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Bend draws national attention, but not big retailers

Bend has drawn many new national or regional retailers in the past six months, but some of the biggest names aren't ready to open stores in the area yet.

Halloween industry optimistic

Retailers are optimistic that the Halloween season will bring big business for costumes, candy and decorations this year.

Pendleton courts drone industry

Pendleton hosted the Northwest's conference for unmanned aerial vehicles, its latest attempt to become a leader in the drone industry.

Public unaware of predator problem

The public doesn't realize how serious the problem of wolves and other predators is for Pacific Northwest livestock producers, a beef expert says.

West Hayden Island options considered

Portland planning and sustainability commissioners released detailed recommendations on how to allow marine trade terminals on west Hayden Island.

Intel to address Hillsboro pollution concerns

Intel plans to address neighborhood concerns about atmospheric pollution at its Hillsboro factories.

Bend home prices at highest level in three years

Bend's median home price rose to $298,000 in September, up from $265,000 in August.