Enough Love: A climbing group wants to build a guest house adjacent to Smith Rock, a place some claim is already "loved to death."
Plus a poem about Trump...
In Response to, "Never Forget."
Charter presents suggestions to City Council for Charter Review
Karen Budd-Falen an attorney for the Bundy clan in the '80s and '90s named the head of BLM.
If you were one of the many who reacted in dismay when Ammon Bundy and some of the other occupiers were acquitted after their takeover of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge, you'll probably be interested in the latest developments in the selection process for the head of the BLM.
Although the debates surrounding Mirror Pond have dragged on for years, there are now two actionable proposals on the table: the Bend Park and Recreation District is updating portions of Drake Park while a group of local citizens is preparing a dredging project. Together, these may represent more than $10 million worth of activity that will influence the future of the pond.
Dude columnist struggles with what it means to be a man; female editor has doubts
Mary Finn, an editor with Democracy in Crisis, often makes extensive notes on my columns—in this case, we decided they were far more interesting than the column itself.
In Response to, "From Homeless to Housed: Transitional housing project offers shelter, transformation and most importantly: Hope."
We Need YOU to voice your opinions on Nov. 28
On Nov. 28, Bend Park and Recreation District will host an open house-style meeting to present the proposed design for Mirror Pond.
Plus, holiday season fundraising and celebrating veterans
"Is this a War Zone?"
Readers React to Scraping the Nestle Water Deal and Verizon Cell Towers
In Response to, "Tower Tussle: A cell tower planned for Trinity Episcopal Church ignites debate on the risks of radiation near a school."
L ast week at the Bend City Council meeting, Councilor Bill Moseley floated the idea of an additional targeted system development charge, aimed at developers building in the areas inside the new Urban Growth Boundary expansion that will need new infrastructure, including roads.
A lot has been said—and continues to be said—about the notion of establishing wards within the city of Bend, allowing voters to elect city councilors who would represent their geographic region in the city.