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Karnopp Petersen hosted its fifth Business 20/20 Executive Breakfast, Tomorrow’s Landscape.

Karnopp Petersen Moves

Karnopp Petersen Moves to 360 SW Bond Street, Suite 400 Bend, OR 97702

Business 20/20 Executive Breakfast

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Karnopp Petersen hosted its fourth Business 20/20 Executive Breakfast, Driving Innovation, which was a dynamic discussion on how to turn new ideas into revenue.

James E Petersen

12/30/2012

Jim Petersen retires from Karnopp Petersen after 33 years.

Business 20/20 Executive Breakfast

10/05/2012Print

Karnopp Petersen hosted its third Business 20/20 Executive Breakfast Seminar, TechVision, which covered the topic of local broadband, telecommunications and connectivity.

Business 20/20 Executive Breakfast

5/18/2012Print

Karnopp Petersen hosts “Counter Intelligence”, a Business 20/20 Executive Breakfast Seminar that covered the topic of Higher Education in Central Oregon.

Business 20/20 Executive Breakfast

9/9/2011Print

Karnopp Petersen hosts its inaugural Business 20/20 Executive Breakfast Seminar, Access to Capital, at the Tower Theatre.

Jim Noteboom

11/27/2008

Jim Noteboom passes away suddenly from acute leukemia. He is survived by his, wife, 3 children and six grand-children.

Fish Accords Agreement

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The Warm Springs Tribes signed the Columbia Basin Fish Accords with the Federal Government in May of 2008. The Accords reconciled the Endangered Species Act and the Tribes’ Treaty rights and turned long-time courtroom adversaries into partners in Columbia Basin salmon restoration. Tribal attorney, John Ogan , under the leadership of the Tribal Council, was the lead negotiator in a two year process that resulted in agreement on how dams would be operated and also provided

Happy Birthday Bend!

1/5/2005

Bend celebrates 100 years.

BendFilm Festival

9/16/2004

Bend’s first film festival takes place.

Brooks-Scanlon

8/19/2004

The Crane Shed Building, which was built in 1937 is demolished.

Tower Theatre

1/30/2004

Newly renovated Tower Theatre reopens.

Tower Theatre

11/2/2002

Renovation of the Tower Theatre began.

OSU-Cascades

Fall 2002

Oregon State University-Cascades begins offering classes.

 

Census

2000

Bend population is 52,029.

Deschutes River Conservancy

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The Deschutes River Conservancy is founded. Karnopp Petersen Partner, Jim Noteboom, was one of the founding members.

Bend Brewing Company

Feb-95

Bend Brewing Company is founded.

 

The Old Mill

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mid-1990’s

The Old Mill District, undergoes significant development after Bill Smith, President of William Smith Properties, purchased the 270 acre parcel that parallels the Deschutes River. The three signature smokestacks and nine historically renovated buildings still are present on the property today. William Smith Properties and its partners also restored 14,000 lineal feet of the river area, which had been off limits to the public for close to 80 years. The banks were blown out to

Census

1995

Population of Bend is 30,630.

Dennis Hubel Becomes Federal Magistrate Judge

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Karnopp Petersen attorney, Dennis Hubel, departs in 1995 to become a Federal Magistrate Judge for the United States District Court for the District of Oregon .

Brooks-Scanlon

1/11/1994

Crown Pacific shuts down mill (Brooks-Scanlon). 90 out of 130 become unemployed.

Tower Theatre

1994

Tower Theatre closed due to mounting signs of aging.

Crown Pacific Mill

9/10/1993

Due to the diminishing supply of timber supplies in the area the last large log goes through Crown Pacific Mill. Crown Pacific shuts down four months later.

First ever tax exempt bonds for tribes

12/10/1992

Karnopp Petersen successfully represents The Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs Reservation of Oregon in attaining the first ever public offering of tax exempt bonds by an Indian tribe.

Newberry

6/30/1991

Dedication of Newberry National Monument.

 

Shevlin-Hixon

3/15/1991

Shevlin-Hixon Lumber Company’s trestle across the  Deschutes River to the mill site is torn down.

Census

1990

Population of Bend is 20,469.

Eagle Crest

1989

The Inn at Eagle Crest is built.

 

Eddie’s Corner

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1989

Bank of the Cascdes opens its fifth branch in the Eddie’s Corner Building.

Deschutes Brewery

1988

Deschutes Brewery is established.

 

Shevlin-Hixon

4/20/1987

The Shevlin-Hixon Lumber Company Mill is torn down and burned.

