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Home Federal Bank robber

Bend Police Dept.

Photos released of Bend Home Federal Bank robber

A man wearing sunglasses and a green bandanna over his face held up a Home Federal Bank Branch in northeast Bend during the lunch hour Thursday and fled -- but not before being confronted by a customer who fought with the man, trying to stop him.

Scary Distracted driving by schools

Driven to distraction: School-zone danger

Distracted driving affects all of us, whether you're guilty of doing it or not.

Teen survivor giving back

Bend teen defeats cancer, starts toy drive

She conquered cancer, and now a Bend teen is inspiring her peers to give other sick children hope through toys.

Head Start bus crash car witnesses

Wanda Moore/KTVZ.COM; Redmond Police Dept.

Redmond Head Start bus strikes, injures woman

A 23-year-old Redmond woman was struck and seriously injured by a NeighborImpact Head Start bus near the Redmond Library late Thursday afternoon, officials said; police sought a white car with possible witnesses who left before officers could talk to them.

Stolen turkey causes community upset

Foul deed: Bend turkey plucked from coop

A Bend celebrity -- a turkey -- has been plucked from his coop on the city's Westside, much to the chagrin of his owner and others who enjoyed his roadside presence.

Taxidermist under fire

Retiring Redmond taxidermist under fire

A taxidermist in Redmond is surrounded by controversy at the close of his nine-year career. Kelly Wooldridge, a veteran and owner of Bar W Taxidermy is under fire by customers who's stuff was stolen from his trailer.

Who is testing the tester

Pot lab rules: Who is testing the testers?

There are now five medical marijuana dispensaries in Central Oregon that are licensed and fully legal. But the labs testing the medicine do not have to be state licensed.

Medicine generic AP

New loan repayment plan helps C.O. physician assistant

A Redmond man working as a physician assistant in Madras is among the first providers to benefit from Oregon's new Medicaid Primary Care Loan Repayment Program, aimed at increasing the number of health professionals serving in rural and underserved areas.

Mt. Bachelor April 24th

Mt. Bachelor Webcam

Apparent lightning strikes at Mt. Bachelor lifts

BEND, Ore. (AP) — It appears that lightning struck at least twice in nearly the same place, disabling two lifts on the west side of the Mt. Bachelor ski area.

Evangelical Catholic Church opening in Bend

Ousted Bend priest finds new calling

A new denomination of Catholicism is coming to Bend, and the leader is the very priest ousted by the the Diocese of Baker, the governing body that oversees St. Francis of Assisi Church.

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