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Fuel tax hearing

Bend council hears gas tax input amid date debate

Bend’s proposed fuel tax is beginning to look like a pricey one, as a March special election would cost the city about $70,000, though it would allow a quicker move to fix up more roads. Monday evening, city councilors heard what the public had to say about the proposal.

Billy Chinook still open for biz

Jefferson Co. SO seeks Lake Billy Chinook boat morage limits

The Oregon State Marine Board is seeking public comment on a proposed boat moorage rule requested  by the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office in the wake of an issue with a large boat that called Lake Billy Chinook home for the past couple of years.

Cyber Monday big for C.O. biz

Cyber Monday gives C.O. businesses holiday boost

There might not be a place in Bend that resembled Santa's workshop more than the  Nashelle warehouse on Cyber Monday.

Crook County Sheriff Jim Hensley

Crook County Sheriff Jim Hensley retiring

Crook County Sheriff Jim Hensley announced Monday he will retire at the end of the year, after more than 33 years with law enforcement in the county, the last five as sheriff.

Pine Tavern hosts giving tree to help local homeless

Bend's Pine Tavern gives back through holiday giving tree

With temperatures dropping, more and more Central Oregonians are in need. One local restaurant is using the holidays to help make life a little easier for those in housing transitions.

Rescue climbers head for Coast Guard helicopter

Marion County Sheriff's Office

Bad weather suspends recovery of Mt. Jefferson climber's body

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Authorities say efforts to recover the body of a climber who died after falling into a crevasse have been temporarily halted because of severe weather on Mt. Jefferson.

School lockers

Broken pipes: Weather issues not just on the roads

Days of record-cold temperatures have caused problems in Central Oregon, and not just on the roads but with burst pipes and a broken boiler.

Stephen Greg Fisk

City and Borough of Juneau via CNN

Mayor of Juneau, Alaska, found dead

Just weeks after he took office, the mayor of Alaska's capital has been found dead, prompting a flurry of rumors that he was assaulted.

"Those rumors are speculation," the Juneau Police Department said. "Detectives are actively investigating facts of ...

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Oregon State strengthens transfer policy

CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — Oregon State will require all prospective transfer students to disclose whether they are ineligible to re-enroll at a previous school because of student conduct.

Government gavel MGN graphic

MGN graphic

Cannon Beach considers ordinance to discourage cutting trees

CANNON BEACH, Ore. (AP) — Cannon Beach is looking at an ordinance that could help them keep the title of Tree City USA.

Paris COP climate conference

Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images

Obama 'optimistic' about climate change summit

The introductions and formalities are over. Now, it's crunch time to get a deal on what U.S. President Barack Obama calls an "ambitious" global climate change agreement.

Leaders of 150 nations are in the second day of the COP21 conference Tuesday. CO...


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Joey + Rory share a last dance as she battles cancer

Joey and Rory Feek, October 2011

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Joey Feek is no longer able to get out of bed, but her husband, Rory Feek, who with his wife makes up the country duo Joey + Rory, says she is still fighting cancer.

'Hunger Games' wins 5-day Thanksgiving box office contest

Hunger Games Mockingjay Part 2

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"The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2" won the five-day Thanksgiving weekend, bringing in an estimated $75.7 million in the U.S.

Adele's '25' sells record 3.38 million copies in first week


Adele.com via CNN

Adele's official numbers are in, and they are historic.

Lohan's stepmom removed from plane

Lindsay Lohan in court


Actress Lindsay Lohan's stepmother was removed from a cross-country flight, according to media reports.

Tracy Morgan: 'I went to the other side'

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Kevin Winter/Getty Images

Tracy Morgan says his life will never be the same after a near-fatal car crash in June 2014 -- and that's not necessarily a bad thing.


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