Report raises concerns about Oregon’s health insurance exchange

Without changes, ACA marketplace is at risk of collapse

Rising health costs and disruptive policy changes by the Trump administration have increased health insurance … Read more

Family sues Redmond schools over girl’s death

A Redmond sixth grader killed herself because a boy at her middle school was regularly … Read more

Domestic abuser gun ban advances

SALEM — The Oregon House moved Tuesday to close a loophole that allowed domestic abusers … Read more

Speed limit reduction planned for Century Drive

The speed limit on SW Century Drive in Bend between Mammoth Drive and the city … Read more

Bend man arrested after fleeing into canal, pond

A Bend man was arrested for allegedly fleeing police multiple times during a traffic stop … Read more

Deschutes library board sees rare contested race

A rare contested race on the Deschutes Public Library Board features a founding member of … Read more

Bend-La Pine kindergarten registration begins Wednesday

Parents in Bend, La Pine and Sunriver with children who will start kindergarten in the … Read more

Around the state

Police dog stuck by porcupine during pursuit — A police dog that stumbled on a … Read more

Capitol round-up: Hot-button issues top agenda

Vaccination and gun bills face key tests, while “Kaylee’s Law” is up for a vote

SALEM — Hot-button issues are taking center stage this week in the Capitol as lawmakers … Read more

Former Redmond principal accused of abusing student is back in Deschutes County

Michael Tallman, formerly Bremont was captured by feds in Kentucky

The former Redmond school principal facing a possible life sentence for alleged sexual relationships with … Read more

Roundabout in Redmond delayed

Electric and internet utility cables might need to be moved to build roundabout

One of Redmond’s busiest roads, S. Canal Boulevard, finally reopened to drivers and pedestrians Friday … Read more

‘Thin Mints’ enjoy decades-long bond forged as Girl Scout leaders

Eight friends called the Thin Mints recall a decadeslong bond over their determination to establish and lead the Girl Scouts in Bend

A group of retired women in Bend share a strong bond that formed four decades … Read more

Charges dropped against men accused of starting Summer Lake wildfire

All charges were dropped against the three men accused of shooting at homemade exploding targets … Read more

Remains of WWII soldier from Oregon is identified 76 years after going MIA

PORTLAND — The remains of a World War II soldier from Oregon who went missing … Read more

To protect sage grouse, conservation groups ask judge to halt drilling plan

BOISE, Idaho — Four conservation groups have asked a judge to block a Trump administration … Read more

Around the state

Missing women on Mount Hood — A 27-year-old woman and her mother, who is visiting … Read more

Sisters School District has two seats up for election

The Sisters School Board has two competitive races on the May 21 special election ballot. … Read more

A young botanist and a former Bend mayor are vying for COCC board seat

The candidates want more online classes and de-escalated campus security

The candidates for the Central Oregon Community College board’s sole contested race have two similar … Read more

Featured photo: New day, new beginnings

A large crowd welcomed the sunrise while attending an Easter Sunday service held by Antioch … Read more

Erosion works away at Oregon’s Haystack Rock

CANNON BEACH — A boy picked up a chunk of stone and started methodically smashing … Read more

Musician reunited with prized guitar stolen in Bend

Fruition frontman got instrument as gift from luthier

On Nov. 15, Portland folk-bluegrass rockers Fruition played to a packed and raucous house at … Read more

Health community merging physical, mental health

Treating mental health could improve outcomes, save money in medical health

Physical and behavioral health have traditionally operated as two realms of the health care system. … Read more

Around the state

Uber passenger dies in crash — Portland Police say a man driving a stolen pickup … Read more

Photos: Bend Earth Day Parade marches through downtown

Dressed as a rooster, Cameron Clark walks down Wall Street with his daughter Liliana Clark, … Read more

Law allowing roadkill salvage proves popular

SALEM — Three months in, Oregonians have embraced a law that lets them claim for … Read more

Around the state

Portland Police investigating pedestrian’s death — Portland Police are investigating the circumstances leading to a … Read more

Purchase price of Lara house ‘well in excess of $5,500’ in 1919

Compiled by the Deschutes County Historical Society from archived copies of the Bulletin at the … Read more

Police investigate fake letter spread at a Bend high school

Dystopian-themed lesson goes awry after spread on social media

A memo with Bend-La Pine Schools’ letterhead was passed among students earlier this week, stating … Read more

Firm questions Bend contract award for transportation bond PR

Transportation bond PR firm is same that did work for gas tax in 2015

A consulting firm that the city of Bend didn’t select to do polling and public … Read more

Culver schools’ therapy dogs bring joy and comfort to students and staff

One dog, Stetson, was named to Oregon Animal Hall of Fame in March for his years of therapy work

CULVER — It was quiet in Jamie Fritz’s kindergarten class at Culver Elementary School — … Read more

La Bell settles Rebecca Foundation allegations

Former House candidate and state agree to nonprofit ban, possible fine

SALEM — Former House candidate Amanda La Bell will be barred from running a nonprofit … Read more

Ethics commission accepts settlement for Cylvia Hayes

SALEM — The Oregon Ethics Commission accepted a settlement agreement with former First Lady Cylvia … Read more

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