The city of Bend could get more time to build a $25.4 million water treatment plant, after federal lawmakers asked the Environmental Protection Agency to extend the deadline for municipalities to build the facilities.
In search of spawning beds, adult chinook salmon now in Lake Billy Chinook are checking out their options.
The Central Oregon Irrigation District is addressing problems with pedestrian traffic on a gravel road near the Deschutes River in Bend by raising awareness about how to safely share the road.
While the Mirror Pond Management Board is collecting information to advise the Mirror Pond Steering Committee, the committee is in charge of developing and implementing a long-term solution for silt buildup in the pond.
The Deschutes River Conservancy received a $20,000 grant from the North Rim Deschutes River Fund of the Oregon Community Foundation, which the nonprofit group said would be used to pursue its mission of restoring stream flows and improving water quality in the Deschutes River.
In recent months, the Deschutes Land Trust's extensive Camp Polk Meadow restoration has captivated the public interest and grabbed most of the attention.
This is one way the Merriam-Webster online dictionary defines society: “a community, nation, or broad grouping of people having common traditions, institutions, and collective activities and interests.” It’s a definition that, in many ways, describes what we have here in Oregon and, more broadly, in the United States as a whole.
In Leo Busch’s recent letter, he extols the virtues of Bend’s decision to pursue a “dual source” water supply system.
In 1832, Wyeth left his Cambridge, Mass., home for Oregon Country in hopes that he could make a quick buck by catching salmon, harvesting timber, trapping fur and trading with the Native Americans who lived in the area we now call home.