pond may be getting less … Read more

Bend mayoral candidates talk housing, growth, sewers

Candidates outlined sharp distinctions on their approaches to city issues

Five candidates vying to become Bend’s first elected mayor in 90 years drew sharp distinctions … Read more

Boddie breaks silence via Facebook, but blocks negative responses

Bend City Councilor and state House candidate could be censured

After 12 weeks of silence about sexual misconduct allegations, Bend state House candidate Nathan Boddie … Read more

14th Street construction could end by mid-October

An end in sight for large Bend street reconstruction project

Construction work that began on Bend’s 14th Street in March could continue through the end … Read more

Bend city manager, Australian city manager learn from cities

International exchange program gives cities a chance to learn from each other

They may be 8,100 miles apart, but Bend and Frankston City in Victoria, Australia, have … Read more

Bend council candidate campaigns from jail

Ron ‘Rondo’ Boozell gets votes, registers voters while serving time

In May 2017, when he was a candidate for a seat on the Bend Park … Read more

The Bulletin, Sept. 7, 1918

This reprint of the Sept. 7, 1918, Bend Bulletin is our fourth historic edition. (Click … Read more

Road-raging Bend man threatened other driver with gun, police say

22-year-old Hawkens Hazelton stopped and arrested on Highway 20

A raging Bend driver challenged other motorists to fight him Thursday, even pointing a handgun … Read more

Mirror Pond dredging could cost Pacific Power customers, river floaters

Subcommittee will discuss options for raising $6.7 million

A new City Council subcommittee will consider ways to pay for dredging Mirror Pond that … Read more

Subsidized ride-hailing could replace bus service

City of Bend already axed route serving NorthWest Crossing, colleges

Can the city of Bend replace bus service by subsidizing ride-hailing services like Uber and … Read more

Autopsy: Burst aneurysm, not assault killed Bend hiker

A filmmaker who was assaulted while hiking with his dog outside Bend died of natural … Read more

Neighborhood committee will start with transportation, land use

Committee to advise Bend council on issues from a community perspective

A new city committee focused on quality of life for Bend residents plans to start … Read more

Bend’s Empire Avenue closing until December

Empire Avenue between the 18th Street roundabout and Purcell Boulevard will close Tuesday to all … Read more

It’s possible to retire in your 30s with $1M in the bank

Bend couple changed lifestyle, aims to quit work in their mid-40s

Carl Jensen experienced what he calls “the awakening” sometime around 2012. He was a software … Read more

Bend council approves contract for planning southeastern ‘elbow’

Planning begins for development of southeast area

The Bend City Council approved a $482,000 contract amendment Wednesday to start determining how to … Read more

At Labor Day picnic, union members say labor movement is strong despite threats

Public employee unions now must win over members to get dues

Organized labor is strong and resolute in the face of threats from court decisions, union … Read more

Bend man charged with rape, sex abuse of juvenile

Bend Police arrested a 50-year-old man Saturday at Sawyer Park on suspicion of multiple sex … Read more

Bend Police, private security increase presence downtown

City council member says downtown feels safer

A little more than a year ago, downtown Bend residents and business owners flooded City … Read more

Bend political activist drops Mirror Pond lawsuit

A Bend political activist abandoned his lawsuit asking the Deschutes County Circuit Court to force … Read more

Bend City Council, mayor races set

Three people running for each council seat; six for mayor

Bend will have three-way races for two open City Council seats and a six-way race … Read more

Bend planning commission recommends rezoning

Bend’s planning commission on Monday took a step toward a major change that could make … Read more

Mother believed to have killed son expected to recover

Deschutes County district attorney hasn’t yet decided whether to charge her

A Bend woman who police believe fatally shot her 7-year-old son before attempting to kill … Read more

Paid parking coming to parts of downtown Bend

Pilot program will introduce fees in one lot and on one street

The city of Bend plans to start testing the use of parking fees on one … Read more

Campaign manager with past legal issues leaves Deschutes County campaign

A campaign manager with a history of legal issues, including at least one criminal conviction … Read more

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