City News

City of Bend to host info session – Juniper Ridge Public Works on Sept 22

By Mike Whitter / September 19, 2021

City of Bend to host info session for architects, contractors and owner’s representatives interested in future Juniper Ridge Public Works Campus


The City of Bend is beginning to plan for the development of a new Public Works Campus on City-owned property in Juniper Ridge. When completed, the campus will support the Engineering and Infrastructure Planning Department, Utilities Department, Transportation

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City of Bend – Police Department Update 9-08-2021

By Mike Whitter / September 8, 2021


News Release from Bend Police Dept.
September 8th, 2021 

School is back in session!  The Bend Police Department wants to remind our community that kids are back in school today for the start of the 2021/2022 school year.

With school in session, the school zones are back in effect during Monday through Friday . 

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Big Sky Park Expansion – Project Description and Timeline

By Mike Whitter / September 6, 2021

Project Overview

Big Sky is a community park that is home to the Luke Damon Sports complex, a multi-purpose athletic facility. The park also features an off-leash dog area, playground, picnic shelters, and a BMX track that is run by Bend BMX. A phased plan evaluated current park use and planned future projects in the park that would improve connectivity and

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City of Bend – Welcoming Week Sept. 10 to 19, 2021

By Mike Whitter / September 3, 2021

Tonight the Bend City Council declared Welcoming Week Sept. 10 to 19, 2021.

Each year the City of Bend joins and supports numerous community partners in celebrating Welcoming Week, a series of community-organized events that highlight the principles of inclusion and create communities that prosper because everyone feels welcome. This year’s Welcoming Week theme is #BelongingBeginsWithUS

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City of Bend Discusses Proposed Budget Cuts

By Mountain View Neighborhood Association / May 22, 2021

​Due to COVID-19 related closures and economic impacts, the City of Bend anticipates a revenue shortfall this 2019-21 biennium between $7 million and $14.5 million.

“The City’s revenues come from people in Bend and visitors, and our region has experienced high unemployment, a drop in tourism and business closures,” said City Manager Eric King.

Budget shortfalls could begin affecting the City’s

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