City News

Kôr Community Land Trust plans new affordable homeownership cluster

By Mike Whitter / September 20, 2021

BY CENTRAL OREGON DAILY NEWS SOURCES | Monday, September 20th 2021

BEND, OR — Kôr Community Land Trust, a nonprofit that creates sustainable, affordable homeownership communities for Central Oregon’s workforce, is opening the application process for their second cluster of homes on October 1.

Kôr’s second community of five homes, named Crescita, is located at 2500 NE 8th Street in

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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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