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Baker City Mayor Sues City Over Utility Bills

BAKER CITY, OR — The mayor of Baker City, who is fighting City Hall over water and sewer bills, has been stripped of his title.  Richard Langrell will remain on the City Council.  In Baker City, the council chooses a mayor from among its seven members to create Read More

Lightning Strike Sparks Bend House Fire

BEND, OR — It appears Tuesday thunderstorm may have sparked a house fire on Bend’s east side.  Crews were called to Chilliwack Way shortly after 7 p.m., where smoke was coming from the roof vents.  The fire was contained to one room in the home.  Tuesday’s Read More

Man Killed In Fiery Highway 58 Crash

LA PINE, OR — One man was killed and two people were injured after a pickup truck and commercial truck collided on Highway 58 outside of Pleasant Hill late Tuesday afternoon.  Oregon State Police troopers said around 5 p.m., an eastbound pickup crossed the Read More

Power Restored To CEC Customers After Three Hours

REDMOND, OR — About 2,000 Central Electric Cooperative customers were without power for three hour Tuesday, after a 69,000-volt transmission line failed.  Crews said a juniper tree had grown into the line, causing the afternoon failure.  Power was restored after Read More