Redmond sex-abuse suspect was Bend PD courier

A 41-year-old Redmond man arrested on charges of sexually abusing a young girl had been a Bend Police Department volunteer mail courier for nearly three years, but officials said Friday they have no reason to believe he had contact with children in that role.

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Redmond sex-abuse suspect was Bend PD courier

A 41-year-old Redmond man arrested on charges of sexually abusing a young girl had been a Bend Police Department volunteer mail courier for nearly three years, but officials said Friday they have no reason to believe he had contact with children in that role.

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Driver injured in Hwy. 126 rollover crash

A single-vehicle rollover crash on Highway 126 about four miles east of Redmond Thursday night prompted closure of the highway for a time and call-out of an air ambulance to take the injured driver to the hospital.

Who are Deschutes commissioners

Deschutes commissioner race confuses many

The Deschutes County commissioners race is spending money for your vote, but has it worked? After incumbent Tony DeBone and challenger Jodie Barram have raised nearly $100,000, we wanted to know if voters were clear on their choices.

How safe is Santiam Pass

Tragedy sparks questions: How safe is Hwy. 20?

Three members of a family from Sherwood died in a car crash on Highway 20 on Saturday. Now, many people are wondering how dangerous the site west of Santiam Pass is, and what can be done to make it safer.

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C.O. health officials conduct Ebola exercise

In order to plan an effective response to the possibility of the Ebola virus being detected in Central Oregon, regional partners conducted a tabletop exercise on Tuesday in Redmond.

Bend police taking a new angle on crime

Bend police eye new eyes for new angle on crime

There's the uniform, the badge, and soon another piece to pin in place -- a new set of eyes, giving Bend police another angle on crime.

Curtain rising on big Madras project

Madras Performing Arts Center set for debut

A $26.7 million bond measure passed in 2012 is finally coming to life. Workers are putting the finishing touches on a brand-new performing arts center at Madras High School -- and it's not just a place for plays and shows, but athletics, too.

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Colorado Dam project closures, detours set

The following closures and detours for the Colorado Avenue Dam Safe Passage construction will begin soon:

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Fire training exercise Saturday in La Pine

La Pine Fire District firefighters will be practicing multi-fire company training evolutions in La Pine this Saturday from approximately 10 am to 4 pm.

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EDCO names new Prineville-Crook Co. manager

Economic Development for Central Oregon announced Thursday the hiring of Caroline Ervin as its manager of economic development efforts within Crook County.

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