Three fires in the Culver area kept Jefferson County Fire District No.1 crews busy on Sunday, two that threatened homes and other structures and a third that destroyed a barn full of hay, causing $710,000 in losses, officials said.
Bend police were examining surveillance video and seeking the public’s help Sunday after a man wearing a mask and sunglasses held up a southeast Bend Dutch Bros coffee stand at gunpoint late Saturday night.
Two motorcyclists on Skyliners Road west of Bend were injured Sunday morning when a driver pulled out of a driveway into their path and the two motorcycles collided with her SUV, Deschutes County sheriff’s deputies said.
A Mississippi man who took off in his new Lancair kit plane from a private airstrip west of Redmond on Sunday said he didn’t like the way the aircraft sounded, so he quickly returned to the runway. But it didn't go well - authorities said he forgot to lower the landing gear.
According to the ASPCA, over 7.5 million animals end up in shelters every year. A one day, coast-to-coast pet adoption drive Saturday tried to do part to "Clear the Shelters," with the local assist of three shelters and NewsChannel 21.
After months of investigation and case reviews, federal prosecutors have charged an Oregon State Police Crime Lab analyst with stealing pills from evidence at facilities in Bend and Pendleton over a period of more than 18 months.