Redmond man arrested in N. Calif. in Bend woman's killing

A Redmond man was charged with murder Tuesday in the case of a Bend woman whose weekend disappearance prompted a widespread search. Authorities also said a body was found but that have not yet confirmed it is that of Kaylee Sawyer, 23.; court document reveals what Edwin Lara says happened.


NewsChannel 21 and FOX Central Oregon Contests

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Contest Winners

2016 Dad & Me Photo Contest


winners Congratulations to our three winners - Warren Wells, Bruce Kiefer and Clayton Bowland! Thank you to La-Z-Boy Furniture Galleries, Meadow Lakes Golf Course and Co-Energy Propane for the great prizes for these three amazing dads!

Mother's Day 2016


Ginger Buck is the proud mom, nominated by her son, to win our 2016 Mother’s Day Giveaway. Ginger won a $350 prize package that included a gift certificate to DermaSpa at Bend Dermatology.

Central Oregon Sportsmen Show Fishing with Dan


John Tripple won a guided fishing trip!

Fox Central Oregon Idol Contest


Kaitlin Khan won a trip for two to the American Idol season Finale!

2016 Ultimate Couple Valentine’s Photo Sweepstakes Winner


Ginni Candelaria won a prize package from FivePine Lodge in Sisters valued at more than $700!