A Bend police officer shot and killed a large male cougar spotted Saturday evening near the summit of Pilot Butte, about 15 yards above the road to the summit of the popular landmark and recreation spot in northeast Bend, officers said.
A 27-year-old Powell Butte woman disappeared late Thursday night, leaving behind her purse, cellphone, car and dogs, and prompting authorities Sunday to ask the public for any information on her whereabouts.
U.S. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell joined Oregon Gov. Kate Brown and other dignitaries in Bend Friday afternoon to celebrate landmark agreements to let Central and Eastern Oregon landowners enroll their property in a voluntary sage grouse habitat conservation program.
After a four-month investigation, the Oregon Liquor Control Commission said Thursday it found insufficient evidence to file any violations against a Redmond bar that served a 19-year-old woman hours before she froze to death in a nearby dry irrigation canal.
Rep. Greg Walden, R-Ore., will listen to concerns of Central Oregon residents early next week in town halls, meetings with local veterans, and a workshop to help Oregonians save money at tax time, his office said Friday
The Obama administration has reached an agreement with Oregon ranchers to protect sage grouse that the ranchers hope will help avoid having the bird listed by the federal government as an endangered species.