One day after supporters of marijuana growing and processing in rural Deschutes County released a poll indicating majority support for "sensible" rules and not a fall "opt out" vote, opponents of allowing such operations issued a refutation Thursday and made their case.
A 36-acre multi-use park in the works for Bend's northeast side. Rockridge Park, on the corner of 18th Street and Egypt Drive, will feature a disc golf course and youth bike trail. But another feature is stirring up mixed feelings in one segment of the community.
The Bend Fire and Rescue Community Assistance program was created by the Bend Firefighters Association in 2002, and has helped many in the community in times of crisis. Now, it could use your help to keep on giving.
Personal use firewood collection will open Sunday across the Ochoco National Forest and within designated cutting areas on the Crooked River National Grassland and the Prineville BLM, and Monday on the Deschutes National Forest