A 35-year-old Portland woman who apparently fell several times and became disoriented during a solo hike Monday in the Three Sisters Wilderness Area encountered a fellow hiker who called for help, prompting a rescue effort that took several hours, officials said.
A fast-moving, smoky fire caused $200,000 damage to a southeast Bend home on Tuesday, and investigators said later it may have been sparked by some model airplane batteries that were just plugged in to recharge.
A well-known Bend doll-maker's business was dealt a serious blow Monday when his backyard shop went up in flames -- but firefighters prevented a larger tragedy by keeping the blaze, already spreading through brush, from reaching nearby homes.
Sens. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., and Tammy Baldwin, D-Wis., hosted a “Happy Half-Hour Hangout” on Google Monday with craft brewers Gary Fish, owner of Deschutes Brewery in Bend, and Jeff Hamilton, President of Sprecher Brewing Co. in Glendale, Wisconsin.
The Bend man accused of fatally shooting his landlord and next-door neighbor early Saturday morning kept his head down during a brief court appearance by video Monday afternoon at the Deschutes County Courthouse.