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District Attorney Launches Goldilocks

On November 10, 2017, District Attorney John Hummel will launch Goldilocks, a three-tiered initiative focused on identifying the most appropriate...

2017 Economic Forecast - Recap and Slides

 Mark Zoff - SLIDES Damon Runberg - SLIDES

“Our Community: History & Heritage”

Leadership Bend 2018 Class Article By Ian Schmidt & Jeff Kitchens [caption id="attachment_37754" align="aligncenter" width="851"] Leadership...

Unemployment Rate Continues to Increase in Central Oregon

With no significant layoffs, and with employment levels better than seasonal expectations, the increases in the unemployment rates are likely...

Deschutes Tied for Fastest Growth in Gross Domestic Product in 2016

September 25, 2017 The Bureau of Economic Analysis just released the gross domestic product (GDP) figures by metropolitan area for 2016. The...

Was Your Business Affected by the Smoke from the Wildfires?

Good news! The Oregon Office of Emergency Management (OEM) is now officially collecting Economic Injury Disaster Loan Worksheets. In order...

Has the Smoke Affected Your Business?

The Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office is gauging interest in applications for Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDLs). Here is a link...

2017 Governor’s Marketplace | Central Oregon Edition #2 Returning to Central Oregon for Another Free Edition

The Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion/Affirmative Action for Governor Kate Brown is delighted to announce this edition of the Governor’s...

Release of Community Public Safety Survey Report

On August 9, Deschutes County District Attorney John Hummel released a report that documents the results of a recent survey that gauged...

Rural Oregon Scores Victories, But More Work To Do

By: Oregon Prosperity Project The economic recovery was slow to arrive in rural Oregon, and many of the state’s less populated counties still...

State of the County Address // Recap

Courtesy of Tor Hanson, Special Projects Deschutes County Commissioners Tammy Baney, Tony DeBone, and newly installed Phil Henderson took the...

Trade Food for Fines

Trade Food for Fines during Deschutes Public Library’s “Build a Better World” Food Drive Saturday, August 5–Saturday, August 12, 2017...

New Study on Upper Deschutes River

Present system encourages wasteful practices for some, drives conservation measures for others Study: Unequal Water Allocations on Upper...

Uber to Launch Central Oregon Service May 4

Starting Thursday, Uber becomes an option for drivers and riders in Bend, Redmond and Sisters; 50% off all trips through Sunday; launch celebration...

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