Local News

St. Charles Responds To Strike Notice

St. Charles Health System was disappointed to receive a 10-day strike notice from OFNHP today for a strike of indefinite duration beginning March 4. OFNHP represents about 150 technical employees at the St. Charles Bend hospital campus. “We are in the midst of a Read More

St Charles Medical Techs Threaten Strike

Medical techs at St. Charles Medical Center in Bend sent notice today that they will be walking out on strike in ten days. The decision comes after more than a year of negotiating their first union contract, according to a news release from the Oregon Federation of Nurses Read More

Local Gym Climbs To Nation’s Best

A local gym was honored by the national rock climbing community as being the best in the nation. Bend Rock Gym received the honor as part of the 2020 USA Climbing Community Awards designed to honor individuals, teams, facilities, and events that stand out in the USA Read More

Virtual Forum To Discuss Local Diversity

OSU-Cascades invites the public to join them in a virtual forum to discuss Oregon’s historic Black exclusion laws and their impact.  The free event is from 6-8 p.m. on Feb. 24, is hosted in partnership with Love Your Neighbor, a grassroots organization that encourages Read More

Tax ID Fraud On The Rise

With the 2021 tax filing season officially underway, it’s a great reminder to file your taxes as soon as possible before the April 15 deadline to avoid potentially becoming a victim of fraud. Specifically, tax ID fraud, which is a widely concerning issue in the U.S., Read More

Local Student Artists Honored

Student artists in Bend-La Pine Schools were recently recognized by the Central Oregon Scholastic Art Awards program for their artwork, taking home numerous awards, including 12  Gold Keys– the organization’s highest honor. Students who earned regional Gold Keys will Read More