KTVZ Top Stories

Culver home burns img

BBQ briquettes spark Culver-area wildfire; 2 homes destroyed

A wind-fueled brushfire investigators blamed on improperly disposed-of barbecue briquettes broke out near Lake Billy Chinook in Cove Palisades State Park Saturday morning and raced east across 200 acres toward Culver, destroying two vacant homes and several outbuldings before being stopped.

Campers flee Cove Fire img

Terrifying flight: Cove campers flee racing wildfire

Marla Melius and her family were on a camping vacation at Lake Billy Chinook Saturday morning when daughter Brittany realized something wasn't right.

Canyon Creek Complex Pine Creek

Lori Iverson/US Fish & Wildlife Service

Canyon Creek crews keep fire from reaching Prairie City

Winds sent the more than 87,000-acre Canyon Creek Complex wildfire advancing north toward the town or Prairie City early Saturday, prompting evacuation of the southern half of the town, but crews protected the community and kept it from reaching it, officials said late Saturday.

Lake Stevens, Wash. toppled tree

Mysti Lopez/KING5.com

Strong winds blamed for 2 deaths in Seattle area

SEATTLE (AP) — Strong winds are being blamed for two deaths in the Seattle area and nearly a half-million power outages in the Seattle area.

Daimler Trucks

Daimler Trucks North America

Daimler Trucks set to build $18 million Madras test track

Daimler Trucks North America announced Friday night its commitment to bring more jobs to Oregon with an $18 million investment to upgrade its current research and development facility in Madras.

1,800-plus died in costliest U.S. natural disaster

Joe Raedle/Getty Images

Hurricane Katrina anniversary: Gulf Coast remembers

The morning began with remembrance and prayer. From New Orleans to Mobile, Alabama, there were somber ceremonies marking the day 10 years ago when Hurricane Katrina slammed into the Gulf Coast.

Hemp cultivation MGN graphic

MGN graphic

Oregon hemp farmer says startup going slow

GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) — One of Oregon's first hemp farmers says a lack of seed is making it tough to get going.

Police lights (generic)

Portland parents express concern about activity in park near school

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Parents, kids and neighbors are expressing concern about criminal activity in North Park Blocks as the school year begins for students nearby.

Oregon Ducks logo

Eugene denies permit for fireworks at Oregon season opener

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — There won't be any fireworks at the University of Oregon's season-opening football game next weekend.

Dangerous storm hits Northwest

Sam Greenwood/Getty Images

2 dead as storm downs trees in Washington state

A powerful storm unleashed strong winds that toppled trees and power lines in the Northwest, leaving two people dead in Washington state, authorities said.

 New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie

Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images

Christie attacks Hillary Clinton on emails

On the campaign trail Saturday, it didn't take much time for Chris Christie to attack Hillary Clinton on her private email use.

Advertisement

Fox Central Oregon on Facebook

My Life - My Food

Technology

  • Pluto probe gets new assignment

    New Horizons completed fly-by of Pluto

    NASA

    Where do you go after Pluto? To PT1 of course!

    NASA has picked the next target for New Horizons, the piano-sized spacecraft that took those amazing photos of Pluto in July when it became the first probe to fly by.

    Mission scientists want New Horizons...

Entertainment Headlines

'Les Miserables' actor dies in fall

Les Miserables Broadway

Andrew Burton/Getty Images

Actor Kyle Jean-Baptiste, who made history as the first African-American to play the lead role in a Broadway production of "Les Miserables," died Friday night in New York.

Marc Thibodeau, a spokesman for the production, said Saturday that Jean-Baptist...

Police put kibosh on Seinfeld lemonade stand

Glass of lemonade

Gözde Otman/FreeImages.com

Oh. Kids selling lemonade illeeegal. Okaaaay, officer. No permit. Riiight. The perrrrrmit. How could we forget the permit??

A neighbor called the cops on Jerry Seinfeld, his son and some young pals for selling lemonade without a permit by the roadside...

Collectibles companies team up to give away life-size Terminator replica

The Terminator is back, and this time, he wants to see you in person.

Betty White to appear on 'Bones'

Betty White, May 2012

Toby Canham/Getty Images

Betty White will have some "Bones" to pick.

The seemingly ageless actress, who wrapped up "Hot in Cleveland" earlier this year, isn't taking much of a rest. On Thursday she tweeted that she'll be appearing on "Bones" this coming season.

"Wanted to let ...

Palin: ESPN 'buys into ISIS propaganda'

Sarah Palin

Wes Little/CNN

Sarah Palin tore into ESPN on Thursday night, calling the network "whimpering" and "intolerant" for suspending baseball analyst Curt Schilling for a tweet comparing radical Muslims to Nazis.

In a Facebook post, Palin accused ESPN of buying into terro...

Advertisement

Current Conditions

54° F
12° C
Clear
Bend
  • Feels Like: 54° F 12° C
  • Wind: 8 mph 13 kph at South
  • Humidity: 58%
  • Dew point: 39° F 4° C
  • Barometer: 29 inches millibars and steady
  • Sunrise: 6:25 AM PDT
  • Sunset: 7:44 PM PDT
EnglishMetric
58° F
14° C
Clear
Redmond
  • Feels Like: 58° F 14° C
  • Wind: 9 mph 15 kph at South
  • Humidity: 53%
  • Dew point: 41° F 5° C
  • Barometer: 29 inches millibars and steady
  • Sunrise: 6:25 AM PDT
  • Sunset: 7:44 PM PDT
EnglishMetric
Advertisement

Most Popular

Advertising on Fox Central Oregon

Television and online advertising with FOX Central Oregon grows local businesses with some of the highest rated shows on TV – American Idol, Bones, Glee, the NFL and the World Series, College Football and NASCAR, The Middle, Modern Family, Big Bang Theory and FOX local news at 10 p.m. and 7 a.m.

Contact us to create a custom advertising strategy designed to meet your goals and budget. The FOX production team produces the creative commercials that grab viewers’ attention and are produced to your satisfaction – guaranteed!

For more information, call John Edwards at 541-617-6240.

Sign up for KTVZ Emails

  • KTVZ Email Newsletters

    newsletterimage

    Sign up for Breaking News, Daily Headlines, Local Alert Weather, Severe Weather Alerts and much more!