Engineers with the Oregon Department of Transportation plan to recommend tearing down a nearly completed $12 million overpass on Highway 97 in La Pine after a geotechnical investigation found the underlying soil is unstable.
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.
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.
local | News | OPB News BlogOPB | Oct. 23, 2014 7:45 a.m. | Portland
Headlines for Thursday, Oct. 23: Netflix announced that it will close its DVD customer service center in Hillsboro next year; rain will continue through Thursday with the possibility of thunderstorms; TriMet revealed its new Type 5 MAX light rail vehicle; and more.
local | News | OPB News BlogOPB | July 25, 2014 7:01 a.m. | Portland
Headlines for Friday, July 25: Debris from the the Plywood and Veneer Mill fire in Springfield last week may contain asbestos, the Bend-La Pine School District reports 32 incidents in which students were punished for bringing a weapon on school campus, original Blazer Dale Schlueter died at age 68 and more.
local | News | OPB News BlogOPB | June 20, 2014 7:12 a.m. | Portland
Headlines for Friday, June 20: A lawsuit has been filed over the sale of land that is near Wolf OR-7's new established home; next month Hermiston Fire and Emergency will serve Umatilla with ambulances instead of local services; La Pine must fix its contaminated groundwater problem in five years and more.
local | News | OPB News BlogOPB | June 6, 2014 7:05 a.m. | Portland
Headlines for Friday, June 6: Classes are canceled at Seattle Pacific University, following a shooting yesterday that killed one and wounded; the new Oregon World War II memorial will be dedicated today in Salem; La Pine will pour $7 million into its urban renewal project and more.
local | News | OPB News BlogOPB | May 12, 2014 7:29 a.m. | Portland
Headlines for Monday, May 12: Valley fever may be making its way through Eastern Oregon, Deschutes County Search and Rescue crews are searching Mt. Bachelor for a missing Bend man, World War II-era planes are being moved to Madras this week and more.