Around the state

Famous wolf sires 5th litter — A wolf known as OR-7 that established the first … Read more

Bend council considers plastic bag ban

No plans made to move forward

The Bend City Council considered options for banning plastic shopping bags in the city during … Read more

Man gets 3 months for causing July 4 Pilot Butte fire

Co-defendant’s charges dismissed

Alan Joseph Stout says he wants the community to know he lit the illegal firework … Read more

Redmond School District looking for bond oversight committee volunteers

Volunteers would lead an independent group monitoring spending of proposed bond

The Redmond School District is seeking citizens to be a part of an oversight committee … Read more

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Smoke leads to air quality advisory in Central Oregon

The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality has issued an air quality advisory for Central Oregon … Read more

Deschutes 911 brings in ‘fixer’ to help sort police radio mess

Rick Allen has aided struggling agencies in Central Oregon

The Bend-area 911 service district has hired a local government consultant with a background assisting … Read more

Elk herd killed by avalanche emerges from snow

Deaths on Broken Top may have happened last summer

A scattering of 19 dead elk that recently emerged from melting snow above No Name … Read more

Bend mayoral candidates square-off at first debate

Growth, tourism dominate discussion topics

Four candidates in the first-ever race for Bend mayor participated in a lively debate Tuesday … Read more

State agrees to major Redmond industrial development

Plan would include expansion of fairgrounds, new National Guard facility

SALEM — The State Land Board on Tuesday approved plans for a major Redmond-area project … Read more

Home burns in NE Bend

Charging battery pack believed responsible

A charging battery pack is believed to have caused a fire that significantly damaged a … Read more

Bend High School to host speaker Chad Hymas to discuss safe school environments

Author and quadriplegic athlete to speak at free event Aug. 28

The Bend-La Pine Schools has invited author and public speaker Chad Hymas to Bend for … Read more

Around the state

Crash near Burns kills 8 — A collision in Harney County that killed eight people … Read more

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Rebuilding a creek where redband trout can thrive

Deep Creek restoration to make river less ‘monotonous’

After decades of ranching and logging left a creek deep in the Ochoco National Forest … Read more

Brown and Buehler agree on abortion, housing ballot measures

Candidates for governor will vote differently on immigration, taxes and legislative voting changes

SALEM — When it comes to November’s ballot measures, the top two candidates in the … Read more

PERS: Questions for the outgoing chair of Oregon’s public pension system

John Thomas, a Eugene financial consultant who has chaired the board of the Oregon Public … Read more

Around the state

Classic car crashes; injuries and arrest — One person was critically injured after a classic … Read more

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Major Redmond project could move towards final approval

Industrial park, fairgrounds expansion and National Guard center in the plans

SALEM — A proposed expansion of the Deschutes County Fair & Expo Center and development … Read more

Legacy of ‘Animal House’ endures 4 decades later

EUGENE — Forty years later, the signature location is long gone, replaced by a parking … Read more

Fire east of Sisters in mop-up, evacuation levels lowered

Evacuation warning levels were reduced Sunday afternoon in areas affected by the Cloverdale Fire east … Read more

Redmond School District’s tech interns reprogram, fix student laptops

District supervisor calls them ‘superstars’ for handling tech duties this summer

REDMOND — When Redmond School District realized it had more than 4,000 electronic devices and … Read more

Wildfire east of Sisters prompts evacuations

SISTERS — A fast-­moving 60-acre fire spread late Saturday afternoon in the area around Rabbitbrush … Read more

Bend mayoral candidate accuses family members of fraud

Scott Douglass says his father, Brian Douglass, made disparaging comments

Bend mayoral candidate Brian Douglass is in a legal dispute with his son and daughter-in-law, … Read more

Pot poisoning cases in dogs on the rise

Marijuana toxicity spiked after pot made legal in Oregon

The legalization of recreational marijuana in Oregon brought a significant increase in pot poisoning in … Read more

Bend-La Pine Schools making progress on school construction

Projects funded by $268.3 million bond measure

Pilot Butte Middle School was built in 1968 and has never had a major renovation … Read more

Central Oregon police dogs show off their skills

Tracking evidence, heeding commands and biting suspects delights crowd

Deschutes County law enforcement agencies showcased their police dogs’ skills Saturday during different scenarios and … Read more

Senator has role in Western film in 1968

Compiled by Don Hoiness from archived copies of The Bulletin at Deschutes County Historical Society. … Read more

Education Notes

Exchange student notes • Host families in the Mountain View High School area are needed … Read more

After dark, drone is firefighters’ ‘best friend’

GRANTS PASS — Kale Casey almost can’t believe what a metal bird 5 feet long, … Read more

Semi-truck hits car in the wrong lane of Bend Parkway

A collision between a semi-truck and a car in the wrong lane of the Bend … Read more

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