What looks like trash to many is plastic waiting to become art for Sara Wiener of Bend. She has been making bags and dresses out of trash for five years. Now she has the opportunity to help women in Guatemala.
From the slopes of Mt. Bachelor to Crane Prairie Reservoir and the Ochocos, crews tackled more small new lightning-sparked wildfires Thursday, while a large range fire in north-central Oregon, the Sniption Fire, grew to 25,000 acres.
A wanted man called possibly armed and dangerous had a knife on him when he was arrested Thursday in a high-risk traffic stop in the Redmond area, while his girlfriend also was arrested. Five have been jailed in connection with a recent string of Prineville-area home burglaries.
When we think fair food, glazed donuts, funnel cakes and elephant ears probably come to mind. Tucked away behind all the powdered sugar is a different kind of fair food. It's home-grown fruits, veggies and more.
Bend's 10 Barrel Brewing Co. announced Wednesday it's voluntarily recalling bottles of its Swill beer because some "may be experiencing secondary fermentation in the bottle, causing potentially explosive over-carbonation.