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AAA: Slow Down and Move Over

The recent deaths of three AAA tow providers, killed while assisting drivers, show just how dangerous it is for those who work along the roadside. Raymond Mitchell, 33, was killed Sept. 22 on I-5 southbound near Kalama, WA when a log truck hit him on the side of the Read More

Update On Bend Shooting Investigation

Deschutes County District Attorney John Hummel issued the following statement regarding the recent shooting of Barry Washington, who was shot and killed on a downtown Bend Street in the early morning hours of September 19, 2021. “Bend Police officers quickly Read More

Some Campfire Restrictions Lifted

Due to the recent moisture and cooler daytime and nighttime temperatures, fire officials on the Deschutes and Ochoco National Forests, Crooked River National Grassland and Prineville District BLM will downgrade public use restrictions to allow campfires and lower the Read More

Wild & Scenic Film Fest Friday

Join Oregon Natural Desert Association on Friday, October 1 as they host a virtual, streamed-in-HD, Wild and Scenic Film Festival, and share a collection of films that speak to environmental concerns and celebrate our planet. The selection of films in Bend will take the Read More

Redmond-Reno Flights Start Nov. 5th

ExpressJet Airlines announced the launch of short, nonstop flights between Redmond/Central Oregon and Reno-Tahoe International Airport, starting Nov. 5, 2021. Flights will operate each Monday, Wednesday and Friday departing Redmond Municipal Airport at 11:55 a.m. PT Read More

Free Medicare Counseling Available

The Council on Aging of Central Oregon is once again providing free Medicare counseling to support older adults in navigating the annual open enrollment period, which runs from Oct. 15 to Dec. 7. The one-on-one phone sessions are provided by Senior Health Insurance Read More

FBI Warns Of Crypto Romance Scam

The FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center is seeing a rapid rise in the number of people who are falling victim to a new-style romance fraud. In just the first seven months of this year, more than 1,800 people have reported online romance scams resulting in losses of Read More

Grant Helps Central Oregon Families

The Family Access Network (FAN) recently received a $7,500 grant from St. Charles Foundation to support services in Deschutes, Crook, and Jefferson counties. These funds will ensure FAN is able to meet increasing needs for basic necessities such as food, clothing, rent Read More