Firefighters stop 4 brushfires by Hwy. 97 S of Bend

Four small brushfires broke out within minutes 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 a catalytic converter fell out of a vehicle's exhaust, apparently sparking the blazes.

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On this day: March 7

POSTED: 10:20 AM PST March 4, 2013    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PST March 6, 2014 

The board game Monopoly is born, Glamour begins publishing, a civil rights march in Selma, Ala., ends in violence, and Kathryn Bigelow makes Oscar history, all on this day.

OTD March 7 - Claude King
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2013: Country music singer-songwriter Claude King, best known for his 1962 hit song "Wolverton Mountain," dies at age 90 in Shreveport, La.

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