Crook County Sheriff Jim Hensley retiring

Crook County Sheriff Jim Hensley announced Monday he will retire at the end of the year, after more than 33 years with law enforcement in the county, the last five as sheriff.


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Crook County Sheriff Jim Hensley retiring

Crook County Sheriff Jim Hensley announced Monday he will retire at the end of the year, after more than 33 years with law enforcement in the county, the last five as sheriff.

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Bad weather suspends recovery of Mt. Jefferson climber's body

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Authorities say efforts to recover the body of a climber who died after falling into a crevasse have been temporarily halted because of severe weather on Mt. Jefferson.

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Boiler issue closes Sisters Elementary; other schools open

A broken boiler prompted closure of Sisters Elementary School on Monday, but no other school closures or delays were reported as slick roads linger from last week's major snowstorm.


Prineville PD release new release photo, scour tips in gas station holdup

A gunman held up the Chevron gas station-convenience store in downtown Prineville early Sunday morning and fled with an undisclosed amount of cash, police said. Officers released two security-camera images in hopes the public can help them identify and arrest the suspect.

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Deschutes County Sheriff's Office

Ten injured in Highway 97 crash north of Bend

Ten people were taken to two hospitals with serious to minor injuries after a nearly head-on crash on Highway 97 north of Bend Sunday afternoon, just one of a large string of crashes around the region that officials said serve as a reminder to slow down on the still-slick streets.

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Chicago cop who shot teen posts bond

Jason Van Dyke, the Chicago police officer charged with murder in the shooting death of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald, posted bond Monday, authorities said.

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Bend residents turn out for Climate Change March

Over 2,000 events worldwide were held on Sunday, including one in Bend, with one message for global leaders, to cut back on fossil fuel by thinking green.

I-5 at Roseburg freezing rain

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Freezing rain hinders I-5 travel near Roseburg

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Oregon State Police say freezing rain has caused multiple crashes on Interstate 5.

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Schools prepare for parents to opt out of state tests

BEND, Ore. (AP) — Oregon school officials are preparing for a new law that will allow parents to opt their children out of taking standardized state tests.

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Klamath Falls geothermal company files for bankruptcy

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. (AP) — A Klamath Falls geothermal company has filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy after building wells in the Olene area in recent years.

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GOP not ready for shutdown over Planned Parenthood

House conservatives have spent much of the past three months attempting to force a vote to strip taxpayer funding for Planned Parenthood.

But key Republicans aren't ready to force a government shutdown over it.

After the shooting at a Colorado Planned...

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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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