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The Bend Bulletin: Bend Council Candidates Debate

Nov. 8 Election: Bend council candidates debate Knight, Moseley discuss housing, transportation, other issues By Marina Starleaf Riker / The Bulletin Published Sep 20, 2016 at 12:01AM Bend City Council candidates Doug Knight and Bill Moseley exchanged jabs at a candidate debate held by the Bend Chamber of Commerce on Monday. Although the debate was […]

The Source Weekly: Endorsements for Sheriff & City Council Position 2

Sheriff: Shane Nelson The Deschutes County Sheriff’s race between appointed incumbent Shane Nelson and Eric Kozowski is one of the most heated and interesting local races. Nelson has 22 years experience with the department, having progressed through the ranks before being appointed sheriff 15 months ago, while Kozowski joined the department in 2010. Both men […]

Bend Chamber Announces Bend City Councilor Douglas Knight Seeks Reelection

Incumbent City Councilor Douglas Knight announced today his candidacy for reelection to the Bend City Council Position #2.

“The Southeast Sewer Interceptor project, expansion of the Sewer Water Reclamation Plant and the UGB (Urban Growth Boundary) Remand effort all benefited from the technical voice I lent to the city council during my first term. Bend continues to have infrastructure and planning challenges however, and there is more to do if we are to continue to provide for and plan for our citizen’s future,”
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The Bulletin – Join the Conversation about Neighborhood Livability

IN MY VIEW – Letter: Join the conversation about neighborhood livability
Published in The Bulletin,Aug 2, 2014 at 12:08AM
Before elected to the Bend City Council, while working within the leadership of both the River West and Old Bend Neighborhood Associations, I advocated for protecting our neighborhoods and preserving their livability. Neighborhood character may actually be the most important and treasured aspect of our community, and in my mind this “livability” is synonymous with “quality of life,” which is, as I see it, the true ethos of Bend. …Read More

Doug Knight wins Bend Council Seat

Doug Knight won election to seat number 2 on the Bend City Council in November 2012. Doug is dedicated to promoting Bend and to helping our community realize its fullest potential as one of the greatest (small) cities of the American West by encouraging Bend’s economic vitality, preserving its community character, and ensuring the city’s […]

Risky Business? – The Source Weekly

Just how big a gamble is the city taking in starting construction on its surface water project? — By Erin Foote Marlowe By Wednesday, the city of Bend hopes a construction crew will begin the heavy work needed to lay a 30-inch pipe across two channels of Tumalo Creek and down Skyliners Road. It will […]

Douglas Knight Announces Bid for 2013 Bend City Council – Cascade Business News

Local architectural engineer plans to run for one of the city council seats being vacated this year. Knight current serves on the Deschutes County Landmarks Commission and is principle of the Knight & Company.   Knight has a bachelor of science degree in civil engineering with graduate-level course-work in structural steel design and rock mechanics. […]

Editorial: Varied candidate views give voters a choice – Bend Bulletin

You do have a choice. It’s a gift from 12 Bend residents who want your vote for a position on City Council. All 12 are seeking the opportunity to represent you for the next two years, and they hold a variety of views on the subjects facing the city. That diversity of opinion means you […]

Slate Set for Bend City Council Elections – Bend Chamber

The filing deadline for Bend City Council ended this week and there are a total of 12 candidates running this year. The open positions are those currently held by Mayor Jeff Eager and Councilors Tom Greene, Kathie Eckman, and Jim Clinton. The candidates for council are listed below. Stay tuned to the Bend Chamber for […]