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Lightning Strikes NE Bend Duplex

BEND, OR — Firefighters were called to NE Bend Monday evening after a duplex was struck by lightning.  Investigators said the lightning caused a power surge that went into a neighboring four-plex on NE Nikki Ct., sparking a small fire.  The surge in power caused Read More

Stiles Prineville’s Interim Chief

PRINEVILLE, OR — Nearly a month after the city of Prineville fired its police chief, a well-known former sheriff has been appointed to temporarily lead the department.  Former Deschutes County Sheriff Les Stiles was sworn in Monday as Prineville’s interim police Read More

OLCC To Consider Surcharge Extension

MILWAUKIE, OR — The Oregon Liquor Control Commission will decide whether to extend a 50-cent-per-bottle surcharge through the next year on August 21st. The OLCC’s Christie Scott estimates that the surcharge would add $33.8 million to the state’s general fund, Read More