A wildfire that burned about 80 acres near Badger Lake east of Mt. Hood this week serves as a "stark reminder that conditions are still dry enough for a small fire to grow in a matter of hours," Central Oregon fire chiefs said Friday.
As the Murphy Road project opens in Bend on Monday, the intersection of Brookswood Boulevard and Pinebrook Boulevard will be closed at 10:30 a.m. for 10-14 days due to construction activities, ODOT advised Friday.
Recreational marijuana has been legally on sale in stores for a week now. Agencies have started looking into how much paper green came of that first week, and the number is astonishing to many: An estimated $11 million was self-reported by pot shops across the state.
Deschutes County District Attorney John Hummel announced Thursday he won't file criminal charges against a Springfield man who rescued two people from a Redmond DUII crash in mid-August, then chased and held at gunpoint the car's fleeing driver.
A Bend man was was killed Thursday afternoon when his pickup truck crossed into the oncoming lane and collided head-on with a semi-truck on Southeast 27th Street near the entrance to Knott Landfill, Deschutes County sheriff's deputies said.
Rep. Greg Walden, R-Ore., will be in Central Oregon next Monday for meetings on technological innovation, improving health care through medical research, improving federal forest policy, and growing jobs in our communities.