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2017 Sisters Rodeo Queen

New Sisters Rodeo queen calls it 2nd full-time job

"The Biggest Little Show in the World" is already preparing for next June. Two days after she was crowned Sisters Rodeo queen, we introduce you to Emylia Breckel.

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Redmond PD use Taser, arrest DUII hit-and-run suspect

An Aloha man involved in at least two hit-and-run crashes in Redmond on Tuesday later entered a stranger’s home, acting confused, according to police who subdued him with a taser and arrested him on DUII-drugs, reckless driving and other charges.

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Redmond military caregiver in D.C. to help launch campaign

Redmond resident Christa Cox represented Oregon's military and veteran caregivers as a Dole Caregiver Fellow with the Elizabeth Dole Foundation at a special event Tuesday in Washington, D.C..

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$5,000 reward offered for Crook County power line vandals

Portland General Electric is offering a $5,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of vandals who shot the insulators on a 500 kilovolt power line off Millican Road late last month.

Eric Norgaard trial begins

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COCC stabbing verdict: Guilty except for insanity

After a few hours of deliberations, a Deschutes County jury late Tuesday found a former COCC student guilty except for insanity for stabbing his roommate 14 times in October 2014.

Bend dog recovering after being poisoned

Dog poisoned in NE Bend neighborhood

A dog owner said she's moving out of her northeast Bend neighborhood after one of her dogs died and the other was poisoned earlier this month.

Debate season kicks off

Central Oregonians gather for presidential debate parties

Debate season is upon us, and presidential debate watch parties in Central Oregon Monday night were as spirited as the candidates.

Edwin Mays Amended Lawsuit

Mays family adds Nelson, Trono to jail-death lawsuit

A federal lawsuit regarding Edwin Mays' death in the Deschutes County Jail in December 2014 has been revised to seek a larger amount - $16.6 million -- while dropping four defendants and adding two -- then-jail commander, now-Sheriff Shane Nelson and Lt. Robert Trono.

New Crook County jail plan

Crook County begins public meetings on jail proposal

Tuesday, the Crook County Sheriff is hosting the first of seven public meetings to lay out his case for voters to back a bond measure that will pay for a new jail.

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Injured Bend hiker rescued from Broken Top

A Bend man was recovering at home Monday from injuries suffered in a fall while hiking on the northeast side of Broken Top Sunday morning, prompting an hours-long searh and rescue effort.

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