Around the state

Governor authorizes National Guard for solar eclipse — Gov. Kate Brown is authorizing the Oregon … Read more

Scientists at OHSU edit genes of human embryos

For the first time in the United States, scientists have edited the genes of human … Read more

Lightning strikes spark new fires

Firefighters are responding to several new fires in the greater Central Oregon area after lightning … Read more

Bend looking at affordable housing pilot program

Two cities will be chosen but must commit to 50 years

The city of Bend may apply for a state program that could provide up to … Read more

Efforts develop to protect Crooked River Ranch from fire

A second road into the community proposed

Two long-awaited developments in the effort to better protect Crooked River Ranch from wildfire moved … Read more

Food cart pod could join hotel downtown

Both proposed on vacant lot near Pioneer Park

A brewery and food cart pod is being proposed on the largest undeveloped piece of … Read more

Farming within wildlife refuges revamps Klamath agriculture

KLAMATH BASIN — Ryan Hartman is driving from field to field in the Klamath Basin, … Read more

Unfunded PERS liabilities could rise to $50B

SALEM — The board overseeing Oregon’s public pension system is set to vote on whether … Read more

McKay Creek habitat to benefit from restoration

Plan will improve watershed, habitat for steelhead and trout

Construction has begun to restore a portion of McKay Creek and its surrounding landscape to … Read more

Oregon sees big jump in outdoor recreation spending

Outdoor activities generate more than $16 billion in state, according to study

Outdoor activities generate more than $16 billion annually in Oregon, according to an industry study … Read more

Forest Service trail now slated to be paved this fall

Woodpecker nesting, ODOT underpass help delay trail

A trail designed to connect the new welcome center in the Deschutes National Forest to … Read more

Man with refuge occupation ties gets prison for stolen machine gun

PORTLAND — A man with ties to Oregon standoff leader Ammon Bundy was sentenced Wednesday … Read more

Arizona man gets 68 years in Bundys’ Nevada standoff case

LAS VEGAS — A federal judge sentenced a Phoenix man Wednesday to 68 years in … Read more

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Around the state

Rehab embezzler — An Oregon bookkeeper has been sentenced to 3½ years in prison for … Read more

For sale: the town of Millican

High Desert town is on the market — again

For sale: one Central Oregon town. Fixer-upper. Located 25 miles east of Bend and listed … Read more

Madras man gets prison for gun possession

A Madras man was sentenced to 70 months in federal prison in U.S. District Court … Read more

Bend woman gets probation for meth

A Bend woman was sentenced to two years of probation for possession and delivery of … Read more

Family safely evacuated from home fire

A family of five, including a newborn, were safely evacuated from a home fire on … Read more

Family sues COCC in Kaylee Sawyer murder

Lawsuit claims COCC culture set the tone for murder

The family of Kaylee Sawyer is suing Central Oregon Community College, alleging the college fostered … Read more

Transformer blocking Bend sidewalk to be moved

Disability advocates found Pacific Power box while trimming a tree

An electrical transformer box disability advocates discovered blocking a sidewalk in southeast Bend shouldn’t have … Read more

Political Round-Up

From bills to ballots as 2018 election take center stage

SALEM — The Legislature has adjourned and Congress is nearing its August recess. A traditionally … Read more

Task force struggles to cut $5B from PERS costs

SALEM — A special task force convened by Gov. Kate Brown is deciding how to … Read more

Victim in bridge jump death identified

Bend Police have identified the man who died after jumping from the First Street Rapids … Read more

Around the state

Oakridge brush fire — A blown transformer sparked a brush fire Tuesday afternoon near Oakridge … Read more

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Gravel roads cause grief for some in Bend

There are about 7 lane miles of unpaved road in city limits

A few hundred feet east of Dan Wellisch’s home, the city of Bend plans to … Read more

Drowning is Bend’s 1st since 2012

Girl reported missing in Monday incident in Bend found safe

Bend Police said Monday the man who drowned in the Deschutes River on Sunday after … Read more

Deschutes County to allow anonymous pot complaints

Changes coming to marijuana grows in Deschutes County

Deschutes County will make it easier for residents who are concerned about marijuana production on … Read more

Lawsuit seeks $350,000 from Summit Saloon

Claims staff refused to step in during assault

A $350,000 lawsuit filed against The Summit Saloon and Stage claims that bar security staff … Read more

Mt. Jefferson Wilderness fire closes trails

Smoke can be seen from Highway 22

Several trails in the Mt. Jefferson Wilderness have been closed following the eruption of a … Read more

Prineville man shot following altercation with son

A Prineville man is hospitalized after his son shot him several times following an altercation, … Read more

No charges for man arrested for nursing home arson

Deschutes County District Attorney John Hummel is declining to charge the 73-year-old Bend man previously … Read more

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