Erlin Taylor, owner of a Portland-area property management company, registered to vote in Bend for the first time on a Wednesday and filed to run for city council the next Monday. She has never voted in Bend or Deschutes County.
We have a transparency problem in this town and it seems to keep coming from the same source.
There is a political axiom – “if you’re explaining, you’re losing.” It’s attributed to Ronald Reagan and gets at issues of public trust. Bend Police Department Corporal Joshua Spano was photographed on Saturday wearing a non-regulation patch on his duty uniform reading “MOLON LABE.” Come Monday, Bend PD will likely be explaining. Or trying to. […]