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California officer in downtown Bend fight

Calif. police officer pulls gun during Bend dispute

NewsChannel 21 obtained exclusive video filmed just seconds after five men were involved in a fight in downtown Bend early Sunday. Bend police confirmed that Vallejo, Calif., police Sgt. Michael Kent Tribble pulled a gun during the dispute; we talked to a witness about what he says happened.

Decision 2014: Measure 88

Driver card controversy heading to Oregon voters

Measure 88, one of the more controversial items on Oregon's Nov. 4 ballot, would allow people to get limited-purpose driver cards if they can't prove U.S. citizenship.


Bend Cultural Tourism grants available

The Bend Cultural Tourism Commission has launched its online grant application for Cultural Tourism grants.

Oregon Dept. of Forestry keeps fire limits in place

After the parched summer, the recent rainfall in Central Oregon was heartily welcomed by local residents. But it wasn't enough to end wildfire danger, according to the Oregon Department of Forestry.


SE Bend sewer project open house planned

The city of Bend is hosting an open house for the public to provide information about the next phase of the Southeast Interceptor sewer project. City staff will be available to share maps and plans and to answer questions.

C.O. Fire Management Service

First fall prescribed burns set to begin

Fuel specialists in Crescent are planning a series of burns near Cascade Lakes Highway that could happen as early as Wednesday, if weather conditions remain favorable.

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Lost hiker rescued in Three Sisters Wilderness

A North Bend man who took a short hike off-trail without his pack became disoriented Tuesday in the Three Sisters Wilderness Area, prompting a two-county search and rescue effort on foot and horseback that ended well after dark, authorities said.

OSU-Cascades fight not over yet

Bend OKs OSU-Cascades campus: What's next?

The Bend City Council unanimously approved the controversial OSU-Cascades Westside four-year campus plans on Monday. So what’s the next step?

100 Women Who Care gives back

'100+ Women Who Care': Giving back to C. Oregon

Tired of fundraising with bottle drives, silent auctions and bake sales? So were a group of Central Oregon women, and they've figured out a novel way to raise money and give it to a local cause.


Meissner Nordic may get shuttle stop; survey online

The Central Oregon Intergovernmental Council and Cascades East Transit are working to create a shuttle stop at Meissner Nordic Park.


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