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Bend citizen tips lead to arrest, recovery of stolen piuckup

Citizens who reported a suspicious red pickup driving on Bend’s Larkspur Trail Monday evening led to a traffic stop, arrest of the driver and recovery of the truck, reported stolen over two weeks ago from a parking lot, police said.

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Calif. motorcyclist seriously hurt in NW Bend crash

A 24-year-old California man was thrown from his motorcycle and seriously injured Monday afternoon in a collision with a car at a northwest Bend intersection, police said.

Survey Voters support gas tax

Bend city survey: Voters would support 10-cent gas tax

The city of Bend needs $80 million to end a maintenance backlog and fix its roads. One solution would be a gas tax. A survey presented to the City Council on Monday showed more than 60 percent of those asked would supported a 10 cent-per-gallon gas tax; opposing gas dealers say their own survey had a different outcome.

Fire near Black Canyon Wilderness Area

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Central Oregon crews tackling several new wildfires

More than 200 firefighters worked Monday to contain a lightning-sparked fire north of Dayville that has blackened over 4,600 acres, as crews tackled several new blazes spotted after a weekend of thunder and lightning over much Central Oregon.

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Spoke Bracelet teams up with Tour des Chutes

"You're a survivor the second you are diagnosed," said Gary Bonacker, the co-owner of Sunnyside Sports in Bend and founder of the Tour des Chutes. "The only time you're not a survivor is when you leave this Earth."

Round Butte fire caused by fireworks

Fireworks-caused Round Butte fire sparks familiar debate

The Fourth of July holiday is all about the red, white and blue -- and unfortunately, on Round Butte, black, too.

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Fred Meyer grant helps museum expand teen volunteer program

 You see them all around the Museum in the summer, wearing periwinkle polo shirts and big smiles. “They” are teen volunteers, an active and integral component of the High Desert Museum.

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C.O. Youth Conservation Corps hires 93 to work, earn, learn

Forget sleeping in on summer break; 93 teenagers across Central Oregon woke up a little earlier last week as they started work with the Central Oregon Youth Conservation Corps.

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Sisters Folk Festival passes sell out again

The Sisters Folk Festival announces that All Event Passes for this year’s Festival, September 11 – 13, are sold out.

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Kirk Schueler named Mosaic Medical CFO

Mosaic Medical is pleased to announce that Kirk Schueler has been named Chief Financial Officer for our nonprofit community health center system.

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