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Bend Man Arrested For Drug Trafficking

A Bend man was arrested Thursday for drug trafficking after a short-term investigation with the Central Oregon Drug Enforcement Team, in collaboration with the Clackamas County Interagency Task Force. Detectives identified Schaun Michael Johnson, 37, from a concurrent Read More

Federal Funds Invested In Local Shelters

The Deschutes County Commission has approved American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) investments of $425,000 to support the St. Vincent’s Place alternative shelter in Bend and the Shepherds House shelter kitchen project in Redmond. “These investments will help to accelerate Read More

Gov Orders National Guard To Hospitals

With the surge of COVID-19 cases, Oregon Governor Kate Brown has ordered an increase of National Guard members for the second hospital relief mission, with up to 1,200 Oregon Citizen-Soldiers and Airmen mobilized today. This new activation of the Oregon National Guard is Read More