Editorial: Chinook return still a work in progress

That 46 upper basin spring Chinook salmon have made their way to the Upper Deschutes … Read more

Editorial: Bend may have a bag ban breakthrough

The Bend City Council’s plastic bag ban belongs in the trash. Councilors are considering repealing … Read more

Editorial: Legislature shows poor commitment to transparency

The Oregon Legislature’s interest in improving government transparency is as shallow as it can be … Read more

Editorial: House should let petition bill die

It’s clearly not enough for the Oregon Legislature’s Democrats that they can impose new taxes, … Read more

Editorial: Legislature should give Deschutes County a needed judge

Amid all the other things that Oregon lawmakers may cram into the last few days … Read more

Editorial: Give Bend voters more say in who represents them

Voters shouldn’t be bypassed to choose who governs Bend. That’s why the Bend City Council … Read more

Historical editorial: Why Bend?

Editor’s note: The following editorial originally appeared in The Bend Bulletin on Oct. 16, 1903. … Read more

Editorial: Proposed home-sharing law ripe for abuse

The Legislature may not have enough days left for a bill that would give people … Read more

Editorial: Don’t hatch Bend transportation plan in secret

The very first meeting of the committee planning Bend’s transportation future had an important agenda … Read more

Editorial: Leave bill is too complex, too expensive

If Oregonians are lucky, the legislative clock will run out before lawmakers make House Bill … Read more

Editorial: Mishmash of rules even worse than limits

Oregon apparently won’t get strict — or even loose — limits on political giving this … Read more

Editorial: Bend plunges toward new paid parking policy

The Bend City Council is set to adopt a policy on Wednesday that will surely … Read more

Editorial: Bend shouldn’t try to tax its way to more housing

Just after the Central Oregon Business Index turned down in the first quarter, the city … Read more

Editorial: Oregon should not rush into big healthcare change

Oregon lawmakers are taking the first steps toward providing a single-payer health system for everyone … Read more

Editorial: Bend has some promising ideas for housing flexibility

Bend city councilors, staff and residents will always debate what the city should be doing … Read more

Editorial: Democrats stack the deck against ballot measure

Business groups have made it clear they don’t like House Bill 3427, a hidden sales … Read more

Editorial: Helt’s bills deserve more legislative attention

With roughly two weeks left in the 2019 session of the Oregon Legislature, two bills … Read more

Historical editorial: Murder investigation was a farce

Editor’s note: The following historical editorials originally appeared in the Bend Bulletin on Sept. 25, … Read more

Editorial: Just say no to feeding wildlife

It’s mighty tempting to feed the deer, gray squirrels, bunnies and other wild critters that … Read more

Editorial: Union won’t let members leave when they want

Joining the Oregon Education Association is simple for the approximately 44,000 educators who want to … Read more

Editorial: Woodriver Village deserves leeway on sidewalks

The Bend City Council’s direction to allow Woodriver Village to get an exemption from the … Read more

Editorial: Legislature prepares health care boon for state employees

What the Legislature takes away, the Legislature can return. Thus, thanks to House Bill 2266, … Read more

Editorial: State shouldn’t dictate hospital charity care

Apparently with nothing better to do, a group of Oregon lawmakers has decided to take … Read more

Editorial: Legislature undermines Supreme Court’s Janus decision

Democrats in the Oregon Legislature paid their union dues on this session. Lawmakers approved, largely … Read more

Editorial: Legislature taxes the trust of Oregonians

The reason Oregonians can put their absolute trust in state government is because our elected … Read more

Editorial: Pot expungement bill creates problems

Oregon is on its way to making it even easier for residents to have previous … Read more

Editorial: Jury award bill’s failure a win for Oregonians

Tuesday Oregon lawmakers rejected a bill that would have dramatically raised the amount juries can … Read more

Editorial: Oregon foster care still isn’t where it needs to be

In January 2018 the Oregon secretary of state released a scathing audit of the state … Read more

Editorial: Veterans and Walden deserve answers from the VA

Few people doubt this country’s verbal commitment to its veterans. But is it backed up … Read more

Historical editorial: Farming should be the future

Editor’s note: The following editorial originally appeared in the Aug. 23, 1903 Bend Bulletin. Farming … Read more

Editorial: Don’t limit carbon tax rebates

As the Oregon Legislature runs pell-mell toward imposing huge new taxes on gasoline, it’s also … Read more

Editorial: Sen. Manning is prepared to wave goodbye to Oregon businesses

State Sen. James Manning Jr., D-Eugene, said in May on the Senate floor that Oregon … Read more

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