A 21-year old Bend woman was killed Friday when she lost control of her pickup truck east of town and it overturned, coming to rest on its top in a narrow irrigation canal, Deschutes County sheriff’s deputies said.
Friday was another busy day of new blazes breaking out across Central Oregon, including one on the Sisters Ranger district that prompted evacuation of a campground near Lake Billy Chinook and an alert to campers at a second to be ready to leave should the fire draw closer.
Jefferson County Treasurer Deena Goss has been indicted on 36 counts of fraud following a state Department of Justice investigation into apparent check-altering and discrepancies in the county’s books, the agency confirmed Friday.
A year ago, John Hammack of Culver died after part of a burning tree fell on him in the Mt. Washington Wilderness while he helped fight a wildfire. On Friday, his sister tearfully reflected on the impact of the loss on their family
A Bend-area Oregon State Police Fish & Wildlife Division trooper received an ward from the agency on Friday for his heroic, lifesaving action responding to a fiery injury traffic crash east of Bend. Also on hand: The mother and daughter he rescued.
The Republican-led House of Representatives voted 223-189 Friday night for legislation authorizing $694 million to deal with the influx of unaccompanied Central American children crossing into the United States.
ASTORIA, Ore. (AP) — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is holding public meetings and has extended the comment period on a plan to protect endangered salmon and steelhead in the Columbia River estuary by shooting thousands of double-crested cormorants.