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Oregon immigrants, activists celebrate Obama plan

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Tens of thousands of immigrants who lack legal status and reside in Oregon could be eligible for protection from deportation and a federal permit to work legally under a plan announced by President Barack Obama.

Affordable housing crisis remains in Bend

Bend's affordable housing squeeze 'abysmal'

Affordable housing is one of the High Desert's most pressing problems. The group Bend 2030 released a survey on Wednesday with sobering results.


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Bremont changes plea on chase, ID theft charges

 A former Redmond principal scheduled to go to trial Thursday on charges including eluding police instead appeared in court to enter a conditional guilty plea called an Alford plea.

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Mt. Bachelor announces limited opening Monday

With about a foot and a half of snow on the slopes and more on the way, Mt. Bachelor announced Thursday afternoon that it will open on a limited basis with a terrain park and the Nordic Center on Monday. It expects more snow and full operations in time for the Thanksgiving weekend crowds.

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Ex-beauty queen from Redmond arrested in drug raid

A 23-year-old who lived in Redmond and won the Miss Teen Oregon-World competition five years ago was arrested Wednesday when Keizer police conducted two raids as part of a long-running drug investigation.

Rony joins Bend police K-9 team

Meet 'Rony,' the newest Bend police K-9

The Bend Police Department offered a public introduction Wednesday to its newest member of the force: Rony, a canine who hopes to follow in the successful hard-working footsteps of retiring Zlatan

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Oregon GMO measure may be headed for recount

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon ballot measure that would require labels for genetically engineered foods may be heading for an automatic recount.


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Mental health evaluation in Oregon bridge death

NEWPORT, Ore. (AP) — A woman accused of throwing her 6-year-old autistic son off a bridge on the Oregon coast earlier this month will undergo a mental health evaluation at the state mental hospital.

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Crater Lake Natl. Park proposes entrance fees hike

Crater Lake National Park officials said Thursday they are considering increases in entrance fees based on new standards being implemented for national parks across the country.

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Your photos: A 'Snow-vember' to remember

What a week! From several inches to two feet of snow, then freezing rain, plus frigid temperatures that broke some records, it's been a 'Snow-vember' to remember. Here are some photos you shared - feel free to share 1-2 of yours with us at stories@ktvz.com.

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