High Desert Museum

5/30/1982

The High Desert Museum is founded.

 

Deschutes Historical Museum

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7/4/1980

The Deschutes Historical Museum opens its doors in the Reed School in Downtown Bend.

Census

1980

Population of Bend is 17,910.

Owen Panner Becomes US District Judge

1980

In 1980, nominated by President Jimmy Carter, Owen Panner departs to become a United States District Judge for Oregon.

Brooks-Scanlon

1980

Brook-Scanlon Lumber Company is absorbed in a merger by Diamond International. Diamond International later changes hands and becomes known as Crown Pacific Ltd.

County Census

1979

Population of Deschutes County exceeds 50,000.

James E. Petersen

1979

Jim Petersen joins Karnopp Petersen LLP.

 

Bank of the Cascades

1/1/1977

Bank of the Cascades builds bank at the corner of Third Street and Revere Avenue.

 

Jim D. Noteboom

1977

Jim D. Noteboom joins Karnopp Petersen and dedicates his career to representing The Confederate Tribes of the Warm Springs Reservation of Oregon.

 

Historical Society

5/22/1975

Deschutes County Historical Society is established.

McQuinn Strip Boundary Dispute

1871 to 1972

In 1972, with the help of Owen Panner and Dennis Karnopp, the McQuinn Strip Boundary Dispute was resolved with a passage of Public Law 92-427. This passage restored rightful ownership of 61,1360 acres that had been in Mt. Hood and Willamette National Forest.boundaries

Dennis Karnopp

1967

Dennis Karnopp joins Karnopp Petersen as an Associate Attorney.

 

Wagners

11/16/1966

Wagners Market opens at Third Street and Revere Avenue.

NASA

7/1/1966

Twenty-two astronauts are trained in Central Oregon for the upcoming Moon Landings. Local training sites included Lava Butte, Lava River Cave, and Newberry Crater.

Sunriver Resort

1965

John D. Gray, founder of Omark Industries, and Donald V. McCallum, a Portland attorney, announced their plan to build a gem among resorts and hotels in Oregon. They gave this resort the name Sunriver to reflect the most characteristic features of the area.

NASA

10/7/1964

NASA Astronauts arrive in Central Oregon for training.

NASA

8/17/1963

Derrick Cave is used for experiments in NASA’s planning of the Moon Landings.

Civil Defense

1/9/1963

Six local caves and four local buildings are selected as Civil Defense shelters for 7,646 people.

COCC

1962

In the spring of 1962, a 140-acre tract of land on the west side of Awbrey Butte was donated for the purposes of establishing COCC’s main campus. Two additional smaller purchases increased the new COCC campus to a total of 193 acres that face a spectacular view of Oregon’s Cascade mountain range. Construction began in 1963.

Census

1960

Population of Bend is 11,936.

KGRL

7/1/1959

KGRL radio goes on the air.

USAF

11/21/1958

It is decided that the Air Defense Filter Center on Wall Street will close on 1/31/1959.

Brooks-Scanlon

1/14/1958

The last Brooks-Scanlon Lumber Mill horses are replaced by crane.

Three Sisters

2/6/1957

The Three Sisters Wilderness area is established.

Brooks-Scanlon

12/20/1956

Brooks-Scanlon Lumber Company runs its last log train.

Phone Service

12/15/1956

First dial phones become available in Bend.

Mitchell Oregon Flood Trial

7/13/1956

Since its founding, Mitchell, OR has experienced three catastrophic flash floods along Bridge Creek, which runs through the center of the city. Flooding caused great damage to the city in 1884 and 1904. The third flood occurred on July 13th 1956, shortly after an intense thunderstorm in the hills to the South. Total damage from the flood, which also caused extensive damage to crops and roads in a nearby valley, was $709,000. Owen Panner and Roy Kilpatrick successfully represented

Brooks-Scanlon

5/1/1956

5-Spot, the last Brooks-Scanlon steam locomotive is sold.

USAF

7/14/1955

USAF Ground Observer Corps Central Oregon Filter Center opens at 537 Wall Street. The observation post was originally on top of The O’Kane Building.

 

Fort Benham

1/7/1955

Fort Benham constructed for the filming of the movie Indian Fighter starring Kirk Douglas.Fort Benham

The Confederate Tribes of the Warms Springs Reservation of Oregon

1955

The Confederated Tribes of the Warm Springs Reservation of Oregon becomes a client of Panner and McKay. Karnopp Petersen LLP still represents The Confederated Tribes of the Warm Springs Reservation of Oregon today.indianwomen

Bend Bulletin

1953

Robert Sawyer sells the Bend Bulletin to Robert Chandler.

