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County Seeking Input About Visiting Downtown Bend

BEND, OR — Now through Sunday, Deschutes County Health Services is asking for public input on visiting downtown Bend.  Deschutes County’s Julie Spackman told KBNW News they’ll look at experiences in the downtown area, and if participants want to visit Read More

Deschutes County Seeks 9-1-1 Director

After nearly a year of vacancy, the Deschutes County Board of Commissioners are seeking a suitable candidate to assume the position of 9-1-1 Director during today and tomorrow’s round of interviews. Manager Erik Kropp says in the meantime, he and other managers in Read More

Redmond Posts New Hwy 97 Speed Limits

REDMOND, OR — The Redmond Police Department is warning motorists to watch for speed limit changes along Highway 97.  The posted speed limit between Antler Ave. and SW Wickiup Ave. is now 40 mph. In addition, there is a new 50 mph speed zone, acting as a buffer, Read More

Capell To Seek Third City Council Term

BEND, OR — Mark Capell announced Wednesday that he will run for a third term on the Bend City Council this fall.  Capell was first elected in 2006, and re-elected in 2010.  He currently chairs the Metropolitan Planning Organization, Urban Renewal Agency, and is a Read More

Speed Limit Changes In Redmond

REDMOND, OR — The Redmond Police Department is warning motorists to watch for speed limit changes along Highway 97.  The posted speed limit between Antler Ave. and SW Wickiup Ave. is now 40 mph. In addition, there is a new 50 mph speed zone, acting as Read More

Councilor Capell Announces Run For Third Term

BEND, OR — Mark Capell announced Wednesday that he will run for a third term on the Bend City Council this fall.  Capell was first elected in 2006, and re-elected in 2010.  He currently chairs the Metropolitan Planning Organization, Urban Renewal Read More

Deschutes County OKs Public Use Restrictions

BEND, OR — For the first time, Deschutes County has imposed public use restrictions to help stave off wildfires.  The Deschutes County Commissioners voted unanimously Wednesday morning to declare a state of emergency and approved the Public Use Restrictions Read More

New Wehby Ad Fires Back At Merkley

PORTLAND, OR — Republican candidate for US Senate Monica Wehby has a new commercial firing back against accusations made by incumbent Jeff Merkley.  Oregon Senator Jeff Merkley is accusing his opponent of following the lead of national Republicans; of not Read More

KBNW Business Briefs for 06/26/14

BEND, OR — NeighborImpact says parents and guardians interested in Head Start for the fall need to act quickly.  Only 79 slots remain for the 2014-2015 school year. Several local communities still have slots available for children including:  Redmond with Read More