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Bicyclist Struck, Injured Near Molalla

MOLALLA, OR — The investigation into Thursday’s serious injury vehicle vs. bicycle crash along Highway 211 just east of Molalla.  Oregon State Police troopers say a 44-year-old rider was traveling westbound on Highway 211when he suddenly turned into the path Read More

Oil Train Records Released

PORTLAND, OR — When Oregon officials at last released oil train routing information after a month-long public records battle, they still decided to redact some information.  But officials in neighboring Washington state had no such qualms. The Oregonian reported Read More

Swimming Safety Tips

As many take to Central Oregon’s public pools and waterways this week, children and adults are reminded of important water safety rules. Ann Story is Aquatics Supervisor at the Juniper Swim and Fitness Center in Bend. She says to take extra precaution if you’re unsure Read More

Wildfire Damages Four Homes Along Oregon Beach

NEAHKAHNIE, OR — A wildfire has damaged four homes on a hillside above an Oregon coast beach.  Firefighters from five nearby agencies responded to the Tuesday evening fire at Neahkahnie.  Firefighters found flames stretching from the beach up to the homes. Read More

Bend Considers Affordable Housing Options

The City of Bend met Wednesday afternoon to further discussions of its affordable housing options. One of the options to increase density within city limits is to adopt what the Affordable Housing Advisory Committee calls a Cottage Code. “It gives more of an opportunity Read More

Two Children, Adult Rescued Off Oregon Coast

GARIBALDI, OR — When a 14-foot boat capsized in front of the Coast Guard’s Tillamook Bay station at Garibaldi on the north Oregon coast, guardsmen swung into action, rescuing two children and one adult. Petty Officer 2nd Class Patrick Sandler was working on Read More

Pacific Power To Cut Culver Electricity Friday

CULVER, OR — Roughly 1,800 Pacific Power customers in the Culver area will be without electricity early Friday morning, so crews can connect newly upgraded substation equipment.  The outage will begin at 2 a.m., with power scheduled to be resorted by 4 a.m.  The Read More