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Crook Co. invites public to hear jail improvement efforts

Tuesday, the Crook County Sheriff is hosting the first of seven public meetings to lay out his case for voters to back a bond measure that will pay for a new jail.

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Injured Bend hiker rescued from Broken Top

A Bend man was recovering at home Monday from injuries suffered in a fall while hiking on the northeast side of Broken Top Sunday morning, prompting an hours-long searh and rescue effort.

Ventura Riviera Bend house fire Camile Christensen

Bend PD Officer Camile Christensen

Fire destroys SE Bend home as wide area hears 'booms'

A garage fire spread and destroyed a southeast Bend home late Sunday afternoon, with booms heard over a wide area likely from tires exploding, officials said. The fire also destroyed a car and a boat, but there were no injuries and neighbors helped residents and pets evacuate safely.

Gov Brown and Dr Bud Pierce face off in Bend

Brown, Pierce clash in first debate, held in Bend

The first debate between Oregon Gov. Kate Brown and Republican challenger Bud Pierce, held Saturday evening in Bend, featured few agreements and numerous clashes over issues ranging from the Measure 97 corporate tax hike to federal land management, health care coverage and climate change.

O'Neil Way house fire Amanda Abell

Amanda Abell

Fire NE of Redmond destroys shop, home, sparks brushfire

A fire that broke out in a shop northeast of Redmond spread quickly and heavily damaged an adjacent manufactured home Saturday afternoon, but a passing family who spotted the blaze alerted residents napping inside, authorities said. The fire also sparked a brushfire that crews from several agencies contained.

Highway 97 crash Randy Linn

Randy Linn

Hwy. 97 crash in Redmond sends two to hospital

A crash on Highway 97 in Redmond Saturday evening sent two people to the hospital with injuries, one by helicopter, and tied up traffic, police said.

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Two prescribed burns planned for Ochocos

Fire managers on the Ochoco National Forest plan to take advantage of recent precipitation to ignite two prescribed burns next week.

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Hummel launches community safety public survey

Deschutes County District Attorney John Hummel said Friday he's launched an online community survey in an effort to better understand residents’ perceptions on crime and public safety.

ODOT Hwy. 97 median project

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Hwy. 97 median installation to close lanes

Workers under contract with Knife River Corp. will be closing the north and southbound fast lanes on the Highway 97 Lava Butte project starting Monday for installation of the median barrier, ODOT reported Friday.

Redmond man sentenced to life in prison

'Redmond 5' killer resentenced to life, can seek parole in 15 years

One of five teens convicted in a Redmond-area woman's brutal murder 15 years ago received a new life sentence Thursday in a Deschutes County courtroom -- this time with the possibility of parole in another 15 years, after he's spent 30 years in jail and prison.


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