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

Deschutes County judge dismisses Century Center suit against Bend

Century Center had argued the city improperly limited the number of concerts it could host

A Deschutes County judge has dismissed a complaint from a business that argued the Bend … Read more

Bend approves $1M for sewage pumping station design

Firm hired also designed city’s treatment plan expansion that sparked $8M lawsuit

The Bend City Council approved a $1.05 million contract with the same firm that designed … Read more

Police: Impaired driver hit seven parked vehicles, tree

29-year-old man arrested after Saturday night incident

An intoxicated Bend man crashed into seven cars late Saturday night before hitting a tree … Read more

Bend park district to close senior center during expansion

Center will be closed entirely from Memorial Day to Labor Day

With the Bend Park & Recreation District’s massive $23.4 million expansion to the Bend Senior … Read more

Bend survey finds negative opinions about growth’s effects

Survey says 58 percent of residents say continued growth hurts the community

Most Bend residents now have a negative opinion of the city’s growth, according to a … Read more

Police: Late-night spree involved carjacking, cab heist, airsoft assault and Wal-Mart flooding

Jared Allen, 33, was finally arrested early Sunday morning

Over a short period beginning Saturday evening, a Bend man allegedly committed a carjacking, robbed … Read more

You weren’t dreaming — January was warmer than normal in Bend

National Weather Service says the average temperature was higher than normal, but cold on the way

If you thought January felt warmer in Bend, even with those icy mornings, you weren’t … Read more

Bend swears in new city councilor as protesters rally outside

Bend’s newest city councilor took office Wednesday and pledged to work for residents, minutes after … Read more

New Bend city councilor wants to listen and learn

Chris Piper says his critics don’t know him, and he plans to earn their trust

Chris Piper, the newest member of the Bend City Council, will attend his first council … Read more

Park district looks at tweaking funding structure

Board workshop to consider expanding, tiering SDCs

Faced with the need to build new facilities and maintain existing ones, the Bend Park … Read more

Emails, texts reveal decision making process for new Bend councilor

City Council chose Piper despite overwhelming support for Mitchell

The Bend City Council was inundated with emails supporting one applicant for an open council … Read more

Lack of communication after water line burst leaves residents boiling mad

Avion Water opts not to call, email residents during water scare

When a distribution line burst Tuesday, Avion Water Co. was required to warn the public … Read more

Avion warns customers to boil potentially contaminated water

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Avion Water Co. has told Bend area customers who live east of Knott Road and … Read more

High winds down trees, force Mt. Bachelor lift closures

High winds battered Central Oregon on Wednesday morning, downing trees, knocking down power lines and … Read more

Bend 2030 seeks new vision for Bend in 2050

The group that led Bend in creating the city’s vision for 2030 wants to spend … Read more

The Bend Bulletin, Jan. 2, 1919

This month’s reprint of The Bend Bulletin appeared Jan. 2, 1919, and it features some … Read more

Bend company makes temporary, inspiring tattoos

Conscious Ink’s tattoos can be found online and in about 1,000 stores in the U.S.

On Keri Donovan’s wrist, three tattooed words, spelled out in a bold typewriter font, have … Read more

Bend Police arrest 11 after investigating stolen handgun

Bend Police arrested 11 people Saturday on various charges and outstanding warrants after investigating a … Read more

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

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