Ten brushfires broke out within minutes and miles of each other on the east side of Highway 97 south of Bend late Tuesday afternoon, sending police and fire crews scrambling to get them out; investigators say pieces of a motor home's failed catalytic converter sparked all of the blazes.
Just as many might have thought fire season was fading, a motor home's failed exhaust apparently sparked four wind-fanned brushfires along Highway 97 south of Bend late Tuesday afternoon. Several viewers (and our Matt McDonald) shared images of the scene; feel free to share 1-2 of yours by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
A Bend hearings officer gave approval Tuesday to the much-debated four-year Westside campus for OSU-Cascades, finding that the 10.4-acre initial undergraduate campus off Southwest Century Drive does or can comply with city rules – if 29 conditions are met; an appeal to the city council is expected.
The St. Charles Health System board of directors said Tuesday it has approved a $16 million renovation to St. Charles Madras that will add 26,000 square feet to the facility and enhance outpatient and primary care services.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Former Portland State linebacker Zach Walen has filed a $5 million suit against Portland State, the NCAA and Oregon Health Sciences University claiming he was not treated properly for a concussion.