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Newport Corridor Online Open House

The City of Bend is hosting an online open house to share an update about the Newport Corridor Improvements Project. The open house includes an overview of the 2022 project schedule, short videos about what makes this project unique, and ways to contact the project team. Read More

Meet Middle School Principal Candidates

Students, staff and community members are invited to meet the three finalists for the principal position at Pacific Crest Middle School during a virtual forum Friday, January 28 at 5 p.m. Attendees will get a chance to see presentations from the candidates and provide Read More

Earned Income Tax Credit Eligibility

Today is “Earned Income Tax Credit Awareness Day” – where the Oregon Department of Revenue and the Oregon Department of Human Services (ODHS) are encouraging all workers with income in 2021 to check their Earned Income Tax Credit eligibility. The Earned Read More

Fire Destroys Tetherow Home

Multiple units from Bend Fire and Rescue helped fight a residential structure fire at 61539 Meeks Trail Wednesday. No injuries were reported. One person was in the home when the fire broke out but was able to evacuate prior to the fire department’s arrival. The home Read More

Pandemic SNAP Benefits Continue

Most Oregonians who receive Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits will receive emergency allotments in February. The federal government has approved emergency allotments every month since March 2020. This gives SNAP recipients additional support Read More

Kropp Named Interim Health Director

Deschutes County has appointed Deputy County Administrator Erik Kropp as Interim Health Services Director following Dr. George Conway’s assignment to serve the agency in a medical capacity as Health Officer. As Health Officer, Dr. Conway will utilize his decades of Read More

Pile Burning Resumes West Of Sisters

Sisters Ranger District fire management specialists will resume pile burning near Suttle Lake and the Three Creek Lake areas. Ignitions are slated to begin Wednesday, if conditions are favorable, and continue throughout the winter as conditions allow. No road or trail Read More

State Rental Assistance Program Reopens

Oregon Housing and Community Services (OHCS) will begin accepting new applications again for the Oregon Emergency Rental Assistance Program (OERAP) starting on Wed., Jan. 26, 2022. The state paused accepting new applications in early December due to dwindling funding and Read More