$100 Million+ Project Launched Overlooking Deschutes
A parcel off of Century Drive in Bend will be the site of a $100 Million+ project. Learn more here.
BY SIMON MATHER — CBN FEATURE WRITER
Ground has been broken on a spectacular site overlooking the Deschutes River in Bend which will feature luxury condominiums and, in the future, a 4-star and 5-star hotel, complete with a rooftop bar, as part of a 7.6-acre mixed-use development off Century Drive with an estimated price tag north of $100 million.
Ridgeland, Mississippi-based developers Wealth Hospitality Group plan to roll out the project in three stages, starting with The Ridge consisting of 37 high-end condos across five four-story buildings, boasting pristine…
Construction work begins on new, larger Redmond Library; temporary space opens
Construction has begun on the new Redmond Library. Learn more here.
REDMOND, Ore. (KTVZ) — The new Redmond Library is officially under construction after six years of planning and preparation, officials said Thursday. The 40,000-square-foot library is slated to open in the fall of 2024.
“It’s an exciting time as we look toward the library’s future in Redmond,” said Library Director Todd Dunkelberg. “We have heard the community ask for more meeting spaces, work spaces and areas for both children and teens, as well as more books and collections in general. We are responding with a new building that will provide all of that, plus essential library resources and tools for our digital age.”
A temporary Redmond Library location…
‘A man-made disaster’: Oregon’s new governor tackles housing
Oregon Democratic Gov., Tina Kotek, will focus on affordable housing and combatting homelessness. Learn more here.
By CLAIRE RUSH/Associated Press/Report for America
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oregon’s newly sworn-in Democratic Gov. Tina Kotek signed three executive orders intended to combat homelessness on her first full day in office Tuesday, a sign of how critical the shortage of affordable housing has become in the state and across the nation.
The orders call for boosting construction and marshaling resources to help the nearly 18,000 people living outside in Oregon.
Advocates welcomed the measures. But they said that shoring up mental health and addiction services must also occur in order to help people move off the street.
Just last year, Oregon lawmakers…
Deschutes County road construction update: Week of May 22-28
Here’s a quick road construction update for May 22-28.
BEND, Ore. (KTVZ) — Here is Deschutes County’s road construction update for the week of May 22-28.
2022 Guardrail Improvements (Sunriver Area) – Guardrail replacement work will be occurring on Cottonwood Road and Solar Drive. Work will include removal of existing guardrail and installation of new guardrail in the vicinity of the BNSF Railroad overcrossing on Cottonwood Road and the Solar Drive Bridge. Road users should anticipate single lane closures facilitated by flaggers and delays of up to 20 minutes during work hours. Work hours are 7:00 AM to 6:00 PM, Monday through Friday (excluding holidays).
Chip Seal (Bend Area) – Deschutes County crews will be chip sealing the following roads (weather permitting):Dodds Road…