Bottle Drop in Redmond evacuated for gas leak

The Bottle Drop Redemption Center on Lake Road in Redmond was evacuated yesterday when a vehicle hit the side of the building and the natural gas meter and pipe. According to Redmond Fire, the [...]

Evergreen in Redmond gets new pavement today

Evergreen Avenue in Downtown Redmond from 6th street to the Highway 97 interchange will be paved this morning and closed to traffic until 2 this afternoon. The paving project is one of several [...]

No plea entered in Bend child care case

A Bend woman facing 122 counts surrounding her home day care business where 7 children were found unattended on March 15 did not enter a plea yesterday in Deschutes County Circuit Court. Janet [...]

Damaged gas meter starts early morning fire

A damaged gas meter started a fire at a home on NW Outlook Vista Drive in Bend early Sunday Morning. According to Bend Fire the fire started around 4 in the morning between 2 homes. Firefighters [...]

Bend man dies in rollover accident in Crook County

A 51-year-old Bend man died during the Memorial Day weekend when his pickup rolled over on Highway 27 in Crook County. According to the Oregon State Police Mark Hiatt was southbound on the [...]

2 die in Wheeler County accident with several others injured

2 people were killed and several others injured when a vehicle crossed the center line on Highway 19 near Fossil Saturday night hitting a group of motorcyclists. According to the Oregon State [...]

Cougar Butte Fire west of Bend fully contained, cause unknown

Mop-up continues on the Cougar Butte Fire 11 miles west of Bend up Skyliners Road. The fire which began on Friday grew to 170 acres and caused a level 1 evacuation notice of the Skyliners [...]

30 acre wildfire the 1st of the year for Central Oregon

A 30-acre fire has closed the Tumalo Falls area and has the Skyliners subdivision at a level one or “get ready” evacuation notice. The fire began around 3 pm and the forest service has several 20 [...]

Prineville man gets 17 years in prison

A 42-year-old Prineville man was sentenced to 17 years in prison for sexually abusing an underage girl. Robert Yentzer pleaded no contest to 3 charges of sexual abuse involving a girl who was 8 [...]

U.S. Census data shows Bend a hot spot in the nation for growth

Data released by the U.S. Census Bureau yesterday shows what many of us already knew, that Bend is one of the nation’s fastest growing cities. Between July 1st of 2015 and July 1st of 2016 Bend [...]