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Oregon Wolf Population Grows

State wildlife biologists counted 173 wolves in Oregon this past winter, a 9.5 percent increase over last year’s count of 158 according to the Oregon Wolf Conservation and Management 2020 Annual Report released today at odfw.com/wolves. This annual count is based on Read More

HSCO Bottle Drive Saturday

In celebration of Earth Day, the Humane Society of Central Oregon (HSCO) will be collecting recyclable bottles at the shelter (61170 SE 27th St in Bend) and HSCO thrift store (61220 S. Highway 97 in Bend) on Saturday, April 24th from noon to 5:00pm. Collect your Read More

SWAT Team Arrests Menacing Neighbor

A Bend man was arrested on menacing and weapons charges after allegedly pulling a gun on his neighbor. A SWAT team and drone were used to apprehend 49-year-old Thomas L. Lingo at at a residence east of Sisters early Wednesday. According to the Deschutes County Read More

Free COVID Testing In Bend Today

Deschutes County Health Services is partnering with Oregon Health Authority to offer a free drive-thru COVID-19 testing event from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on today, April 21, in Downtown Bend at Bend-La Pine Schools Education Center. This testing event is open to anyone. No Read More

HSCO Receives Petco Love

The Humane Society of Central Oregon (HSCO) will receive a check today for $12,500 from the newly named, Petco Love, to support their lifesaving work for animals in Central Oregon. The check celebration will take place today at 3:00 p.m. at Petco in Bend. Petco Love is a Read More

Local Lacrosse Refs Needed

The Bend Park and Recreation District has nearly 400 kids playing on 30 teams in the 1st – 8th grade lacrosse league this spring. With 15 games being played each week, there is a great need for paid officials. Pay rate is $15-$23 per game depending on experience Read More

College Transfer Deadline Approaching

Oregon Transfer Days, an outreach partnership comprised of Oregon’s public and private colleges and universities, is virtually visiting Central Oregon Community College (COCC) on Wednesday, April 21, with drop-in sessions available from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 4-6 p.m. To Read More