Bend man arrested after jumping 16 feet out of downtown parking garage

A 23-year-old Bend man wanted on a no bail parole violation warrant was arrested last night after jumping 16 feet from one flor to another at the Centennial Parking Garage in Bend. James Black [...]

42 page OHA report has St. Charles Bend responding to nursing pratices

A 42-page report by the Oregon Health Authority surrounding staffing violations at St. Charles Medical Center in Bend has led to the hospital filing a plan with the state on how they will correct [...]

2 meth and heroin distribution cells broke up by this weeks drug raids

The search warrants that were served Wednesday morning by the DEA, FBI and the Central Oregon Drug Enforcement Team in the Madras and Redmond areas took out 2 major distribution cells of [...]

E-coli still a problem for Laidlaw Water District

E-coli bacteria is still plaguing the Laidlaw Water District in Tumalo and the boil water order is still in effect. District officials had hoped to find the problem and lift the order as of [...]

Highway 97 project at Bend’s north end getting traction

With the Oregon State Legislature passing a statewide transportation bill and possible federal funds available from the Rebuilding America grant program, it appears that the 250-million-dollar [...]

12 arrested in Central Oregon drug raids

Several drug raids took place early yesterday morning in Jefferson County in the Culver / Madras area and in Deschutes County in Redmond. A dozen people were arrested. The raids were conducted by [...]

City of Bend sees lawsuit filed over transient room tax allocation to roads

A decision made by the Bend City Council to spend a percentage of monies from the city’s room tax fees on roads will end up in court. The Oregon Restaurant and Lodging Association filed a lawsuit [...]

New Bend La Pine High Schools to be in leased space

The Bend La Pine Schools will be leasing space for its new strand high schools, which will open in the fall of 2018. That announcement was made at last night’s school board meeting. The new [...]

Bob Eberhard of Redmond passes away

1 of the pillars of the Central Oregon Community, Bob Eberhard of Eberhard’s Dairy passed away this morning. Bob was a long time Redmond resident, strong community leader, dedicated business [...]

La Pine man still missing after extensive search of Davis Lake area

A new search near Davis Lake looking for 61-year-old Gary Humbard of La Pine failed to find the man. Humbard went missing on September 10th with his vehicle found near the lake on September 16th. [...]