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Oregon police officer killed in shooting

A police officer in Seaside, Oregon, was killed in the line of duty Friday night, according to the Seaside Police Department.

The officer was serving a warrant in downtown Seaside when he was fired upon, city spokesman John Rahl said.

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Autopsy planned for man's body found in Deschutes River

A body found in the Deschutes River near downtown Bend likely will take at least a week to identify, police said Friday. A weekend autopsy is planned on the remains, spotted by workers Thursday afternoon near the Newport Avenue bridge and dam.

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Two drug raids. seven arrests at NW Redmond mobile home park

Seven Redmond residents, including a 17-year-old girl, were arrested in a drug raid early Friday at a northwest Redmond mobile home park, police said. It was the second such raid in the same park to turn up heroin and methamphetamine in five days, though authorities said the two cases were unrelated.

Three-tier minimum wage hike gains momentum in Legislature

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — A handful of state senators handed down their first decision on raising Oregon's minimum wage on Friday by narrowly favoring a bill that would increase wages in a three-tiered system.

Van hits deer burns on Hwy 97

Van hits deer, bursts into flames on Highway 97

A catering van burst into flames shortly after hitting a deer on Highway 97 near Deschutes Junction north of Bend on Friday, but the driver got out and was uninjured, officials said.

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Mourners fill pews for LaVoy Finicum funeral

Soft music played as hundreds of people from across the country crowded into a Mormon church in a small Utah town for Friday's funeral for the spokesman for the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge armed standoff.

Old bridge torn down over the years

Archie Briggs not only C.O. bridge falling short

The city of Bend has placed signs to warn commercial truck drivers of the new, lower weight limits on the Archie Briggs Road bridge over the Deschutes River for some heavy vehicles.

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State orders halt to sale of pesticide used on cannabis plants

The Oregon Department of Agriculture said Friday it has ordered a halt of sale and the removal of the pesticide product Guardian, which is labeled for use on ornamental, food, and feed crops for mite control but also used by cannabis growers.

Camp FIre Teens grant birthday wishes

C.O. Camp Fire Teens hold birthday parties for needy kids

Five middle school girls are making a big difference in the lives of some kids.
Members of Camp Fire Central Oregon’s Teens In Action program were in downtown Bend Friday, raising money for a cause that may not have crossed your mind.

Shevlin Park thinning

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Shevlin Park fuels reduction project planned

Starting next Tuesday, the Bend Park and Recreation District will be implementing a wildfire fuels reduction project on 37 acres in Shevlin Park west of Bend.

2 planes possibly collided

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2 aircraft go down off Los Angeles coast

Two planes went down off the coast of Los Angeles on Friday in what could have been an in-flight collision, the Coast Guard said.

Though authorities have not been able to confirm the two crashed, a local fisherman reported a downed aircraft to the Coa...

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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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