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Logging Unit Fires 30% Contained

WARM SPRINGS, OR — Crews fighting the Logging Unit Fires on the western edge of the Warm Spring Reservation report 30% containment.  The fire, which continues to burn in large stand timber, has blackened 10,350 acres.  Nearly 1,200 firefighters remain on the front Read More

Pine Creek Complex Nearing Containment

PRINEVILLE, OR — While the Pine Creek Complex continues to grow, firefighters say they are nearing containment.  The four fires that make up the Pine Creek received varying amounts of rain Wednesday. The Donnybrook Fire southwest of Antelope has burned 22,763 acres Read More

KBNW Business Briefs For 07/24/14

BEND, OR — Portland-based Precision Castparts reported steady year-over-year sales growth. PCC sales in the 1st fiscal quarter of 2015 were $2.53 billion, a 7% increase from last year. Net income from continuing operations reported year-over-year growth as well, Read More

Human Rights Campaign Endorses Kitzhaber

PORTLAND, OR — The Human Rights Campaign organization, announced its endorsement of Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber for reelection.  The HRC explains the support is based on Governor Kitzhaber’s strong record of support for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Read More