With widespread drought affecting Oregon's rivers, streams and fish, NewsChannel 21 decided to take a field trip to three Central Oregon streams to test water temperature with the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife.
Three motorcyclists were injured, one seriously, when they crashed and were thrown from their bikes on a curving section of Huntington Road north of La Pine Sunday morning, Deschutes County sheriff’s deputies said.
A campfire ban went into effect Saturday across the Willamette National Forest, as officials cited extremely dry conditions in conjunction with current and expected weather forecasts that elevated the potential risk of wildfire throughout the area.
Three small but suspicious brushfires broke out on vacant land along roads in various areas of Bend within three hours of each other Saturday night, fire investigators said Sunday as they asked the public for help with any information.
Redmond police are seeking the public’s help in finding four ATVs stolen from a South Highway 97 business this week, while the dealer is offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to their return.
A Crooked River Ranch man was flown to a Bend hospital Friday evening after he tried to pass an ATV on his motorcycle in Terrebonne and struck the ATV as its operator tried to turn left, Deschutes County sheriff’s deputies said Saturday.