Commentary: It’s time to make rich people uncomfortable again

Lately there has been a lot of anger and indignation about income inequality. Some blame … Read more

Editorial: Bend pushes puzzling parking

Drive into the city of Bend parking lot at the corner of Wall Street and … Read more

Editorial: Here’s what one-party rule really means

Oregon’s House and Senate are dominated by Democrats. There’s nothing particularly wrong with that so … Read more

Guest column: Oregon shouldn’t get its drugs from Canada

As neighbors in the Pacific Northwest, Canada and Oregon have much in common. We once … Read more

Letters: Disclose taxes; Allow flexibility with licenses; Don’t pipe canals; Bad cartoon

Disclose taxes Sen. Fred Prozanski sponsored Senate Bill 594 and the summary of this bill … Read more

Editorial: Council hides information from the public about Mirror Pond

What a terrible time to hide information from the public about Mirror Pond. Just as … Read more

Guest column: Impeachment or not for Donald Trump?

I read the Mueller Report. It is not really 400 pages as nearly one-half of … Read more

Letters: Vote for Dholakia; Melissa Dholakia for schools; Support Melissa Dholakia

Melissa Dholakia for schools As an entrepreneur focused on launching, building and scaling pioneering companies, … Read more

Editorial: Put Mirror Pond dredging to a vote

Enough is enough. For more than 20 years, Bend city officials have discussed the fate … Read more

Lukens column: The good, bad and unfinished of Oregon’s $2 billion business tax

The Oregon Legislature approved a tax on business activity last week that will generate more … Read more

Guest column: ‘Tis the season to waste water

Hardly a day goes by without an article in the paper or our online news … Read more

Editorial: Limit parking near Bend’s whitewater park

River surfing has turned McKay Park into a dreamland for some and a dystopia for … Read more

Editorial: PERS plan passes on costs to the future

Hello, young Oregonians. This editorial is for you. House Speaker Tina Kotek and Senate President … Read more

Guest column: The Electoral College does work

Recent guest letters, guest columns and editorials have argued the merits of dissolving the Electoral … Read more

Letters: Support justice reform; Medical aid in dying; Prevent child abuse; Do the math

Support justice reform One who commits a crime must be accountable. The method of accountability … Read more

Editorial: Don’t hamstring Oregon’s enterprise zones

Just when Oregon should be trying to encourage economic development, an ill-conceived bill threatens to … Read more

Letters: Why vote?; Ariel Mendez for Bend school board; Melissa Dholakia for Bend school board

Why vote? The impetus for this letter is due to an incident which occurred a … Read more

Janet Stevens column: Courts badly need more money

Like almost every government agency in Oregon, the state’s judicial branch took a hit during … Read more

Historical Editorials: Bend’s population hits 250

Editor’s note: The following editorials appeared in The Bend Bulletin on July 31, 1903, Aug. … Read more

Editorial: Your vote matters in May 21 election

The May 21 election offers Central Oregon voters an opportunity to have a direct impact … Read more

Editorial: Cities wrong to oppose public records bill

Oregon House Bill 2353 would put teeth in the Legislature’s 2017 law that set deadlines … Read more

Guest column: Vote for Andy High as a proven school leader

Andy High has been an exceptional board chair of Bend-La Pine Schools for the past … Read more

Letters: Goodrich for schools; Vote Andy High; Elect Shimiko Montgomery; Facts of Mueller investigation

Goodrich for schools Liz Goodrich would make an excellent Redmond School Board member. Liz was … Read more

Editorial: New business tax is bad business for Oregon

The new tax that may be levied on Oregon businesses to raise money for schools … Read more

Guest column: Vote Mike Way for Bend schools

To the voters of Bend-La Pine Schools, It has been a very busy time in … Read more

Letters: Reelect Ray Miao; Support Bob Bengston; Vote Ray Miao; Elect Shimiko Montgomery

Reelect Ray Miao In the upcoming election, I encourage you to vote Ray Miao to … Read more

Editorial: Pot grow site bill should not have died

House Bill 3403, co-­sponsored by Jack Zika, R-Redmond, Cheri Helt, R-Bend, and Anna Williams, D-Hood … Read more

Editorial: Central Oregon wilderness-access plan riddled with flaws

The U.S. Forest Service has decided to build a wall of permits and fees to … Read more

Guest column: Ariel Méndez: Park district enriches lives and health

A few weeks ago, a soccer parent shared with me that someone close to them … Read more

Letters: Montgomery for schools; Elect Skidmore; Vote for Skidmore; Support Redmond center

Montgomery for schools The May 21 special election is here, and with it the opportunity … Read more

Editorial: Bend cannot afford to flunk affordable housing

The Bend City Council has renewed its goal of adding more affordable housing to Bend. … Read more

Guest column: The five myths of PERS reform

Last week’s education rallies raise important questions about our K-12 education system. Despite years of … Read more

Letters: Support Redmond rec center; Vote for Shimiko Montgomery for Bend schools; Elect Caroline Skidmore to Bend school board

Support Redmond recreation center As a 20-year Central Oregon resident who moved from Alaska when … Read more

Editorial: Redmond shouldn’t have muddled the tax message

Redmond’s system development charges haven’t been raised in almost a decade, so it may be … Read more

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