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Motorcyclist seriously injured, cited in Powell Butte Hwy. crash

A Prineville man seriously injured when he crashed his motorcycle on the Powell Butte Highway east of Bend Saturday night was cited at the hospital on DUII and reckless driving charges, Deschutes County sheriff’s deputies said.

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Injured Portland hiker rescued at Smith Rock

A Portland woman slipped and was injured on a trail at Smith Rock Saturday, prompting a rescue effort that involved Deschutes County Sheriff’s Search and Rescue and Redmond Fire paramedics.

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More campaign signs stolen, vandalized in Crook County

Amid a crowded Crook County primary election ballot, there has been more campaign sign vandalism in recent days, a candidate and police confirmed Saturday.

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Ringling Bros. elephants to perform in last show

After years of giant tricks and synchronized dances, the elephants at Ringling Bros. will perform in one final act Sunday.

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5 well-known politicians compete for secretary of state

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — In a solidly blue state that hasn't elected a Republican to a statewide office since 2002, the only major partisan race this year that doesn't have political observers yawning is for Oregon secretary of state.

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Prescribed burns near Bend, Sisters this weekend

If weather conditions remain favorable, the Deschutes National Forest has several prescribed burns planned for the weekend.

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Investigators seek cause of Portland homeless camp fire

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Investigators are searching for the cause of a Saturday morning fire at a Portland homeless camp.

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Aloha woman gives birth in car on way to hospital

ALOHA, Ore. (AP) — An Aloha woman is recovering after her son couldn't wait for a scheduled C-section to be born.

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Man charged after 30 guns disappear in Gresham

GRESHAM, Ore. (AP) — Authorities say a convicted felon has been charged in federal court with unlawful possession of a firearm after 30 guns were stolen from a Gresham home.

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Blast hits near police headquarters in Turkey

A blast in front of a police headquarters killed one officer and left 13 people injured in southeastern Turkey, state media reported.

The explosion hit Sunday morning near the station in the city of Gaziantep, according to Anadolu news agency.


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What is May Day, anyway?

To most people in the Northern Hemisphere, May Day conjures images of brightly colored twirling ribbons and promises of warm days ahead.

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Report: Deschutes County home prices up 9 percent in year

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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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