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Local United Way Awards Non-Profits

Six nonprofits that serve Crook and Jefferson Counties, as well as the lands of the Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs have been collectively awarded $35,000 from United Way of Central Oregon (UWCO) in its second round of grant-making since this summer. In an effort to Read More

Bend La Pine Schools Honor Pike

In a surprise ceremony Friday, October 8, Bend-La Pine Schools Superintendent Steven Cook named Tami Pike, Assistant Director of Health Services, the Distinguished Administrator of the Year. Pike, who leads a team of school nurses and contact tracers, has been an integral Read More

Arts & Culture Grants Available

The Deschutes County Board of Commissioners’ application process for its Arts & Culture grants program is now open. This marks the fifth year that Deschutes County will offer this grant opportunity, which is designed to increase arts and culture opportunities and Read More

Humane Society Hosts Online Auction

The Humane Society of Central Oregon’s teeny tiny Tuxes & Tails auction is a way to help transform the life of an animal.  The online auction is October 11-17. An in-person preview of the auction items will be at the HSCO shelter (61170 SE 27th St, Bend) Friday, Read More

Ember Causes Roof Fire To Bend Home

Bend Fire and Rescue responded to a reported structure fire in the Boones Borough sub-division on Dale Rd Friday night. On arrival fire crews found a portion of the roof on fire on a single family dwelling.  The fire was quickly extinguished by fire crews and caused Read More

Wanted Bend Man Captured

A Bend man was arrested after attempting to escape police during a traffic stop Sunday. At 4:30pm, an officer found a vehicle with an occupant inside who had probable cause for arrest. The occupant, Jeffery Michael Salt, 36, of Bend, was being investigated for a domestic Read More