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

Bend Senior Center back open after summer construction

Larkspur Community Center ‘right on track,’ according to Bend Park & Rec District

The Bend Senior Center — as well as the new parking lot that serves it … Read more

Governor’s task force calls for more psychiatric beds for Oregon foster kids

The effort is part of a greater goal to not house any children out of state

SALEM — Oregon is housing 37 foster care children in out-of-state facilities, down from its … Read more

Bend City Council mulls changes to voting rules for city committees

Conversation spurred on by an unusual planning commission vote in August

The Bend City Council is considering new rules that would require a majority of a … Read more

Bend City Council considers changes to downtown event permitting

Downtown businesses argue street events drive away sales

Bend city councilors are considering reducing the number of days events, such as street festivals, … Read more

Unofficial paths create erosion concerns along Deschutes River

Survey found 80 unofficial locations where river users have forged their own paths

People who use the Deschutes River often like to find their own paths to get … Read more

Local union members express gratitude for Labor Day picnic

About 100 attended Central Oregon Labor Council’s barbecue in Pioneer Park

Linda O’Donnell joined the Oregon Postal Workers Union 14 years ago. Today, she’s the union’s … Read more

Central Oregon health officials warn of drug overdose risk

Four overdoses prompt warning

Four serious drug overdoses in Central Oregon, all in a 36-hour span, prompted Deschutes County … Read more

More cities turn to ground leasing to create housing

Bend, Atlanta and other cities have community land trusts to make homeownership affordable

ATLANTA — The crumbling neighborhoods stand in stark contrast to the bustling downtown area less … Read more

Developers propose changes to controversial Shevlin Apartments

Number of units reduced after neighborhood backlash

A proposal to shave the fourth floor off a controversial Bend apartment complex that developers … Read more

Les Schwab relocation plan shot down by Bend commission

City council will have final say on zone change

The Bend Planning Commission shot down a zoning change that would have allowed Les Schwab … Read more

Road closure southbound on 15th Street at Ferguson Road begins

Closure is for Murphy Corridor improvements

Drivers in east Bend are reminded to take alternatives routes as the city closes 15th … Read more

La Pine man charged with five counts of first-degree rape

Detectives believe more victims could be involved

A La Pine man was arrested Thursday in connection with several rapes that occurred nearly … Read more

Bend City Council looks at removing homeless camps at Juniper Ridge

The threat of wildfire, sparked by a recent RV fire, is causing concern

Fears over wildfire threats are forcing the Bend City Council to consider removing homeless campers … Read more

Drawing messages of hope

Brightly colored messages of hope and support adorned the sidewalks Tuesday at St. Charles Cancer … Read more

Private Bend neighborhood questions city stormwater fees

River Rim says it maintains its own stormwater system, so shouldn’t pay as much to city

Neighbors in a private Bend subdivision say they pay too much in stormwater utility fees, … Read more

Publisher named for The Bulletin in Bend

Heidi Wright will lead Bend newspaper

Heidi Wright, chief operating officer of EO Media Group, will also serve as publisher of … Read more

Plan seeks to lessen congestion at Hawthorne bus station in Bend

Business, neighbors concerned about safety, traffic

To alleviate growing congestion issues at Bend’s only transit hub, Hawthorne Station, the Central Oregon … Read more

Transit Q&A scheduled for Wednesday

Hawthorne Avenue neighbors invited

Bend residents along Hawthorne Avenue are invited to ask questions about the future of Hawthorne … Read more

Abandoned RV burns on city-owned land

Rain prevents Juniper Ridge blaze from spreading

A recreational vehicle caught fire Sunday morning on land owned by the City of Bend. … Read more

The Bend Bulletin, Aug. 14, 1919

This is a reproduction of The Bend Bulletin from an edition that originally published 100 … Read more

Opponents skeptical of proposed Deschutes flood plain code

Change could allow more development near flood plains

A proposal to change aspects of Deschutes County’s flood plain zone code was met with … Read more

Woodriver Village residents won’t have to build own sidewalks

Bend City Council creates fund to help create cohesive system of sidewalks

Homeowners in Woodriver Village will no longer have to build their own sidewalks, but instead … Read more

Artist gets approval to paint mural on Franklin underpass

Magpies, stars, dandelions and a backdrop of goldenrod and yellow to brighten tunnel

The Franklin Avenue underpass, a pedestrian and bicycle path that has garnered an unsavory reputation, … Read more

Proposed subdivision raises wildfire, traffic concerns for neighbors

Public hearing on 50-lot development set for Tuesday

Neighbors of a proposed subdivision near McClain Drive and NW Shevlin Park Road are objecting … Read more

Fire damages house in southeast Bend

Unoccupied structure was being renovated

An unoccupied house in southeast Bend burned Friday evening, according to the Bend Fire Department. … Read more

Memorial wall offers sober reminder of the cost of war

Oregon Memorial Traveling Wall honors 856 casualties from around the state

When she arrived at the wall Saturday, it took Shirleen Helfrick a minute to find … Read more

New roundabout at Empire and Purcell Boulevard to open

Project aimed at reducing congestion, delays in Bend

A summer of road closures and detours will be coming to an end as the … Read more

Bend parking rule now being enforced

Parked cars can be cited after three business days

The Bend Police Department began enforcing a new parking rule Wednesday that reduces the number … Read more

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