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Sleepless in Bend over highway project

Sleepless in Bend: Road work goes all night long

It's been a long road toward the finish line for residents and businesses surrounding Bend's Murphy Road Project, and although portions of the project are ahead of schedule, some neighbors said Tuesday the working hours seem to be getting longer.

Search for injured deer in Bend

Officers searching for injured deer in Bend

Residents in Bend spotted a deer last Thursday with an arrow in its left cheek. It is still alive and walked around the neighborhood, but residents said it was in obvious pain, so officials are trying to find it.

Redmond couple sees Odile devastation

Redmond couple caught in Hurricane Odile

Hurricane Odile ripped through the resort town of Cabo San Lucas in Mexico just over a week ago, stranding tourists for days. Redmond resident Dutch Hockett was visiting with his wife, and they finally got home Saturday night.

Measure 87 outlines roles of state judges

Measure 87 serves a role, but packs little punch

Is it a measure that’s going to change the way you live?  Probably not, unless you’re a state judge.  And according to experts, probably not even if you ARE a state judge.  But Measure 87 is still necessary bureaucratic work that could use your vote. 

La Pine, Culver schools get college readiness grants

Oregon will receive $2.6 million a year for seven years for college readiness initiatives as part of the statewide GEAR UP program, the U.S. Department of Education announced Monday.

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Ochoco Natl. Forest OKs fuels-vegetation project

The Ochoco National Forest has issued a Record of Decision for the Wolf Fuels and Vegetation Management Project, an analysis that began in 2013 and incorporated significant input from the Ochoco Forest Restoration Collaborative and other members of the public.

Airstrike damage in Syria

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Iraq: Anti-ISIS effort welcome if done 'right'

Iraq's prime minister said Tuesday he is happy to see the United States and its Arab allies striking ISIS targets in Syria, so long as they "do it right this time."

Drone flights expected soon at Pendleton range

PENDLETON, Ore. (AP) — Drones have been cleared for takeoff from an Eastern Oregon test range in Pendleton.

Jesse Matthew

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Arrest warrant issued in missing student case

Authorities have obtained an arrest warrant for Jesse Matthew, charging him with abduction with the intent to defile, in the case of missing University of Virginia student Hannah Graham, Charlottesville Police Chief Timothy Longo told reporters Tuesd...

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New Jersey hiker mauled by black bear

A Rutgers University student hiking in the woods of northern New Jersey was mauled to death Sunday by a 300-pound black bear in what authorities said was a highly unusual attack.

Darsh Patel, 22, a senior majoring in information technology and inform...

Money, $100 bills

Billionaires are hoarding more cash

The pile of cash that billionaires dive into each night just got bigger. Each uber wealthy person boosted their cash holdings by an average of $60 million over the past year, according to the 2014 Billionaire Census published by Wealth-X and UBS.

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First 'Sparrow' continues legacy on High Desert

Cascade Middle adopts one of their own

Tristan Saldana is in eighth grade. He is 14 years old. He likes to swim and play with cars. He also was born with Down…

From addiction to recovery: Struggles and triumphs

Bend woman writes of challenges

Marking National Recovery Month, a Bend mother has just written a book sharing her journey through her daughter's descent…

Safe school routes? Bend student struck on bike

Safe routes Pt 2 Bike hit

It was a year ago that Bend High senior Rona Campbell said she was hit at the Eighth Street and Franklin Avenue roundabout…

Air, ground search finds lost ATV rider SE of Bend

ATV rider spends night in wilderness

The last, warm official weekend of summer ended busily for Deschutes County SO Search and Rescue, with two missions - a…

South Sister climbers call in help for family

Deschutes sheriff's SAR logo image

Some citizens worried about a family with three young children who climbed South Sister Sunday afternoon contacted…

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Safe school routes? Bend student struck on bike

Safe routes Pt 2 Bike hit

It was a year ago that Bend High senior Rona Campbell said she was hit at the Eighth Street and Franklin Avenue roundabout…

South Sister climbers call in help for family

Deschutes sheriff's SAR logo image

Some citizens worried about a family with three young children who climbed South Sister Sunday afternoon contacted…

Climate change action urged in Bend, worldwide

Bend joins in climate change marches

Dozens of protesters staged a climate change march through Bend on Sunday, joining thousands of others around the world…

Bend worries: Safe or scary path to school?

