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NE Bend assault leads to stabbing, 3 arrests

Police said Saturday they had sorted out a Friday night altercation in which two people were stabbed and another punched in the face and head. Three Bend men were arrested on assault and menacing charges – but police say another man stabbed two suspects, defending his family from an unprovoked assault.

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SE Bend dispute sparks standoff, two arrests

The aftermath of a domestic dispute at a southeast Bend home led to concerns of a possible kidnapping, standoff and call-out of the region’s SWAT team early Saturday. But officers said crisis negotiators convinced two Bend residents to come out, and both were arrested.

Something in the water

300 in Powell Butte under boil-water notice

Avion Water has issued a boil-water notice for its Red Cloud Ranch customers in Powell Butte for nearly a week, and it could be another week until the all-clear is given.

Mirror Pond Plaza lease up

Bend won't renew Mirror Pond Plaza lease

The 500-square plaza in the heart of downtown Bend is known for bikes and beers, but changes might be coming soon. Crow's Feet Commons just lost the city lease on the plaza. Wanda Moore talked to both sides on Friday.

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Beach memorial for girl, 9, killed in sand collapse

A small memorial was growing Saturday for a 9-year-old Sandy girl who died after a hole she was digging on a Lincoln City beach collapsed.

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Developer seeks changes for C.O. wind farm

THE DALLES, Ore. (AP) — Developers seeking to build the Summit Ridge Wind Farm near The Dalles are asking to shrink and delay their project.

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Rams waive openly gay player Michael Sam

The St. Louis Rams announced Saturday that Michael Sam, who made history as the first openly gay player to be drafted into the NFL, has been waived and did not make the team's final 53-man roster.

Sam, an All-American defensive end who played for the ...

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Police seek boyfriend in Hillsboro stabbing death

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Hillsboro police are looking for the boyfriend of a woman who was found stabbed to death in an apartment on Friday.

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Bicyclist killed in crash near Rainier

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Authorities say a bicyclist has been killed in a hit-and-run crash along Highway 30 west of Rainier.

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Man fatally shot in Eugene neighborhood

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Police say one man died and another was taken into custody after gunfire in the Santa Clara neighborhood of Eugene.

Deschutes County warns of West Nile virus risk

3 Baker Co. residents likely had West Nile

BAKER CITY, Ore. (AP) — Health officials say three Baker County residents were likely infected with West Nile virus this summer.

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La Pine-area woman cited on arson charges

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Oregon State Police cited a La Pine-area woman on first-degree arson charges Thursday evening after responding to reports of…

Summer tragedy: Bend man drowns in Reynolds Pond

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Tragedy unfolded on a quiet summer afternoon at Reynolds Pond east of Bend Thursday as divers searched for and located the…

Powell Butte man cited in pickup-bike crash

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Oregon State Police said Thursday they have cited a Powell Butte man following an investigation into an Aug. 12th serious…

Redmond-Terrebonne Boys-Girls Clubs delay opening

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The Boys & Girls Clubs of Redmond/Terrebonne have announced that the opening of new programming in the clubs will be delayed…

Crook County eyes new rules after dog bites girl

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The case of 6-year old Kaylee, who got attacked by a dog at the Ochooco Reservoir in July, shook Crook County -- and now,…

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Crook County eyes new rules after dog bites girl

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The case of 6-year old Kaylee, who got attacked by a dog at the Ochooco Reservoir in July, shook Crook County -- and now,…

NE Bend burglary suspect caught; 2nd sought

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A northeast Bend woman arrived home one afternoon to find two people running out the back door of her home, carrying stolen…

Powell Butte man cited in pickup-bike crash

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Oregon State Police said Thursday they have cited a Powell Butte man following an investigation into an Aug. 12th serious…

Surgery on wounded Klamath County deputy delayed

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PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Doctors have decided to wait a day before operating on the Klamath County sheriff's deputy who was…

U.S. begins airdrops to town ringed by ISIS

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The United States carried out humanitarian airdrops to the Iraqi town of Amerli, where…

EU leader: New sanctions to be proposed

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A top European Union official said Saturday that new sanctions will be proposed within a week against Russia over its…

London busy after UK raises threat level

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The United Kingdom may have raised its terror threat level, but the streets of London don't appear to be fazed.

