Dozens of protesters staged a climate change march through Bend on Sunday, joining thousands of others around the world demanding action to reduce carbon emissions and head off what they believe will be environmental calamity.. Diane Hodiak helped bring the march to Bend, and asks local council members to create policies that would reduce carbon into the atmosphere.
Local TV Station KTVZ, Sun, Sep 21 2014 @ 09:57 PM
Published Sep 20, 2014 at 12:07AM / Updated Sep 20, 2014 at 06:53AM Debby Maynard was looking for something that would give her a chance to serve her country and satisfy her desire for adventure when a counselor at San Francisco State College told her to give the U.S. Army's Special Services program a try. "They were looking for people who were outgoing and interested in the world," said Maynard, a 67-year-old Bend resident who served with the program in Vietnam from 1968 to 1970.
Bend Bulletin, Sun, Sep 21 2014 @ 04:04 AM
An OSU-Cascades innovation that could simplify the use of natural gas to power vehicles recently received $3.4 million in grant funding to help bring the product to market. Onboard Dynamics Inc., a spinoff of research conducted by Chris Hagen, assistant professor in the energy systems engineering program at the Bend OSU campus, has developed a means of using natural gas directly out of the gas lines used to heat homes to power vehicles, cutting the cost of fueling a natural gas powered vehicle roughly in half.
Bend Bulletin, Sun, Sep 21 2014 @ 03:00 AM
No sidewalk, barely a shoulder along a busy road, and a few seconds every day 10-year-old Ella Kanapek holds her breath on the way to school in northeast Bend. "It's like the wind goes by your ear and you're like woo," Kanapek said.
Local TV Station KTVZ, Sat, Sep 20 2014 @ 12:47 AM
Two children recently treated at an Oregon hospital may have been afflicted with a severe respiratory illness that has sickened kids in more than 20 states. St. Charles Medical Center in Bend said Friday the children tested positive for possible enterovirus.
KVAL-TV Eugene, Fri, Sep 19 2014 @ 07:30 PM
A highly contagious strain of enterovirus that has sickened kids in Washington , California and 20 other states may have reached Oregon. Doctors at St. Charles Medical Center in Bend treated two children in the past eight to 10 days for severe respiratory illnesses, with tests indicating possible enterovirus infection, said Dr. Rebecca Sherer, St. Charles' medical director for infection prevention and control.
OregonLive.com, Fri, Sep 19 2014 @ 05:52 PM
A worker uses a grinder Wednesday to prepare concrete for staining on an overpass above U.S. Highway 97 as part of the Murphy Road extension project in Bend. Third Street's new connection to the Bend Parkway, which is part of the project, is expected to open later this fall..
Bend Bulletin, Fri, Sep 19 2014 @ 12:29 AM