Links to learning about Bend, the Region and the State
Better than the grapevine, Nextdoor offers a means to connect to neighbors, learn about BANA activities, and local happenings.
A non profit organizations dedicated to making Bend the livable community we all moved here to enjoy, Bend 2030 engages citizens in problem solving such issues as transportation, affordable housing, better government and effective advocacy.
In Oregon citizens register to vote when they apply for a driver's license.
Voting is performed by mail.
Oregon has 36 counties, a National Park and 363/1 miles of coastline.
Find out about our festivals, arts and sports events.
Bend is governed by a 7-member City Council elected at large. The Mayor is chosen by those councillors.
The county provides health, law enforcement and library services for the residents of Bend, Redmond, Tumalo, Sunriver and La Pine.
An independent taxing body, Bend Parks and Rec has 66 parks and facilities including Juniper Swim and Fitness Center and Pine Nursery community park.
88.9 FM is Bend's community radio station, supported by volunteers.