Bend council will survey residents on bond packages

Two proposed packages, one for $150M, the other for $250M, will be presented

Bend residents will be asked to give their thoughts on two different bond packages for … Read more

Former Bend resident takes another run on ‘Jeopardy!’

Rachel Lindgren competed in quiz show’s tournament of champions

Former Bend resident ­Rachel Lindgren returned to the “Jeopardy!” stage Tuesday night to compete in … Read more

First Bend child care advocate named

Megan Norris, of Sacramento, charged with creating more affordable child care options in Central Oregon

Bend officially has someone working solely on creating more options for affordable child care in … Read more

Architect focuses on building inward, rather than out, in Bend

Event part of Building a Better Bend lecture series

Bend needs to build inward and up, not out, to grow successfully, according to Jim … Read more

Partial closures on Bend Parkway to start next week

City, state Department of Transportation cleaning highway medians

Drivers should expect partial closures on the Bend Parkway next week as the City of … Read more

Bend man arrested for allegedly burglarizing home, attacking residents

Man reportedly threatened preschool with a bomb

A Bend man was arrested for burglary, strangulation and several other charges after allegedly breaking … Read more

Stevens Road property could possibly go up for sale

Property in southeast Bend has sat vacant for decades

After owning it for more than two decades, the Department of State Lands may sell … Read more

Neighbors take issue with proposed subdivision in west Bend

Planning Commission OK’d the proposal on Monday

A proposed subdivision near Shevlin Park that has concerned a nearby homeowners association got the … Read more

Bend Park & Recreation District wins energy saving award

Juniper Swim & Fitness Center upgrades contribute to efficiency

Bend Park & Recreation District has been recognized for its efforts to upgrade and maintain … Read more

Cold weather prompts emergency declaration and call for more shelters

Food, supplies and shelter needed to support homeless population

Due to cold temperatures, the city of Bend has declared a weather emergency, which allows … Read more

NeighborImpact hosting fundraiser for food bank

Empty Bowls will be at COCC in Bend

The 18th annual Empty Bowls fundraiser will be Sunday at the Central Oregon Community College … Read more

Interactive tool tracks City of Bend’s progress

Tool tracks whether council is meeting housing, transportation goals

A new online reporting tool is now available to help illustrate whether the Bend City … Read more

With winter near, Bend still has no cold-weather shelter

Sagewood Sanctuary has run a shelter for 2 years, but needs a new space to continue

Fall nights are giving way to temperatures in the 20s, but Bend still has no … Read more

HBO to show how Bend dealt with economic adversity

Bend viewed as the ‘poster city for a place that re-created itself,’ filmmakers say

There’s a lot about Bend that catches the attention of authors and documentary filmmakers. The … Read more

In-N-Out not coming to Bend; sign off Highway 97 is fake

In-N-Out executive said he hopes to add Bend location in the future

A large sign alongside U.S. Highway 97, hung on a chain-link fence Tuesday next to … Read more

Bend Central District to host event Tuesday

The Bend Central District Visionary Board is inviting the public to “Honey I Shrunk the … Read more

Bend ice pavilion opens Monday

Ice skating is back at The Pavilion in Bend starting Monday. The 2019 ice season … Read more

Bend council appears to support zone change for tire center

5 councilors expressed support for the Les Schwab request during Wednesday meeting

The Bend City Council is leaning toward a zoning change that would allow Les Schwab … Read more

Transportation takes the spotlight at State of the City in Bend

Mayor, city manager outline vision for transportation solutions.

Fixing Bend’s traffic and neighborhood safety issues took center stage at the State of the … Read more

Family fun center to come to Century Drive

Building will include restaurant, bowling, golf and more

When Tim Kerns and Paul Gerber first moved to Bend, one of the first things … Read more

Bend City Council considers transportation bond to address traffic woes

Surveys show residents feel traffic congestion and neighborhood safety are linked

Six in 10 Bend voters say they don’t feel safe navigating neighborhood streets because of … Read more

Featured photos: Robert Plant plays Bend

Former Led Zeppelin singer Robert Plant closed out the 2019 season Thursday at Les Schwab … Read more

Parents pack City Council meeting to protest cell tower

Verizon tower scheduled to operate this month; parents still want it moved

About 1,300 signatures were submitted to the Bend City Council on Wednesday to protest a … Read more

Bend’s State of the City focuses on transportation

Annual address to be held Oct. 8

The future of Bend will be discussed during the annual State of the City address … Read more

Bulk Food supermarket WinCo considering Bend outlet

Supermarket chain looking into moving into former Shopko location

Bulk food specialist WinCo Foods is considering Bend as its next market for expansion, potentially … Read more

La Pine man indicted on 59 sex crimes

Rusty Pugh faces additional charges as more victims come forward

A La Pine man who was arrested in August for several alleged rapes was indicted … Read more

Bend Chamber looks to hire someone to address child care shortage

Position supported by local businesses, could be filled by November

After hearing frustrations for years, the Bend Chamber of Commerce hopes to hire someone to … Read more

Bend man arrested for alleged threats against Bend High

21-year-old is not a student

A 21-year-old Bend man was arrested for allegedly threatening Bend High School students and staff … Read more

Go Clean Energy Conference comes back to Bend

Event focused on green living back for third year

People are invited to learn how to live more sustainably at the Go Clean Energy … Read more

City Council hears proposal to move Les Schwab building

Move to Third Street would require zone change; public has more time to comment

Representatives of Les Schwab Tire Center made a case as to why their flagship store … Read more

Old Bend-Redmond Highway to close Thursday

Repairs needed after concrete truck crash in August

The Old Bend-Redmond Highway will be closed from Rogers Road to U.S. Highway 20 between … Read more

Bend Park & Rec sees student influx in after-school program

Park district reports a 66% jump over last year in response to Bend-La Pine schedule changes

Participation in the after-­school program Kids Inc. jumped by 66% in response to scheduling changes … Read more

Creative Laureate reflects on his first year

Jason Graham says he has enjoyed connecting artists with each other

When Jason Graham looks back on his first year as Bend’s Creative Laureate, he can’t … Read more

Bend vet speaks out for military sexual assault victims

Bill Minnix is in Washington, D.C., to ask Congress to champion his cause

Bill Minnix knows his face isn’t the one that comes to mind when people think … Read more

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