Guest column: Bend parks honor tradition and keep up with growth

As we store our July Fourth decorations, our biggest community event of the year, we … Read more

Guest column: Support more statewide funding for CASA

A federal judge recently rejected the Trump Administration’s request to allow long-term detention of illegal … Read more

Guest column: Overreaction to unproven accusations about Nathan Boddie

The reflexive, knee-jerk rescinding of Democratic support for Oregon House District 54 candidate Nathan Boddie, … Read more

Guest column: Walden needs to revise fire protection bill

Another fire season has arrived, and with it comes a familiar anxiety for me and … Read more

Letters: Pardon was a ploy for votes; Open letter to Walden about Trump; A way to serve the county

Pardon a ploy for votes Trump’s pardon of the Hammonds of Eastern Oregon happened for … Read more

Letters: Friend of the harasser; Improper criticism; Oppose Trump; GOP becomes Trumpist

Friend of the harasser A recent Supreme Court ruling in a case (Epic Systems Corp. … Read more

Letters: Who is racist; Lost driving privileges; Guilty until proven innoncent; Headline was demeaning

Headline was demeaning On July 7, The Bulletin ran an article with a headline “Boddie … Read more

Guest column: Reflections on July 4th, civility and American pride

While watching the 4th of July parade in Bend, I was struck by the plethora … Read more

Guest column: Hey FIFA, stop making a joke of your great, great game

Here we go, soccer fans; we’re down to the final rounds of The World Cup, … Read more

Letters: Immigration blame game; No e-bikes on trails; Bad forest management

The blame game and immigration Where does the blame for allowing children to enter the … Read more

Guest column: Whites are going to be the minority

With all the vitriol about immigration, what do you say we at least share some … Read more

Letters: Vote in November; Is concern about immigration racist?; Immigrants come to work

Immigrants come to work Why would anyone make a difficult and dangerous journey to the … Read more

Guest column: Reclaiming the remote control

Yesterday after a particularly heated exchange of correspondence over political beliefs with a close friend … Read more

Guest column: Wallowa’s trail of tears

I recently returned from several days camping, hiking and fly-fishing in the Wallowa area of … Read more

Letters: How to fix immigration

Break down immigration issue It would seem to me that if the government really wanted … Read more

Letters: Policy was unAmerican; Let it go, Bill; Changing prejudice

Policy was unAmerican I, like a majority of Americans, am horrified by the policy of … Read more

Guest column: An American tragedy for my immigrant nephew

My nephew, Luis (not his real name), was placed in an orphanage in Colombia by … Read more

Guest column: Janus is the start of the end for big government unions

June 27, 2018, marks the beginning of the end for the liberal funding powerhouses that … Read more

Guest column: Are cell towers safe at close distance?

Last summer, neighbors received notification from Verizon that the Trinity Episcopal Church, in partnership with … Read more

Letters: Giving back to charity; Fire prevention; Changing prejudice; Don’t blame Trump; Trump mishandles economics

Giving back to charity I am involved with two nonprofit organizations, Caring For Troops (CFT) … Read more

Guest column: Family separation is bad for business

I’ve lived in Bend almost my whole life. Until now, I’ve focused on school and … Read more

Guest column: Striking back against the opioid crisis

By tomorrow morning, more than 100 Americans will have died because of opioid overdose. This … Read more

Guest column: Don’t pretend there is a debate on climate

“False equivalence” is defined as “a logical fallacy in which two completely opposing arguments appear … Read more

Letters: Obama and immigrants; War on cars; Presidency has limits; Look at what Washington does

Presidency has limits Can the President do whatever he or she wants? The United States … Read more

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To begin with, I could always count on the Republican Party to be supportive of … Read more

Guest column: Make the change to a nonpartisan county commission

I called for the nonpartisan election of Deschutes County commissioners at the only major, pre-primary … Read more

Letters: Silly Redmond lawsuit; Kudos to Merkley; Fighting racism; Don’t separate children

Silly Redmond lawsuit Really, city of Redmond? Suing Fagen Tree and Chips for $62,000, for … Read more

Guest column: Reproductive rights are deeply connected to LGBTQ rights

Many lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) young people have found the courage and … Read more

Letters: A poor city on a hill; Don’t embolden Bundys; Protect all Oregonians

A poor city on a hill Matthew 5:14, “You [Jesus] are the light of the … Read more

Guest column: Birth control law working, but needs work

Two years ago, Oregon became the first state to allow pharmacists to prescribe birth control, … Read more

Guest column: Don’t ignore the racism around you

Wake up, Oregon: Systemic racism exists in this country, and it exists here in Bend … Read more

Guest column: Hide from a shooter or toss and tackle?

Noblesville, Indiana; Santa Fe, Texas; Ocala, Florida; Lexington Park, Maryland; Parkland, Florida. All are sites … Read more

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