Judge: Statements to cops inadmissible in Bend murder case

Edwin Lara’s six-hour interview with police can’t be admitted in trial

Statements made by accused murderer Edwin Lara to detectives during a six-hour interview will not … Read more

State budget cuts close Deschutes County family court

Lawmakers had trimmed the budget by more than $600,000

Higher-than-expected state budget cuts have caused Deschutes County Circuit Court to end a longstanding family … Read more

A name for High Desert’s Museum’s newest otter

Bend museum says otter youngster is ‘thriving’ in new exhibit

The baby otter the High Desert Museum received in May from the Oregon Department of … Read more

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State kills $17M Wickiup Junction project

Transportation director says his agency failed the public

State transportation commissioners officially shut down the troubled $17 million Wickiup Junction overpass that suffered … Read more

Deer migration season means watch out on the highway

Nearly 16,000 deer winter in Central Oregon

Thousands of deer are on the move in Central Oregon, making their annual migration from … Read more

Record or not, Bend officials prepare for more snow

More staff, new equipment and a larger budget are expected to help

After enduring Central Oregon’s worst winter in decades, the city of Bend is preparing for … Read more

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Feds extend Real ID deadline for Oregon

Oregonians can continue to use their driver’s licenses to board aircraft for at least another … Read more

Bill aims to prevent Western wildfires

BC-US--Congress-Wildfires, 2nd Ld-Writethru,410 Bipartisan Senate bill aims to prevent Western wildfires AP Photo CABM102, CABM110 … Read more

Around the state

Kesey Square — The Eugene City Council has officially changed the name of a downtown … Read more

Charges brought against teen in Columbia Gorge fire

HOOD RIVER— The Hood River County District Attorney’s Office announced Thursday that it had filed … Read more

Police cite public and officer safety encrypting scanner feeds

A 30-minute delayed feed is expected to start in a couple months

On July 27, the steady hum of static and radio scanner chatter filling newsrooms and … Read more

Bend council approves housing fee exemptions

Council added a five-year sunset period

Affordable housing developers in Bend will pay fewer fees under an ordinance city councilors gave … Read more

Redmond School District may go for bond

Community meetings to provide bond information to residents

With about $90 million in deferred maintenance, the Redmond School District may ask voters to … Read more

Redmond seeks proposals for housing grant funds

City tweaked rules to give programs more flexibility

The city of Redmond is currently accepting applications for federal funds that would help address … Read more

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Lane County workers on strike

EUGENE — Workers represented by Lane County government’s largest labor union went on strike Wednesday, … Read more

Capital murder appeal shows obstacles to new DNA testing

SALEM — Jesse Johnson was accused in 1998 of fatally stabbing a nurse’s aide in … Read more

Report leaves ambiguity about OSU coliseum’s namesake on race

CORVALLIS — Oregon State University is considering whether to change the names of four campus … Read more

Around the state

Food cart explosion — Authorities say two food carts were destroyed and 10 cars were … Read more

Marine’s attack on Iraqi restaurant has some questioning the charges

PORTLAND — The DarSalam Iraqi restaurant, with its steaming plates of falafel and kebab, has … Read more

Madras school for ‘resilient’ students to get on track

Option helps kids graduate who otherwise might have dropped out

MADRAS — Inside an old high school building on SW Fourth Street in Madras, Bridges … Read more

St. Charles announces layoffs, pay cuts

The hospital system continues to struggle with finances

St. Charles Health System announced a set of layoffs and pay cuts Tuesday in an … Read more

Expanding Drake Park into water would be costly

Expanding Drake Park by filling a portion of Mirror Pond would be a costly undertaking, … Read more

Oregon loses 3,800 jobs in September

Tourism industry cuts jobs for second month; construction stays strong, adds jobs

PORTLAND — Oregon shed jobs for the second month in a row, though its unemployment … Read more

Miltenberger sentenced to community-based treatment

La Pine man was convicted of attempted murder except for insanity

After more than four years, the attempted murder case against a La Pine man who … Read more

State Bar proceeds with ethics charges against ex-U.S. attorney

PORTLAND — The Oregon State Bar has determined there’s probable cause to bring ethics charges … Read more

Around the state

Coach accused of sex abuse — A youth basketball coach in Beaverton has been accused … Read more

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Galveston Avenue parking study shows crowding

Blocks by businesses were most crowded

Crowding along Galveston Avenue in Bend leads to parked cars illegally blocking driveways or intersections … Read more

Lines between public, private land blur east of Bend

What is a ‘trespass,’ and how can they be avoided?

ALFALFA — In the juniper forests east of Bend, the landscape becomes a chaotic checkerboard … Read more

Capitol roundup: Referendum coming up, Democrats coming over

Voters will need to get out the parka and the mittens because the 2018 election … Read more

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