Bend could increase sewer fees, developer charges to pay for major roads

Bend homeowners and developers would split the cost of completing Empire Avenue and Murphy Road … Read more

Around the state

Murder charges dismissed — A judge has dismissed murder charges against two teenagers who were … Read more

Fire destroys Crook River Ranch home

An apparent flue fire that spread to the attic destroyed a Crooked River Ranch manufactured … Read more

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Park district oils goose eggs for population control

Bend parks benefit from lower Canada goose populations

For the 10th spring in a row, Bend Park & Recreation District staff is working … Read more

Three vie for Jefferson County Commission seat

Three candidates will face off in the May primary election for one of the two … Read more

Officers in court on homicide charge

Three Jefferson County corrections officers plead not guilty in inmate’s death

Three Jefferson County corrections officers made their first court appearance Thursday on charges they caused … Read more

Fire damages famed Sun Valley ski lodge

KETCHUM, Idaho — A raging fire at a base lodge at Idaho’s Sun Valley Resort … Read more

Around the state

Pot shop buffer zones — The Eugene City Council is considering whether to establish a … Read more

Two vie for Oregon Supreme Court judgeship

Incumbent Meagan Flynn will face challenger Van Pounds

Judge Meagan Flynn, appointed to the Oregon Supreme Court last year, is seeking a six-year … Read more

Parkway crash sends Bend boy to Portland trauma center

A 10-year-old boy from Bend was airlifted to a Portland-area trauma center following a crash … Read more

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In Oregon, nonaffiliated can mean not voting

Nonaffiliated voters excluded from Democratic and Republican primaries

SALEM — Democrats and Republicans are urging voters to sign up with their parties before … Read more

St. Charles pulls back on pay cuts as finances improve

Late run helps health system bottom line

A strong fourth quarter combined with targeted cost-cutting stabilized the finances for the St. Charles … Read more

Bend City Council OKs higher downtown taxes for safety fixes

City, police also working to improve downtown safety before summer

Downtown property owners will pay higher taxes to cover additional security and cleaning — and, … Read more

Officials kill 2 wolves to save cattle

SALEM — Oregon wildlife officials shot and killed two wolves from a helicopter Wednesday in … Read more

Healthy Beginnings receives $94K grant from Ford foundation

A local program that offers free health and development assessments has received a $94,000 grant … Read more

Bend man gets four years in prison for mugging, burglaries

Jesse Kline convicted of mugging, fleeing police, other crimes

A Bend man received four and half years in prison as part a settlement of … Read more

Oregon parks may allow e-bikes on trails, beaches

EUGENE — A state parks proposal would allow electric bicycles on some Oregon trails and … Read more

Governor signs funding bill for OSU-Cascades

Gov. Kate Brown signs bill for $39 million to go toward a new academic building

Gov. Kate Brown visited Oregon State University-Cascades on Wednesday to sign a bill approving $39 … Read more

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Deschutes County Commission candidates spar over spending, marijuana

Incumbents stress accomplishments, challengers critical of commission decisions

Four Republican candidates vying for two seats on the Deschutes County Commission took questions on … Read more

City of Bend wants more say on 911 board

Half of all 911 calls go to Bend Police, fire, so chiefs want expanded influence

With big changes headed for Central Oregon emergency agencies, the chiefs of the Bend Police … Read more

Elected mayor, council raises on Bend ballot

If approved, the changes to the city charter would be the first since 1995

Bend voters will decide in May whether they want to directly elect their mayor and … Read more

Trial postponed for judge who refused to marry gay people

SALEM — The trial for suspended Oregon judge Vance Day, who rose to national prominence … Read more

Road to Tumalo Falls opening Wednesday

Starting on Wednesday, Central Oregonians will be able to access one of the region’s most … Read more

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The federal law that shaped the modern Deschutes River

Local group celebrates 30 years of protection under National Wild and Scenic River Act

Today, the Deschutes River is a ubiquitous part of life in Central Oregon, providing the … Read more

Plea deal prevents lifetime sex offender tag

Redmond man was accused of 26 counts against young victims

A young Redmond man will avoid a lifetime sex offender label in exchange for taking … Read more

Capitol roundup: Home stretch for primary election

Election races heat up as winter thaws

SALEM — The cherry blossoms on the grounds of the Capitol are blooming, signaling the … Read more

Dog board: One boxer to be killed after attacking woman

Second dog could be spared if owners build fence

One dog that seriously injured a Deschutes County woman last month will be killed, while … Read more

Brown to sign university funding bill at OSU-Cascades

Legislature allocated $39 million for second academic building

Gov. Kate Brown will visit Oregon State University-Cascades on Wednesday to sign a bill authorizing … Read more

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