This Wednesday, January 10, Chipotle is hosting a fundraiser for the High Desert Droids high school robotics team. From 4 to 8pm, go in to the restaurant and show them the flyer (print it out, or show it on your phone) and let the cashier know you’re supporting the team, and Chipotle will donate 50%… Read More Eat out at Chipotle on Wednesday to help raise money for High Desert Droids robotics
On Saturday, January 13, McMenamins Old St. Francis School hosts their 5th annual High Gravity Brewfest, their winter celebration of big, bold, and strong beers and ciders. They’ll feature over two dozen beers and ciders pouring from a host of guest breweries, a mix of our local Central Oregon ones and other McMenamins locations such… Read More 5th annual High Gravity Brewest at McMenamins, Saturday, Jan. 13
Not a fun way to start the new year: The Summit Saloon and Stage in downtown Bend announced today their sudden closure. They posted the news on Facebook: Dear People of Bend, It is with heavy hearts that we announce our closing effective immediately. Unsuccessful lease negotiations and economic factors combined to force this decision.… Read More The Summit Saloon is closed
For this final roundup of Bend City Council meeting minutes for the year, here are the minutes from December: Bend City Council meeting minutes, 12-06-17 (MS Word doc) Bend City Council meeting minutes, 12-20-17 (MS Word doc) Lots of talk about city wards and elected mayor. We’ll see what 2018 brings!
The City of Bend issued a press release today about speed limit changes for the city. There are only four stretches of road being reduced by 5 MPH, on the south side of town. Here’s the release: Following community input and engineering analysis, speed limits will be lowered this month on the following road sections:… Read More Speed limit changes in Bend
The Central Oregon Winter Beer Festival is coming up in a couple of days and the organizers are still looking for additional volunteers to help pour beer. The event is taking place at GoodLife Brewing from 2 to 9pm, and there are two shifts available for pouring. Anyone interesting in volunteering can sign up here;… Read More Volunteers needed for the Central Oregon Winter Beer Fest on Saturday
Here are the November minutes from last month’s two City Council meetings: Bend City Council meeting minutes, 11-01-17 (MS Word Doc) Bend City Council meeting minutes, 11-15-17 (MS Word Doc) As a reminder, Council meetings take place the first and third Wednesdays of every month.