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200 workers lose job from C O lumber mill

About 200 Prineviille mill workers losing jobs

Prineville's Woodgrain Millwork is the 27th-largest private employer in Central Oregon, with 237 employees. At least, it was, until recent heavy snow led to a large roof collapse -- one it told workers Tuesday it won't repair.


New Mirror Pond concept public meetings planned

The Mirror Pond Ad Hoc Committee invites citizens to give input on a new concept to address the future of Mirror Pond.

35 dogs seized near Bend

Deputies seize 35 dogs in neglect case east of Bend

Deschutes County sheriff’s deputies raided a property east of Bend Monday night and cited two women on animal neglect charges, seizing 30 dogs and five puppies they said were living in their own waste, some severely emaciated and many suffering from health problems.

Gustafson sentenced in abuse case

Nearly 33-year sentence for Bend gymnastics coach

Former Bend gymnastics coach Richard Gustafson was sentenced Tuesday to nearly 33 years in prison on sex abuse charges involving students he fondled during overnight sleepovers at the gymnastics academy he founded, as well as child pornography and other charges.

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Too-warm storm prompts Mt. Bachelor pause

Mt. Bachelor said Tuesday it will alter its planned operating schedule this week due to an unexpected shift to warm and wet weather through Thanksgiving Day. It won't open more lifts Wednesday and will close for the holiday, with hopes a colder storm late in the week gets things back on track.

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Bend-area home price rise still No. 8 in U.S.

Deschutes County’s home prices are still rising among the 10 fastest in the country, though the market reflected some cooldown, as also seen nationwide, new figures out Tuesday showed.


Redmond PD: Extra DUII patrols over holiday

The Redmond Police Department will be conducting enhanced DUII patrols during the Thanksgiving holiday weekend.


Bend sets Dec. 4 Galveston Ave. design meeting

The city of Bend is inviting the public to offer feedback on design concepts for the Galveston Avenue corridor at a meeting held from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Thursday, December 4, in Council Chambers at City Hall, 710 NW Wall Street, Bend.

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Redmond PD out with more on strip club shooting

A fight over an old debt broke out at a downtown Redmond strip club early Sunday and led to an accidental shooting, a second victim with cuts to the hand from broken glass and a Madras man’s arrest on assault, drugs, weapons and other charges.

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Rehabbed Redmond runway reopens for holidays

The Redmond Municipal Airport has reopened its primary Runway 4-22 after Phase 1 pavement rehabilitation construction was "substantially completed," officials said Monday.


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