Want your cannabis free of pesticides? Maybe don't buy it on Craigslist
One of the worst kept secrets in Oregon's brave new cannabis-friendly world is how easily it can still be found in what we now call the "unregulated marketplace"—AKA the black market.
Keep Calm And Carry On Under Trump
Looking east from Bend's Pilot Butte, the large arrays of solar panels near Neff Road stand out.
3 year waiting lists, unlicensed carers and an unsupported middle class spells a very troubling child care situation
Last month, Bend police say they found seven children in an unlicensed day care, and their caregiver at a local tanning salon. It may be an extreme case, but it's part of the ongoing problem of finding quality childcare in Central Oregon.
ODOT to make street crossings safer across state highway system
It all stemmed from the power of protest. Jordan Ohlde, a Bend man confined to a wheelchair, is one of eight plaintiffs who, along with the Association of Oregon Centers for Independent Living (AOCIL) brought a landmark case against the Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) to make state street crossings safer.
Finding housing is tough enough, but with mental illness it can be impossible
Often times, when tackling a tough subject, such as an illness or a tragedy, you might get a glimmer of hope at the end.
Decades of bipartisan effort between public and private entities has led to effective protection for the Greater sage-grouse.
Southeast of the city, locals are avoiding a swath of forest riddled with junk and evidence of careless shooting and drug use.
Bend-area resident Allan Curr, an accomplished shooter trained to use firearms in self-defense, used to practice shooting at locations along China Hat Road southeast of Bend.
On a dirt road, much closer to town than you think, the masses are commuting in from their makeshift camps in the High Desert.
Get a job, they say. Find a home, people shout.
Profiling the women who choose to carry a gun.
More than 4,200 people applied for a concealed gun permit in Deschutes County last year—many of them women.
Reporting from the ground in Washington, D.C.
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