Jail worker accused of sex with inmate violates probation with calls, texts

Sheriff’s investigator recognized worker’s voice, phone number

A former contracted kitchen employee at the Deschutes County jail accused of having sex with … Read more

Police: Faulty new radio system risks lives

$3M system puts lives at risk, unions say

Central Oregon law enforcement agencies say a new radio system is performing so poorly it … Read more

Bend neighborhood associations seek committee formation

Neighborhood Leadership Alliance would have members from each association

The Bend City Council may have voted down the idea of electing city councilors from … Read more

Around the state

Swept out to sea — Oregon State Police say a man has been swept out … Read more

Dermatologist to give $50 million to OSU vet school

Oregon State University has announced a $50 million commitment, the largest in the school’s 150-year … Read more

Man accused of luring girls over internet

Police say man, 42, used social media to communicate with youths

Bend Police on Wednesday arrested a 42-year-old man on suspicion of having online communications with … Read more

Sheriff’s office seeking Redmond man

The Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office is asking for help from the public to help locate … Read more

Capitol Roundup: Fires, Facebook and fight over Medicaid

Legislature has intermission between busy times

Lawmakers cleared out of the Capitol this week, though it’s more of an intermission between … Read more

Bend City Council reaches consensus on elected mayor, council stipends

Stipends would have to be approved by voters in May

Bend voters will know how much members of the City Council would be paid before … Read more

Gov. Brown encourages students during visit to Bend High

Hands-on classes help students connect to successful careers, Brown says

Gov. Kate Brown spoke to a group of Bend High School students Wednesday morning about … Read more

Deschutes County addresses agriculture rules around cannabis

County commission meets with Oregon agriculture official

In Deschutes County, cannabis has been a source of division between growers and long-time landowners … Read more

Terrebonne man, 84, dies in crash

Police: Gary Dale Lawrence had ‘medical event’ before hitting tree

A Terrebonne man was killed early Wednesday when he experienced a “medical event” while driving … Read more

Around the state

Missing man — Curry County Sheriff John Ward said searchers are looking for a Port … Read more

Bighorn sheep get new home at John Day River Basin

MAUPIN — Jim Bittle’s participation in one of Oregon’s greatest wildlife success stories came strictly … Read more

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Prosecution: Driver in fatal crash berated cyclists

Cyclists pack courtroom in solidarity at hearing of accused impaired driver

The driver accused of killing a popular Bend cyclist last month allegedly circled back after … Read more

Central Oregon may have its own wolf pack

Pair of gray wolves could be the start of a new pack

Two wolves were spotted in north Central Oregon, and there’s reason to believe they might … Read more

Detroit Lake could be empty for 2 years for fish passage project

DETROIT — A $100 million-plus project to improve conditions for endangered fish could mean emptying … Read more

Defense says teen shooting was pot deal gone bad

Judge denies lowering bond for 15-year-old suspect

The shooting this month of a Bend teenager involved two other youths and an amount … Read more

Students evacuated after blaze in a Bend High oven

Attempt to bake pepper causes fire in a culinary class

A fire at Bend High School on Tuesday afternoon was caused by a fiberglass cafeteria … Read more

Private jet skids off runway in Bend

A private jet with six people on board slid off the runway Tuesday morning as … Read more

Early learning space open at Sunriver Library

An early learning space is ready for children to explore at the Sunriver Library. The … Read more

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Medal of Honor Highway saluted near Bend

U.S. 20 sign is part of national drive for coast-to-coast route saluting combat bravery

Hopes for a coast-to-coast route honoring the nation’s bravest came a step closer Monday when … Read more

How would Oregon’s carbon cap system work?

PORTLAND — Oregon lawmakers are considering a major change in how the state will go … Read more

Bend’s affordable housing manager retires

After 13 years and hundreds of homes, Jim Long calls it a day

At 6 a.m. Friday, Jim Long sat in his Bend office finishing environmental reviews for … Read more

Democratic candidate forum coming to Sunriver

Sunriver will host a candidate forum this month for Democrats considering a run against U.S. … Read more

Reward in swan killing now $3,000

Sunriver Nature Center swan Chuck was killed on Thanksgiving

The reward for information leading to the arrest or conviction of those responsible for the … Read more

Redmond man arrested for break-ins

Suspect Dennis Madden has record of property crime convictions

Redmond Police over the weekend arrested a man they believe is responsible for multiple car … Read more

Group sues to stop Hells Canyon grazing

A group of Oregon conservationists is suing the U.S. Forest Service after it reauthorized livestock … Read more

Around the state

Thief forklifts ATM out of Portland bank — Someone used a forklift to steal an … Read more

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Woman sues Safeway after slipping on macaroni and cheese

Kathleen Chism, 70, seeking half-million dollars after breaking hip, neck

A Bend woman is suing the grocer Safeway after she broke her hip and neck … Read more

Resin-coated lining to replace main Bend sewer pipe

$10 million repair will extend pipe’s life by about 50 years

A more than 30-year-old pipe that all of Bend’s sewage passes through will be essentially … Read more

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