ODOT announced Wednesday that Federal Highway Administration project managers have issued a "record of decision" for the U.S. Highway 97 Bend North Corridor Project, a project that's been in the development stage for nearly a decade. ODOT highway planners in Central Oregon have proposed to build a new segment of Highway 97 just east of the current highway, to reduce congestion in the Bend north corridor area into the future.
Local TV Station KTVZ, Wed, Sep 17 2014 @ 10:32 PM
The Oregon Parks and Recreation Department invites comments on the development of a statewide comprehensive trails plan at 14 workshops scheduled throughout the state in October, including Bend. on Oct 23. Planning will cover motorized ATV trails, snowmobile trails, nonmotorized trails, water trails and state Scenic Waterways.
Local TV Station KTVZ, Wed, Sep 17 2014 @ 02:42 PM
Tour des Chutes, an annual fundraising event for local cancer survivorship programs, was held July 12th, with record level participation by riders and sponsors and raised over 10% more than the previous year. As a result of the successful event, the board of directors announced its largest grant ever at $125,000, to be donated to St. Charles Cancer Survivorship Programs and the newly formed Pediatric Foundation.
Local TV Station KTVZ, Wed, Sep 17 2014 @ 12:58 PM
A La Pine-area driver saw a cougar carrying a deer carcass across a road Tuesday night, but an area check did not find the animal, the most recent in several cougar sightings around Central Oregon in recent weeks, authorities said. Around 9:45 p.m., the passing motorist saw a cougar carrying a deer carcass across La Pine State Recreation Road, near the Little Deschutes River, said Deschutes County sheriff's Lt.
Local TV Station KTVZ, Wed, Sep 17 2014 @ 11:19 AM
Currently Deschutes County requires 45 weeks out of the year be made availabe for rent, but Tetherow is looking to decrease that number. "To date Deschutes has kept the more restrictive 45 week requirement, but is looking at allowing 38 weeks.
KBND-AM Bend, Wed, Sep 17 2014 @ 12:38 AM
OSU-Cascades had just two weeks to enjoy a ruling that approved its planned four-year campus, as an appeal challenging the project was delivered to the city Monday morning. On Sept.
Bend Bulletin, Tue, Sep 16 2014 @ 08:44 PM
Runners tend to have the personalities of explorers. We love seeing new places during our runs, we sign up for destination races every year, and in some cases, we even plan vacations around the running opportunities that are offered.
Competitor Magazine, Tue, Sep 16 2014 @ 03:03 PM