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Dog bite protocol in Deschutes County

Dog-bite protocols differ in C. Oregon

Numerous bites and an inured arm, that's the aftermath for 6-year old Kaylee from Prineville after a dog attacked her. But what happens next in dog bite cases can very from one community to another.

Bridge 99 tractor working fire line

Steve Ziel

Bridge 99 Complex: 50 percent contained

Area closures have been reduced on the week-old, nearly 6,000-acre Bridge 99 Fires, now 50 percent contained. Here's Wednesday's update:

Hwy. 26E reopens near Waterman Complex Fires


Waterman Complex: Marks Creek evac alert dropped

The over 12,500-acre Waterman Complex of wildfires near Mitchell improved to 80 percent containment Tuesday -- and the lowest, Level 1 evacuation notice was lifted Wednesday morning for the formerly evacuated area of Marks Creek.:

Fox Fire Ochoco Complex


Ochoco Complex update: Storms bring help, trouble

Storms dropped rain on some of the fires in the 6,500-acre Ochoco Complex of blazes on the Ochoco National Forest, which as of Wednesday were 22 percent contained.

OR National Guard aiding in wildfire fight

Ore. National Guard helping on Logging Unit fires

As thousands of acres burn across Oregon, the Oregon Army National Guard is now helping in the fight, including four helicopters stationed in Madras.

Madras track coach arrested on sex abuse

Second HS coach sex scandal rocks Madras

A second coach-related sex scandal hit Madras High School in just eight months as a track coach was arrested Monday.


C.O. public lands impose campfire restrictions

With hot and dry weather returning and numerous wildfires being tackled, federal land managers in Central Oregon said Wednesday they are implementing campfire restrictions, except in designated campgrounds.

COIDC lightning map

C.O. Interagency Dispatch Center

Lightning eases; initial attack crews busy, ready

As thunderstorms lingered for a second day Wednesday, Central Oregon's initial attack crews were busy finding and dousing the dozens of small new fire starts reported from Tuesday's hundreds of lightning strikes across the area and 12,000-plus statewide.


Shredding event Saturday in Sisters

A free residential document shredding event, food drive and drug disposal event will take place at the Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office Substation in Sisters, 703 N. Larch, Sisters, Oregon, on Saturday, July 26th from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

6-yr old attacked by dog dog remains free

Dog attacks girl, 6, at Ochoco Reservoir, still free

"It bit me and scratched me and bit me a few more times," 6-year old Kaylee said. It is a day she will not forget. Kaylee and her family were at the Ochoco Reservoir when a dog attacked her.


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