Local party planners are scrapping helium balloons as suppliers are forced to prioritize resources for medical and industrial uses.
The long-range forecast still does not include any significant rain or snow, which adds to problems for local yards, following a very dry summer.
The local nonprofit In Our Backyard was instrumental in creating signage now posted in state-managed rest area bathrooms, to combat human trafficking.
The Mayor and other local dignitaries joined veterans in a special ceremony Monday, to honor local Purple Heart recipients and proclaim Culver a Purple Heart City.
A Bend woman is among more than a dozen Oregon Red Cross volunteers now helping displaced families.