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Crook County Sheriff's Office

Madras teen killed in firewood-cutting accident

A 14-year-old Madras boy on a family firewood-cutting trip northeast of Prineville was struck by a falling tree and fatally injured Saturday morning, Crook County sheriff’s deputies said.

Smoke from Niagara Fire shrouds Detroit Lake

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New forest fire burning near Detroit Lake, Highway 22

A forest fire broke out Saturday afternoon in the steep, tree-covered hills over Detroit Lake and within hours was within a mile of state Highway 22, prompting ODOT to urge drivers to use other routes that connect Central Oregon with the Willamette Valley.

Juniper Canyon house fire

Crook County Fire and Rescue

Fire heavily damages home SE of Prineville

A two-story home was heavily damaged by fire Friday night in the Juniper Canyon area southeast of Prineville, Crook County Fire and Rescue officials said.

DRW garage goes up in flames

Fire destroys DRW garage; 'defensible space' protected area

A smoky fire destroyed a detached garage/shop in Deschutes River Woods south of Bend Friday evening, with losses topping $100,000 to the structure and vehicles inside. But fire officials said the homeowner's and neighbor's prudent preparations of "defensible space" made a big difference in keeping it from spreading.

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Plane crash at Salem airport leaves 1 dead

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Salem police say a plane has crashed on the grounds of the Salem Airport, killing at least one person aboard.

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1 person dead after boat capsizes off Oregon coast

NEWPORT, Ore. (AP) — Authorities say one person drowned after a small boat capsized just off the Oregon coast near Newport.

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S. Ore. girl dies in crash; father arrested on DUII

CANYONVILLE, Ore. (AP) — Authorities in Douglas County say a 13-year-old girl has died after her intoxicated father crashed the car she was riding in into a tree.

Earthquake

Magnitude 4.2 earthquake hits near Eugene, no major damage

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. (AP) — Some Oregonians awoke on the Fourth of July to a significant jolt when a magnitude 4.2 earthquake struck near Springfield and Eugene.

China stock market

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China spends billions to prevent stock market crash

China's stock market is in trouble. It's down over 20 percent since mid-June. But Chinese stock brokers are trying to tell scared investors: Stop selling. Help is on the way.

Mitt Romney Jan

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Christie, Rubio bunk with Romney at N.H. retreat

What does one do at a presidential candidate slumber party? We'll likely never know exactly what happened Friday at Mitt Romney's lakeside summer home in Wolfeboro, New Hampshire, where Chris Christie and Marco Rubio spent the night.

Jeb Bush, June 27, 2015 in Henderson, Nevada.

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Jeb Bush: Trump means 'to draw attention'

Jeb Bush said Donald Trump doesn't represent the views of most Republicans, offering his most aggressive comments so far on the real estate titan who's used inflammatory language when talking about immigrants.

"This is a guy who was a Democrat for mo...

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