Historical editorials: Bend makes real progress

Editor’s note: The following historical editorials originally appeared in The Bend Bulletin on Aug. 26, … Read more

Editorial: Brown needs to back up her commitment to openness

Gov. Kate Brown has had a rough few days recently. The woman she appointed to … Read more

Editorial: State should consider changing cemetery law

Oregon’s Mortuary and Cemetery Board is one of the state’s smallest agencies, with fewer than … Read more

Guest column: The grim outlook for Columbia Basin salmon and steelhead

Bonneville Dam is the lowest of many on the Columbia River. All salmon and steelhead … Read more

Commentary: The US has Iran cornered, and that’s part of the problem

Almost 800 years ago, the Persian poet Sa’adi offered a useful warning: Do you not … Read more

Editorial: Should buses get priority at Bend traffic lights?

Should buses in Bend get the green light? Should red lights be sped up when … Read more

Editorial: Elections Division must beef up investigations

It may have been a fluke, but the Oregon Elections Division apparently gave a recent … Read more

Guest column: Kaylee’s law and Senate Bill 1013

As the father of a murder victim and having walked through the legislative process while … Read more

Commentary: The Electoral College flips elections more than we thought

Advocates for reforming the Electoral College will doubtless get a boost by a new and … Read more

Editorial: Bend should back OSU transit service

Bus service in Bend is fine as far as it goes. But it isn’t yet … Read more

Editorial: Reconsider appointment to Oregon Court of Appeals

Ed Peterson, retired chief justice of the Oregon Supreme Court, thinks Gov. Kate Brown’s appointment … Read more

Guest column: Listen to the climate experts

An opinion piece titled, “The Bulletin and climate hysteria” sarcastically claimed to please the author … Read more

Letters: Act on climate change; Bethlehem Inn improves Central Oregon; Children don’t get to choose

Act on climate change I want to address one aspect of Paul deWitt’s letter concerning … Read more

Editorial: Keep code flexible for affordable housing

The Bend City Council announced this year an aggressive goal for creating new housing in … Read more

Editorial: Find solutions or user access may suffer

As Central Oregon grows, the Deschutes National Forest sees more visitors each year. That can … Read more

Commentary: Edgar Allen Poe’s legacy: a particular perception of madness

As we creep up on the 170th anniversary of Edgar Allan Poe’s death (Oct. 7), … Read more

Commentary: Debunked! Most Americans do support the U.S. engaging in world affairs, not retreating

A powerful belief about American views of the world has taken hold among foreign policy … Read more

Editorial: Keep pushing to improve Bend’s downtown

Two years ago a group of business owners and residents got up before the Bend … Read more

Commentary: Understanding role of women is vital in fight against terrorism

Last month, the Defense Department’s inspector general issued a detailed report on conditions in the … Read more

Guest column: Don’t undermine protections of endangered species

The Trump Administration’s new rule to make economic considerations more important in endangered species listing … Read more

Editorial: Time to take another look at audit law

Oregon law requires most government bodies — everything from counties to cemetery districts — to … Read more

Editorial: Best is yet to come at Bend’s senior center

Bend’s seniors got good news recently when the Bend Park & Recreation District reopened the … Read more

Guest column: The unsatisfiable environmentalist

According to the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, the Earth has 11 years … Read more

Commentary: Vaping finally has its Joe Cool moment

Christopher Columbus had been in the New World only a few days when he watched … Read more

Historical editorials: A problem with sharing water

Editor’s note: The following historical editorials originally appeared in The Bend Bulletin on Aug. 19, … Read more

Editorial: Here’s your chance for a safer neighborhood

The city of Bend and its 13 neighborhood associations want your help. Specifically, they want … Read more

Editorial: Gov. Brown got transparency matter wrong

It’s hard to know which would be uglier. Is it worse that Gov. Kate Brown … Read more

Commentary: What is the right industrial policy for America

One of the most striking things about current U.S. politics is a renewed interest in … Read more

Commentary: Oregon and resisting self-service

Poor Oregon. Not content to be one of only two states that still has bans … Read more

Editorial: Gov. Brown should prove again her commitment to transparency

Public officials can treat Oregon’s laws requiring government transparency with contempt or outright hostility. That’s … Read more

Editorial: Ending fire borrowing and forest health must go hand in hand

For years the U.S. Forest Service and Bureau of Land Management have had a problem: … Read more

Guest column: Human activity contributes to global warming

Currently, modern science is being deconstructed and devalued. Consider the issue of climate change. For … Read more

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