Two teens were arrested Wednesday night in connection with the weekend burglary of a home in the Tollgate area near Sisters where a couple awakened to find an unknown male in their bedroom, who they chased away, along with a second male.
While this week's weather has moderated to cooler than normal temperatures and the feeling of fall is in the air, fire danger is still very real throughout Central Oregon, officials advise as the Labor Day weekend approaches.
Bend police officers spent three hours at two locations on Monday focusing on enforcing distracted driving laws, specifically the use of cellphones while driving. They issued 46 citations for that offense and several on other charges.
The Central Oregon Pet Evacuation Team and the Humane Society of Central Oregon were called out to New Orleans in the devastating aftermath of Hurricane Katrina a decade ago to help rescue animals that were left behind when the levees broke.