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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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La Pine-area woman cited on arson charges

Oregon State Police cited a La Pine-area woman on first-degree arson charges Thursday evening after responding to reports of several small fires in Sun Forest Estates, off Highway 31 in north Klamath County.

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Girl, 9, dies, was trapped in sand at Oregon beach

LINCOLN CITY, Ore. (AP) — Police in the coastal town of Lincoln City say a 9-year-old girl trapped when a sand hole collapsed on her has died.

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Wounded Klamath deputy undergoes surgery

The Klamath County sheriff says a deputy shot during a traffic stop has undergone successful surgery to have a bullet removed from his head.

Report: Oregon prison spending No. 2 in nation

DA: NE Oregon prison guard shoots, kills inmate

PENDLETON, Ore. (AP) — An inmate at the state prison in Pendleton has been shot and killed by a guard while fighting in the yard.

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New wildfire burns 1,200 acres near Monument

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.

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5 things to know about Oregon's 2014 elections

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — By the time Oregonians cast their ballots, the issues and candidates will be well-known. Gov. John Kitzhaber's cowboy boots and Senate candidate Monica Wehby's surgeon scrubs will be all over television. But here are five things you might now know about the upcoming election:

Pro-Russian separatist in Ukraine

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Ukraine situation 'has worsened considerably'

As concern over Russia's actions in Ukraine grows, European leaders are meeting Saturday in Belgium to discuss possible new sanctions against Moscow.

The situation in Ukraine "has worsened considerably" European Commission President Jose Manuel Barros...

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Judge OKs Portland police use-of-force reforms

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A federal judge has accepted the settlement between the U.S. Department of Justice and the city of Portland on reforms intended to improve the way police deal with the mentally ill.

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Woman found dead in Hillsboro apartment

HILLSBORO, Ore. (AP) — Police responding Friday to a report of a stabbing found a woman dead in an apartment in the Portland suburb of Hillsboro.

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Summer tragedy: Bend man drowns in Reynolds Pond

Bend man drowns in pond

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,…

Pair arrested in Redmond quarry metal theft

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Two men who allegedly broke into a Redmond rock quarry to steal metal were caught in the act and arrested late Wednesday…

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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…

Report: ISIS selling Yazidi women in Syria

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It took U.S. airstrikes against ISIS positions, airlifts of U.S. and international aid, and rescue efforts by Kurdish…

Police: Missing UK boy might be in Spain

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A 5-year-old surgery patient whose parents allegedly removed him prematurely from a British hospital -- now the subject of…

Lesotho Prime Minister alleges coup attempt

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An attempted military coup took place in Lesotho Saturday, the country's Prime Minister, Thomas Thabane, said in an…

Ukraine situation 'has worsened considerably'

Pro-Russian separatist in Ukraine

As concern over Russia's actions in Ukraine grows, European leaders are meeting Saturday in Belgium to discuss possible new…

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…

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…

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…

Nicaragua: 20 trapped miners freed

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Rescuers freed 20 workers from a mine in Nicaragua late Friday, dozens of hours after it collapsed and buried them…

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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

Pay it Forward A young girl s legacy

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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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…

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.

The Coolest Kickstarter ever raises over $13 million

Coolest Kickstarter

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

Wall Street bets on prison growth from border crisis

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There's a crisis on the U.S.-Mexico border, and Wall Street is betting that it will result in a boom for private prisons.

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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…

5 U.S. leaders and words that tripped them up

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Speaking off the cuff is always a bit of a tightrope act for the occupant of the nation's highest office, and even more so…

Xi Jinping: Following Deng Xiaoping

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The 110th birthday of former Chinese leader Deng Xiaoping was celebrated on August 22 with an exhibition, a television…

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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…

300 in Powell Butte under boil-water notice

Something in the water

Avion Water has issued a boil-water notice for its Red Cloud Ranch customers in Powell Butte for nearly a week, and it…

Ebola cases accelerating, officials say

Doctors Without Borders, Liberia, Ebola outbreak

The Ebola outbreak "continues to accelerate" in West Africa and has killed 1,552 people, the World Health Organization said…

Experimental Ebola vaccine trial starts soon

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A highly anticipated test of an experimental Ebola vaccine will begin next week at the National Institutes of Health, amid…

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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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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…

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…

Drivers standing behind Stewart

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Tony Stewart returned to racing Friday, and most of his peers were beyond pleased to welcome him back.

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.

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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

Feral, stray cat

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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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…

GM's compensation fund gets 100th death claim

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General Motors executives have said the company would "do the right thing" for victims of its massive recall, and so far,…

Highway with the top speed limit is ...

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As America gets ready to head out on the highway next weekend for Labor Day, it might be a good thing to remember those…

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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…

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…

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.

Kendall Jenner drops her famous last name

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Add Kendall Jenner to the long list of celebrities who are too big for two names.

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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…

Movie star siblings

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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

Planes get a second life

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

8 must-have travel apps

Holiday apps

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.

Keeping kids in sports

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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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Running with the dogs

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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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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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