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

Deschutes Public Library asks public for ideas on upgrading current libraries

Library system is holding open houses to ask public what they want

As Deschutes County’s population continues to grow, its libraries might need to adapt, evolve and … Read more

Man dies after being swept over Dillon Falls with his daughter

Visitor was with his daughter, who lives in Bend, when their canoe tipped over

A man canoeing with his daughter died from an apparent drowning Thursday after their canoe … Read more

As Bend election deadline nears, candidates line up

Fourteen people are running for three open seats

With less than a week until the deadline to run for Bend City Council, 14 … Read more

New west-side development would expand Discovery Park

Discovery West would be 245 acres near NorthWest Crossing and The Tree Farm

A large mixed-use development planned near Bend’s western edge would be accompanied by a parkland … Read more

The Bulletin, Aug. 9, 1918

This reprint of the Aug. 9, 1918, Bend Bulletin is our third historic edition. … Read more

Feature photo: Bend Brewfest begins

This year’s Brewfest features more than 200 craft beers and ciders from more than 70 … Read more

Bend mayoral candidates square-off at first debate

Growth, tourism dominate discussion topics

Four candidates in the first-ever race for Bend mayor participated in a lively debate Tuesday … Read more

Semi-truck hits car in the wrong lane of Bend Parkway

A collision between a semi-truck and a car in the wrong lane of the Bend … Read more

Bend 12-year-old pours lemonade for charity

Pour your heart out

Rosie Renton’s lemonade stand had only been open for a few minutes, yet business was … Read more

Four arrested in Bend drug investigation

Two month probe focused on heroin distribution

A two-month investigation of a suspected heroin distribution operation in Bend culminated Wednesday in drug-related … Read more

Bend to host 14th Street open house

Construction will start Monday

The city of Bend will hold an open house Monday to discuss upcoming road work … Read more

First Bend mayor debate to exclude candidates

Bend Chamber of Commerce initially only invited sitting councilors

There are six people running to become the first elected mayor of Bend. But political … Read more

Hard landing damages plane at Bend airport

Pilot uninjured in accident

A hard landing at Bend Municipal Airport Tuesday damaged an airplane on the very same … Read more

Boddie shows up for Bend council meeting, but says little

Embattled state House candidate has been silent in wake of groping allegations

After staying silent for nearly a month and skipping a Bend City Council meeting in … Read more

Bend seeks applicants for business panel

The city of Bend is seeking residents to serve on a board that advises the … Read more

Bend sewer recommendation caps costs at $25,000

Committee recommends providing safety net for low-income residents

Hundreds of homeowners who currently use septic systems in southeast Bend would spend no more … Read more

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