Lesotho Prime Minister alleges coup attempt

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An attempted military coup took place in the remote and mountainous nation of Lesotho on Saturday, Prime Minister Thomas…

Rams waive openly gay player Michael Sam

Michael Sam, NFL preseason debut

The St. Louis Rams announced Saturday that Michael Sam, who made history as the first openly gay player to be drafted into…

Police: Missing UK boy found in Spain

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A 5-year-old boy with a brain tumor who was removed from a British hospital, starting an intense international search, has…

Pakistan PM won't resign amid protests

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Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is vowing to stay put despite protests against his government that have enveloped the…

U.N. peacekeepers under fire on Golan Heights

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United Nations peacekeepers were attacked on the Golan Heights on Saturday, even as U.N. officials said they were working to…

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5 things to know about Oregon's 2014 elections

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SALEM, Ore. (AP) — By the time Oregonians cast their ballots, the issues and candidates will be well-known. Gov. John…

As campaigns heat up, what to make of the ads?

Finding the facts amid campaign ads

With election season right around the corner, already in full swing are those political ads -- and sometimes the special…

Timber co. donors boost Richardson campaign

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SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Large contributions from timber company executives helped state Rep. Dennis Richardson improve his…

No Oregon ballot measures get GOP support

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SALEM, Ore. (AP) — The Oregon Republican Party is not recommending a "yes" vote on any of the seven measures on the ballot…

Madras 'drug summit' plans spark controversy

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What was meant to be an educational conference on marijuana, alcohol and other drugs in Madras in turning into a big…

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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.

Pay it Forward: Ken's Bikes

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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 on Tuesday surprised Ken Cardwell of Redmond, who rebuilds and restores bikes to donate to those in need.

Pay it Forward: A Redmond girl's lasting legacy

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In this month's Pay it Forward, we're honoring the memory of one very special Redmond girl after she lost her battle to leukemia in October.

Pay it Forward: Ochoco Elem. library needs books

Pay it Forward Ochoco Elem Library gets boost

Students at Ochoco Elementary spend time every day reading in the library. But what do the kids do when some of the shelves are bare and the books are outdated? In this segment of Pay it Forward, we help give the Mustangs a little library makeover.

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4 reasons why you shouldn't fear September

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September has historically been the worst month for the market.

Execs on trial for tainted peanut butter

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It was in a bland, windowless third-floor courtroom here that Jeff Almer first locked eyes with the man he holds…

The Coolest Kickstarter ever raises over $13 million

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The Coolest Cooler (yes, a cooler) raised $13.3 million in its 52-day run. The previous record holder, the Pebble…

A&E deal would price Vice at $2.5 billion

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For Vice, it's finally paying off to cover the edgy news no one else will touch -- big time.

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McCartney appeals to Scotland to stay in UK

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Beatles star Paul McCartney became the latest high-profile figure to sign a letter calling on Scottish voters to choose to…

Arguments wrap trial of former Gov. McDonnell

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Closing arguments concluded Friday in the trial of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife Maureen. The two are…

Rand Paul defends remarks about Clinton

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Sen. Rand Paul on Friday defended his criticism of Hillary Clinton over the 2012 attack against a U.S. consulate in Benghazi…

Mitch McConnell's campaign manager steps down

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A little more than two months before Election Day, Sen. Mitch McConnell's campaign manager, Jesse Benton, stepped down…

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3 Baker Co. residents likely had West Nile

Deschutes County warns of West Nile virus risk

BAKER CITY, Ore. (AP) — Health officials say three Baker County residents were likely infected with West Nile virus this…

Execs on trial for tainted peanut butter

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It was in a bland, windowless third-floor courtroom here that Jeff Almer first locked eyes with the man he holds…

Why painkiller addicts turn to heroin

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The face of heroin abuse in America is changing.

Senegal confirms first Ebola case

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The West African country of Senegal has confirmed its first Ebola case one week after closing its border with Guinea over…

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Feral cat forces elementary school to close

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A feral cat that's terrorizing students has forced an elementary school in Maryland to close.

