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Log truck driver Danny Williams

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Truckers' parade set to honor log truck crash victim

A procession of dozens of log trucks and other rigs will head north from Redmond next Saturday, parading to a celebration of life event in Prineville for a Redmond log truck driver killed in a recent crash on the Ochoco National Forest east of Prineville.


Bend natural gas line work continues

Expect more congestion and flaggers Monday around 5th & Saginaw in Bend as Cascade Natural Gas crews use a rock saw to install a new gas line.

Fefelov family

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OSP IDs Sherwood couple, baby killed in Hwy. 20 crash

Oregon State Police on Sunday identified a Sherwood couple and their 7-month-old daughter killed Saturday in a crash on Highway 20 west of Santiam Pass; family has created a fund to help the 6-year-old son they leave behind.

Elks hold instructional camp

Bend Elks host kids instructional camp

They say baseball is a five-tool game that requires constant practice, which is why the Bend Elks held an instructional camp Saturday for kids up to age 13.

Deschutes County DA Patrick Flaherty

Suit: DA's office firing was politically motivated

BEND, Ore. (AP) — The cousin of a Central Oregon mayor says he was unfairly fired when he couldn't get the mayor's support for the re-election campaign of former Deschutes County District Attorney Patrick Flaherty.

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ATV rider recovering after crash east of Bend

A Ridgeview, Washington man was in good condition Saturday at a Bend hospital where he was flown after crashing his ATV in an off-road area east of Bend, officials said.


Grant to Tower funds new education coordinator

The Tower Theatre Foundation has received a $50,000 grant over three years from the Roy and Diane Marvin Fund of the Oregon Community Foundation to hire an education coordinator and expand the nonprofit’s LessonPLAN (Performing Live Arts Now) Series.

DA No charges in Bend incident

Bend man dismayed by no charges against officer

After Deschutes County DA Patrick Flaherty decided Friday not to bring charges against a Calif. police officer who pulled a gun during a recent downtown Bend fight, NewsChannel 21 talked with a Bend man who was involved and disputed officials' version of events.

C.O. Fire Management Service

Prescribed burn planned near Davis Lake

On Monday, fuels specialists on the Crescent Ranger District are planning to begin a 188-acre prescribed burn a mile north of Davis Lake near Pine Butte.


KIDS Center grant to fund pilot program

KIDS Center, Central Oregon’s only child abuse intervention center, recently was awarded a $40,610 grant from Meyer Memorial Trust for a new pilot program to support children who have witnessed domestic violence.


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