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A tale of two hatcheries: Fishery feast or famine

Fish hatcheries in the Pacific Northwest are feeling the heat. This year, warmer temperatures and lower snowpack have caused major fish die-offs. The High Desert is not spared, but it's not as unlucky as some other spots.

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As heat, storms return, Oregon wildfire threat on the rise

As the heat returns to the region this week, Oregon fire managers are once again spreading the word of caution in efforts to prevent human-caused fires.

Suspicious letters put county sheriffs on high alert

OSP questions, releases Eugene man who sent suspicious letters

A 34-year-old Eugene man questioned by Oregon State Police as a "person of interest" in suspicious letters mailed to two-dozen Oregon county sheriff's offices has been released after authorities determined the letters were not dangerous and he did not appear to be violent or dangerous.

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Pa. firm acquires Bend drywall product manufacturer

Saint-Gobain, through its subsidiary, CertainTeed Gypsum, announced Wednesday an agreement to purchase Structus Building Technologies, Inc. of Bend, a manufacturer of innovative, high-performance drywall corner solutions.

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Redmond Chamber of Commerce/CVB

Redmond city councilor resigns, takes city job

After 2 1/2 years in office, Redmond City Councilor Ginny McPherson resigned on Saturday, but she won't be going far -- in fact, she'll be at City Hall more than ever.

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Cascade Angels Fund invests $100K in Bend start-up

Cascade Angels Fund announced Wednesday it has invested $100,000 in Bend-based start-up LeadMethod. The company provides channel sales management software to companies that sell through independent sales reps and distributors.

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Perry challenges Trump to pull-up contest

The war of words between businessman Donald Trump and former Texas Gov. Rick Perry reached the jungle gym on Wednesday, when Perry challenged Trump to a pull-up contest.

"Let's get a pull-up bar out there and let's see who can do the most pull-ups," s...

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Oregon Health Authority

Upper Klamath Lake algae health alert extended

An algae-related public health advisory issued Tuesday for Upper Klamath and Agency lakes is being extended downstream to Keno Dam, the Oregon Health Authority.

Eugene woman sues after falling through window while asleep

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon State University student is suing a Eugene property management company after she fell from a third-story window while asleep.

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U.S. Department of State

Afghan government: Taliban leader dead

Taliban leader Mullah Mohammed Omar died in April 2013 in Pakistan, a spokesperson for Afghan President Ashraf Ghani said Wednesday in a news release, citing "credible information."

Under Omar's leadership, the Taliban offered safe haven to al Qaeda ...

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Mumbai bomber Yakub Memon hanged

The man considered to be the mastermind behind coordinated bomb attacks in Mumbai in 1993 that left 257 people dead has been executed.

Yakub Memon was hanged at a prison in the western state of Maharashtra at around 6.30 a.m. local time, Indian Home M...

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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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