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Woman Flown to Hospital After Sisters Accident

SISTERS, OR — A 60-year-old woman was flown to the hospital with serious injuries after a two-vehicle accident east of Sisters Wednesday morning.  Oregon State Police troopers said Jill Beaman, Bend, was traveling west on Highway 20 when her car struck the side Read More

Man Arrested After Sunday Assault

BEND, OR — Bend Police arrested a Dufur man after an alleged Sunday evening assault.  Around 9:30 p.m., officers were called to NW Idaho Ave. and Broadway St. where a man said he had been robbed a knifepoint by a stranger.  Investigators learned the victim Read More

Kitzhaber: COCs A Success

SALEM, OR — Two years after enlisting Coordinated Care Organizations to oversee care for Medicaid patients, Oregon’s Governor Kitzhaber is calling the idea a success.  And ne said now he’s secured federal money to advance the program. Governor John Read More

Gas Prices Continue To Climb

BEND, OR — AAA-Oregon says gas prices continue to increase, thanks primarily to violence and instability in Iraq.  The national average for a gallon of gas is now $3.68, while Oregon’s average $3.97 a gallon.  The last time Oregon's Read More

Drivers, Motorcyclists Reminded To Focus On Safety

BEND, OR — The state Department of Transportation is reminding all drivers and motorcyclists ti naje safety their top priority.  Statewide, 19 motorcyclists have died this year, a 100% year-over-year increase and highest figure reported since 2009. (Click Here Read More

Bryant Fire 85% Contained

KLAMATH FALLS, OR — Crews in Southern Oregon have the Bryant Fire 70% contained, with complete containment expected by Thursday.  The fire, 20 miles east of Klamath Falls, has burned nearly 1,400 acres.  Roughly 800 firefighters are on the front lines Read More

Bryant Fire 85% Contained

KLAMATH FALLS, OR — Crews in Southern Oregon have the Bryant Fire 70% contained, with complete containment expected by Thursday.  The fire, 20 miles east of Klamath Falls, has burned nearly 1,400 acres.  Roughly 800 firefighters are on the front lines of the fire Read More

Deschutes County OKs $306M Budget

BEND, OR — By a two-to-one vote this week, the Deschutes County Commissioners approved a $306 million budget for 2015.  That represents a roughly 6% year-over-year increase. The County Commission slashed the budget during the height of the recession.  Supporters Read More

Deschutes County OKs $306M Budget

BEND, OR — By a two-to-one vote this week, the Deschutes County Commissioners approved a $306 million budget for 2015.  That represents a roughly 6% year-over-year increase.  The County Commission slashed the budget during the height of the recession. Read More