Bend statehouse candidate made false claim in voter guide

Amanda La Bell, running for 54th House District, claimed degree she did not earn

SALEM — Amanda La Bell, the Working Families Party candidate for the 54th House District … Read more

Deschutes County mulls zone to allow development between city and national forest

Deschutes County is considering planned zone changes that could allow schools, parks and low-density home … Read more

OSU-Cascades welcomes largest first-year class to date

Out-of-state students, strong word-of-mouth boost first-year population by about 40 percent, officials say

After moving into their dorm rooms Sunday, first-year students were scattered throughout Oregon State University-Cascades’ … Read more

Around the state

No other cougars found — Officials continued monitoring portions of the Mount Hood National Forest … Read more

3 states and Canada push 10-year salmon plan forward

PORTLAND — Canada and the U.S. states of Alaska, Oregon and Washington would all reduce … Read more

Portland dispensary owner gets prison time for tax crimes

Matthew Price, part owner and operator of Portland and Eugene medical marijuana dispensaries called Cannabliss, … Read more

Chimps Inc. settles safety citations, still faces labor charges

Oregon labor bureau could fine chimp sanctuary $81,500

Chimps Inc., a nonprofit chimpanzee sanctuary in Tumalo, recently settled with the Oregon Occupational Safety … Read more

Bend woman sues permanent makeup artist for ‘botched’ eyebrows

Heidi Sausser accused owner of Totally Polished of shoddy work

A Bend woman is suing a permanent makeup artist for botching her eyebrows. Heidi Sausser … Read more

Around the state

3 killed in head-on collision in McMinnville — Oregon State Police say three people were … Read more

Handling cougar population is tricky business

SALEM — What happens now? In the wake of Oregon’s first fatal attack by a … Read more

Gubernatorial candidate Knute Buehler and his political battles

From surgeon to state lawmaker to candidate for Oregon governor

The Westlund baseball is an odd political trophy that floats around the State Capitol. It’s … Read more

Agency defends killing of cougar

An Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife official Saturday morning defended his agency’s actions in … Read more

Teenagers arrested for construction site mischief in Bend

Two teenage boys were arrested Friday night after allegedly sneaking onto a Bend construction site … Read more

Large family is almost entirely connected to Bend-La Pine Schools

Clan has 2 teachers, 2 retired employees and a student in nearly every grade

When Jill Plattner moved to Bend in 2000 to teach math at Mountain View High … Read more

Education notes

Youth notes • The Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary will sponsor an essay-writing contest for 6th-graders … Read more

Restitution payment plan remains a secret

Hood River County has declined to release the monthly payment plan for nearly $37 million … Read more

Washington tries to woo state into bridge talks

Vancouver mayor works to restart deal to replace I-5 bridge after failure 5 years ago

PORTLAND — Before she entered politics, Anne McEnerny-­Ogle was a junior high math teacher who … Read more

Romance novelist indicted on murder charge

A Multnomah County grand jury has returned a one-count indictment against Nancy Lee Crampton Brophy, … Read more

Caregiver took 2 seniors’ money and almost their lives, too

The woman at the center of an elder abuse case involving two victims who were … Read more

Disputes between neighbors arise with rats, chickens afoot

As the weather has started to turn crisp, Carol Cheshire’s thoughts have turned to critters. … Read more

Federal appeals court reverses decision about fired Springfield police employee

SPRINGFIELD — A federal appeals court has ruled that the firing a Springfield Police Department … Read more

Families get hands-on with aircraft at Aviation Day

Drones, demonstrations and flight simulators thrilled aviation buffs

REDMOND — All forms of flight were on display Saturday at Aviation Day at the … Read more

Man arrested for arson at Bend car dealership

A 50-year-old homeless man was arrested for arson after allegedly setting a utility vehicle on … Read more

Terrebonne man dies in motorcycle crash

A 68-year-old Terrebonne man was killed Friday after he lost control of his motorcycle while … Read more

Smoke keeps visitors away from Crater Lake

Visits to national park down almost 9 percent through August

Smoke from wildfires has caused problems across Oregon this summer, canceling events and forcing residents … Read more

COCC student newspaper may survive

College president wants to explore ways to keep The Broadside publishing

MADRAS — Central Oregon Community College’s student newspaper might not be dead yet. President Shirley … Read more

Wild rabbits in Cannon Beach get some hopping mad

CANNON BEACH — Broaching the topic of bunnies in Cannon Beach is kind of like … Read more

Authorities may have killed cougar that killed female hiker

ZIGZAG — State wildlife officials plan to test a cougar killed Friday near Mount Hood … Read more

Bodycam video released in fatal bar shooting of man

PORTLAND — Body camera video from two campus police officers in Oregon shows they ordered … Read more

Buehler cushioned by $1.5 million in Knight cash

Political news: Debate over Walden debate, jobs in forest and court, audit

SALEM — Knute Buehler’s campaign for governor received a $1 million boost, courtesy of Nike … Read more

Culver man sentenced for illegally trapping bobcat

Thomas Ray Campbell banned from hunting and trapping for three years

The Culver man who boasted on his social media accounts about poaching a bobcat and … Read more

COCC starts search process to replace school president

Search firm will visit Central Oregon in October to meet community members

Now that Central Oregon Community College President Shirley Metcalf has announced her plans to retire … Read more

Man accused of leaving baby in woods: ‘I’m fighting this’

Brandon Blouin pleads not guilty to six charges

The man accused of leaving his 1-year-old son alone in the woods outside Bend told … Read more

Around the state

Cougar killed — State wildlife officials plan to test a cougar killed Friday near Mount … Read more

1968: Cancer victim Talman left smoking warning message

Compiled by Don Hoiness from archived copies of The Bulletin at Deschutes County Historical Society. … Read more

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