A well-known Bend doll-maker's business was dealt a serious blow Monday when his backyard shop went up in flames -- but firefighters prevented a larger tragedy by keeping the blaze, already spreading through brush, from reaching nearby homes.
The Bend man accused of fatally shooting his landlord and next-door neighbor early Saturday morning kept his head down during a brief court appearance by video Monday afternoon at the Deschutes County Courthouse.
A fatal shooting occurred overnight at a duplex in northeast Bend, police confirmed Saturday as worried neighbors watched detectives and Oregon State Police crime lab workers gather evidence at the scene.
A Washington state couple were in fair condition Sunday at St. Charles Bend after their motorcycle pulling a trailer was struck by a deer and crashed Saturday night on the Ochoco Highway in Crook County, officials said.
A 33-year-old Bend man faces DUII, reckless driving and other charges after a wild early-morning crash Saturday in which his pickup truck hit, then dragged a street light pole about three blocks, also hitting two parked cars, authorities said.