If your topic involves COCC, Bend, or Deschutes county specifically, there are some specific places you can look for information about these entities. You will not find much about any of these entities specifically in Library databases or books.
COCC has an Institutional Effectiveness Office. They publish reports with very useful statistical data about COCC, including how many students COCC has, what programs they are enrolled in, and the results of student satisfaction surveys.
The Library does have subscriptions to the full online versions of The Bend Bulletin and The Oregonian. If your topic concerns a local matter, you may be able to find information in these publications.