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Local kombucha maker goes national

Bend brewing big on the kombucha map

What was once known as Kombucha Mama is no more. That's because it is now known as Humm Kombucha.

Weddel names Oregon H.S. Principal of the Year

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Bend's Weddel named Oregon HS Principal of Year

Bend Senior High School Principal H.D. Weddel was named Oregon’s 2014 High School Principal of the Year in front of a packed, cheering auditorium of students and staff Thursday afternoon.

Redmond Pumice Place house fire

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Family of 7 escapes burning Redmond home

A family of seven, including an infant, fled their burning rental home in southwest Redmond Thursday evening before firefighters stopped the blaze, which caused $30,000 damage.

Bend PD investigates series of burglaries

Pricey Bend bike's theft echoes store's earlier hit

A price tag is all that's left behind of a $6,000 bike at Pine Mountain Sports on Bend's Westside -- the store's second such theft in less than a year. The last one was solved, and the store hopes to repeat that, with the public's help.


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Redmond manhunt: Fugitive found hiding in garage

A 30-year-old fugitive was spotted at a home in southwest Redmond Thursday but ran just before police arrived, prompting an extensive manhunt that found him hiding in a garage, police say.

Redmond teens share Promposal stories

Redmond teens show off elaborate "promposals"

Remember when you went to prom - and all it took was the simple question, "Will you go to prom with me?" Not any more! Teens are going to extremes for what's called "promposals."

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Killing prompts review of Bend off-leash dog areas

Bend Park and Rec District officials said Thursday they are considering making changes to dog parks following an attack that killed a dog at Pine Nursery's off-leash dog park.


'Big Chainring' award nominees sought

The Deschutes County Bicycle and Pedestrian Committee seeks nomination for deserving individuals, businesses, and agencies to be recipients of the annual Big Chainring award. Since 1996, the award recognizes those that have made a significant contribution towards the following:

Downtown Bend parking in focus

Bend to take closer look at downtown parking

On Wednesday night, Bend city councilors directed staff to move forward with crafting plans for a new study of parking downtown, as requested by a merchants group, and possibly examine the situation in other commercial areas of the city.

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La Pine man arrested after brief chase, crash

An attempted traffic stop in La Pine late Wednesday night led to a brief pursuit, crash and the arrest of a La Pine man, Deschutes County sheriff’s deputies said.


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