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Woman Drowns Trying To Save Dog

WENATCHEE, WA — A woman drowned in the Wenatchee River in Central Washington while trying to save her dog on Monday. Investigators said Sabra Crafton, 29, Cashmere, WA was throwing a stick out in the water and playing fetch when her dog began to struggle. Read More

Man Killed In North Portland Shooting

PORTLAND, OR — Police say a 24-year-old was fatally shot in north Portland Monday afternoon.  Nearby residents say they heard multiple shots and then saw a man collapsed in the street.  Police identified the victim in the Monday afternoon shooting as Read More

Bend Fire: Safety, Caution Vital This 4th Of July

BEND, OR — Despite a few rain showers across Central Oregon last week, the area remains very dry as we head into 4th of July weekend.  Cindy Kettering, Bend Fire, told KBNW News this time of year becomes very busy for local departments, with a considerable up tick Read More

Prineville Man Injured After Motorcycle Crash

PRINEVILLE, OR — A Prineville man sustained minor injures after crashing his motorcycle south of town Sunday afternoon.  Crook County Sheriff’s deputies were called to SE Juniper Canyon Rd. near Davis Loop, where a motorcycle was laying in the Read More

Fire Destroys Hay West Of Prineville

PRINEVILLE, OR — A Saturday evening fire destroyed roughly 60 tons of hay and farm equipment west of Prineville.  Crews were called to a farm off the O’Neill Highway around 8 p.m., where flames were pouring from the stacked hay.  In addition to the 60 tons, Read More

Study Looking At Preparing Chicken At Home

BEND, OR — If you plan to grill chicken this holiday weekend, take note; a new study shows that most consumers need to improve food handling and preparation practices in their own kitchen.  The University of California-Davis study emphasizes the need for increased Read More

KBNW Business Briefs for 06/30/14

BEND, OR — The Bend Chamber of Commerce will focus on the business of being a veteran during the new What’s Brewing? town hall.  Local panelists will focus on local needs and how Central Oregonians can help those who served. Tuesday’s What’s Read More