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JUDD, ANGELA CHRISTINE

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Woman jailed on murder charge in killing of Bend woman, 92

A 45-year-old woman was arrested by Bend police on a murder charge Friday in the New Year's Eve killing of a 92-year-old relative, police said Saturday.

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Bend skier falls into Tumalo Mtn. tree well, rescued

Deschutes County Sheriff’s Search and Rescue crews came to the aid Saturday of a 62-year-old Bend man who fell into a tree well while skiing down Tumalo Mountain and needed help getting out, officials said.

Crook County sheriff's office car

Crook County SO joins in seat belt, car seat 'safety blitz'

The Crook County Sheriff’s Office is joining other law enforcement agencies across the state in a statewide safety belt and child car seat traffic enforcement “blitz’ from February 8- 21.

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Autopsy planned for man's body found in Deschutes River

A body found in the Deschutes River near downtown Bend likely will take at least a week to identify, police said Friday. A weekend autopsy is planned on the remains, spotted by workers Thursday afternoon near the Newport Avenue bridge and dam.

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Two drug raids. seven arrests at NW Redmond mobile home park

Seven Redmond residents, including a 17-year-old girl, were arrested in a drug raid early Friday at a northwest Redmond mobile home park, police said. It was the second such raid in the same park to turn up heroin and methamphetamine in five days, though authorities said the two cases were unrelated.

PACHECO, MIGUEL ANGEL MOLINA

Deschutes County Jail

Prineville man arrested in Sisters car theft, DUII crash

A 22-year-old Prineville man stole a car warming up in a Sisters driveway early Saturday and crashed it a short time later on Wilt Road, Deschutes County sheriff's deputies said. He then left but was found nearby by deputies and arrested on DUII and other charges.

Old bridge torn down over the years

Archie Briggs not only C.O. bridge falling short

The city of Bend has placed signs to warn commercial truck drivers of the new, lower weight limits on the Archie Briggs Road bridge over the Deschutes River for some heavy vehicles.

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Deschutes County Planning Commission members sought

Deschutes County seeks two volunteer Planning Commission members and is accepting applications until Friday, March 4, at 5 p.m.

Camp FIre Teens grant birthday wishes

C.O. Camp Fire Teens hold birthday parties for needy kids

Five middle school girls are making a big difference in the lives of some kids.
Members of Camp Fire Central Oregon’s Teens In Action program were in downtown Bend Friday, raising money for a cause that may not have crossed your mind.

Special Report Water You Drinking

Special report: What's in your drinking water?

Central Oregon is known for its good water quality. We put it to the test to see what officials do to guarantee our drinking water stays clean and safe.

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