An average brewery uses seven gallons of water for every one gallon of beer brewed. All of the waste water from Bend's booming beer industry is straining the city's wastewater treatment system.
Oregon has become a desirable place to live, with droves of people moving to the state in the Pacific Northwest. But the availability of housing has not kept up.
This month, central Oregon voters will decide on a $268 million bond for the Bend-La Pine School District. It’s a record-breaking request from the district.
Crook County and the Bend-Redmond metro area make national top ten lists for growth.
A bill to provide money for the expansion of Oregon State University's branch campus in Bend has passed its first legislative test.
Bend has an unusual way of choosing a mayor. City councilors select their leader — not voters. But some councilors, unhappy with the system, want to change it.
The Bend Bulletin reports that data released by the bureau in December shows that 55 percent of renters in Deschutes County spent more than 30 percent of their income on housing. In the middle of the Great Recession in 2010, that figure was below 49 percent.
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Over the past year, Bend’s leadership has passed new policies to alleviate the city’s affordable housing crisis.
A Bend-La Pine School District committee presented a report on projected enrollment to the school board last week. It does not say when the new schools should open, but predicts the years in which the district will be over capacity and where the demand will be highest.
Bend voters have rejected the city's plan to raise gas tax to pay for road improvements. It would have created a 5-cent-per-gallon tax that was expected to generate about $2.5 million in revenue each year.
Supporters of the armed occupation of an Oregon wildlife refuge protested in Portland on Saturday, March 5. Organizers tried to sell the so-called patriot movement on other activist groups.