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Bend man killed in early-AM Highway 26 crash

A 22-year-old Bend man was killed early Friday when his car crossed the center line of Highway 26 east of Sandy and collided head on with an empty log truck, Oregon State Police reported.


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Bend drug dealer gets 6-year federal prison term

A 27-year-old Bend man with a criminal history of drug dealing has been sentenced to six years in federal prison for methamphetamine possession with the intent to distribute the drug, federal prosecutors said Friday.

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New month, old story: Ore. snowpack at record lows

Oregon’s mountains continue to experience record low snowpack levels, according to snow survey data from the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service reported Friday.

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Brown names former top Merkley aide secretary of state

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — A former top aide to U.S. Sen. Jeff Merkley will be taking over as Oregon's secretary of state.

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Top GOP leaders to skip Selma

Top Republican leaders on Capitol Hill won't join the largest bipartisan congressional delegation ever in Selma, Alabama, this weekend to mark the 50th anniversary of the Bloody Sunday civil rights march.

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No spring Chinook season on Deschutes River

State fisheries managers announced Friday that the popular spring Chinook fishery on the Deschutes River will not open this year.

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Man shot to death in parking lot of Hermiston store

HERMISTON, Ore. (AP) — Authorities in Hermiston say a man was shot to death in the parking lot of a convenience store.

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Police shooting of armed man found to be justified

ALOHA, Ore. (AP) — A Washington County district attorney has found the fatal shooting of an armed man by a sheriff's deputy was justified.

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NW residents, with wood to burn, among top polluters

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Oregon, Idaho, and Washington residents are among the top polluters in the nation when it comes to fine particle emissions from burning wood to heat homes.


Eugene sues Uber, seeks service halt pending license

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Officials in Eugene have sued ride-sharing service Uber, seeking a court order to stop the service from operating in the area until it meets minimum safety requirements.

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Small Wash. town opening city-owned marijuana shop

NORTH BONNEVILLE, Wash. (AP) — Known for some of the best windsurfing conditions in the country, the small Columbia River Gorge town of North Bonneville, Washington, is embarking on a new enterprise — a city-owned marijuana shop.

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Homes and home sites, NE Bend

A slowdown in the fourth quarter did not boot Deschutes County (the Bend-Redmond metro area) out of the nation’s top 10 for…

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