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Pickup driver killed in crash with semi on SE 27th Street

The driver of a pickup was killed Thursday afternoon when his truck crossed into the oncoming lane and collided head-on with a semi-truck on Southeast 27th Street near the entrance to Knott Landfill, Deschutes County sheriff's deputies said.

Threat prompts Ridgeview lockdown

Ridgeview HS briefly locked down over threat via text

A brief, 12-minute lockdown took place at Ridgeview High School in Redmond Thursday morning after a student reported that someone off campus had teted "a threat to the school," officials said.

Pot sales boom in first week

Estimated $11 million in Week 1 Oregon marijuana sales

Recreational marijuana has been legally on sale in stores for a week now. Agencies have started looking into how much paper green came of that first week, and the number is astonishing to many: An estimated $11 million was self-reported by pot shops across the state.

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DA: No charges against man who held Redmond suspect at gunpoint

Deschutes County District Attorney John Hummel announced Thursday he won't file criminal charges against a Springfield man who rescued two people from a Redmond DUII crash in mid-August, then chased and held at gunpoint the car's fleeing driver.

Bend firefighter calls Roseburg home

Bend firefighter has close ties to Roseburg

Bend firefighter paramedic Derek Findlay wears his uniform proudly, but it's the one he hung up recently that puts him closer than most to tragedy.

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Congressional resolution honors Roseburg bravery, sacrifice

Oregon’s congressional delegation on Thursday introduced a congressional resolution to recognize the acts of heroism and sacrifice of the victims and survivors in the senseless murder and wounding of 18 people at Umpqua Community College in Roseburg a week ago.

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Wyden, Merkley call for action to stop gun violence

Sens. Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., called on Congress Thursday to take action to stop gun violence in remarks on the steps of the U.S. Capitol week after a mass shooting in Roseburg claimed nine lives and injured nine others.

Hwy 97 crash N of La Pine


Pickup, semi collide on Hwy. 97 north of La Pine

Two people were taken to St. Charles Bend with minor injuries early Thursday after their pickup truck crossed the center line of Highway 97 and collided with an oncoming semi-truck north of La Pine, Oregon State Police reported.

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Several injured in Washington state dam explosion

Several employees of the Priest Rapids Dam in Washington state were injured Thursday in an explosion, NBC News reported.

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The campaign to draft Paul Ryan as speaker

Rep. Paul Ryan has repeatedly indicated he is not running for speaker of the House, even as heavy hitters --- including retiring Speaker John Boehner -- urge him to reconsider.

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Oregon justices decline to exclude Oracle execs from lawsuit

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Oregon Supreme Court has denied a request by Oracle Corp. to have five of its executives excluded from a lawsuit filed by the state over the failure of the Cover Oregon health insurance exchange.

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Report: Deschutes County home prices up 9 percent in year

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