What’s the hold-up on finishing 14th Street in Bend?

Private money could pay to finish middle section

A deal between developers and the city of Bend is needed so that crews can … Read more

650 expected to race in Deschutes Dash on Saturday

Several west-side roads in Bend to close from 7 a.m. to noon

Approximately 650 participants are expected to race in nine events at Saturday’s Deschutes Dash Multi … Read more

Bend planning commission limits options for artificial turf along river

Bend couple make take case to City Council, however

Bend’s planning commission closed one avenue a couple could use to preserve artificial turf in … Read more

Golf in a cow pasture? Tournament gives serious sport a goofy twist

2nd annual Cow Pasture Open raised money for Central Oregon veterans

The serious game of golf took a lighthearted turn along the rolling fields and rocky … Read more

Police ID driver, pedestrian in fatal Highway 97 accident

Bend Police have identified the driver and pedestrian involved in a fatal accident on South … Read more

Bend mayoral candidate is on probation

Elections officials say nothing stops Heckler from running

The latest candidate in the increasingly crowded field of people vying to become Bend’s first … Read more

Oregon Supreme Court opens door for retrial in rape case

Former Bend doctor sought computer evidence in defense

The Oregon Supreme Court on Thursday opened the door for a possible retrial of former … Read more

Woman killed trying to cross Highway 97

Bend Police have identified neither the pedestrian nor the driver

A woman was struck and killed Tuesday night while trying to cross U.S. Highway 97. … Read more

Bend filled with Fourth of July spirit

Pancakes, pets and a whole lot of Popsicles mark a mid-week Independence Day

The Fourth of July fell on a Wednesday this year, but at the packed holiday … Read more

Pilot Butte blaze closes roads, interrupts power, prompts evacuations

Afternoon fire may have been caused by nearby fireworks

A fire in Pilot Butte State Park caused numerous power outages and prompted evacuations Wednesday … Read more

Sheriff seizes truck in connection with hit-and-run crash

Deschutes County sheriff’s detectives, aided by tips from the community, were able to find and … Read more

Bend sailor serves country aboard ‘Old Ironsides’

Nation’s oldest fighting ship has a storied past defending independence

A sailor from Bend is celebrating America’s 242nd year of independence on Wednesday as part … Read more

COCC student life director seeks open council seat

Andrew Davis touts people skills

Central Oregon Community College’s director of student life is the latest candidate seeking election to … Read more

Cylvia Hayes files bankruptcy

Former Oregon first lady and Bend resident seeks protection under Chapter 13

Former Oregon First Lady Cylvia Hayes sought protection from her creditors in bankruptcy court Tuesday. … Read more

Russell files to run for Bend mayor

4 other candidates have been gathering signatures needed to qualify

Bend Mayor Pro Tem Sally Russell is officially running for mayor. Russell, who has served … Read more

Deschutes County looks to expand composting, recycling

Composting of food waste a possibility

Deschutes County may expand recycling and composting programs to stave off the coming closure of … Read more

Opponents of proposed Bend apartments seek public hearing

Neighbors predict parking problems near whitewater park

The city of Bend hasn’t yet received a formal application from the Seattle-based developer of … Read more

Child care policies headed for Bend City Council

Reducing fees, helping providers find buildings considered

Bend could reduce developer fees to build new child care centers and help would-be child … Read more

Man shot by Bend police may have shot himself first

Incident occurred Tuesday night at Cooley Road and U.S. Highway 97

The driver shot by Bend Police during a traffic stop Tuesday night may have already … Read more

More money coming to Bend park district in July

Largest ever district budget includes funds for senior center expansion

Beginning next week, the Bend Park & Recreation District will have significantly more money to … Read more

Graham Fire mostly contained; fires near Maupin grew

Jefferson County residents who were warned to evacuate for the Graham Fire can breathe easier … Read more

Bend cuts back on road maintenance spending

City hopes state spending will cover cuts

A little more than a year ago, reeling from the defeat of a gas tax … Read more

Bend to appeal hotel tax lawsuit

City wants to use tourism tax to fix roads

The city of Bend plans to appeal a court ruling that prohibited the city from … Read more

Deschutes County sheriff’s deputy shoots, kills individual

A Deschutes County sheriff’s deputy shot and killed an individual Wednesday evening at a campsite … Read more

Bend City Council hikes sewer, water, developer fees

Funds will pay to complete Murphy Road and Empire Boulevard

Bend homeowners and developers will pay higher fees to cover the cost of completing Empire … Read more

In Bend, child care may be harder to find than housing

Workers and employers alike feel crunch of long child care waiting lists

When Wintress Lovering decided to return to work and started looking for child care for … Read more

Bend Mayor Roats running for council re-election, not for mayor

Roats will not try to become the city’s first elected mayor

An increasingly crowded field of people hoping to become Bend’s first elected mayor includes two … Read more

Federal government nixes Bend Parkway grant

Local leaders had hoped for $60M to $70M in funding

A federal grant that local leaders hoped would provide $60 million to $70 million to … Read more

Low ridership prompts Cascades East Transit to drop route

Route 12 has the lowest ridership of the 10 routes in Bend

The Route 12 bus was empty when it pulled to a stop by Oregon State … Read more

Bend mayor: City is strong, will get stronger

Roats says residents should focus on growth in a thoughtful manner

From diversifying its economy to investing in infrastructure, Bend has never been stronger and it … Read more

Bend Councilor Bill Moseley, disability advocate running for mayor

Bend City Councilor Bill Moseley and a local disability rights advocate who once filed a … Read more

DA drops all charges against Jay Barbeau in road-rage case

John Hummel has ‘no faith’ in accusers’ story

The Deschutes County district attorney on Monday dropped all charges against Jay Allen Barbeau, who … Read more

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