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Gas Prices Continue To Climb

BEND, OR — AAA-Oregon says gas prices continue to increase, thanks primarily to violence and instability in Iraq.  The national average for a gallon of gas is now $3.68, while Oregon’s average $3.97 a gallon.  The last time Oregon's Read More

Bryant Fire 85% Contained

KLAMATH FALLS, OR — Crews in Southern Oregon have the Bryant Fire 70% contained, with complete containment expected by Thursday.  The fire, 20 miles east of Klamath Falls, has burned nearly 1,400 acres.  Roughly 800 firefighters are on the front lines Read More

Bryant Fire 85% Contained

KLAMATH FALLS, OR — Crews in Southern Oregon have the Bryant Fire 70% contained, with complete containment expected by Thursday.  The fire, 20 miles east of Klamath Falls, has burned nearly 1,400 acres.  Roughly 800 firefighters are on the front lines of the fire Read More

Deschutes County OKs $306M Budget

BEND, OR — By a two-to-one vote this week, the Deschutes County Commissioners approved a $306 million budget for 2015.  That represents a roughly 6% year-over-year increase. The County Commission slashed the budget during the height of the recession.  Supporters Read More

Deschutes County OKs $306M Budget

BEND, OR — By a two-to-one vote this week, the Deschutes County Commissioners approved a $306 million budget for 2015.  That represents a roughly 6% year-over-year increase.  The County Commission slashed the budget during the height of the recession. Read More

Fireworks Now On Sale

BEND, OR — Fireworks went on sale Monday in parts of Oregon where they are legal.  Retailers and stands can sell fireworks through July 6th.  Fire officials remind users that fireworks are prohibited on all Oregon beaches, parks and campgrounds, as well as Read More

KBNW Business Briefs For 06/25/14

BEND, OR — The Center Orthopedic & Neurosurgical Care & Research will become Central Oregon’s first provider in Patient-Centered Community Care, or PC3.  The program, established by the Veterans Health Administration was designed to offer specialized Read More