Commentary: Ilhan Omar, harbinger of Democratic decline?

Spot the problem with the quoted remarks: 1. The Oklahoma City bombing in 1995 was … Read more

Guest column: Keep The Bulletin going

In August 2018, Dean Baquet, top editor of the New York Times, stated that the … Read more

Editorial: Legislature shouldn’t pass unfair tax

Employees of businesses with thin profit margins should start worrying about what the Oregon Legislature … Read more

Editorial: Expand affordable housing program across state

Redmond is in. Bend is in. Every other city in Oregon is out, and the … Read more

Commentary: From the ashes of Notre-Dame

A first draft of this column was written before flames engulfed the Cathedral of Notre … Read more

Editorial: Interim scooter ban makes sense

Shared electric scooters may be headed toward Bend, though they won’t arrive until at least … Read more

Editorial: PERS debate kicks off late

It’s been the practice in Oregon politics in the last few years to put off … Read more

Guest column: Government needs to ensure planes are safe

Reducing government regulation has been claimed by the Trump administration as one of its primary … Read more

Letters: La Pine is doing the right things; Don’t kick the can; Encourage Walden to support climate bill; Don’t kill the Electoral College

La Pine is doing the right things Rex Lesueur’s May 9 column in The Bulletin … Read more

Editorial: State should follow BOLI’s lead on records

Public records belong to the public, but obtaining them in Oregon can be a challenge. … Read more

Editorial: Give OSAA group time to work

An ugly incident on Jan. 23 apparently was the final straw that led to introduction … Read more

Guest column: Discrimination persists because we allow it

Twenty score years ago, the first African slaves came to America. Twelve score years of … Read more

Guest column: Address the real threats to public lands

In his recent guest opinion, Erik Fernandez laments the lack of new wilderness designations east … Read more

Erik Lukens column: New study further erodes case for bag bans like Bend’s

Following such bans, consumers buy a lot more trash bags

Some activists, being human, seek an end to public debate the instant they convince a … Read more

Editorial: Legislature failed the public on kicker bill

Gov. Kate Brown signs some bills with great fanfare. Smiling legislators and sometimes members of … Read more

Editorial: Protect kids, release contract

Oregon’s Department of Human Services foster care problems continue to grow. According to an article … Read more

Guest column: Canal piping is not enough

On April 6, The Bulletin ran a front-page story about Arnold Irrigation District applying for … Read more

Editorial: Oregon hides problems from the public

It might not be official state policy, but it’s a recurring theme in Oregon government: … Read more

Editorial: PERS measures are a good start

As things now stand the ­Oregon Public Employees Retirement System has an unfunded liability of … Read more

Guest column: Providing youth with a second chance

Last fall I was touring the J Bar J Boys Ranch in northeast Bend, which … Read more

Letters: Water belongs to Oregonians; We need civil discourse; No driving benefit without legal status

Water belongs to Oregonians Recently The Bulletin endorsed using $48 million of taxpayer funds to … Read more

Editorial: Legislature shouldn’t ignore education after high school

The message you hear over and over again from educators is K-12 isn’t enough anymore. … Read more

Guest column: Protect Oregon air quality

As we continue to struggle with high health care costs personally and politically, the need … Read more

Janet Stevens column: Challenged books make good reading

When I was a kid of about 10, I read Grace Metalious’ “Peyton Place” by … Read more

Historic editorial: The school board in harmony

Editor’s note: The following editorial from The Bend Bulletin was originally published on May 22, … Read more

Editorial: Federal government wastes Deschutes water

The federal government has found a use for water from the Deschutes River: wasting it. … Read more

Editorial: Deputy DAs do not need cop-style PERS benefits

Multnomah County has problems keeping deputy district attorneys on the job, says the Multnomah County … Read more

Letters: Electoral College is unfair and undemocratic; Don’t wish for chain stores; Put a price on carbon

Don’t wish for chain stores The Sunday Bulletin story “National chains bring local hype” got … Read more

Guest column: A different view of union critics

On April 4, Mary Hofer asked in a guest column what’s in it for union … Read more

Editorial: Don’t allow rolling stop for bicyclists

Stop signs mean stop. Yet a bill to make stopping optional for bicyclists moved ahead … Read more

Editorial: Kill public employee insurance bill

Just two years ago, Democrats in the Oregon Legislature and Gov. Kate Brown made a … Read more

Guest column: John Hummel and Oregon’s death penalty

The only testimony in the Oregon Senate Judiciary Committee last month in opposition to a … Read more

Letters: Help fight diabetes; Love for cars; Self-serve is not worth it; Too loud?

Help fight diabetes One year ago on April 3, I was diagnosed with Type 1 … Read more

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