Bend’s decision not to declare snow emergency prompts criticism

Parking restrictions created after 2016-17’s historic winter remain untested

The heaviest February snowfall in 118 years might have seemed like a good time for … Read more

The Bend Bulletin, March 26, 1919

The March 26, 1919, edition of the The Bend Bulletin featured stories about the Bend … Read more

A tale of two cities with record-breaking snow

What can Bend learn from Flagstaff, Arizona?

Near the end of February, a late-winter storm arrived and dropped snow that didn’t let … Read more

Bend is outgrowing city hall

City wants to develop plan to rebuild or relocate

At nearly every Bend City Council meeting for the past year, longtime resident Keith Scott … Read more

Mt. Bachelor to reopen Friday after water line break

Workers repaired the broken water line that forced Mt. Bachelor ski area to close Thursday … Read more

Controversial Bend apartments approved; opponents promise to appeal

Seattle developer’s request for taller apartments was rejected, however

A controversial apartment complex by the Colorado Avenue bridge in Bend won city approval Thursday, … Read more

New Bend council majority backs off dredging Mirror Pond

Four Bend City Councilors would rather spend $5.5 million other needs

Plans to dredge Mirror Pond appeared to hit another roadblock Wednesday, as a majority of … Read more

After all that snow, Bend sidewalks are too slick for many

Impassable sidewalks in some areas have generated dozens of complaints to the city

After two winter storms passed through Bend last week, burying much of it under 2 … Read more

Bend contractor fees for snow removal likely to exceed budget

Last week’s record-breaking snowfall likely surpassed the city of Bend’s annual budget for contracted snow … Read more

The tragic death of a firefighter who had a career saving others

Bend Police investigation reports shed light on what happened to John Love

When John McLean Love fell down a 15-foot-deep hole at a construction site near his … Read more

Skier dies in tree well on Mt. Bachelor

Fatality is the third involving tree wells in the last 12 months

A skier died after falling into a tree well at Mt. Bachelor ski area on … Read more

Roof collapses under snow at Bimbo Bakeries in Bend

SE Bend building housed baked goods warehouse

The roof of a bakery distribution warehouse in Bend partially collapsed Thursday from heavy snow … Read more

Weather affecting Bulletin delivery; website to remain free temporarily

This week’s weather has affected delivery of The Bulletin in many areas. The paywall that … Read more

Snowfall breaks more records

Snowpack is back above normal

Central Oregon has experienced much harsher winters in past years, but the snowfall this month … Read more

Central Oregon under a blanket of snow, with more coming

Storm dumps 48 inches of snow in La Pine; plows keep running in Bend

February’s historic snowstorm left thigh-high snow on the ground Tuesday across Central Oregon, kept plows … Read more

Bill would redefine bike lanes as extending through intersections

Even advocates say it won’t make cyclists safer

On an overcast morning in November 2017, 31-year-old Jonathan Chase Adams was riding his bike … Read more

Bend to award $2.5 million in sewer funding

A city subcommittee will rank neighborhood requests for funding to extend Bend sewer lines during … Read more

Police: La Pine student posted video about possible school shooting

One arrested following widely circulated video originating with middle school student

A 12-year-old girl was arrested Tuesday night in connection to a video that circulated on … Read more

Bend council hires firm to improve dangerous intersection

Improvements could include a roundabout or a new traffic signal

A new traffic signal or a roundabout could be coming to the intersection of Neff … Read more

Transient man stabbed, jailed after suspected domestic dispute

A transient man was arrested Tuesday after an alleged domestic dispute in which his wife … Read more

Bend Park & Rec Board fee structure takes shape

Board supports tiered fees, exemptions for affordable housing

A new Bend Park & Recreation District approach to paying for new development is taking … Read more

Lukens column: The why and what of The Bulletin’s redesigned newspaper

Changes will create a streamlined, more sustainable paper that further highlights local coverage

Beginning today, readers of the print Bulletin will notice some changes. Our news, advertising and … Read more

Deschutes River bridge project to be postponed

Park district to remove bridge from future plans

The controversial plan to build a bridge across the Deschutes River south of Bend is … Read more

Man arrested for breaking into Bend woman’s car, shopping with her credit cards

Transient Derek Chamberlain taken to jail following traffic stop

A transient was arrested Saturday evening for allegedly stealing a purse from a woman’s car … Read more

The Bend Bulletin, Feb. 12, 1919

The Feb. 12, 1919, edition of The Bend Bulletin contained information on the number of … Read more

Bend pilot helps dogs get new homes

More than 100 dogs flown from Fresno, California, to Michigan

More than 100 dogs took flight from Fresno, California, on Valentine’s Day for new homes. … Read more

103-year-old still teaching water aerobics

Honey Canney has been teaching the class at Bend Golf & Country Club since 1978

Honey Canney stood in chest-high pool water and shouted instructions during her water aerobics class. … Read more

Mayor defends choice of Piper, says she’s been bullied for it

Sally Russell put on the defensive by an occasionally hostile crowd

Bend Mayor Sally ­Russell, saying she had “never been more attacked or bullied” after choosing … Read more

Bend will reduce speeds on Penn, Neff

Bend will reduce speeds on Penn Avenue and Neff Road this month. Penn Avenue turns … Read more

Bend affordable housing committee has plans for $1M in loans

Plan includes 50 new affordable homes and additional homeless shelter beds

Bend’s affordable housing advisory committee wants to use $1 million in low-interest city loans to … Read more

Officials kill cougar that had been reported in SW Bend

State wildlife officials and Bend Police killed a cougar Saturday that had been reported in … Read more

Should Bend change its charter to avoid appointments? City councilors say yes

Some want to avoid appointments

When Bend voters changed the city’s charter last year to directly elect the city’s mayor, … Read more

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