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Real estate forecast: Housing shortage will continue

Bend average sales price in 2017 was $466,926.

This year in Central Oregon, real estate will be much like it was in 2017, according to Paul Bishop, vice president of research at the National Association of Realtors. 14 more words

Bend Bulletin

How do lower-wage workers make it in Bend?;

‘The Bend life’ for many means roommates, hustling.

No one moves to Bend to work behind a counter, and neither did Silea Kalebaugh. She grew up mostly in Central Oregon, graduated from Bend-La Pine Schools in 2013 and has struggled ever since to keep a full belly and a roof over her head. 17 more words

Bend Bulletin

Our First Airshow Performance!

By Mike “Cuckoo” Kloch

Who wants to be an airshow performer? The aggressive flying, cheers from the crowd, the chance to promote aviation and spreading joy are just a few of the benefits. 1,246 more words

Winter Snow

Good friends and spending time outside can do wonders. In the middle of a PNW winter, it’s easy to feel like you’re “stuck” inside. Well, this past weekend two of our friends, Jacob and I all piled into their car and headed for a winter outdoors trip to Bend, OR. 878 more words

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STD cases are skyrocketing in Central Oregon

County health officials say they’re scrambling to keep up with the increases

Cases of sexually transmitted diseases in Central Oregon have skyrocketed over the past five years, reversing decades of progress in reducing infection rates and leaving county health officials scrambling to keep up. 8 more words

Bend Bulletin

Central Oregon snowpack not shaping up well

High pressure has driven storms north, left Bend with virtually no snow.

Following a couple of early storms and the formation of another La Niña weather pattern, many Central Oregonians braced for another snowier-than-usual winter. 60 more words

Bend Bulletin

Central Oregon school districts see gains in graduation rate

Oregon’s high school graduation rate slightly increased again last year, moving closer to its lofty goal of 100 percent by 2025.

The state graduation rate rose nearly 2 percent in 2016-17, to 76.65 percent, according to data released Thursday by the Oregon Department of Education. 34 more words

Bend Bulletin