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'Not Just a Number': Bend volunteers read names of fallen heroes

A Central Oregon Memorial Day tradition continued for the ninth year at Troy Field in downtown Bend. Volunteers took the time Monday to read aloud the names of every service member who lost their life in the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. 

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Prescribed burn planned Tuesday west of Bend

The Deschutes National Forest plans to conduct a prescribed burn Tuesday west of Bend on lands owned and being developed by The Tree Farm LLC, a burn that will be "highly visible" in Bend, officials said Monday.


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Report: Bend-Redmond still one of the top draws in U.S.

The Bend-Redmond metro area is seventh in the nation in a ranking of urban areas Americans are most relocating to -- and the only one in the top 10 not in the Southeast U.S., according to an analysis of new Census Bureau data.

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Chilling new details in Redmond teens' alleged mom-murder plot

A Redmond teen and his girlfriend appeared in court Friday on attempted murder and other charges as prosecutors alleged the 17-year-olds plotted to use a baseball bat and pepper spray to kill the boy's mom, then burn down the house with her body still inside.

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PD: Speeding driver on cellphone causes Bend Parkway crash

A speeding driver on a cellphone drifted and his station wagon struck an SUV on the Bend Parkway Saturday afternoon in a rollover crash that caused no injuries but closed northbound lanes for nearly an hour, police said. The driver was ticketed for his actions, they added.


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Madras homeowner's quick move credited with stopping fire

A Jefferson County fire official credited quick actions by a Madras homeowner for saving his family and mobile home when fire broke out Saturday evening.

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Bend motel shooting update: 2nd man stabbed, 2 jailed

After days spent piecing together what led to the shooting of a man at a southeast Bend motel, police detectives said Friday night another man was stabbed several times, sending both to the hospital and two men to jail on robbery, heroin possession and other charges.

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Deschutes marijuana businesses still waiting for rules

Last fall, Oregrown in Bend bought a farm in Tumalo to grow marijuana. And they're still waiting to get going, due to a delay in Deschutes County regulations of the new industry.

Federal appeals court rejects Steens Mtn. wind-energy project

A federal appeals court has dealt a serious blow to a proposed Harney County wind energy project at Steens Mountain and given the Bend-based Oregon Natural Desert Association a legal victory over protection requirements for the sage grouse.


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Cancer-fighting advocates sing for a cure in Bend

It was a sing-off for a good cause. Friday was the final night of "Careaoke for a Cure" at Bend's Silver Moon Brewing, a fundraiser for the American Cancer Society and the Relay for Life Bend chapter.

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