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Park board: NHL-sized rink for Simpson Pavilion

The Bend Parks and Recreation Board made more decisions Tuesday evening about the details of the Simpson Pavilion, one of several projects on the voter-approved bond measure in November 2012.

Flaherty Hummel trade more jabs in third forum

Flaherty, Hummel trade more jabs in third forum

In their first two debates, Deschutes County District Attorney Patrick Flaherty and  challenger John Hummel went back and forth, exchanging jabs. Tuesday night's third meeting, a forum held by the League of Women Voters, was a bit different.

Redmond Walgreen's pickup

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Prineville man cited in wild Redmond DUII crash

A 61-year-old Prineville man faces DUII, hit-and-run and other charges after his pickup left a path of destruction in and around the Redmond Walgreen’s parking lot Tuesday evening, sending him and another man to the hospital, police said.

Sliding scale of patients after Cover Oregon

Patient counts surge, ebb in Cover Oregon's wake

Under the Affordable Care Act, millions of people who previously had no insurance now have access to health care, and that has meant a lot morea work for some clinics -- and for one, in Bend, a drop in patients and change in roles.

Candidates for Des Co Judge Square Off

Deschutes County judicial candidates square off

Two candidates for Deschutes County Circuit Judge Position 5 faced off Monday night in a question-and-answer forum at a Redmond Patriots meeting.

Rooting out a problem

New program takes bite out of kids' tooth decay

A Central Oregon dental nonprofit has launched a new school program to battle tooth decay among children.

C.O. Fire Management Service

Prescribed burns planned near BBR, Camp Sherman

Given favorable weather conditions, Deschutes National Forest fuel specialists on the Sisters Ranger District plan to conduct two prescribed fires beginning as early as Wednesday and continuing through the week.

Redmond runner reflects on bombing

Year later, Redmond runner reflects on Boston bombing

A Redmond runner who crossed the finish line just moments before the bombs went off, in Boston last year reflects on the fear and terror. She also says her determination to return to Boston, is stronger than ever.

NeighborImpact offers money coaching

Savings fall, debt rising as economy recovers

More and more Americans find themselves in the red, without any emergency savings and spending more than they have. But there are tools offered to get your financial picture back in shape.

Snowmobiles fire Matt Gillette

Matt Gillette

Fire destroys snowmobiles; SE Bend home saved

Sparks from metal-cutting ignited leaking fuel from a snowmobile Monday evening, and the resulting fire burned two snowmobiles and threatened a southeast Bend home before crews stopped it, officials said. They also credited a key defensible-space move with helping save the home.


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