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Ochoco Complex Continues To Grow

PRINEVILLE, OR — Fire officials say the Ochoco Complex burning east of Prineville continues to expand.  The four fires have burned 6,506 acres and are 22% contained.  Officials said the arrival of additional resources Wednesday allowed for significant progress on Read More

Waterman Complex 80% Contained

PRINEVILLE, OR — Crews have the Waterman Complex burning east of Prineville 80% contained.  The three fires, the Bailey Butte, Toney Butte and Junction Springs fires, have burned 12,520 acres. All of the local evacuation notices have been lifted.  However, several Read More

Shaniko Fire Nearing Containment

MADRAS, OR — Crews battling the Shaniko Butte Fire burning north of Warm Springs say they have that fire 80% contained.  The fire has burned 40,575 acres of mainly grass and brush west of Highway 197.  Firefighters reported good progress Wednesday in mop-up work Read More

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