Life in the Eastern Oregon Correctional Institution

Editor’s note: The East Oregonian newspaper in Pendleton recently got a rare opportunity of almost … Read more

Baby swan in Sisters part of larger breeding program

It has been a good breeding year for trumpeter swans in Oregon

Wildlife officials working to re-establish the trumpeter swan population in Oregon expected to see baby … Read more

Cuts to funds that help people find insurance shouldn’t affect Oregon

Federal Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services will cut funds by 70 percent

The Trump administration’s move to cut funding for people who help consumers buy individual health … Read more

Wickiup Junction funds used for U.S. 97 safety improvements

$1.2M will be available to study what future projects will be possible

Unspent money from the failed Wickiup Junction overpass project in La Pine is being shifted … Read more

Slain retired policewoman feared son would kill her

Court records show Gayla Smith sought mental help for her son

Gayla Smith feared for months her son might try to kill her. When the retired … Read more

Central Oregon reservoirs a cause for concern

Wickiup, Prineville reservoirs below average, following dry winter, spring

Barely 18 months after Central Oregon’s first above-average snowpack in years, its large reservoirs are … Read more

Sisters quilt show delights onlookers with folksy, community spirit

Annual event attracts thousands every year as author finds it for the first time

SISTERS — Floral and geometric patterns, animals and abstract designs, every color of the rainbow: … Read more

1968 fire burned 100 feet from Bend homes

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

Education notes

College notes • Lauren Del Mar, of Bend, received a master’s degree in communication science … Read more

Elite Native American crew fights wildfires

SALEM — Members of the Warm Springs Hotshots were getting ready to head home when … Read more

The Bulletin, July 8, 1918

This section is a reprint of the July 8, 1918, edition of The Bend Bulletin, … Read more

Deschutes deputies’ wild night: Car chases involve public urination, high speeds, stripping driver

Drugs and alcohol likely involved

Deschutes County deputies engaged in simultaneous pursuits in Sisters and Bend Friday evening. One began … Read more

Pedestrian seriously hurt in hit-and-run

Man struck while trying to cross 27th Street

A man was seriously injured by a hit-and-run driver Friday night while trying to cross … Read more

Boy, 15, gets 7 years for role in pot heist

Brandon Rodas hit victim with brass knuckles

Prosecutor Matt Nelson told the judge that he shouldn’t be referring to 15-year-old defendant Brandon … Read more

Santiam ski lodge revival progressing with state grant

Salem couple receives $20,000 to start restoration of historic lodge

A nonprofit working to restore the dilapidated Santiam Pass Ski Lodge west of Sisters was … Read more

Republicans see hope for keeping Bend House seat

Money, support going to GOP candidate in the wake of allegations against Boddie

Republicans say they’re encouraged by money and support that’s been flowing to state House hopeful … Read more

Around the state

Mountain rescue — An Oregon Army National Guard has lifted a stranded climber and six … Read more

State admits to lack of oversight of medical pot

SALEM — How much medical marijuana is in the pipeline in Oregon? The managers of … Read more

Oregon’s medical marijuana program admits to problems

SALEM — The agency overseeing Oregon’s legal medical marijuana industry conceded in a report Thursday … Read more

Several injured in crash near Madras

Car failed to stop at construction zone on Highway 97

Several people were injured Thursday evening in a multivehicle accident on U.S. Highway 97 south … Read more

Police log

Police Log The Bulletin will update items in the Police Log when such a request … Read more

Madras seeks public input on parks

The city of Madras wants feedback from the community about how to develop parks and … Read more

La Pine woman arrested after pedestrian crash

An allegedly intoxicated woman driving on U.S. Highway 97 struck and injured a pedestrian Thursday … Read more

With no access to work crews, yoga may help female inmates stay calm

There are too few female inmates in Deschutes County jail to staff work crews

With a panic button a feet away and constant video surveillance, yoga instructor Nancy Lumpkin … Read more

Goodman-Campbell running for Bend City Council

Failed campaign for the state house convinced her to seek city council spot

Gena Goodman-Campbell, who came close to unseating Republican state Rep. Knute Buehler in 2016, is … Read more

New fire restrictions coming to Crater Lake

With warm, dry weather on the horizon, Crater Lake National Park will implement fire restrictions … Read more

Portland VA gets cancer research support

Funding will help enroll veterans in clinical trials

The Portland VA Medical Center is one of 12 sites chosen to receive additional funding … Read more

Little League official accused of theft appears in court

Casey Zampelli was president of La Pine’s South Central Little League

The La Pine Little League official and umpire accused of stealing thousands of dollars from … Read more

Police log

Police Log The Bulletin will update items in the Police Log when such a request … Read more

Brant Kucera, Sisters city manager, to resign

Brant Kucera, city manager of Sisters, is resigning. Kucera has accepted a position as city … Read more

Lake Billy Chinook advisory expanded

A June health advisory regarding harmful bacteria on a portion of Lake Billy Chinook has … Read more

Bend man accused of punching landlord’s 80-year-old husband

Suit alleges Erik Hamud attacked man over rental dispute

A Deschutes County man is accused of striking his landlord’s 80-year-old husband in the head … Read more

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