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Ore. Supreme Court: Paralyzed Bachelor boarder can sue

The Oregon Supreme Court ruled Thursday that Mt. Bachelor's liability waiver cannot prevent a paralyzed snowboarder from suing the ski resort; while case returns to lower court for possible trial, attorneys for both sides offer reaction.

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Barred owl takes up residence at Bend museum

In addition to the popular hawks, eagles and falcons currently on exhibit, the High Desert Museum just south of Bend now has a fifth owl species:  the barred owl.

City Council approves 63 million in bonds for water budget

Bend council OKs $63 million in water bonds

Wednesday night's Bend City Council meeting was one of farewells and thanks, from three departing councilors and toward City Manager Eric King, who got a solid review and a 5 percent "merit raise." But it also was one where councilors voted 5-2 to authorize $63 million to fund the city's disputed water system improvements.

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Man gets 5 ½ years in S. Ore. police confrontation

MEDFORD, Ore. (AP) — An Idaho fugitive shot and wounded by officers after a pursuit last March in southern Oregon has been sentenced to 5 ½ years in prison.

Redmond saves landmark and gets a new City Hall

Redmond approves $9 million City Hall project

Redmond is saving a landmark and getting a new City Hall, a project that comes with a hefty $9 million price tag.

New Cuban policy could mean new life in Redmond

U.S.-Cuba changes lift Redmond woman's hope

A Redmond woman said President Obama's decision to improve Cuban relations could significantly change her family's life.

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C.O. medical pot dispensaries pleased by law change

President Obama signed a $1,1 trillion spending bill this week that legalizes medical marijuana. In Oregon, medical marijuana has been legal for 16 years, but the fight between the states and Washington, D.C. has been an ongoing battle.

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Shot fired during stolen-car pursuit; 3 arrested

A passenger in a car stolen in Warm Springs fired a rifle at a pursuing Oregon State Police trooper during a chase north of Madras Monday morning. Three people ditched the car and ran, leading to a chase on foot and their arrests, troopers said Wednesday.

Saunders sentenced to 101 months

Saunders gets 8 1/2 years; stepdaughter speaks out

Before she was sentenced to nearly 8 1/2 years in prison for abusing her stepdaughter, a Redmond woman sat in court Tuesday as the young survivor made a tearful, dramatic statement, telling her stepmother, "I'm not afraid of you any more."

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Three DCSO deputies honored for life-saving efforts

Four Deschutes County Sheriff's Office personnel were awarded a Lifesaving Award and Search and Rescue "Deputy of the Year" from the Oregon State Sheriffs' Association annual awards ceremony held recently at The Riverhouse.

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