Commentary: Trump’s tax cuts wouldn’t necessarily help

As the U.S. economy shows increasing signs of recession, President Donald Trump has begun to … Read more

Commentary: I am not a ‘fighter’ because I survived cancer

I am not a “fighter” because I survived Hodgkin’s lymphoma at 19. I am lucky … Read more

Editorial: End summer vacation with vaccinations

Secondary school starts the first full week in September across Central Oregon, and as parents … Read more

Editorial: Opting out of marijuana has a cost

If Deschutes County voters ban new recreational marijuana grows and businesses, one thing the county … Read more

Letters: Factors for parents to consider; Eggs are not a necessity; Redmond pickleball debate

Factors for parents to consider In an otherwise superb article on Aug. 10 about options … Read more

Commentary: People are leaving Guatemala because life is getting better

Here’s the surprising truth behind the fact that 250,000 Guatemalan migrants have been apprehended at … Read more

Editorial: City should take a look at land-use notifications

When somebody is putting up a new building in a neighborhood, neighbors are entitled to … Read more

Editorial: Health Authority transparency changes not enough

The Oregon Health Plan spends some $5 billion of taxpayers’ money each year, though figuring … Read more

Commentary: An Afghan wedding attack adds a tragic twist to peace talks

On Saturday evening, a man detonated a bomb in a crowded wedding hall in Kabul. … Read more

Commentary: Build a consensus on trade

President Donald Trump’s trade policy has been controversial for any number of reasons, but it … Read more

Editorial: Sealing records not the right way to go

Thanks to the Legislature and Gov. Kate Brown, if you’ve been convicted of a crime … Read more

Editorial: Don’t expect transit fix overnight

As its neighbors will tell you, the Cascades East bus transit hub on NE Hawthorne … Read more

Guest column: Don’t let pickleball hurt Redmond tennis

As the tennis coach for Redmond High girls tennis, I would like to address the … Read more

Commentary: I walked 500 miles across Spain. Here’s what I learned.

Life is overflowing with demands. Everything is urgent; every minute feels like it is booked. … Read more

Editorial: Dems’ motives not all pure

Oregon Democrats have come out hard for “substantial regulation” of political spending in Oregon. They … Read more

Editorial: Two ESA changes make sense

While some in the environmental community will tell you that President Donald Trump’s changes to … Read more

Commentary: Reform-minded prosecutors aim to make society fairer, safer

In a speech this week to the Fraternal Order of Police, Attorney General William Barr … Read more

Letters: Stand up to Trump; Teaching the wrong lesson; Walkout was wrong; Lives more important than guns

Stand up to Trump My response to letter from Rep. Walden, I appreciate your concern … Read more

Editorial: Flood zone changes aim for clarity

Deschutes County is in the process of tweaking rules governing flood plains. Despite criticism of … Read more

Historical editorial: Irrigation transforms the land

Editor’s note: The following editorials originally appeared in The Bend Bulletin. The first three are … Read more

Commentary: Why it’s harder for female presidential candidates to draw support

Women have been the vanguard of the opposition to President Donald Trump. It was millions … Read more

Commentary: Israel’s ban of Omar and Tlaib is a grave misstep

The Washington Post reports, “Caught between the opposing views of President Trump and Democratic leaders, … Read more

Editorial: Death penalty law in need of fix

Democrats in the 2019 Legislature were determined to effectively gut the state’s death penalty law, … Read more

Editorial: Let our wallets do the talking

You will likely pay more for your eggs in about five years. And no, we’re … Read more

Guest column: Universal health care — how do we get there?

As we head into the 2020 presidential campaign, the No. 1 issue for most of … Read more

Commentary: Trump roils the markets — again

The Washington Post reports: “U.S. stocks plummeted Wednesday after the inverted yield curve, one of … Read more

Editorial: No quick answers for Warm Springs

Drinking water out of a tap on the Warm Springs Indian Reservation has been a … Read more

Editorial: Brown was right to spare ditch bill, dam money

Gov. Kate Brown signed House Bill 2437 on Aug. 9, despite an earlier threat to … Read more

Hong Kong protesters are scared but resolute even as a crackdown by China may loom

HONG KONG — As the hopes of the Arab Spring dissolved into brutality and chaos … Read more

Letters: Raise your voice; Get out of NRA’s grip; Signal when leaving roundabouts; Accessibility shouldn’t mean ‘easy’

Raise your voice I have no numbers, facts, stories, or additional information to add about … Read more

Editorial: Pension reform’s future in Supreme Court’s hands

Oregon lawmakers have made a serious stab at reforming the state’s Public Employees Retirement System … Read more

Editorial: Klamath district may be a better fit

Residents of northern Lake County, including folks in Christmas Valley and Fort Rock, did not … Read more

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