Armed man struck by Redmond PD car identified

A man who citizens reported was pointing a handgun at passing cars along a northwest Redmond street Thursday afternoon was struck by a Redmond police patrol car and seriously injured, authorities confirmed.

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Willow Creek Canyon fire retardant drop

Jefferson County Sheriff Jim Adkins

New wildfires stopped near Terrebonne, Madras, in Warm Springs

Three major wildfires broke out and were quickly tackled across the High Desert Friday, just hours after campfire restrictions began on Central Oregon public lands at the peak of fire season.

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Crews report progress on southern Oregon wildfire

SHADY COVE, Ore. (AP) — A wildfire burning in southern Oregon is smaller than originally thought and crews have established a fire line around the entire blaze.

Brushfire burns east of Bend

Brushfire burns nearly 2 acres near homes east of Bend

Firefighters responded to and stopped a nearly two-acre brushfire on BLM land east of Bend Wednesday that came within about 200 feet of some homes, officials said.

Sheridan Fire Chuck Rosenfeld

Chuck Rosenfeld

Sheridan Fire area closure lifted

The Deschutes National Forest said Tuesday it has lifted the area closure that was put in place for the Sheridan Fire west of Sunriver

NW Panorama View brushfire Crook County

Crook County Sheriff's Office

Crook County wildfire traced to kids with a lighter

A 13-acre brushfire that threatened several homes and forced evacuations northwest of Prineville late Tuesday afternoon was traced to two juveniles playing with a lighter, Crook County sheriff’s deputies said.

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Campfire restrictions begin Friday on C.O. public lands

With a rash of human-caused wildfires at the peak of fire season, Central Oregon public lands managers are imposing new campfire restrictions on Friday, banning charcoal and portable campfires, except in designated campgrounds.

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The Latest: Washington governor declares state of emergency

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Latest on wildfires burning in the West (all times local):

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Pine Mountain Fire, string of six near Sisters believed to be arson

Fire investigators confirmed Monday the Pine Mountain Fire burning southeast of Bend and a string of small fires last week south of Sisters are among the 14 recent wildfires believed to have been arson.

Cherry Road Fire Eastern Oregon

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Wildfire at Oregon-Idaho border tops 30,000 acres

The Cherry Road Fire, burning in southeast Oregon 19 miles west of Homedale, Idaho, has now grown to more than 30,000 acres. the BLM's Vale District reported Monday.

Spokane Complex Fire KREM

KREM

The Latest: Washington blazes destroy at least 16 homes

SAN SIMEON, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on wildfires burning in the Western United States (all times local):

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