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Bend Sr. High Bond Meeting Wednesday

Community members, families and alumni are invited to review draft designs for a reimagined Bend Senior High School during a meeting Wednesday, March 22 from 4 to 6 p.m. Thanks to passage of the 2022 construction bond, Bend Senior High School’s inefficient 70-year-old Read More

Bend Film Unveils Festival Poster

BendFilm, Inc unveiled the poster design for the 20th Annual Bend Film Festival, scheduled for October 12-15, 2023. The poster was originally designed by the former local design firm the Astir Agency and updated by local graphic designer and BendFilm employee Elise Read More

Gas Prices Ticking Down

Pump prices are ticking down in most states, driven by crude oil prices that fell to their lowest level in more a year and a half. For the week, the national average for regular unleaded dips three cents to $3.44 a gallon. The Oregon average slips three cents to Read More

FireFree Yard Debris Events Scheduled

Fire season is quickly approaching, now is the time for Central Oregonians to plan to reduce their risk by creating defensible space and taking advantage of upcoming spring FireFree events. This spring, partners in Deschutes and Jefferson Counties will host FireFree days Read More

Addiction Clinic Opens In Redmond

Ideal Option is expanding to Deschutes County, offering treatment for addiction to fentanyl, heroin, methamphetamine, alcohol and polysubstance. Thanks to grant funding through Oregon’s M110 initiative, patients will receive primarily buprenorphine-based Read More

Eastern Oregon Camping Fees Increase

After decades of maintaining the same price, the Bureau of Land Management will increase overnight camping fees at six campgrounds in eastern Oregon. The new rate for the Page Springs, Fish Lake, Jackman Park, South Steens Family, South Steens Equestrian, and Chickahominy Read More