Walking hazard

No sidewalk, barely a shoulder along a busy road, and a few seconds every day 10-year-old Ella Kanapek holds her breath on…

Emma Watson faces backlash after speech

Emma Watson, UN speech

Emma Watson is experiencing the ugly side of advocacy. According to reports, Watson's recent impassioned speech for gender…

Arrest warrant issued in missing student case

Jesse Matthew

Authorities have obtained an arrest warrant for Jesse Matthew, charging him with abduction with the intent to defile, in the…

Iraq: Anti-ISIS effort welcome if done 'right'

Airstrike damage in Syria

Iraq's prime minister said Tuesday he is happy to see the United States and its Arab allies striking ISIS targets in Syria,…

Stolen Jaguar returned to owner 46 years later

Stolen Jaguar returned

After forty six years, Ivan Schneider's prized possession: a 1967 convertible Jaguar XKE is returning to its rightful owner.

Obama: Syria strikes show 'this is not America's fight alone'

Tomahawk missiile launch, ISIS, Syria

The United States is doing what it must to "take the fight to terrorists," leading a coalition of Arab nations in a series…

Billionaires are hoarding more cash

Money, $100 bills

The pile of cash that billionaires dive into each night just got bigger. Each uber wealthy person boosted their cash…

New Jersey hiker mauled by black bear

black bear

A Rutgers University student hiking in the woods of northern New Jersey was mauled to death Sunday by a 300-pound black bear…

Hannah Graham disappearance: What we know

Hannah Graham missing UVA student

An arrest warrant has been issued in the case of 18-year-old Hannah Graham, a University of Virginia student who…

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Measure 87 serves a role, but packs little punch

Measure 87 outlines roles of state judges

Is it a measure that’s going to change the way you live?  Probably not, unless you’re a state judge.  And according to…

GOP doctor appeals on social issues in Oregon race

Monica Wehby Website

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Looking to leave behind her highly specialized medical career for a seat in the U.S. Senate, pediatric…

Decision 2014: $14 million Sisters school bond

Sisters schools looking for bond money in November election

The Sisters School District is taking on leaky roofs, split sidewalks and unusable athletic tracks at their buildings. And…

Wehby blames former staff for copied policies

Monica Wehby Website

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Republican U.S. Senate candidate Monica Wehby is blaming former staff members for policy briefs on…

Oregonians to vote on driving cards for illegal immigrants

Decision 2014 logo

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — For a time last year, Oregon joined seven other states in giving driving privileges to people living…

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Pay it Forward: Laundry Love

Pay it Forward Laundry Love

This month, NewsChannel 21's Grace Joyal presents the $500 to a woman who wants to help Laundry Love, a Redmond organization that helps those in need get their clothes clean.

Pay it Forward: Affordable Auto Repair

Pay it Forward Affordable Auto Repair

This month's Pay it Forward recipient gets to bring $500 to Affordable Auto Repair, Skip Black's Redmond business that helps out people in need

Pay it Forward: Camp Courage

Pay it Forward Camp Courage

NewsChannel 21's Bob Shaw is on hand as Camp Courage receives a 'Pay it Forward' gift of $500 for its program that helps kids who have experienced a loss.

Pay it Forward: Families & Communities Together

Pay it Forward Families Communities Together

Each month, NewsChannel 21 and local sponsors are giving away $500 to a nominee who then pays it forward to a worthy group or individual on the High Desert. Travis Knudsen surprised Dee Ann Lewis and the Giggles Learning Center of La Pine.

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Chrysler recalls more than 230,000 SUVs

2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee

Chrysler is recalling more than 230,000 Dodge Durangos and Jeep Grand Cherokees worldwide due to a faulty fuel pump that…

Is the economic recovery real? 3 stats to watch

Holding mioney, cash in hand

What everyone wants to know is if the economy is truly better. Is this recovery "for real"?

