Local Top Stories


Lane County Jail

Former Bend broker asks court to set aside fraud conviction

BEND, Ore. (AP) — A former Bend real estate agent who is serving a nine-year sentence in federal prison is asking the court to set aside her conviction.

Forest Service logo

Newberry National Volcanic Monument celebrates winter Feb. 20

The Deschutes National Forest in partnership with Discover Your Forest, La Pine Chamber of Commerce, La Pine Lodgepole Dodgers, Oregon State Snowmobile Association, Sunriver Resort and Paulina Lake Lodge will host a Winter Celebration at Newberry National Volcanic Monument in recognition of the Monument’s 25th Anniversary year of celebration.


Jeffersn County Jail

Case against Madras couple accused in infant's death ongoing

MADRAS, Ore. (AP) — The criminal case against a Jefferson County couple in connection the death of an infant is moving forward despite a defense attorney's objection to one of the indictments.

Bend gets 6 new fire engines

Bend's 6 new fire engines start rolling into service

The Bend Fire Department placed the first of its six new fire engines in service Friday at the West Fire Station on Simpson Avenue.  The engines, built by Rosenbauer America, will replace a 21-year old fleet housed at the department’s five stations.

Special report Beauty the Beast Pt 2

Special report, Pt. 2: Why can't Bend shift park $ to roads?

In Part 2 of his special report, NewsChannel 21's Dan McCarthy takes a closer look at something many Bend residents are still confused or even angry about - why some of the money that goes to parks in the city can't fix up streets instead.

Gas prices

Bend plans Feb. 29 fuels tax open house

The city of Bend invites the community to a fuels tax informational Open House from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Monday, February 29, at Council Chambers in City Hall, 710 NW Wall Street.


'Free Family Saturday' Feb. 20 at the High Desert Museum

Free admission to the High Desert Museum, courtesy of Mid Oregon Credit Union, is scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 20.

Residents in C O divided over refuge occupation

Prineville residents split over Harney County standoff

The just-concluded Malheur Wildlife Refuge occupation in Harney County has sparked discussion, debate and affected many living  in Central Oregon, including Prineville residents.

Winterfest admission

Oregon WinterFest coming up this weekend

Oregon WinterFest is just two days away, and while festivals in other seasons come and go without an entry fee, you'll need to pay up to see the Old Mill's sights and sounds this weekend.

OSU-Cascades Campus

OSU-Cascades freshmen will live in former COCC dorm

BEND, Ore. (AP) — Oregon State University's Cascades campus plans to house incoming freshmen at Central Oregon Community College's former residence hall.


Most Popular

Sign up for KTVZ Emails

  • KTVZ Email Newsletters


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