Editorial: Housing is key to ending homelessness

Republican Knute Buehler, who is running for governor against Democrat Kate Brown, came out with … Read more

Editorial: Smoke rules need flexibility

Smoke does not play by the rules. When a prescribed burn is lit in Central … Read more

Editorial: State should not deduct and pay union dues

The Trump administration’s Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services is poised to undo an administrative … Read more

Guest column: Editorial on dam lawsuit missed vital context

On Aug. 10, The Bulletin published an editorial applauding the U.S. District Court’s recent decision … Read more

Commentary: The Great Recession never ended for college humanities

Humanities education in the U.S. is in free fall. The decline probably shows that the … Read more

Editorial: Education beats bag ban

Before Bend city councilors get their knickers in a twist over the horrors of plastic … Read more

Editorial: Bend should allow more duplexes and triplexes

The Bend City Council is scheduled to discuss on Wednesday allowing more duplexes and triplexes … Read more

Letters: Tariffs threaten jobs; Bend should sponsor movie nights; Don’t hurt pain victims; Wyden and New York

Tariffs threaten jobs President Trump continues his trade wars with China. The latest tariff on … Read more

Commentary: What’s in a name? A political taste treat

As concerned citizens, I know you’re following the election action this summer. Tuesday is another … Read more

Editorial: Removing Shevlin Park bridge may be right, but it feels so wrong

Affection for covered bridge may be deeper than park district believes

The Bend Park & Recreation District can, and has, made a completely reasonable case to … Read more

Commentary: PRO: They are America’s aces in the hole in a competitive energy world

The key to ample supplies of energy resources rests with which are sustainable and which … Read more

Commentary: CON: Spending millions bailing out nuclear and wind producers will send consumer bills soaring

It may seem Americans don’t agree on much these days, but just about everyone agrees … Read more

Commentary: The Oscars have always been crass. Its new award for popular film merely embraces that.

On Wednesday, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced it will introduce a … Read more

Commentary: The US needs to get smart about college outcomes

Americans with bachelor’s degrees stand to make $1 million more in their careers than those … Read more

Commentary: Further Balkanizing the Balkans is a recipe for disaster

When it comes to the future of the Balkans, the discourse is slowly leaning toward … Read more

Commentary: The private musings and short fuse of Elon Musk

Short sellers have a way of rattling even the most confident business leaders. A classic … Read more

Commentary: Liberals: Stop worrying about Kavanaugh and start winning the political argument

Liberals are torn about the nomination of U.S. Appeals Court Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the … Read more

Commentary: Trump’s views on California water and wildfires are all wet

As if water and wildfire policies in the West weren't contentious enough, President Donald Trump … Read more

Commentary: Early-childhood intervention offers a brighter future to entire nations

The World Health Organization just announced an initiative that could improve millions of children’s lives … Read more

Editorial: State, feds must walk fine line

American health officials are, with good reason, working to get the nation’s opioid addiction problems … Read more

Editorial: Darkness not a win for all

The Bend City Council is poised to discuss the idea of making city skies darker … Read more

Commentary: Can I ruin your dinner party?

ROME — I’ve found lately that I can ruin any dinner party. It’s like magic. … Read more

Commentary: Democrats have zest, Republicans have grievances

Republicans seem to have held on, barely, to a U.S. House seat near Columbus, Ohio, … Read more

Commentary: Firefighting made prisoner whole

The people who fight raging wildfires in the West withstand unthinkable heat and smoke. To … Read more

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Commentary: Oregon’s independent streak may be misplaced

We Oregonians take great pride in our independence, so much so that we occasionally tell … Read more

Editorial: Judge deals blow to enviro group in local dam lawsuit

U.S. District Court Judge Michael Simon recently dismissed the case filed by the Deschutes River … Read more

Editorial: Redmond council makes a sound decision on taxes

The Redmond School Board decided Wednesday to put a $69.7 million bond on the November … Read more

Editorial: Public kept in the dark

Deschutes County planning commissioners meet Thursday to work on proposed changes to the county’s rules … Read more

Editorial: Forest Service skipped public input when limiting parking pass

The U.S. Forest Service pulled a switcheroo on the Northwest Forest Pass without asking the … Read more

Commentary: Trump can be Iran’s fool, too

I recently wrote that Iran’s leaders are smarter than President Donald Trump. Now I’m starting … Read more

Commentary: Craziness on the loose in public affairs

Don’t just stand there, do something, the old saying goes, and, in this peculiar, modern … Read more

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