New city proposed on 265 square miles SE of Bend; ‘Mountain View’ would be Deschutes County’s fifth city
A new city has been proposed in Deschutes County. Learn more here.
BEND, Ore. (KTVZ) – Bend, Redmond, Sisters, La Pine and … Mountain View? That’s the name of a vast new city proposed across 265 square miles of thinly populated Deschutes County southeast of Bend, both north and south of Highway 20, with the “ghost town” of Millican close to its center.
The petition to incorporate what would be the county’s fifth city was submitted in February by resident Andrew Aasen, who more recently announced his candidacy for Oregon’s Fifth District congressional seat.
The proposed nearly 170,000-acre city would extend west at Diamond T Road, bordered on the east at the intersection of U.S. Highway…