Filling In Inner Bend

Filling In Inner Bend

Local groups encourage the community to weigh in on what could be Bend's next vibrant district
Looking for the next great investment for a new business, or a mixed-use residential development?

Heath Care in Turmoil: St. Charles Lays Off Workers

Oregon Referendum on Hospital Tax Set for January

Separation Anxiety: Pacific Power Warns of Scammers

G et a weird call from Pacific Power recently?

Clearing Up Mirror Pond

The latest on the proposed plan for dredging Bend's most contentious body of water—which thus far, isn't funded, permitted or approved by local governing bodies.
T his week, the Bend Chamber of Commerce published an article in its "Bend Business Edition," stating permits and funding were in the "final stages" for the proposed $6.7 million dredging project at Mirror Pond—information the Chamber later discovered was erroneous.

Footnotes on OSU-Cascades funding

From our 10/12/17 story titled "Did OSU-Cascades Get the Shaft?," further details on the FTE funding, from the Higher Education Coordinating Commission: * The 2017-18 column does not include $12.5 million in Engineering Technology Sustaining Funds for which distributions have not been determined.

Health Care For All?

As another Affordable Care Act repeal collapses, the once improbable single payer health care movement gains steam
Sen. Bernie Sanders, D-Vt., Medicare for All Act is now backed by 16 Democratic senators, and co-sponsored by Sen. Jeff Merkley, D-Ore. With it, talks of universal health care are making headlines again, and actually gaining steam.

Displacing the Displaced

Redmond's homeless find blockades to encampments. Deschutes County says it's a "and-use issue; COID plans to sell parcel for a reported $8 million.
Estimates vary, but soon 200 to 400 people will be finding a new place to call "home," packing up their motorhomes, tents and tarps and hitting the road to find unoccupied land on which to settle.

Bringin' Down the Noise

Finding a solution to noise complaints in Bend
Residents of the River West neighborhood and business owners at the Century Center meet with mediators to find a solution to noise complaints in Bend.

Smooth and Seamless

Heavy eclipse planning pays off
Warnings of severe traffic, calamity, fuel and food shortages never really materialized in Central Oregon during the Great American Eclipse on Aug. 21 — but sometimes it's better to over-hype than be unprepared.

Milli Fire Expands

The Milli Fire near Sisters expanded over the Aug. 19-20 weekend to approximately 11,236 acres as of Tuesday morning.

Nena Springs Fire and Evacuation Notices Lifted

The Nena Springs fire on the Warm Springs Indian Reservation has not grown in size since Aug. 20, fire officials said Tuesday.


  • 6th Annual Board Fair

    6th Annual Board Fair

    Mon., Oct. 23, 4-5:30 p.m.
    @ Deschutes Brewery Public House – Interested in becoming a board member? You'll have a chance...

  • Halloween Warehouse Party

    Halloween Warehouse Party

    Sat., Oct. 28, 8 p.m.-2 a.m.
    @ Deschutes Brewery Warehouse – This year, be abducted into a universe of cosmic costumes,...

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