Managing smoke from burns in Central Oregon

Committee meets to discuss costs, benefits of approach to controlled burns

SISTERS — Controlled burns play a vital role in reducing the risk of dangerous fires … Read more

Property owner recorded guests using hot tub in the nude

DA declines criminal charges, puts vacation home owners on notice

Local vacation homeowners are on watch for possible privacy violations after a recent Sunriver Police … Read more

Elderly woman rescued from Deschutes River

Deschutes County Sheriff’s deputies rescued an 80-year-old woman from the Deschutes River in Oregon Water … Read more

Deschutes Historical Museum free on Fourth of July

The Deschutes Historical Museum is offering free admission and free Eberhard’s ice cream cups on … Read more

Capitol Roundup: Heat rises as session wanes

Meanwhile, many bills are waiting to die

Capitol roundup Week of: June 25 Weeks remaining: 2 SALEM — The mercury hit 100 … Read more

Bend to study Galveston-area parking

A kickoff public meeting will happen Tuesday

Over the last decade, the Galveston Avenue corridor has become one of Bend’s busiest entertainment … Read more

Deschutes County tackles state land use ruling

Commission considers adding new staffer, reducing fees

Faced with a state land use decision that changed how Oregon counties determine legal lots, … Read more

Crews containing Sheep Springs Fire in Metolius Basin

Crews are working Tuesday to reinforce containment lines around a one-acre fire less than a … Read more

Deschutes County approves budget

On Monday, Deschutes County’s Board of Commissioners approved an operating budget of more than $356 … Read more

Senate OKs Real ID bill

Oregon faces July 10 deadline for high-security license

SALEM — Oregon took the first big step Monday to beat a July 10 deadline … Read more

Feds do not need warrant to subpoena state drug data

PORTLAND — The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals says the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency … Read more

Alaska Airlines offers charter flight for eclipse viewing — if you’re lucky

PORTLAND — Alaska Airlines said Monday it will charter a flight over the Pacific Ocean … Read more

News of Record: Police log

Police Log The Bulletin will update items in the Police Log when such a request … Read more

Around the state

Timber lawsuit — A judge has ruled Oregon counties can’t sue the state government in … Read more

Malheur defendant who ‘prepared for a bloodbath’ gets home detention

PORTLAND — A military veteran who performed guard duty during the armed occupation of a … Read more

Two dead following Highway 20 crash

A five-vehicle crash Sunday afternoon on U.S. Highway 20 near Black Butte Ranch left two … Read more

La Pine crash kills one, closes Burgess Road

A 66-year-old La Pine man died in a three-vehicle crash Monday afternoon that closed Burgess … Read more

Bend-La Pine could start leasing land temporarily

Talks are still in “infancy,” but land-use requests are there

Bend-La Pine Schools is considering leasing some of its vacant land it won’t be using … Read more

Train brakes spark brush fire in Bend

Faulty brakes on a train car sparked three brush fires in north Bend Monday morning, … Read more

Highway 97 in Redmond reopened

Northbound Highway 97 in Redmond has been reopened. The northbound stretch of highway at milepost … Read more

Highway 26 open on Warm Springs Reservation

Highway 26 is now open through the Warm Springs Reservation. Traffic flow had been restricted … Read more

Naked Prineville man nabbed in car-theft attempt

Man stood in street, attacked driver, say police

A naked man assaulted a woman driving in Prineville Sunday night during an attempt to … Read more

Flying saucers first seen in the Cascades

They just weren’t called that in the first report, which went viral

PENDLETON — Boise, Idaho, businessman Ken Arnold had no idea he would change the world … Read more

Around the state

Police pursuit ends in gunfire — The Lane County Sheriff’s Office said its deputies, Florence … Read more

Change coming to Central Oregon irrigation districts

Three districts will hold public meetings in July

In July, three of Central Oregon’s irrigation districts will take a step toward modernization to … Read more

Swan hatchlings expected despite tough breeding season

Chuck and Gracie surprised Sunriver Nature Center workers

Chuck and Gracie, the beloved trumpeter swan couple at the Sunriver Nature Center, had a … Read more

Fire near Maupin at 375 acres

Possible containment expected this evening

A fire near Maupin has grown to 375 acres, according to regional fire managers. The … Read more

Bend man shot in leg at kids’ birthday party

Intoxicated shooter drove to hospital to check on him, say police

A Bend man attending a children’s birthday party was shot accidentally in the leg Saturday … Read more

Bend man killed in Hwy. 20 crash

OSP said driver failed to stop at stop sign

A Bend man was killed Saturday in a traffic accident on Bend’s north side, according … Read more

Eclipse to test Central Oregon for natural disaster

Local, state officials look at eclipse as training for Cascadia quake

The hundreds of thousands of people converging for the total solar eclipse that will pass … Read more

Man, 73, arrested in Bend senior-home blaze

A 73-year-old resident was arrested for a late-night fire Friday that forced the evacuation of … Read more

Deschutes County drunken driving cases fueled by tourism

DA says that 17% of cases are from visitors

Deschutes County has one of the highest rates of drunken-driving charges in the state, a … Read more

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