Pacific Crest Trail Closures Force Hikers to Take Alternative Route

This summer’s wildfires are also having an impact on some people who are trying to scratch a trip of a lifetime off their bucket lists and you may have noticed an increase in the number of hikers walking along Highway 97 in recent weeks.

Central Oregon Daily’s Tim Wehde noticed it too, and he went with Chris Biggs to talk to some of those hikers.

New Apartments Coming to Bend

We found out that there will be more than a dozen new apartment complexes coming to Bend in the next couple years. We went to talk to the City of Bends, Senior Planner on the matter.