Starting Monday October 27th through November 8th (closed Sunday November 2nd) local residents are encouraged to define their defensible space by taking advantage of the half-price yard debris disposal days at Bend's Knott Landfill.
BEND, Ore. (AP) — The Oregon Department of Forestry wants the governor to include $6.5 million in his upcoming budget to finance collaborative efforts to increase thinning and logging on national forests.
A transformer fire overnight cut power to about 75 Pacific Power customers in northwest Bend, also knocking out traffic signals along Wall Street in the area of Revere Avenue and Hill Street, officials said.
Wildfire season is officially over, but the focus for lawmakers is already on next season. They had a field trip Wednesday to visit thinning and other projects on the Deschutes National Forest in Bend and Sisters areas.
A year and a half ago, a dog named Ducky was shot in the face after he ran away from his owners' property in Terrebonne. He made a full recovery, but unfortunately, his owners couldn't keep him. So now he needs a new home.
There is a twist in a Bend City Council race: Candidate Casey Roats' residency has been questioned, and he acknowledged staying outside the city for part of the past year, while his new home was under construction.