Bend couple booked on charges of child abuse, criminal mistreatment

Child’s bone fractures deemed not accidental

The parents of a2-year-old girl were charged on multiple counts of criminal mistreatment after authorities … Read more

Redmond couple charged with murder plead not guilty

Trial set for June in death of child who died of emaciation

The husband and wife accused of murdering their adopted daughter by withholding food until she … Read more

Cultures contrast in Prineville as festival crowds pass through

Eclipse fest east of town draws tens of thousands

PRINEVILLE — Pop-up food stands and eclipse-related sale signs adorned the main drag of Third … Read more

Prineville bears brunt of early eclipse traffic

Symbiosis attendees reported to have been in traffic for 3 hours

Central Oregon’s population is swelling with people as thousands of visitors arrive for the total … Read more

Jury ends deliberations for the week in the Bundy standoff trial

LAS VEGAS — A federal jury in Las Vegas ended deliberations for the week on … Read more

Dog tags of WWII soldier found on island

ALBANY, N.Y. — A New York military aviation researcher got more than she bargained for … Read more

Eclipse festivities start revving up in Madras

Behind-the-scenes at Oregon SolarFest and Solartown

MADRAS — After years of planning for the total solar eclipse, and before the crush … Read more

Eclipse traffic already backing up in Central Oregon

East of Prineville, traffic backed up 14 miles Wednesday night

Traffic was backed up 14 miles Wednesday night along U.S. Highway 26 east of Prineville … Read more

Garbage collectors move to night shift ahead of eclipse

Residents advised of midnight collection times

Most Central Oregonians need to put their garbage cans out to the curb as early … Read more

National Guard heads to wildfire near Crater Lake

SALEM — Spc. Alex Beall, an Oregon National Guard member who fought in the war … Read more

Nike’s Knight gives record $500K to Buehler for Governor

Billionaire sports magnate returns to GOP fold with biggest single contribution ever

SALEM — Republican Knute Buehler’s campaign for Oregon governor received $500,000 from Nike co-founder Phil … Read more

Bend moves to change policies, enforcement downtown

Council considered sending letter of support to Charlottesville City Council

Increasing police patrols, installing security cameras and redesigning the south Mirror Pond parking lot are … Read more

Missing woman hoisted to safety

FLORENCE — Coast Guard and other crews have rescued a missing Oregon woman near the … Read more

Coos County to get call boxes to prevent suicides from bridge

NORTH BEND — Coos County has obtained suicide call boxes after witnessing an alarming spike … Read more

Corvallis groups ask county leaders to exit state timber lawsuit

CORVALLIS — Several Corvallis groups are asking Benton County commissioners to abandon a $1.4 billion … Read more

Around the state

Standoff participant back in jail — A federal judge has revoked the release of a … Read more

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In wake of lax regulations, river guides face new, tougher standards

MEDFORD — Here are your requirements to be a river guide in inland Oregon — … Read more

Forecast: Clear skies for eclipse, but what about smoke?

Experts say a wildfire probably would not cause viewing problems

Smoke-filled skies and cloudy weather across Central Oregon earlier this month caused concern for those … Read more

Oregon defelonizes personal use of cocaine, heroin, methamphetamine

SALEM — A bill signed by Gov. Kate Brown on Tuesday makes personal-use possession of … Read more

Classmates die in fall on Mount Hood PCT

Two Portland women apparently fell to their deaths off a Pacific Crest Trail cliff on … Read more

Redmond City Councilor Anne Graham resigns

Decision based on disagreements with council, not ethics investigation

Redmond City Councilor Anne Graham announced her resignation via Facebook on Monday evening. Graham declined … Read more

Mosaic to unveil expanded Bend clinic

Mosaic Medical will host an open house Thursday to unveil its expanded East Bend clinic, … Read more

16.9 pounds of meth found in Madras home

Madras man charged in federal court

A multiagency investigation which began in May led to the seizure of nearly 17 pounds … Read more

U.S. vet returns flag to Japanese soldier’s kin

HIGASHISHIRAKAWA, Japan — Tatsuya Yasue buried his face into the flag and smelled it. Then … Read more

Bend urges water conservation for eclipse

City says system will be able to handle increased demand

Central Oregon cities are urging residents to use less water during the next week as … Read more

Governor says Oregon “ready” for eclipse

Traffic, fire, medical teams prepare for crush of viewers

SALEM — Oregon is ready for its moment not in the sun, with Central and … Read more

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

Daycare operator accused of abandoning kids pleads not guilty

January Neatherlin to stand trial for child neglect

January Neatherlin, accused of drugging children with sleep aids and leaving them unsupervised at her … Read more

Fire forces trail closures in Three Sisters Wilderness

The U.S. Forest Service closed a significant portion of the Three Sisters Wilderness on Tuesday, … Read more

New Crook County circuit court judge takes the reins

Daina Vitolins navigates criminal law, traffic tickets on first day

Even though she has more than 20 years of experience as a prosecutor, Central Oregon’s … Read more

Oregon tries to stop pot from leaving the state

Diversion to the black market puts cannabis industry at risk

PORTLAND — Well before Oregon legalized marijuana, its forests made it an ideal place for … Read more

County buys bill counter to handle pot cash

GRANTS PASS — The final straw was the day a marijuana grower came in to … Read more

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