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Coming up: C.O.'s Constitutional Guard is growing

Nearly four months since the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge occupation came to an end, the issues surrounding the takeover are still swirling on the High Desert.

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Paulina Lake Campground, day-use areas opening delayed

The Bend-Fort Rock Ranger District on the Deschutes National Forest is delaying the opening of Paulina Lake campground and Day Use areas within Newberry Caldera due to an abundance of blow-down and hazard trees that need to be removed.

Vintage planes to fly over Sisters Rodeo

Three vintage airplanes will fly over the Sisters Rodeo at the Saturday afternoon performance on June 11.  Erickson Airshow Collection in Madras is sending the airplanes, which will zoom overhead at the end of the National Anthem.

Downtown Bend Business Assn., Oregrown clean up corner

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Downtown Bend merchants, pot dispensary spruce up neglected spot

The Downtown Bend Business Association and a Wall Street marijuana dispensary teamed up Thursday morning to clean up and beautify a prominent yet neglected corner at the northern "gateway" to the downtown area.

Bend veterans recount Honor Flight trip

Bend WWII veterans back from D.C. 'Honor Flight' trip

The Honor Flight gives military veterans from Central Oregon, a chance to visit Washington D.C. to thank them for their service.

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Deal reached on prescribed burns in Shevlin Park, new development

The Deschutes National Forest, the Bend Park and Recreation District and The Tree Farm LLC, developers of the new Tree Farm neighborhood, announced Thursday an agreement to do prescribed burning in Shevlin Park and the Tree Farm area west of Bend to reduce potential wildfire fuels and improve forest health.


USFS wants to save Paulina Lake Depression-era cabins

BEND, Ore. (AP) — The U.S. Forest Service is trying to save four Depression-era cabins near an Oregon lake that are at risk of deterioration.

Summer Sunday Old Mill Terri McCreary

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Les Schwab Amphitheater begins sustainability effort

Just in time for concert season, Les Schwab Amphitheater is launching its new “Take Note Initiative” starting with its season opener, the Alabama Shakes concert, on Friday. The new sustainability initiative is designed to reduce waste and make the amphitheater a more environmentally friendly venue. 


KTVZ resumes full-power transmission after technical problem

NewsChannel 21 engineers said they have resolved technical issues Thursday that had our transmitter for over-the-air viewers operating at low power earlier in the morning.

Bend's new municipal court judge to be sworn in

On May 18, Bend city councilors approved the appointment of Gwen M. Moore, J.D., to the position of Municipal Court judge


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