Beginning Sunday morning, the closure area for the Corner Creek fire on the eastern end of the Ochoco National Forest will be reduced, allowing public access again to Black Canyon Wilderness and several other popular roads and recreation sites.
A Lincoln City man was killed Friday morning when his car struck the rear of a gravel truck that had just turned onto Highway 101, Oregon State Police reported. The truck driver had just recently moved from La Pine to Lincoln City.
A 47-year-old transient faces arson, burglary and other charges, accused of breaking into a southwest Bend office building early Thursday and setting a fire that caused $265,000 in damages, police and fire officials said.
Governor Kate Brown on Tuesday signed HB 2690, a bill championed by state Reps. David Gomberg (D-Lincoln City) and Gene Whisnant (R-Sunriver) that provides a property tax exemption for proven non-profit housing developers that acquire land for the purpose of building low-income housing.