Tyler Smith has a job, recently graduated school, and was recently receiving unemployment benefits from the state of Oregon -- that is, until he got a phone call saying they made a mistake, and he owes them money.
Cascade Natural Gas Company is full into Phase III of the Bend Gas Line Replacement Project. For the next few weeks, pipeline replacement crews will be working on SE Second Street, between Scott and Wilson.
The Oregon Occupational Safety and Health Division is investigating the Oregon Department of Transportation following two separate incidents in which construction workers were killed on the job this week on northeast Oregon highway projects.
The city of Bend received word Wednesday from the U.S. Department of Justice that it has closed its files on enforcing a 10-year-old settlement agreement over violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act. We talked Thursday with the city's accessibility manager and a disabled resident.