There is so much data on the…

Billionaires are hoarding more cash

Money, $100 bills

The pile of cash that billionaires dive into each night just got bigger. Each uber wealthy person boosted their cash…

Embattled F-22 goes into combat

F-22 Fighter

The problem-plagued F-22 Raptor took part in its first combat mission Monday night, hitting ISIS targets in Syria.

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Obama: Syria strikes show 'this is not America's fight alone'

Tomahawk missiile launch, ISIS, Syria

The United States is doing what it must to "take the fight to terrorists," leading a coalition of Arab nations in a series…

Obama warns on climate change at UN

Obama climate change UN

President Barack Obama told a United Nations meeting on Tuesday that pollution must be contained to address climate change.

Al Qaeda group in Syria plots against U.S.

Cruise missile strikes against ISIS, Syria

Among the targets of U.S. strikes across Syria early Tuesday was the Khorasan Group -- a collection of senior al Qaeda…

US-Arab coalition bolstered by Syria strikes

Strikes against Syria

At the outset, this new coalition of the willing seemed like a coalition of the iffy.

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First 'Sparrow' continues legacy on High Desert

Cascade Middle adopts one of their own

Tristan Saldana is in eighth grade. He is 14 years old. He likes to swim and play with cars. He also was born with Down…

Blind veteran training for Ironman triathlon

Blind veteran Ironman

A blind military veteran from Arizona is gearing up to compete in an Ironman triathlon this fall.

Skin infection reported at Myrtle Point school

School lockers

MYRTLE POINT, Ore. (AP) — Authorities are taking extra care to wipe down the weight room, showers and locker rooms at the…

Algae toxin advisory for Cullaby Lake near Astoria

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ASTORIA, Ore. (AP) — The Oregon Health Authority is advising people to avoid drinking water from Cullaby Lake south of…

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Student homelessness hits another record high

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A growing number of students don't have homes to return to once classes are out.

Football coach suspended for praying with team

High school football

A Valley football coach was ordered to stay away from the field on Friday night while his team played their homecoming game…

Homecoming queen gives crown to bullied friend

Homecoming queen gives up crown

A homecoming queen in Texas gives up her crown to a friend who was pranked by classmates.

The most frequently challenged books of 2013

Book

Dav Pilkey's "Captain Underpants" series was the most challenged book of 2013 for the second year in a row, according to…

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India's spacecraft reaches Mars orbit

India Mars orbiter

India's Mars Orbiter Mission successfully entered Mars' orbit Wednesday morning, becoming the first nation to arrive on its…

Neighbors accuse Zuckerberg of hoarding parking spots

Mark Zuckerberg

Mark Zuckerberg founded Facebook to bring people together and "connect the world." But it appears he isn't connecting that…

Where new grads want to work most: Google

Sign at Google campus

College students have spoken, and it's Google they most want on their resume.

'Call of Duty' creators: Noriega suit absurd

Manuel Noriega

The creators of the "Call of Duty" video game franchise on Monday filed a motion to dismiss a lawsuit by former Panamanian…

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DiCaprio addresses UN: Climate change is real

Leonardo DiCaprio, UN speech

Actor Leonardo DiCaprio brought attention to climate change Tuesday by addressing world leaders meeting at the UN Climate…

Google pulls out of conservative political group over climate change

Google campus

Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt says the company is pulling its support of a conservative political group because he…

Kerry: New York climate summit to set agenda

John Kerry

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry opened a week of climate change talks in New York on Monday, saying he's hopeful the…

Marchers sound call for climate change action

Climate change protesters march September 21

Tens of thousands of people marched through Manhattan sounding an urgent call for action to reverse global climate change…

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NASCAR announces rules changes for 2015

NASCAR race

With an eye toward enhancing competition, increasing safety, reducing costs, increasing product relevance and furthering…

Mississippi State's Day suspended for stomp

Football laces generic

Mississippi State senior center Dillon Day was suspended by the Southeastern Conference for stomping on an LSU player during…

Winston's Heisman odds go down

Florida State QB Jameis Winston, November 2013

The odds of Jameis Winston winning back-to-back Heisman trophies after his one-game suspension for shouting vulgar language…

Red Wings' Datsyuk injures shoulder

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Detroit veteran Pavel Datsyuk suffered a shoulder injury during the Red Wings' first preseason game on Monday night, but he…

