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Bend man found guilty of Murder

Bend man's murder sentencing postponed

A Bend man convicted of murder by a jury last month now will be waiting until next month to be sentenced, as a result of a delay sought by his defense lawyers.

Submerged ATV pulled from Deschutes River

Deschutes County Sheriff's Office

Sunken ATV pulled from Deschutes River

The owners have yet to be found, but an ATV that was driven into the Deschutes River and sank was recovered Friday from the swift-running water south of Sunriver by Deschutes County sheriff’s marine deputies and a search-and-rescue dive team.

Bend fire danger labeled extreme

Bend Fire & Rescue

Central Oregon fire danger level hits 'extreme'

The city of Bend, Deschutes County Rural Fire Protection District #2 and Oregon Department of Forestry-protected lands in Deschutes, Crook and Jefferson counties have now entered into Extreme Fire Danger status, officials said Friday.

A C sales rise with temps

Air conditioners in hot demand as temps rise

As temperatures continue to rise, air conditioning units are in hot demand, keeping AC technicians very busy on the High Desert.

Sisters ready for quilt crowds

Sisters gears up for busiest weekend of year

It's a busy weekend ahead for Sisters, bringing quilt lovers from all over the world together.

Asian Middle East students visit Bend

Future global leaders take lessons from Bend

From Asia and the Middle East all the way to Bend, students from around the world visited a nonprofit devoted to horse-centered therapy on Friday, but these students were at Healing Reins for a different type of lesson.

American Idol auditions roll into Portland

Dream on: Portland hosts 'American Idol' auditions

The dream of becoming a winner on "American Idol" starts with a song.  You have one shot to take the walk from the long line, to potential stardom.  You get one song.  But which one? NewsChannel 21 was in Portland for the first round of auditions this week.

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Central Wash. wildfire has burned 20,000 acres

ENTIAT, Wash. (AP) — Fire officials say a central Washington wildfire has burned across more than 20,000 acres of grass and brush, or nearly 32 square miles.

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Rain, retardant slow SE Oregon wildfire

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The federal Bureau of Land Management says rain showers and retardant drops have virtually brought a southeastern Oregon wildfire to a stop — and it's smaller than previously estimated.

Gaza airstrikes

CNN

Gaza deaths rise amid Israel, Hamas battle

The latest wave of violence between Hamas and Israel showed no signs of abating Saturday, as the two sides battled it out with rockets and airstrikes.

At least 121 people -- including children and women -- have been killed by Israeli strikes in Gaza,...

Redmond sunset Richard Bozarth

Richard Bozarth

Summer sights: Fireworks, pets, lightning, rainbows

Some pre- (and post-)Fourth fireworks from nature caught attention across the High Desert, as have all sorts of beautiful scenes, including a special atmospheric phenomenon that drew eyes and camera lenses skyward. Here are some photos we received; e-mail 1-2 of your summer sights for us to share to stories@ktvz.com.

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  • Amazon to FAA: Let us fly our drones

    Amazon Prime Air, drone

    Courtesy Amazon

    Getting all your deliveries by drone is getting one step closer to reality. Amazon has asked the Federal Aviation Administration for permission to conduct outdoor tests near its Seattle headquarters.


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Dream on: Portland hosts 'American Idol' auditions

American Idol auditions roll into Portland

The dream of becoming a winner on "American Idol" starts with a song.  You have one shot to take the walk from the long line, to potential stardom.  You get one song.  But which one? NewsChannel 21 was in Portland for the first round of auditions this week.

Rosemary Murphy, Emmy-winning actress, dies

Rosemary Murphy To Kill a Mockingbird

Rosemary Murphy, an Emmy Award-winning actress, has died. She was 89.

Murphy died Saturday night at her home in Manhattan, her agent confirmed to CNN. The New York Times cited cancer as the cause of death.

Murphy was known for her film role as Miss Ma...

Director Reeves completely at home with 'Dawn of Planet of the Apes'

Caesar Dawn of the POTA inset Matt Reeves(1)

20th Century Fox

"Dawn of the Planet of the Apes" director Matt Reeves talks about his longtime time love for the "Planet of the Apes" movie franchise.

'Harry Potter' actor David Legeno dies

David Legeno Harry Potter

From Warner Bros.

"Harry Potter" actor David Legeno has died, a California sheriff's office said.

HBO gives 'Thrones,' 'True Detective' updates

Game of Thrones

Courtesy HBO

HBO execs say they have nothing to worry about with "Game of Thrones" -- and not just because it's the most-nominated program at the Emmys this year.

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