Fatal semi-pickup crash closes SE 27th Street in Bend

A person died when a semi-truck and pickup truck reportedly collided head-on Thursday afternoon at the entrance to Deschutes County's Knott Landfill in southeast Bend, closing Southeast 27th Street, officials said.


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Fatal semi-pickup crash closes SE 27th Street in Bend

A person died when a semi-truck and pickup truck reportedly collided head-on Thursday afternoon at the entrance to Deschutes County's Knott Landfill in southeast Bend, closing Southeast 27th Street, officials said.

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Ridgeview HS briefly locked down over threat via text

A brief, 12-minute lockdown took place at Ridgeview High School in Redmond Thursday morning after a student reported that someone off campus had teted "a threat to the school," officials said.

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DA: No charges against man who held Redmond suspect at gunpoint

Deschutes County District Attorney John Hummel announced Thursday he won't file criminal charges against a Springfield man who rescued two people from a Redmond DUII crash in mid-August, then chased and held at gunpoint the car's fleeing driver.

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In Roseburg visit, Obama will find grief but also resentment

ROSEBURG, Ore. (AP) — When President Barack Obama arrives Friday in Roseburg, Oregon, he will find a timber town still in mourning over the shooting that killed eight community college students and a teacher.

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Wyden, Merkley call for action to stop gun violence

Sens. Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., called on Congress Thursday to take action to stop gun violence in remarks on the steps of the U.S. Capitol week after a mass shooting in Roseburg claimed nine lives and injured nine others.

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Pickup, semi collide on Hwy. 97 north of La Pine

Two people were taken to St. Charles Bend with minor injuries early Thursday after their pickup truck crossed the center line of Highway 97 and collided with an oncoming semi-truck north of La Pine, Oregon State Police reported.

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Hwy. 97-Murphy Road project set to open Monday

Three construction seasons after it began, the U.S. Highway 97-Murphy Road project in southern Bend is wrapping up with traffic opening a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Monday.

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Central Oregon reservoirs reach record low levels

BEND, Ore. (AP) — The Wickiup Reservoir south of Bend and the Prineville Reservoir are both at their lowest points in more than 20 years.

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Oklahoma may have used wrong drug in execution

Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin released a statement Thursday saying that the Oklahoma Department of Corrections may have used the wrong drug for the execution of Charles Warner that occurred in January.

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Planned Parenthood responds to Oregon Republicans

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — The head of Planned Parenthood of the Columbia Willamette responded to questions from Republican state representatives about the collection of tissue after abortions.

Groups plan lawsuit over fed's 5-state bull trout plan

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Two conservation groups say a federal plan to bolster bull trout falls short and they've filed a 60-day notice of their intention to sue.


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