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Rescue climbers head for Coast Guard helicopter

Marion County Sheriff's Office

Rescuers say fallen Mt. Jefferson climber has died

Rescuers flown to two climbers on Mt. Jefferson Monday morning learned that one had died after falling into a crevasse, but his wife was in good condition.

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Boiler issue closes Sisters Elementary; other schools open

A broken boiler prompted closure of Sisters Elementary School on Monday, but no other school closures or delays were reported as slick roads linger from last week's major snowstorm.

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Prineville Police Dept.

Gunman holds up Prineville gas station, gets away

A gunman held up the Chevron gas station-convenience store in downtown Prineville early Sunday morning and fled with an undisclosed amount of cash, police said. Officers released two security-camera images in hopes the public can help them identify and arrest the suspect.

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Deschutes County Sheriff's Office

Ten injured in Highway 97 crash north of Bend

Ten people were taken to two hospitals with serious to minor injuries after a nearly head-on crash on Highway 97 north of Bend Sunday afternoon, just one of a large string of crashes around the region that officials said serve as a reminder to slow down on the still-slick streets.

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Colorado Springs Police Dept.

Planned Parenthood suspect appears in court

The man accused of killing three people at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado Springs made his first court appearance on Monday.

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Bend residents turn out for Climate Change March

Over 2,000 events worldwide were held on Sunday, including one in Bend, with one message for global leaders, to cut back on fossil fuel by thinking green.


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Redmond police chase, catch fugitive sex offender

Acting on a tip, Redmond police on Saturday found a convicted sex offender wanted on a four-year-old warrant, leading to a brief pursuit on snowy streets, a crash and the fugitive’s subsequent arrest, officers said Sunday.

I-5 at Roseburg freezing rain

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Freezing rain hinders I-5 travel near Roseburg

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Oregon State Police say freezing rain has caused multiple crashes on Interstate 5.

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Schools prepare for parents to opt out of state tests

BEND, Ore. (AP) — Oregon school officials are preparing for a new law that will allow parents to opt their children out of taking standardized state tests.

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Klamath Falls geothermal company files for bankruptcy

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. (AP) — A Klamath Falls geothermal company has filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy after building wells in the Olene area in recent years.

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Can officers in Freddie Gray case get fair jury?

From the day news got out that Freddie Gray had died, the purported goal of everyone involved -- from Gray's family to city officials, to the news media, to the people of Baltimore -- was to determine what happened to the 25-year-old man from the Wes...

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Report: Deschutes County home prices up 9 percent in year

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Bend-Redmond (Deschutes County) home prices rose 9 percent over the year ending in August, CoreLogic, a property information…

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