Fatal semi-pickup crash closes SE 27th Street in Bend

A person died when a semi-truck and pickup truck reportedly collided head-on Thursday afternoon at the entrance to Deschutes County's Knott Landfill in southeast Bend, closing Southeast 27th Street, officials said.


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Wyden, Merkley call for action to stop gun violence

Sens. Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., called on Congress Thursday to take action to stop gun violence in remarks on the steps of the U.S. Capitol week after a mass shooting in Roseburg claimed nine lives and injured nine others.


Gun found during Ore. drifters' arrest in Calif. tantra teacher's death

SAN RAFAEL, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say they recovered a gun thought to be used to kill a popular tantra yoga teacher.

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In Roseburg visit, Obama will find grief but also resentment

ROSEBURG, Ore. (AP) — When President Barack Obama arrives Friday in Roseburg, Oregon, he will find a timber town still in mourning over the shooting that killed eight community college students and a teacher.

Groups plan lawsuit over fed's 5-state bull trout plan

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Two conservation groups say a federal plan to bolster bull trout falls short and they've filed a 60-day notice of their intention to sue.


Wildlife officials kill invasive fish in NE Oregon ponds

UMATILLA NATIONAL FOREST, Ore. (AP) — Oregon wildlife officials are trying to remove goldfish and other invasive fish that have been introduced to ponds in the Umatilla National Forest.


Massive Hanford downwinders case is closed

RICHLAND, Wash. (AP) — A long-running federal court lawsuit filed by Hanford downwinders has finally ended.

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Planned Parenthood responds to Oregon Republicans

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — The head of Planned Parenthood of the Columbia Willamette responded to questions from Republican state representatives about the collection of tissue after abortions.


Estate files lawsuit in death of woman in Murphy bed

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The estate of an Ashland woman who died after the folding wall bed she was sleeping in collapsed and locked shut has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the bed's manufacturer.


Oregon Tech president finalist to head West Virginia school

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. (AP) — Oregon Institute of Technology President Chris Maples could be leaving, as he is one of three finalists for the top job at Marshall University in West Virginia.


Police: Medford man attacked roommate over sexting dispute

MEDFORD, Ore. (AP) — Police have arrested a 65-year-old Medford man they say attacked his roommate with a crowbar because he thought the man had been sending sexually explicit messages to his girlfriend.


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