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Vancouver woman warns dog walkers to clean up

VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — A Vancouver woman is taking photos of dog walkers who don't clean up after their pets stop on her…

Pet Evacuation Team receives donation

The Pet Evacuation Team (P.E.T.) has received a gift of $1000 from the B.E. Knudson Charitable Trust for recognition of…

Missing Texas Yorkie found in Indianapolis 6 years later

Dog missing 6 years

A 10-year-old Yorkie has turned up in Indianapolis six years after he disappeared from his comfortable home in Austin,…

Puppy stolen from Portland animal shelter

Stolen puppy

The Oregon Humane Society said Friday it is offering a $500 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of…

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Chrysler recalls more than 230,000 SUVs

2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee

Chrysler is recalling more than 230,000 Dodge Durangos and Jeep Grand Cherokees worldwide due to a faulty fuel pump that…

Stolen Jaguar returned to owner 46 years later

Stolen Jaguar returned

After forty six years, Ivan Schneider's prized possession: a 1967 convertible Jaguar XKE is returning to its rightful owner.

21 deaths now tied to GM defect

GM

At least 21 people have died due to a serious flaw in General Motors cars that went unreported for at least a decade.…

GM recalls 205,000 Cadillacs, Impalas

2014 Chevy Impala

Add 205,309 more cars to General Motors' recall tally.

On Saturday, the automaker announced it was recalling Cadillac XTS and…

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Emma Watson faces backlash after speech

Emma Watson, UN speech

Emma Watson is experiencing the ugly side of advocacy. According to reports, Watson's recent impassioned speech for gender…

Filmmaker Travis Knight brings unique touch to 'The Boxtrolls'

The Boxtrolls (inset Travis Knight)

Laika CEO Travis Knight talks about his work on the animation studio's latest stop-motion film, "The Boxtrolls."

Farrell, Vaughn lead 'Detective' Season 2

Colin Farrell

Colin Farrell and Vince Vaughn will lead the cast of "True Detective's" second season, HBO confirmed Tuesday.

Paul Walker crash lawsuit suffers setback

Paul Walker

The lawsuit against Porsche related to the fiery crash that killed actor Paul Walker suffered a setback in court, but a…

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Denzel Washington through the years

Denzel Washington smiling

As Denzel Washington stars in "The Equalizer" join us for a look at the Oscar-winning actor's life and career through the…

'Eleanor Rigby' disappears into its own pain

The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby Them

Find out what our movie critic thought of Ned Benson’s “The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby" before you head to the theater.

Top movies coming this fall

Mockingjay Part I

As fall nears studios are looking to release their top movies of the year. Take a look at some of the movies to look…

5 acting couples who met on set

movie slate, clapper, set

As Jada Pinkett Smith celebrates her birthday, take a look at Jada and Will and other couples who met on set.

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Man steals car, drives it to probation meeting

Man steals car probation

A Connecticut man is accused of stealing a car and driving it to his probation meeting.

Cops deliver pizza after driver involved in crash

Police badge

To protect and deliver pizza. Steve Huckins thinks that should be the new Portland, Oregon, Police Bureau motto, because two…

Idaho woman accused of chewing up cop car seat

Police car, lights, generic

An Idaho woman faces felony charges for allegedly gnawing through the upholstery of a cop car seat while on the way to jail.

Rhode Island man gets 4 DUIs in 30 hours

Drunk driving blurb

A Rhode Island man with an apparently inexhaustible supply of vehicles managed to get four DUIs in just 30 hours.

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TSA: Woman arrested at JFK with contraband

Marijuana guns confiscated JFK

When do boxes of baby wipes and laundry tablets get you in trouble? When they're stuffed with marijuana, ammunition and .40…

Riding the murder mystery express

Riding London's murder mystery express

It's only as I'm inviting my friend to lunch that I realize the prospect might not sound that appetizing. "There will be a…

2 passenger planes turn back to Dallas

American Airlines

Two American Airlines flights flew back to Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport early Monday because of unrelated…

Fes: A time traveler's delight

Fes, Morocco

Fes is Morocco's oldest city, and in many ways, it feels like a window on history.

