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NE Bend assault leads to stabbing, 3 arrests

Police said Saturday they had sorted out a Friday night altercation in which two people were stabbed and another punched in the face and head. Three Bend men were arrested on assault and menacing charges – but police say another man stabbed two suspects, defending his family from an unprovoked assault.


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SE Bend dispute sparks standoff, two arrests

The aftermath of a domestic dispute at a southeast Bend home led to concerns of a possible kidnapping, standoff and call-out of the region’s SWAT team early Saturday. But officers said crisis negotiators convinced two Bend residents to come out, and both were arrested.

Something in the water

300 in Powell Butte under boil-water notice

Avion Water has issued a boil-water notice for its Red Cloud Ranch customers in Powell Butte for nearly a week, and it could be another week until the all-clear is given.

Highland Games hit Prineville festival

Highland Games come to Prineville

Saturday brought the second annual Pioneer Summer Fest in Prineville, and this year they added something different -- the Highland Games.

Beach girl memrorial Wayne Havrelly KGW

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Beach memorial for girl, 9, killed in sand collapse

A small memorial was growing Saturday for a 9-year-old Sandy girl who died after a hole she was digging on a Lincoln City beach collapsed.

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Developer seeks changes for C.O. wind farm

THE DALLES, Ore. (AP) — Developers seeking to build the Summit Ridge Wind Farm near The Dalles are asking to shrink and delay their project.

Obama statement on ISIS and Ukraine

REUTERS/Larry Downing

U.S. begins airdrops to town ringed by ISIS

The United States says it has carried out airstrikes and dropped humanitarian aid in the Iraqi town of Amerli to protect an ethnic minority that one official says faces the threat of an "imminent massacre."

The town of Amerli, which has been besieged...

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Police seek boyfriend in Hillsboro stabbing death

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Hillsboro police are looking for the boyfriend of a woman who was found stabbed to death in an apartment on Friday.

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Bicyclist killed in crash near Rainier

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Authorities say a bicyclist has been killed in a hit-and-run crash along Highway 30 west of Rainier.

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Man fatally shot in Eugene neighborhood

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Police say one man died and another was taken into custody after gunfire in the Santa Clara neighborhood of Eugene.

Deschutes County warns of West Nile virus risk

3 Baker Co. residents likely had West Nile

BAKER CITY, Ore. (AP) — Health officials say three Baker County residents were likely infected with West Nile virus this summer.


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McCartney appeals to Scotland to stay in UK

Paul McCartney

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Beatles star Paul McCartney became the latest high-profile figure to sign a letter calling on Scottish voters to choose to remain part of the United Kingdom in a vote on independence next month.

Other famous signatories to the so-called "Letter to Sco...

Daughter: Joan Rivers' condition 'serious'

Joan Rivers

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Comedian Joan Rivers is "resting comfortably" in a New York hospital after apparently suffering cardiac and respiratory arrest during a procedure at a medical clinic Thursday.

Her daughter, Melissa Rivers, issued a statement on Friday.

"My mother would...

Summer movies 2014: 5 things we learned

Zoe Saldana Guardians of the Galaxy

REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

Was it the end of the world at the summer box office?

There certainly was plenty of destruction to go around. Not only were several cities destroyed, including San Francisco ("Godzilla") and Chicago ("Transformers: Age of Extinction"), there was also ...

Chelsea Clinton is leaving NBC

Chelsea Clinton

Peter Kramer/NBC

Chelsea Clinton, who joined NBC as a special correspondent in 2011, is stepping down from the news network.

Kendall Jenner drops her famous last name

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Add Kendall Jenner to the long list of celebrities who are too big for two names.


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