Vol. 23, No. 27
Tense Legislative Session Comes to an End
Dems lost the carbon tax bill, but managed to pass other bills—including a new tax on cigarettes and paid family medical leave
By Chris Miller
Move over cattle ranching: This industrious green plant is poised to take the number-two slot in Oregon exports
By Magdalena Bokowa
Bonds Post Mortem
Two school and parks bond measures have failed in Redmond over the past seven months. Now officials are looking at why—and how they can succeed next time
By Bill Mintiens
Found in this week's Cascades Reader
Deputies Kill Young Black Bear Near Sunriver
Deputies say they tried to scare the bear away from homes, without success
By Isaac Biehl
Fireworks and Fires
On July 4, Pilot Butte didn’t burn; calls were down
Bendite Makes her Return to "Jeopardy!"
Rachel Lindgren comes back for more in the Tournament of Champions
A short window of notice on amending marijuana rules in Deschutes County
The County issued an official notice of public hearing to The Bulletin a week before that, but gave the rest of the media two days' notice about Wednesday's public meeting.
Letters to the Editor
Republican Senators AWOL...Again, Racism, Legislators who flee and Knopp and Racism
Source Suggests: These Books
Before you stroll the streets of First Friday, check out these book recommendations, courtesy of Dudley’s Bookshop Cafe.
By Tom Beans, Dudley's BookShop Cafe
A Community for Makers
Saturday Market in Redmond offers pop-up storefronts for crafters and entrepreneurs
By Keely Damara
Birds, Bees and Wildflowers—Oh My!
The 30th Central Oregon Wildflower Show is coming to the Sunriver Nature Center this weekend
Legal Progress in Marijuana?
As the presidential election looms, legislators show their hands on where they stand
By Josh Jardine
Green is the New Black
Sustainability is trending in all seasons
By Abbie and Rick Sams
The Incredible Sulk & Mourning Wood
Spouses can't meet each other's every need—and shouldn't be expected to.
Populism vs. Populism
A term that used to mean "of the people" is thrown around a lot these days.
By Jen Sorensen
Free Will Astrology—Week Of July 4
By Rob Brezsny
Mild Abandon—week of July 4
By E.J. Pettinger
This Modern World—week of July 4
Donald J. Trump Detective-in-Chief
By Tom Tomorrow
Get That Money
It's never too soon—or late—to know about grant opportunities
By Cari Brown
The Sweet Life Starts Early
A day with pastry chef Nickol Hayden-Cady
By Lisa Sipe
Now Open: Miyagi Ramen
After months of waiting (somewhat) patiently, Miyagi Ramen is now open at the Box Factory in Old Bend.
Taste the Lime, Smell the Roses
A refreshing drink for summer entertaining—before or after July 4
By Ari LeVaux, Flash in the Pan
A La Pine Food Cart Lot
Taps & Food Carts for Bunk+Brew
Rainbows and Unicorns
At White Water Taphouse
By Heidi Howard
May the Source Be With You
By Jared Rasic
The Frogurt is Also Cursed
Child's Play reboot steals too much
Meekoh is Finding His Way
The singer-songwriter returns to Bend for a July 4 show, with a new project underway
Artist Fact Sheet: Trombone Shorty
The 33-year-old musician brings the soul of New Orleans to Bend
Get the Lead Out!
A case for banning lead ammunition
By Jim Anderson
Creating a Crew
A Central Oregon whitewater matriarchy is raising an emerging paddler generation
By K.M. Collins
Summer wandering is calling. But when time is short, let these three local-ish motorcycle rides give you some bite-sized adventure
Super Bowl XVIII Watch Party with Lester Hayes and signing
Big E's Sports Bar
Sun., Dec. 3, 1-4 p.m.
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