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Bend man drowns in pond

Summer tragedy: Bend man drowns in Reynolds Pond

Tragedy unfolded on a quiet summer afternoon at Reynolds Pond east of Bend Thursday as divers searched for and located the body of a 66-year-old Bend man who drowned while swimming at the popular recreation spot south of Alfalfa.

Hwy. 126 bicycle crash

Oregon State Police

Powell Butte man cited in pickup-bike crash

Oregon State Police said Thursday they have cited a Powell Butte man following an investigation into an Aug. 12th serious injury bicycle-pickup crash along Hwy. 126 east of Powell Butte that put a global fund-raising cyclist in the hospital for several days.

Deception fire

Deception Complex Fire sends smoke into C.O.

The Deception Complex of wildfires burning nearly 100 miles southwest of Bend is only expected to get bigger Thursday night and likely will send more smoke into Central Oregon.

Boys and Girls Clubs of Redmond/Terrebonne

Redmond-Terrebonne Boys-Girls Clubs to close

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Redmond/Terrebonne have announced that the opening of new programming in the clubs will be delayed until October 6th due to insufficient funding.

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Crook County eyes new rules after dog bites girl

The case of 6-year old Kaylee, who got attacked by a dog at the Ochooco Reservoir in July, shook Crook County -- and now, some changes in the law are being considered.


Deschutes County Jail

Pair arrested in Redmond quarry metal theft

Two men who allegedly broke into a Redmond rock quarry to steal metal were caught in the act and arrested late Wednesday night, but it took a police dog’s bite to get a hiding suspect into custody, Deschutes County sheriff’s deputies said.


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NE Bend burglary suspect caught; 2nd sought

A northeast Bend woman arrived home one afternoon to find two people running out the back door of her home, carrying stolen items, leading to the arrest of a transient and recovery of some items taken from that home and another residence, police said Thursday. The second suspect has not been identified.


Deschutes County Jail

Store video leads to Bend burglary, theft arrest

A Bend sporting goods store’s surveillance video helped police identify and arrest a suspect in last week's theft of a purse from a car parked in the garage of a northwest Bend home, police said Thursday.

Mount Bachelor ticket prices released

Mt. Bachelor sets 2014-15 season pass prices

Mt. Bachelor announced Thursday season pass pricing for the upcoming 2014-2015 ski and snowboard season, and also announced several new “perks” of pass ownership.

Weber Parkerson Jeep Cherokee

Oregon State Police, Klamath Co. Sheriff's Office

Surgery on wounded Klamath County deputy delayed

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Doctors have decided to wait a day before operating on the Klamath County sheriff's deputy who was shot in the face during a traffic stop involving a Jeep Cherokee.


Larry Downing/Reuters

Uproar over Obama's no Syria strategy comment

When is a strategy not a strategy? When it's a political football. President Barack Obama has ignited fresh conservative criticism by saying "we don't have a strategy yet" for airstrikes against ISIS targets in Syria.


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WWE legend Jake 'The Snake' Roberts hospitalized

Jake 'The Snake' Roberts

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WWE legend Jake "The Snake" Roberts is hospitalized in intensive care with double pneumonia.

'Star Wars VII' filming again after Ford hurt

Fred Prouser/Reuters

It appears the force may be back with Harrison Ford. According to The Hollywood Reporter, filming has resumed for "Star Wars: Episode VII" in the wake of Ford's on-set injury.

Kendall Jenner drops her famous last name

Kendall Jenner blurb

Kevork Djansezian/Reuters

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

Daughter: Joan Rivers 'resting comfortably'

Joan Rivers

Trae Patton/Turner Entertainment

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.

Miley Cyrus' VMA date turns himself in

Mario Anzuoni/Reuters

A homeless man who attended the MTV Video Music Awards with Miley Cyrus has turned himself in to police, authorities said.


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