Four brushfires erupt along Hwy. 97 S of Bend

Four small brushfires broke out within minutes of each other on the east side of Highway 97 south of Bend late Tuesday afternoon, sending police and fire crews scrambling to get them out.

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Four brushfires erupt along Hwy. 97 S of Bend

Four small brushfires broke out within minutes of each other on the east side of Highway 97 south of Bend late Tuesday afternoon, sending police and fire crews scrambling to get them out.

OSU-Cascades Westside Bend campus site

City of Bend

Bend hearings officer OKs OSU-Cascades Westside campus

A Bend hearings officer gave approval Tuesday to the much-debated four-year Westside campus for OSU-Cascades, finding that the 10.4-acre initial undergraduate campus off Southwest Century Drive does or can comply with city rules – if 29 conditions are met; an appeal to the city council is expected.

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St. Charles Health System

St. Charles board OKs Madras hospital renovation

The St. Charles Health System board of directors said Tuesday it has approved a $16 million renovation to St. Charles Madras that will add 26,000 square feet to the facility and enhance outpatient and primary care services.

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TDS Telecom completes BendBroadband purchase

TDS Telecom, a subsidiary of Telephone and Data Systems, Inc., announced Tuesday the completion of the $261 million purchase of substantially all of the assets of BendBroadband, effective Sept. 1.

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Bend Memorial Clinic

Bend Memorial Clinic adding 3-D mammography

Bend Memorial Clinic said Tuesday it "has solidified its reputation as Central Oregon’s leader with regard to imaging and radiology," by becoming the region's first provider of Hologic 3D Mammography for breast cancer screening.

Deschutes County for more smoke

More prescribed-burn smoke on the horizon?

Deschutes County is asking the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality to be allowed to create more smoke during prescribed burns.

Workhouse hosts classes, workshops

Bend 'Workhouse' offers workshops, classes

The Workhouse in Bend is hosting over a dozen different art workshops and nutritional classes this fall.

Firearms instructor weights in

Bend firearms instructor speaks in wake of Ariz. tragedy

A firearms instructor who trained officers at Oregon's police academy for a decade spoke to NewsChannel 21 Sunday about the recent tragic fatal accident in Arizona as he distributed flyers outside the Oregon Trail Gun Show.

Bend stabbing STELL, GARRETT, WETHERALD

Dan McCarthy/KTVZ.COM; Deschutes Co., Jail

NE Bend assault leads to stabbing, 3 arrests

Police said Saturday they had sorted out a Friday night altercation in which two people were stabbed and another punched in the face and head. Three Bend men were arrested on assault and menacing charges – but police say another man stabbed two suspects, defending his family from an unprovoked assault.

Highland Games hit Prineville festival

Highland Games come to Prineville

Saturday brought the second annual Pioneer Summer Fest in Prineville, and this year they added something different -- the Highland Games.

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