Doctors: School start times unhealthy for students

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If you think school starts too early, you aren't the only one.

Avoid the 'back-to-school plague'

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On average, elementary school children get eight to 12 colds or cases of the flu each school year, according to the CDC.…

Founder of University of Phoenix, 93, dies

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The founder of the University of Phoenix, Dr. John G. Sperling, has died, according to a statement posted on the Apollo…

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Mercedes asks Twitter to solve driver rivalry

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Mercedes' Formula One team is facing a million dollar question -- and it has decided to ask the audience.

Slow Comcast speeds were costing Netflix customers

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Why did Netflix pay Comcast to stream its videos faster? Because Netflix was losing customers.

Google reveals secret drone delivery tests

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Amazon is trying it. UPS has considered it. Ice fishermen in Minnesota used it to get beer. Yelp created one just for…

8 must-have travel apps

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Whether you've got wanderlust or an airline grievance, here are some apps to pack onto your phone.

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Mexico puts out the welcome mat for Big Oil

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Mexico's landmark energy reform -- so long in the making -- is starting to take shape.

On Monday, President Enrique Pena…

Gulf 'dead zone' is the size of Connecticut

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The Gulf of Mexico has a "dead zone" the size of the state of Connecticut.

Golfing green: Bend course goes electric

Golf course goes electric

One Bend golf course has made some new improvements to make golfing more enjoyable, putting "green" vehicles on the greens.

Bend could join 'carbon neutral' effort

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Is carbon neutrality a possibility in Bend? A visiting California city's mayor thinks it is -- his city is closing in on…

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Rams waive openly gay player Michael Sam

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The St. Louis Rams announced Saturday that Michael Sam, who made history as the first openly gay player to be drafted into…

College-athlete pay case nearly didn't happen

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College football is changing. About half of the players who put on pads and helmets this weekend will have the opportunity…

Tony Stewart: Racing will help me get through

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Tony Stewart says he took the last three weekends off to respect the family of the driver that his race car struck and…

U.S Open: Venus Williams loses epic encounter

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Venus Williams was the first former champion to fall on Friday at the U.S. Open.

The American lost an epic encounter with…

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Crook County eyes new rules after dog bites girl

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The case of 6-year old Kaylee, who got attacked by a dog at the Ochooco Reservoir in July, shook Crook County -- and now,…

Feral cat forces elementary school to close

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A feral cat that's terrorizing students has forced an elementary school in Maryland to close.

Pit bull saves Ore. boy from bees

Pit bull saves boy from bees

An Oregon City family is calling their pit bull a hero for saving their son from a swarm of bees.

Police recover stolen dog in drug, weapons bust

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It wasn't a typical stolen goods recovery for police.

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Corvette museum won't keep sinkhole after all

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The virtual cathedral for one of America's most revered cars will reluctantly fill a monster sinkhole that brought it both…

Tesla expands in China, stock at all-time high

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Tesla shares hit an all-time high Friday after the electric carmaker announced plans to build 400 charging points in China.

America's cheapest gas is in this town

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You think the gas near you is getting cheaper? Try filling up in the South Carolina city of Rock Hill.

Spider webs cause car recall again

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Apparently spiders like Japanese cars a little too much. Suzuki became the fourth Japanese automaker forced to recall cars…

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McCartney appeals to Scotland to stay in UK

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Beatles star Paul McCartney became the latest high-profile figure to sign a letter calling on Scottish voters to choose to…

Daughter: Joan Rivers' condition 'serious'

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Comedian Joan Rivers is "resting comfortably" in a New York hospital after apparently suffering cardiac and respiratory…

Summer movies 2014: 5 things we learned

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Was it the end of the world at the summer box office?

There certainly was plenty of destruction to go around. Not only were…

Chelsea Clinton is leaving NBC

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Chelsea Clinton, who joined NBC as a special correspondent in 2011, is stepping down from the news network.

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In theaters: September movie releases

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Find out what movies are coming to a theater near you in September.

