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Oregon Jobless Rate Lowest In Two Years

Oregon’s unemployment rate edged down to 3.7% in April, from 3.8% in March, reaching its lowest level in more than two years. The rate is now close to Oregon’s record low of 3.4% which occurred in each of the four months of November 2019 through February 2020. The Read More

Baker’s Dozen Fest Expands To Bend

Fresh off the 6th Annual Baker’s Dozen Festival in Portland, Oregon’s renowned coffee beer and doughnut festival expands to Central Oregon. The event features three things Oregonians do best: beer, coffee, and doughnuts, each represented by a baker’s dozen Read More

Armed Forces Day Plant Sale Saturday

If you are looking for fresh, healthy vegetable starts and perennials for your summer garden, you won’t want to miss the 5th Annual Armed Forces Day Plant sale at Central Oregon Veterans Ranch (COVR) on May 21. “We’re proud to share the wonderful garden starters Read More

Prescribed Burn Friday Near Sunriver

Firefighters on the Bend-Fort Rock Ranger District will conduct approximately 280 acres of prescribed burning three miles southwest of Sunriver and immediately west of the Three Rivers neighborhood. If conditions remain favorable, firefighters will conduct the ignitions Read More

76 BLS Staff Members Honored

Bend-La Pine Schools will celebrate 76 staff members who make a positive difference in the lives of students — from counselors to bus drivers to classroom teachers — during the annual Excellence in Education awards at Mountain View High School. “We are excited to Read More