Transportation, housing costs still top Bend concerns

Some neighborhoods also want natural disaster drills

Transportation and housing costs are the top two issues Bend residents want city government to … Read more

Bend, Century Center debate concert cap in court

City says court should dismiss Century Center request to review council decision

A Deschutes County judge should dismiss a Bend business’ request that the court review a … Read more

Bend City Council selects Piper to fill open seat

Chambers erupt in disbelief amid concerns that council turned its back on diversity

Disbelief swept through the Bend City Council chambers Wednesday night after the council voted 4-2 … Read more

Park district looks to expand trail discussion beyond bridge

Discussion would hopefully reveal what area residents want from their trails

After the Bend Park & Recreation District’s efforts to build a bridge across the Deschutes … Read more

Cascades East Transit to host open houses

Cascades East Transit plans to host open houses throughout Central Oregon during January as it … Read more

Bend City Council pushes appointment decision to Wednesday

The Bend City Council will wait at least two more days to select the councilor … Read more

Bend to drop speed limits on some streets

The city of Bend plans to reduce speed limits on several sections of road in … Read more

Bend police investigate homicide

Woman was reported dead at Cedar West apartments on the east side

Bend Police are investigating a homicide at an apartment complex on the east side near … Read more

Hypothermal man found at Lava Lands Visitor Center may have walked 10 miles naked

Police say disoriented man may have walked to Benham Falls and back without clothing

A hypothermal man rescued from Lava Lands Visitor Center on Thursday night may have walked … Read more

Opponents pack hearing on proposed Bend apartments

More than 100 people packed Bend City Hall’s ground floor Thursday during a raucous five-hour … Read more

Park district debates funding for Senior Center expansion

$23 million expansion could come from district’s general fund, SDCs

The Bend Park & Recreation District is considering funding a $23 million project using system … Read more

Homeless man arrested for menacing people at Bend camp with pry bar

Nathan Felix was charged just days earlier with damaging Bend police car

A homeless man armed with a pry bar was arrested Tuesday afternoon for allegedly threatening … Read more

Bend council narrows crowded field to seven finalists for open seat

Live-streamed interviews scheduled for Monday at 5 p.m.

Seven of the 36 people who applied for one open seat on the Bend City … Read more

Bend sex toy startup alleges gender bias at CES gadget show

Founder Lora Haddock created product with help from Oregon State University engineers

Bend sex toy creator Lora Haddock thought she’d be going to the CES gadget show … Read more

Three, possibly four, Bend City Council applicants don’t qualify

At least three and maybe four of the 36 people who applied for an open … Read more

These are the 36 people who want one open Bend City Council seat

Three dozen people are seeking a vacant seat on the Bend City Council. They live … Read more

36 people apply for Bend City Council’s single open seat

Council will narrow field of hopefuls to a handful this week

When Sally Russell ran for re-election to her Bend City Council seat in 2016, she … Read more

Bend swears in first elected mayor in decades

Abernethy chosen as mayor pro tem

Well over a hundred people crowded City Hall on Wednesday to watch the swearing in … Read more

Parents charged in death of Baker City toddler

2-year-old boy shot himself with a handgun in the family home

The parents of a 2-year-old Baker City boy who died Nov. 4 after shooting himself … Read more

Bend mayor made a mark by sharing his depression and anxiety

Outpouring of support greeted Casey Roats after he explained a month spent in treatment

When he returned after missing two meetings in a row, telling his colleagues where he … Read more

Hammer-wielding masked man impersonating police officer robs Bend used car lot

Christopher James Grant arrested after foot chase

A hammer-wielding masked man claiming to be a law-enforcement officer robbed the owners of a … Read more

From free to fees, changes are coming to some Bend parking

City wants to explore charging $1 per hour in some areas

Among a slew of changes to parking enforcement in downtown Bend in 2019 is a … Read more

Future of Juniper Ridge: a plan for homeless camps and vision for development

Bend residents should get a clearer idea of how Juniper Ridge will be developed and … Read more

The Bend Bulletin, Dec. 24, 1918

What did The Bend Bulletin look like on Christmas Day 100 years ago? Well, nothing. … Read more

Home surveillance leads to arrest in Christmas package thefts

Bend man arrested after car, license plate caught on video Dec. 21

Home video surveillance led to the arrest Sunday of a man suspected of swiping holiday … Read more

Mapping rent burden in Central Oregon

Many spend more than 30 percent of income on housing

A majority of renters in Deschutes County, and many in Jefferson and Crook counties, spend … Read more

Merkley plans January town halls in Bend, Prineville, Madras

Sen. Jeff Merkley will hold town halls in Deschutes, Crook and Jefferson counties on Jan. … Read more

Bend Council denies Crow’s Feet Commons noise request

Council’s decision could affect 2020 concerts, owners say

Crow’s Feet Commons will have to keep the noise down for several concerts the venue … Read more

Distrust, lack of facts threaten proposed Deschutes River bridge, report says

Consultant recommends long-term collaborative process

After years of contentious discussions about a proposed footbridge across the Deschutes River created deep … Read more

Park district adds new condition to Mirror Pond support

The Bend Park & Recreation District formally approved allocating $300,000 toward dredging Mirror Pond, but … Read more

Nurses accuse St. Charles of unfair labor practices

Nurses allege hospital threatened them over union work, workplace staffing

Nurses working at St. Charles Bend have alleged that the hospital threatened them after they … Read more

Deschutes County likely to approve low-density rezoning near Bend

The Deschutes County Commission appears likely to sign off on a proposal to rezone about … Read more

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