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The Environmental Center in Bend took an important step toward expanding its mission to embed sustainability into daily life Wednesday by signaling its intent to compete for the $5 million Georgetown University Energy Prize .
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Bend police said Tuesday they have identified a 16-year-old Bend boy as a suspect in a weekend incident of fire hydrant vandalism that sent thousands of gallons of water pouring down a southwest Bend street, damaging three nearby properties.
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On Wednesday, a federal judge will hear oral arguments over Oregon's ban on same-sex marriage.
More than six months after his removal as pastor of St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church in Bend, a move that sparked controversy in the congregation and an unsuccessful appeal to the Vatican, Father James Radloff announced Tuesday he is resigning from the Roman Catholic Church and will start a new parish in Bend, affiliated with the Evangelical ... (more)
Vandals opened a fire hydrant valve in southwest Bend early Sunday, sending thousands of gallons of water flooding down the street and into at least two homes, causing significant damage, police said.
Fire managers at the Willamette and Deschutes national forests still intend to ignite prescribed fires in designated wilderness areas, but they won't be doing it as a joint effort as they planned.
Oregon's Deputy Superintendent of Schools Rob Saxton came to Bend to make the announcement to a surprised H.D. Wedell.
An Oregon Department of Transportation project to improve U.S. Highway 97 between Redmond and Bend will get underway this weekend, and the agency advised motorists to be aware of traffic pattern changes that will come with the task.
"Our alarm went off, our security cameras were on," said Henry Abel, a sales associate at Bend's Pine Mountain Sports, said Monday.
A former Bend resident has been sentenced to a year in federal prison and ordered to repay more than $300,000 in restitution in a fraudulent refund scheme that also involved taking retaliatory action against IRS agents, prosecutors said Friday.
Bend Park and Rec District officials said Thursday they are considering making changes to dog parks following an attack that killed a dog at Pine Nursery's off-leash dog park.
Bend's sewer collection system is near capacity -- and in some areas, existing sewer pipes routinely approach overflow levels, city officials said Friday as they outlined projects underway to relieve the problems.
What was once known as Kombucha Mama is no more. That's because it is now known as Humm Kombucha.