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Bend man missing 2 weeks; police seek tips

Police turned to the public for tips or any leads Thursday as they try to find a missing Bend man who hasn’t been heard from by family or friends in nearly two weeks.

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Pro cyclist Boswell gives talk back home in Bend

Pro cyclist Ian Boswell is back home in Bend for a visit after racing in the Tour of California. Thursday night, he answered questions before an appreciative crowd at Crow's Feet Commons.


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Three men arrested in shooting near SW Redmond park

A five-month region-wide investigation led to this week’s arrest of three men in connection with up to 13 gunshots fired last December during a dispute near a southwest Redmond park, with bullets hitting at least two nearby homes and an SUV, police said Thursday.

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Record rain triggers Redmond-area flooding

Thunderstorms brought intense downpours that brought high water to areas of southern Redmond late Thursday afternoon, amid flash flood warnings and watches for much of the region.

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Redmond girl accused of bringing knife to school

A Redmond middle school student was arrested Wednesday, accused of bringing a large knife to school, police and school officials confirmed Thursday.

Bend's housing crisis: Solutions in sight?

Bend's housing crisis, Pt. 2: What are solutions?

After renting for years, Maren Poletay's landlord sold the home she shared with her kids, her aging father and their three dogs.

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Bend council agrees to expand downtown 'exclusion zone'

Two weeks after Bend Police Chief Jim Porter proposed an expanded civil exclusion zone for downtown Bend, city councilors decided on a 5-2 vote Wednesday night to take that step, described as a tool to deal with violent and/or chronic offenders and make the city core a safe place to work, live and visit.

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Sisters man hurt, Bend woman cited in Hwy. 20 crash

A Sisters man was hospitalized and a Bend woman was cited after she turned left into the path of another car and they collided on Highway 20 in Tumalo early Wednesday evening, Deschutes County sheriff’s officers said.

Census Bureau population estimates July 2014

Bend, other C.O. cities register more growth

Bend’s population grew by 3.4 percent in the year ended last July 1 to an estimated total of 84,080 residents, the U.S. Census Bureau said in figures released Thursday.

One year later Bend couple celebrates

Looking back: Year since same-sex marriage legalized

It's been one year since Oregon's gay marriage ban was struck down. The anniversary is reason to celebrate for Deschutes County's first same-sex couple to apply for their marriage license.


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