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Redmond PD report DUII enforcement results

The Redmond Police Department conducted enhanced DUII patrols throughout the month of September.  One DUII arrest was made by the officers on the grant-funded overtime shifts, but officers not on grant time arrested at least seven DUII offenders during the month.

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Two Bend teens accused of thefts from parked cars

A citizen’s report in northeast Bend Sunday morning led to the arrest of two 15-year-old boys accused of entering two unlocked cars, looking for and taking items ranging from clothing to marijuana, police said.


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Arrest made in NW Bend apartment burglary, shotgun theft

A 24-year-old intoxicated Bend man entered a northwest Bend apartment late Friday night, stole an unloaded shotgun and caused damage, prompting a police search that led to his arrest, police reported.

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1,500 apartments proposed in rental-starved Bend

BEND, Ore. (AP) — Developers have proposed building more than 1,500 apartment units in rental-starved Bend.

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Security concerns are high in C.O. pot business

Recreational marijuana went on sale legally in Oregon on Thursday. Needless to say, it was a hit.  But the largely cash business brings concerns over security for those doing business in the new field.

How kids are handled during trauma

Central Oregon team helps kids deal with trauma

Thursday’s shooting left many wondering how their children will deal with the sort of trauma that comes with tragedies like this. We interviewed the coordinator of the Tri-County School Response Team, Nita Carnagey, to see how they ensure the mental safety of the kids in Bend-La Pine Schools.

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Not a baaaa-d idea: Sheep help curb Ochoco fire danger

Reducing fire danger with … sheep? It’s not something you hear every day. That was a creative solution to some hazardous fuels along major access routes on the Ochoco National Forest this summer.

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Deschutes DA provides Roseburg victims' assistance

The Deschutes County District Attorney’s Office, along with other Oregon DA offices, received and have acted upon a request to send victims’ assistance support to Douglas County in the aftermath of Thursday’s mass shooting at Umpqua Community College.


River recreation detours during Colorado bridge closure

River recreation detours will be in place on the Deschutes River under the Colorado Avenue Bridge effective Monday, Bend officials said.

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Jefferson County hit by pair of power outages

A pair of power outages hit Jefferson County and Crooked River Ranch Friday morning, with CRR affected by both of the blackouts, Pacific Power officials said.


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