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World Blood Donor Day June 14th

Each year on June 14, the American Red Cross joins blood collection organizations around the world to celebrate World Blood Donor Day, which recognizes the importance of a safe and stable blood supply and the donors who make it possible. Nearly 2.5 million people Read More

Envisioning Bend’s Future

Are you worried about the future of Bend—how growth and change may affect our community? Are you excited and committed to help the greater Bend area become the best it can be—both now and for coming generations?  If so, please join us at our next City Club forum: Read More

Bend Welcomes Two New Council Members

Two new Bend city councilors were appointed Thursday, filling the vacancies left from the resignations of Sally Russell and Rita Schenkelberg. According to a City of Bend news release: Stephen Sehgal, who has worked as a Victim Advocate for Deschutes County District Read More

High Desert Museum Adopts Baby Otter

A new North American river otter, estimated to be approximately 8 weeks old, is now in the care of the High Desert Museum. While the male pup is not presently in public view with the other two otters at the Museum, the intent is to eventually introduce him into the Autzen Read More

Wind Gust Causes Sunriver Plane Crash

A small airplane lost control and crashed at Sunriver Airport Wednesday, but thankfully no injuries reported. According to Sunriver P.D., at 5:13pm, the Sunriver Police Department and Sunriver Fire Department were dispatched to a single airplane crash at the Sunriver Read More

House Guest Arrested For Murder

Deschutes County District Attorney’s office released additional information regarding the murder arrest of a Bend man. According to the news release: On June 7, 2022, 53-year-old Glen Allan Ely was found deceased in his apartment located at 2027 NE Daggett Lane in Read More

Bend, Sisters Get New Roundabouts

A new roundabout in Sisters will help traffic flow smoother; a roundabout as part of U.S 97 realignment north of Bend will do the same. These two projects have been selected to receive a total of $20 million from the “Enhance” portion of the Read More