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Grant County firefighters prepare for windy weather

GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) — Structural fire crews have returned to protect homes on a wildfire in eastern Oregon as National Guard and other fire crews worked to reinforce lines against winds forecast to be gusting up to 40 mph.

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Bend's Telfer to run for state treasurer as Independent

A well-known name and face in Central Oregon political circles for over a decade is making her second bid for the same statewide office, this time as an Independent. And yes, the capital "I" is intentional.

Facebook wins Prineville tax break

Tax break OK'd to bring Prineville Facebook expansion

The 'friendship' between Facebook and Prineville may have just become a little richer -- by  millions and millions of dollars.

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Quarterback returns to Madras to give back

Former Madras High School quarterback Josh Farrester is back in Madras to help out the community that helped him so much in the past.

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U.K. firefighters visit, learn from C.O. experts

A group of firefighters from Hampshire, United Kingdom have come all the way to Central Oregon to learn how to effectively fight wildfires.

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CODE Team; Deschutes County Jail

Two arrested, lb. of meth seized in Redmond Walmart lot

Central Oregon drug agents stopped a car and arrested a Washington state man and a transient in Redmond Walmart parking lot Wednesday night, later seizing about a pound of methamphetamine found hidden in the dashboard, officials said.

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Firefighters holding their own against giant Wash. blaze

CHELAN, Wash. (AP) — Officials say firefighters are holding their own against the largest wildfire on record in Washington state, even as rising temperatures and increased winds stoked the flames.

Klamath County sheriff Frank Skrah

Klamath sheriff calls for deputies on leave to give up badges

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. (AP) — Klamath County Sheriff Frank Skrah is not responding to a call from county commissioners that he go on leave pending the outcome of a criminal investigation of him by the state Attorney General's Office.

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Businesses outraged by ruling to help fast-food unions

Businesses are outraged by a decision that makes it easier to unionize fast-food workers and other low wage employees that make up a growing part of the U.S. economy.

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ODOT beefs up rail incident prevention, response

The Oregon Transportation Commission has approved a proposed updated set of rules for transporting hazardous materials by rail.

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Fire burns sheriff's substation, city offices in Mill City

MILL CITY, Ore. (AP) — Linn County Sheriff Bruce Riley says a building in Mill City housing a sheriff's substation and various city government offices has been destroyed by fire.

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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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