Candle starts fire in apartment in Bend

A candle started a fire at an apartment on Forum Drive in Bend yesterday afternoon. According to Bend Fire, they were called to the apartment just before noon and found smoke coming from a 2nd [...]

2 injured in accident at Highway 97 and Highway 31

2 people were taken to St. Charles Medical Center in Bend yesterday following an accident at the intersection of Highway 97 and Highway 31 south of La Pine. According to the Oregon State Police, [...]

Fire at transient camp southeast of Redmond burns motorhome, brush and trees

Redmond Fire and Rescue extinguished a fire yesterday at a transient camp southeast of Redmond that destroyed a motorhome spreading into nearby brush and trees before being put out. According to [...]

Slash pile burning today on the Crooked River National Grassland

209 acres of slash piles will be burned starting today, weather permitting, on the Crooked River National Grassland adjacent to Grandview, the 3 Rivers Subdivision and Lake Billy Chinook. The [...]

Climber rescued at Smith Rock State Park for the 2nd time in 2 days

For the 2nd time in 2 days, 1st responders have helped a climber at Smith Rock State Park near Terrebonne. According to Redmond Fire and Rescue, they received a call that a female climber was [...]

New superintendent for Crook County Schools

The Crook County School District has announced their pick for a new superintendent. The board chose Sara Johnson, of Klamath Falls. The 56-year-old Johnson has spent the last 6 years with the [...]

3 rescued in overnight mission at Smith Rock State Park

Deschutes County Search and Rescue spent the better part of the evening getting 3 climbers off the “wherever I may roam” wall at Smith Rock State Park after the climbers had issues with their [...]

Bend man arrested for killing of swan in Sunriver

A 23-year-old Bend man has been arrested for killing a swan northwest of Sunriver on Thanksgiving Day last year. According to Sunriver Police, Justin Dupuis admitted to killing the swan after an [...]

Terrebonne horse owners cited for animal neglect

The 2 people who owned the 85 horses in Terrebonne that were removed from their property due to health and hoof issues have both been cited with one count each of animal neglect 1, which is a [...]

Name of person who died in Highway 97 head-on accident released

The name of the person who died Sunday Morning in a head-on accident on Highway 97 North of Bend has been released. The Oregon State Police said 39-year-old Justin Dice of Bend crossed over into [...]