Column: Books are experiencing the comeback of the century

Not long ago I found myself inside the hushed and high-vaulted interior of a nursing … Read more

Editorial: Bend shouldn’t ban car-related businesses from Third Street

For those who share our fascination with the way the city of Bend works, here … Read more

Lukens column: Voter suppression, Oregon style

Unions, with Democratic help, attack signature-gathering tools they themselves have used

Oregon is a shining beacon of voter inclusion and empowerment. Or so we’re supposed to … Read more

Guest column: Five more PERS myths

The recent column by Knute Buehler described five PERS myths. Oregon’s PERS problem dates back … Read more

Janet Stevens column: Program sends kids to summer camp

When I was a kid the highlight of string of summers was the week I … Read more

Historical editorial: Forest reserve rules not supported by law

Editor’s note: The following historical editorial is from the Aug. 21, 1903, edition of The … Read more

Editorial: Kicker money belongs to taxpayers

Tina Kotek, the Democratic speaker of the Oregon House, doesn’t get it. Oregon’s kicker money, … Read more

Editorial: Lawmakers set to put teeth in food inspections

Oregon consumers expect the food they eat to be safe, and the 2019 Legislature is … Read more

Editorial: The election’s worst

The worst loser in the May election has to be Redmond School Board member ­Johnny … Read more

Letters: Stop prescribed burns; Questionable reasoning from vaccination opponents; Love for cracker barrel; U.S. needs humility

Stop prescribed burns The people of Deschutes County need to wake up. We are being … Read more

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

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