A 47-year-old transient faces arson, burglary and other charges, accused of breaking into a southwest Bend office building early Thursday and setting a fire that caused extensive damage, police and fire officials said.
Motorists can expect congestion and short delays Wednesday night at the intersection of US 97 and 1st Street/Reed Road in La Pine as crews will be restriping the intersection to facilitate construction. Striping should begin early evening. Traffic will be controlled by flaggers.
Since its inception in 2008, demand for teams in the Cascade Lakes Relay has grown so much that the race has chosen to offer a special Charity Team entry, offering the team the opportunity to fundraise for a non-profit organization in a race route community in exchange for an entry in the Cascade Lakes Relay.
The Deschutes County Road Department will be chip sealing in the Sunriver area on Cottonwood Road from the railroad overpass to Highway 97 on the afternoon of Monday, July 27th and morning of Tuesday, July 28th.
Tumalo State Park welcomes beginning or out-of practice campers to join in an overnight guided camping excursion August 7-9, part of the statewide "Let's Go Camping" program hosted by Oregon Parks and Recreation Department (OPRD).
Discover Your Forest would like to invite Central Oregon artists to submit their artistic representations of iconic Deschutes and Ochoco National Forest landscapes and Newberry National Volcanic Monument to be featured and auctioned off at a fundraising event in September.
The City of Bend is launching a free sprinkler inspection pilot program for Bend water customers this summer in an effort to increase irrigation efficiency and conserve our most precious natural resource, water.
Through its grant-making to thousands of nonprofits each year, the National Endowment for the Arts promotes opportunities for people in communities across America to experience the arts and exercise their creativity.
The city of Bend is seeking applicants for one position on the Bend Landmarks Commission. The commission serves as the land use hearings body for all matters concerning historical and cultural resources and historic districts.
The Center Foundation has selected Sonja Donohue as its new executive director. Donohue will oversee the non-profit organization that is solely dedicated to providing sports medicine as a means to ensure that Central Oregon youth are safe, healthy and protected in an active lifestyle.
The City of Bend and its Arts Beautification and Culture Commission have selected three local artists who have volunteered to paint around four different storm drains as part of the City’s “Clean Water Works” campaign.
As we approach the final summer months, it’s important to remember that kitten season is still purring along. BrightSide Animal Center in Redmond has a new variety of healthy, vaccinated and neutered kittens available for adoption daily.
In partnership with St. Charles Foundation, St. Charles Madras is continuing its longstanding tradition of providing scholarships to students who currently live in Jefferson County or who have graduated from a Jefferson County high school.
Robberson Ford, in conjunction with Ford Focus on Child Hunger, held a Peanut Butter Drive at Newport Avenue Market in Bend and Erickson’s Thriftway in Prineville during a week long campaign in June - and it was a big success.
In preparation for the fall term application deadline, Oregon State University - Cascades invites adults with some college experience to meet with admissions specialists each Tuesday from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. in Cascades Hall on College Way in Bend. No appointment is necessary.