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Beware of Olive Garden passes on eBay

Never Ending Pasta Pass

Olive Garden's all-you-can-eat pasta passes are already for sale on eBay, but buyers should beware.

Woman finds dead frog in Pret A Manger salad

Frog in salad

A Wall Street Journal staffer returning to the newsroom found a stomach-churning stowaway after opening her Pret A Manger…

New world record set for largest Fritos Chili Pie

Fritos Chili Pie

Sure it can feed 5,000, but a Fritos Chili Pie that was cooked up in Texas this week did more than just kick up some snack…

Nestlé releases candy bars linked to cash

Nestlé Kit Kat UK

It may sound like the next "Willy Wonka" movie, but the maker of KitKat chocolate bars says it has hidden global…

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Hotshot struck, seriously hurt on Hells Canyon wildfire

Freezeout Ridge Fire

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A veteran "hotshot" firefighter was struck and seriously injured by a falling snag  Sunday evening while helping battle a 2-week-old wildfire on the Idaho side of the Hells Canyon National Recreation Area, officials said Monday evening.

After Oregon wildfires comes higher flood threat

RAPTOR 2014 Oregon wildfires

Oregon RAPTOR

Areas in Oregon downstream of wildfires are at greater risk for flooding this year, and the Oregon Office of Emergency Management, Oregon Dept. of Land Conservation and Development, and FEMA Region X are urging home and business owners in affected areas to purchase flood insurance.

California wildfire crews brace for weather shift

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Crews battling a huge Northern California wildfire are bracing for hotter temperatures and erratic winds.

Firefighters mop up wildfire in Washington Co.

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PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Firefighters have told residents they can return to their homes near a wildfire west of Portland, and crews are getting ready to wrap up their work.

Residents return amid progress on fire W. of Portland

Scoggins Creek Fire from Hagg Lake

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Evacuation levels were lowered and residents returned home Sunday as crews made good progress on the Scoggins Creek Fire, which broke out Friday and burned more than 200 acres west of Portland, in rural Washington County.

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Tips for golfing in colder temps

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As the temperatures start to fall, get tips on how to still enjoy a round of golf before the season ends.

How to prepare days before a race

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With the start of the fall season comes various running events. When getting ready to run your race make sure you are properly prepared by following these tips the days leading up to the event.

Mountain biking basics

Mountain biking

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For those looking to change up their workout routine, mountain biking can be a fun cross between hiking and cycling. Before you hit the trails take a look at these basic tips.

How to enjoy running in the fall

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As fall nears, it can be a great time to run. For many, fall can be one of the best times of the year to run with comfortable temperatures and pretty autumn scenery.

Fishing methods for using artificial lures

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When fishing with artificial lures, take a look at some fishing methods that can help you succeed on your next fishing trip.

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How to treat hand, foot and mouth disease

Hand foot mouth disease

Mayo Clinic News Network

With school back in session, kids are at risk for various contagious illnesses, including hand, foot and mouth disease.

15 healthiest foods for your kids

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A healthy diet is extremely important for kids' development. Check out 15 healthy food options for your children.

How is autism spectrum disorder diagnosed?

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Find out how autism spectrum disorder is diagnosed in children, and what tests and observations are commonly done.

Whole grains: Hearty options for a healthy diet

Wheat grain

Find out why it's important to include whole grains in your healthy diet.

Back to school: Develop good dental hygiene

Make sure your kids are following proper dental hygiene to reduce their risk of oral infection.

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Running with the dogs

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Ever notice things dogs do on trail runs that would be weird if humans did them?

Tour the Tin Pan Alley Art Collection

Discover great local artists and public art installations at the Tin Pan Alley Art Collection

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Kia Soul now plugs in

2015 Kia Soul EV

On the outside, it looks much like the conventional Kia Soul. However, this version doesn't have a gas tank, or a fuel…

Big Subaru sedan gets big changes

2015 Subaru Legacy

Subaru has big plans for its big sedan.

New F-150 is key to Ford's future

Ford showed off the next generation of America's best-selling vehicle Monday morning at the Detroit Auto Show.

Corvette Z06: Now wiith even more umph

Do you want a Corvette with even more power? Then take a look at the all new Z06.

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