The Bend Bulletin, Nov. 7, 1918

This reprint of the Nov. 7, 1918, Bend Bulletin is our sixth historical edition. (Click … Read more

Alleged road rager, 71, arrested for pointing gun at Bend couple with kids in car

Zeke Duge, of Sisters, arrested following Thursday incident

In an apparent road rage incident Thursday, a 71-year-old Sisters man was arrested for allegedly … Read more

Newport Avenue Dam repairs underway

Steel should permanently fix leaking dam

Construction crews this week began repairs on a leak in Newport Avenue Dam. While the … Read more

Bend council considers plan to appoint new member

Application period may begin Dec. 6 and close Jan. 4

If you want a seat on the new Bend City Council without going through a … Read more

2 Deschutes County jail inmates make brief escape

One inmate says he was under the influence of hand sanitizer with alcohol

Two Deschutes County jail inmates briefly escaped Wednesday afternoon by stealing a four-wheeler while on … Read more

Bend garbage companies testing food waste composting

Pilot program expands composting to include meat, dairy

Two Bend garbage service providers are testing whether residents will compost their kitchen scraps. Bend … Read more

As women make gains on Bend City Council, focus shifts to diversity

With three women on the council, it comes close to gender parity

When the new members of the Bend City Council take office Jan. 2, the seven-member … Read more

‘Rapid response protest’ in Bend

Local groups, including the Deschutes Democrats, Indivisible Bend, The Vocal Seniority and 350Deschutes, planned the … Read more

Bend City Council OKs more funding for Empire Avenue extension

Work could start in 2019 on the road in northeast Bend, wrap up by mid-2020

The Bend City Council agreed Wednesday to shell out about $2.5 million to continue extending … Read more

Bend man arrested following arson at historic house

Owner discovered several burned areas in vacant home Friday

A Bend man has been charged with arson and burglary following a fire in the … Read more

Police find possible cougar activity in northwest Bend

A cougar might have killed a deer in northwest Bend over the weekend, Bend police … Read more

Park District to mull removal of “Homeward Bound” bridge

Failing base, redundancy make it hard to save Hixon Bridge, district says

The Bend Park & Recreation District is moving closer to removing a trestle bridge with … Read more

Featured photos: Cyclocross, in costume

Racers, most of them dressed in Halloween costumes, competed Sunday in a Cyclocross Crusade series … Read more

Bend man dead following reported domestic dispute

Suicide cause of death, say police

A Bend man was found dead Friday following reports of a domestic dispute. The man … Read more

Mirror Pond group looks to ease environmental concerns over dredging

Bend resident suggests fish ladder over Pacific Power dam

Mirror Pond stakeholders agreed Friday that a fish ladder could ease environmentalists’ concerns about removing … Read more

Bend man crashes limo into field, claims he was passenger

Driver arrested for DUII

An inebriated Bend man drove Lincoln limousine through a fence and into a pasture Wednesday … Read more

Bend plastic bag ban headed for City Council vote

Law could take effect in July if it passes

Bend could ban most plastic grocery bags and require stores to charge customers for paper … Read more

‘Suspicious’ device found on Brookswood Boulevard not a bomb after all

State police say object is used in transmission of electricity

A “suspicious” device found in Southwest Bend Monday afternoon has been identified, and it’s not … Read more

Bend transportation committee eyes $100 million bond, gas tax

City estimates it will need about $412 million for new road projects by 2040

Bend should use a combination of money-raising tools, including a road bond, local option levy, … Read more

Suspicious device found near southwest Bend sidewalk

Bomb squad called to handle object on Brookswood Boulevard

The Bend Police Department called in the state bomb squad Monday evening after a suspicious … Read more

In Bend City Council races, large contributions seem to be the new normal

Running for a spot on the council can cost you three times as much as it once did

With a little more than a week before Election Day, the money pouring into Bend … Read more

Two injured in DUII crash in west Bend

Car high-centered on rock near Skylners Road

Two Bend residents were injured early Saturday morning when a driver impaired by alcohol crashed … Read more

Bend hopes to free up hundreds of downtown parking spots reserved for employees

Parking committee heard a pitch to double monthly employee rates for street parking

A city committee wants to free hundreds of downtown parking spaces by hiking rates for … Read more

Judge: Bend can keep spending hotel tax on roads while appeal proceeds

City must set aside $350,000 as a security deposit in case appeal fails

The city of Bend doesn’t have to allocate additional money to tourism advertising while it … Read more

Transient jailed for opening fire with handgun near Sawyer Park footbridge

Man told police he was shooting at alcoholic beverage cans

A transient alarmed people living near Sawyer Park on Monday evening by firing multiple shots … Read more

Embezzlement case dismissed due to grand juror misconduct

DA says juror, business owner discussed case, tainting the charges

Charges against the woman accused of embezzling nearly $190,000 from Bend Painting were dismissed Tuesday … Read more

Family says Bend shooter’s behavior ‘out of character’

Authorities still do not know what drove Tyler William Herrick to kill neighbor

The family of Tyler William Herrick, who killed his neighbor and then tried to kill … Read more

The Bend Bulletin Oct. 16, 1918

This reprint of the Oct. 16, 1918, Bend Bulletin is our fifth historic edition. (Click … Read more

What can Bend learn from Boulder about transportation?

Colorado city prioritizes transit, focuses on walkabilty and biking

When it comes to housing, Boulder is one of the last cities Bend wants to … Read more

Bend City Council censures Nathan Boddie

Council says Boddie’s behavior ‘crossed the line’

On the day the Deschutes County Clerk’s office began mailing ballots for the November general … Read more

Autopsy: Bend woman was homicide victim, cause of death unknown

The state medical examiner has confirmed that Bend woman Sara Gomez died by homicide, but … Read more

Bend council candidates talk homelessness, wards in final debate

Bend City Council candidates debated topics including the city’s approach to homelessness and whether councilors … Read more

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