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Motorcyclist killed in Bend Parkway on-ramp crash

A motorcyclist was killed in a crash also involving a car and a bicycle on a Bend Parkway on-ramp Saturday night that sent another person to the hospital, police said.

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Alaska biplane pilot killed in Madras air show crash

A skilled aerobatic pilot from Anchorage, Alaska died when his biplane crashed during an initial loop shortly after takeoff at the Aishow of the Cascades at Madras Airport on Saturday afternoon, Jefferson County Sheriff Jim Adkins confirmed.

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Wildfire evacuations lifted at Eagle Crest Resort

Ten homes and dozens of condos at Eagle Crest Resort west of Redmond were evacuated Saturday afternoon due to a wildfire that broke out in the Deschutes River Canyon near Cline Falls State Park. By nightfall, homes on just one street were under reduced pre-evacuation notice.

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Fire destroys home in northwest Bend

A house fire on Bend's Awbrey Butte Saturday afternoon sent up a smoke column visible across the area, amid reports neighbors with garden hoses helped firefighters in the attack.

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Crews make progress on fires near Madras, Terrebonne

Central Oregon firefighters were still busy tackling a pair of blazes Saturday near Madras and Terrebonne, having worked through the night to shore up containment lines before another warm late-August weekend.

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Syria barrel bomb attack: At least 16 killed at wake

At least 16 people died when two barrel bombs struck as mourners attended a wake for children killed in a separate barrel bombing in Aleppo, a Syrian monitoring group said..

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Missing Sisters woman found in good shape at Govt. Camp

An 84-year-old Sisters adult foster care resident who took one of her caregiver’s cars overnight, sparking a widespread search, was found later Saturday morning in good shape, more than 100 miles away, on Highway 26 naer Government Camp.

Judge quashes Ryan Bundy's subpoena of Oregon governor

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A judge has quashed a subpoena that sought Gov. Kate Brown's testimony at Oregon standoff defendant Ryan Bundy's criminal trial in September.

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Hash oil explosion sends Medford man to hospital, destroys home

MEDFORD, Ore. (AP) — A hash oil explosion has sent a man to the hospital and destroyed a house and garage.

Former student convicted in university break-ins, sex abuse

CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — A former Oregon State University student will spend up to five years in prison after his conviction on charges related to campus-area break-ins.

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San Diego Border Patrol seizes $3 million

Border Patrol agents in California hit a jackpot this week in terms of cash seizures: $3 million.

For the agency that deals with border security, it was a major intercept of smuggled cash. The Border Patrol noted most of its past seizures have been in...

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