Actors who direct

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Some actors like to work in front of and behind the cameras. Take a look at some actors who have tried their hand at…

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Sometimes talent runs in the family. Take a look at some movie star siblings here.

Actors who make us laugh

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As Melissa McCarthy celebrates her birthday, take a look at some of the best comedy actors and actresses of all time.

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99 cans of beer in a pack

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Texas brewery Austin Beerworks is doing its part to "keep Austin weird" by releasing the first 99-pack of beer to consumers.

Feral cat forces elementary school to close

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A feral cat that's terrorizing students has forced an elementary school in Maryland to close.

PD: Mom hung up on missing child call to strip

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A Florida mother is accused of hanging up on a phone call with police about her missing daughter because she had to go on…

The people who create their own 'countries'

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Scotland will next month decide in a referendum whether it wants to go it alone as an independent country and split away…

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15 hurt in Chicago O'Hare bus crash

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A shuttle bus crashed Friday morning at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport, injuring 15 people, police said, and…

Airlines saving lives with trashed leather

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Aviation isn't known as the most eco-friendly industry. Carbon emissions aside, running an airline produces an incredible…

8 must-have travel apps

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Whether you've got wanderlust or an airline grievance, here are some apps to pack onto your phone.

Malaysia Airlines slashes 6,000 jobs in major restructuring

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Malaysia Airlines has cut 6,000 jobs as part of a wide-ranging overhaul that follows the loss of two aircraft earlier this…

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New York City aims to slim down Happy Meals

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New York City wants to put the Happy Meal on a diet.

Twinkie bakery to close, putting 400 out of work

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Just 13 months after Twinkies made their celebrated comeback to store shelves, one of the four bakeries that make the…

Eat your selfie on a Middleton marshmallow

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Move over Kate Middleton! Younger brother James Middleton is stealing the spotlight with his candy business that prints…

'Pink slime' is back and headed for your burger

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The maker of the beef filler dubbed "pink slime" by critics is reopening a plant that it shut in the face of bad publicity…

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New wildfire burns 1,200 acres near Monument

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A new wildfire spotted Friday afternoon has burned 1,200 to 1,500 acres nine miles south of the Grant County community of Monument, the Oregon Department of Forestry reported.

Deception Complex Fire sends smoke into C.O.

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The Deception Complex of wildfires burning nearly 100 miles southwest of Bend is only expected to get bigger Thursday night and likely will send more smoke into Central Oregon.

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After a fairly calm few weeks on the wildfire front for Central Oregon, thousands of residents were alarmed to see a massive cloud of smoke blowing into the region late Wednesday -- but as it turns out, it was from the Deception Fire burning fiercely about 70 miles to the southwest on the Willamette National Forest.

Oregon hunters warned: Beware of fire danger

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With wildfire danger still high and hunting season looming (deer and elk archery seasons kick off Saturday, the message from state forestry officials is clear: “Be part of the solution, not the problem.”

Oregon wildfire season fading? Not so fast

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Dry lightning potential may fade as fall approaches, but human-caused fires still threaten as dry conditions continue over much of Oregon, the state Department of Forestry warned Monday.

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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.

How to plan a successful canoe trip

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Going on a canoe trip can be a great summer getaway. Before you head out take a look at these tips for a successful trip.

Tips for biking to work

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Biking to work is a great way to get to work, benefit the environment, and get you outside before you start your work day.

How to prevent overheating while rock climbing in the summer

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Rock climbing can be a great summer activity. Follow these tips to make sure you stay hydrated during your climb.

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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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To fight childhood obesity it's important for kids to be involved in sports. But occasionally, kids might lose interest and want to quit. See tips here on how to keep your kids in sports.

Back to school: Healthy lunch line, after-school snacks

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As kids prepare to head back to school, take a look at some healthy snack options.

Nutrition for kids: Guidelines for a healthy diet

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Find out what foods you should be feeding your kids, as well as what nutrients -- and what amounts -- kids should be getting at various ages.

Stay safe in sun by knowing the best sunscreen options

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To keep your family safe in the sun this summer take a look at these tips from the experts on how to properly use sunscreen.

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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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