Shevlin-Hixon

12/23/1950

The Shevlin-Hixon Lumber Company is purchased by Brooks-Scanlon Lumber Company.

Owen Panner

10/1/1950owenpanner

Owen Panner enters into partnership with Duncan McKay. The Law Firm of Panner and Mckay is established.

Census

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1950

Population of Bend 11,407.

COCC

10/1/1949

Central Oregon Community College’s (COCC) first classes are held at Bend Senior High School.

City of Bend

6/30/1947

The City of Bend installs nearly 400 parking meters.

Pine Tavern

4/18/1947

Pine Tavern reopens after a major renovation/expansion. The expansion enclosed two gigantic Ponderosa Pines in the dining room. Those Pine trees are still present in the dining room today, creating a unique experience for diners.

United Airlines

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9/30/1946

United Airlines starts air service from Redmond.

Brooks-Scanlon

6/1/1946

Brooks-Scanlon camp moved to Sisters from Bull Springs area.

Brooks-Scanlon

4/1/1946

Sterling log trucks purchased by Brooks-Scanlon Lumber Company. At this time the railroads were still being used for long hauls to the mill.

Camp Abbot

6/1/1944

After the end of the war in Europe, Camp Abbot is abandoned. Area now known as Sunriver.

Brooks-Scanlon

12/1/1943

First gasoline power saws used by Brooks-Scanlon Lumber Company in woods for bucking logs.

Hill Timber

9/13/1943

Hill timber purchased by Brooks-Scanlon, 30,000 acres to be acquired in last large block of Bend cutting circle.

Military

8/30/1943

Army field hospital set-up in Bend at the Southwest corner of 8th Street and Greenwood Avenue.

USO Club

7/10/1943

Eastside USO Club opens for black troops at 136 Greenwood Avenue.

Camp Abbot

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5/12/1943

Camp Abbot officially opens under the command of Col. Frank S. Besson.

USO Club

5/7/1943

United Services Organziation (USO) Club opens at 912 Wall Street in Downtown Bend.

Brooks-Scanlon

9/1/1941

Brooks-Scanlon’s camp is moved from China Hat area to Bull Flats over the new rail line.

Military

5/22/1941

Thousands of troops and vehicles travel through Bend on their way South to maneuvers.

Redmond Airfield

April 1941

Redmond Airfield Construction starts as part of the area’s defense network.

Courthouse

1/1/1941

Official opening of the new courthouse in Bend.

Military

10/16/1940

Company I, 162nd Infantry National Guard Unit mobilized

PP&L

8/17/1940

PP&L installs generator in Brooks-Scanlon Mill to generate power for area. Brooks-Scanlon and Shevlin-Hixon begin to sell power to PPL Electric.

Courthouse

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8/10/1940

Construction of the new courthouse on Knoll Avenue commences.

Tower Theatre

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3/6/1940

Tower Theatre opens in Downtown Bend. First feature film shown was Four Wives.

Census

1940

Population of Bend is 10,021.

Shevlin-Hixon

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6/29/1939

Log drive from Wickiup Reservoir to Bend begins. Shevlin-Hixon Lumber Company moves twenty-three million feet of timber to Benham Falls.

KBND

12/19/1938

First commercial radio broadcast in Bend. At this time KBND was located in the Pilot Butte Inn.

Brooks-Scanlon

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12/1/1937

Brooks-Scanlon Lumber Company’s Crane Shed on Arizona  Avenue was constructed during the winter of 1937-1938.

Bend Garage

7/24/1937

Bend Garage opens a new building at the Northwest corner of Wall Street and Louisiana Avenue. The Bend Garage was previously located at the Northeast corner of Greenwood Avenue and Wall Street (also known as Eddie’s Corner).

Pine Tavern

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One of Bend’s longest-standing restaurants, Pine Tavern, is founded by Maren Gribskov and Eleanor Bachen.

Transportation

5/4/1936

First commercial airline flight from Bend.

Black Butte Ranch

mid-1930s

Stewart S. Lowery, a wealthy San Franciscan, established Black Butte Ranch.

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Duncan McKay Opens Practice

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The son of Clyde McKay, one of Bend’s founders, opens a sole practice on Oregon Street in Downtown Bend, later to become known as Karnopp Petersen LLP.

Census

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1930

Population of Bend is 8,848.

Miller Lumber

1911

Co-founded with Harry A. (Ham) Miller, originally named Overturf, Davis, Miller Company.