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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Editorial: Close the gap on water in the Deschutes Basin

Farmers near Madras and Culver have had to again this year let some of their … Read more

Editorial: Keep public in school-naming loop

Tuesday members of the Bend-La Pine Schools board will begin the process of naming what … Read more

Editorial: Where is the cooperation to solve Bend’s festival issue?

Bend’s downtown events may be great for those who attend them, but for merchants in … Read more

Editorial: Congress should look at taxes on electronic cigarettes

Not all cigarettes are equal under federal law. Electronic cigarettes are exempt from federal tobacco … Read more

Editorial: Say no to grocery checkout limits

To read the petition submitted to the Secretary Of State’s Office by the Oregon AFL-CIO … Read more

Editorial: Disclosure still the best voter insurance

On Sept. 4 the Oregon Supreme Court refused to delay hearing arguments in a campaign … Read more

Editorial: Bend Planning Commission needs to show up

Members of the Bend Planning Commission need to start showing up regularly for the commission’s … Read more

Janet Stevens column: The Bulletin is in good hands

I arrived in Bend on Oct. 23, 1953. I was 6. My dad had been … Read more

Historical editorial: Let the railroad come

Editor’s note: The following historical editorials originally appeared in The Bend Bulletin on Aug. 12, … Read more

Editorial: Bad behavior brings camping restrictions

Behave badly and you’re likely to lose privileges. That’s true at home; it’s also true … Read more

Editorial: More cooperation needed to stop violence

Stopping violent events before they happen in Deschutes County is no easy matter. But local … Read more

Editorial: E-bikes not right for public lands

The Trump administration moved in the last week of August to allow electric bicycles — … Read more

Editorial: County should pursue justice reform

Nobody should be surprised that lock-em up isn’t the best solution for all criminals. If … Read more

Editorial: Don’t give up the fight on improper farm zoning

There is good farmland in Deschutes County. Then there is land in the county designated … Read more

Editorial: State agency has made some foster care progress

Fixing the serious problems in Oregon’s foster care system won’t happen overnight. That’s apparent in … Read more

Editorial: No kicker tricks this time, lawmakers

Oregon’s tax kicker will be a record-breaker next year. The state’s latest — and last, … Read more

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