Letters: La Pine article ignored the good; Disappointed in La Pine story; Improve roofs; Protect and defend; Withdraw U.S. support

Article ignored the good The recent article about health and La Pine has my blood … Read more

Editorial: No special treatment for the press

The Oregon Legislature has, for now, at least a dozen bills dealing with public records … Read more

Editorial: Taxpayers should not have to fund candidates they don’t like

Somebody — or somebodies — in the Legislature has proposed a new solution to the … Read more

Guest column: Don’t turn back on medical progress

Last week a major new study yet again confirmed there is no connection between the … Read more

Commentary: The 8-year-old homeless refugee chess champion

In a homeless shelter in Manhattan, an 8-year-old boy is walking to his room, carrying … Read more

Lukens column: Appointment of secretary of state is no cause for GOP outrage

Gov. Brown is not obligated to serve the interests of the Republican Party

Gov. Kate Brown is preparing to name a successor to Secretary of State Dennis Richardson, … Read more

Editorial: Let voters decide on death penalty

Oregonians have been of two minds about the death penalty over the years. That’s why … Read more

Editorial: Put Mirror Pond dredging to a vote

Bend city councilors discussed the future of Mirror Pond again Wednesday. Though they didn’t reach … Read more

Guest column: Remove non-medical vaccine exemption

Since Edward Jenner’s development of the first effective vaccine in 1796, to prevent smallpox, medicine … Read more

Editorial: Ballot measures should be clear about funding

Ballot measures are not always the best way to conduct public policy, but they do … Read more

Editorial: Don’t means test mortgage deduction

Oregon lawmakers continue to look for new and creative ways to reach into taxpayers’ pockets. … Read more

Guest column: Don’t gag Title X family planning funding

I am your neighbor, and have been a registered nurse for 49 years. I love … Read more

Commentary: Want to help fight climate change? Have more children

Fear of climate change is justified. It is not, however, a reason not to have … Read more

Editorial: Lawmakers’ misguided push to erase criminal history

When an Oregon governor issues a pardon, it can send a powerful message. It can … Read more

Guest column: Mosaic Medical makes Central Oregon a better place

This fall, I was invited to join the Mosaic Medical board of directors. Little did … Read more

Stevens column: Legal aid an important piece of justice

They’re the civil law version of public defenders, and as such, legal aid lawyers in … Read more

Historical editorial: Salutatory

Editor’s note: The following editorial from March 27, 1903, was one of the first editorials … Read more

Editorial: Bend school-employee union ignores its members

Oregon public-sector unions portray themselves as democratically run for their members. But a recent decision … Read more

Guest column: Don’t ignore the evidence on La Pine health

I grew up in Central Oregon. I was born at St. Charles in Bend, and … Read more

Letters: Don’t make us wait for spring; Support clean energy jobs; Legislators should pay fines; A significant land package

Support clean energy jobs HB 2020 is active before our state Legislators. They should vote … Read more

Editorial: Pass bill changing campus security

When Kaylee Sawyer was offered a ride in 2016 by Edwin Lara, then a Central … Read more

Editorial: There’s a better use for stamp money

It’s back. For the third time in five years, Oregon lawmakers are being asked to … Read more

Guest column: Drug importation is not the solution to prescription drug costs

State lawmakers are tired of waiting on their federal counterparts to act on prescription drug … Read more

Letters: Support a carbon tax; Change the status quo; Remember the past

Support a carbon tax There is a lot to love in Representative Walden’s guest column … Read more

Editorial: Money for the classroom should not go to unions

Ever since the U.S. Supreme Court’s 2018 Janus decision changed how public-sector unions can operate, … Read more

Editorial: Close immunization hole

Children are vaccinated against such diseases as measles, polio, whooping cough and tetanus to keep … Read more

Guest column: The trim tab effect and the climate

During a recent dinner conversation over the issue of climate change, an acquaintance expressed her … Read more

Letters: Avoid plowing on to sidewalks; Plow to the center; Don’t burden struggling families; Fix ice dams

Avoid plowing onto sidewalks My suggestion is when the city of Bend plows snow in … Read more

Lukens column: Nonprofit seeks to produce informed voters one newspaper subscription at a time

Former Bend mayor Jeff Eager’s nonprofit will buy Bulletin subscriptions for newly registered voters

Two compelling voter initiatives are happening in Oregon right now, and odds are you’ve heard … Read more

Editorial: Bend tourism agency hides spending discussions from taxpayers

When Visit Bend and the city of Bend broke direct ties in 2014, Visit Bend … Read more

Editorial: Politics, child safety don’t mix

A 9-month-old boy stopped breathing at a Eugene day care facility Aug. 22. He was … Read more

Guest column: Carbon tax is feel-good folly

The great economist Thomas Sowell said: “Much of the social history of the Western world … Read more

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