Snowstorm hits region; COCC, OSU-C closing early

The first big snowstorm of the season dropped a few to several inches of snow across the High Desert on Tuesday, causing crashes and slide-offs and prompting an early 3 p..m. closure of all Central Oregon Community College and OSU-Cascades campuses.


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Snowstorm hits region; COCC, OSU-C closing early

The first big snowstorm of the season dropped a few to several inches of snow across the High Desert on Tuesday, causing crashes and slide-offs and prompting an early 3 p..m. closure of all Central Oregon Community College and OSU-Cascades campuses.

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Redmond police ID victim in fatal car-pedestrian crash

A 65-year-old Redmond man who was struck and fatally injured by a car at a southwest Redmond intersection Monday evening was crossing the street against the pedestrian control “don’t walk” signal, police said Tuesday.

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Central Oregon's fall jobless rates on decline

After recent revisions, fall hiring across the High Desert was in line with normal seasonal ebbs and flows, while unemployment levels showed their first signs of improvement in over six months, the state Employment Department reported Tuesday.

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Deschutes planning body OKs marijuana-biz rules

After two long public hearings and nearly five hours of debate, the Deschutes County Planning Commission voted unanimously Monday night to send a set of recommendations to commissioners on regulating marijuana businesses in the county's unincorporated areas.

Roads ready for wintry holiday travel

C.O. roads prepped for wintry holiday travel

Sunshine, blue skies and temperatures in the 50s -- it didn't really feel like winter in Bend on Monday, but forecasters assured snow and ice are on their way. Areas of the High Desert are expected to get 2 to 5 inches of snow on Tuesday -- possibly more at higher elevations.

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Bend shelters expand for snowy days, cold nights

Overnight temperatures are forecast to drop into the single digits this Thanksgiving week, with snow as well. Those who sleep outdoors would experience the coldest temperatures so far this season.

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Flying from RDM over holidays? Show up 90 minutes early

With traffic through Redmond Airport expected to surge over the holidays, officials urged travelers Tuesday to arrive 90 minutes prior to the departure time of their scheduled flight.

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Housing advocates worry about rental fee abuse in Bend

BEND, Ore. (AP) — More landlords and property owners in Bend are participating in what housing advocates call "fee stacking," the process of collecting application fees from prospective renters even after a preferred tenant has been chosen.

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Ex-official: U.S. leadership needed in Syria

The Turkish downing of a Russian jet near the border with Syria on Tuesday underscores the need for increased American leadership in the Syrian war, according to Nicholas Burns, a U.S. career diplomat who served as under secretary of state.

World s oldest cat lives in Sisters

World's oldest cat enjoys life in Sisters

Cats seem to rule the world these days, or at least the Internet.  In Central Oregon, we have a famous feline in our own backyard that's making headlines.  This cat has seems to have found the litter box of youth and is becoming quite the cat-lebrity.

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Eugene council approves pilot program for homeless people

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — The Eugene City Council has approved a pilot program that allows homeless people to sleep overnight at approved sites.


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Adele's '25' breaks single week sales record


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Adele is breaking hearts and records.

The British artist's latest album "25" sold 2.43 million copies in a little over three days surpassing the single-week sales record of *NSYNC's "No Strings Attached" which sold 2.4 million copies in 2000.

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Google plants 'Star Wars' Easter egg

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Google "a long time ago in a galaxy far far away" from a Chrome browser, and you'll see one of the better jokes that Google has hidden in its search code.

'Lost in Space' getting a reboot on Netflix

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Dorothy's dress sells for $1.56 million at auction

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Dorothy, living on a Kansas farm in the 1930s, probably never would have imagined her dress traveling to Oz -- let alone New York, where decades later it would be valued at over $1 million.

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Does 'Game of Thrones' teaser reveal Jon Snow's fate?

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Heavy Snow
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  • Wind: 7 mph 11 kph at NNE
  • Humidity: 96%
  • Dew point: 28° F -2° C
  • Barometer: 29 inches millibars and rising
  • Sunrise: 7:11 AM PST
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