As part of ongoing construction at Pine Nursery Park, a new off-leash area designated specifically for small dogs is now open in the Bob Wenger Memorial Off-Leash Area, the Bend Park and Rec District said Friday.
A Deschutes County prosecutor whose life-saving liver transplant was denied by a county contractor's doctor as not "medically necessary" welcomed a reversal of that decision Friday as the family got word the self-insured county will cover the transplant after all.
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.
A La Pine man faces reckless endangering and other charges, accused of firing three shots into a nearby field Thursday evening and trying to get away from responding Deschutes County sheriff’s deputies, an officer said.
A half-dozen Deschutes County law enforcement agencies took part in Wednesday's national domestic violence warrant sweep and attempted to serve 122 outstanding warrants, resulting in five arrests, officials said Friday.