Fire wood cutting begins tomorrow on all federal lands in C.O. except BLM

Beginning tomorrow personal use firewood cutting will be allowed on the Deschutes and Ochoco National Forests and the Crooked River National Grassland. Permits sell for 10 dollars per cord of [...]

Bend man to be arraigned today in last week’s stabbing incident

A 43-year-old Bend man will be arraigned today after a double stabbing Friday morning in Deschutes Riverwoods. According to the Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office, Marcus Steel stabbed 2 people [...]

Debris burn catches house on fire in Bend

An illegal debris burn did about 2 thousand dollars’ worth of damage to a home on SE Douglas in Bend Saturday night. According to Bend Fire, the fire was started Saturday as the owner of the home [...]

Prineville man found safe after spending a night out in the Ochoco’s

A 39-year-old Prineville man who failed to come home Tuesday night was found safe yesterday morning in the Ochoco Mountains. According to Crook County Search and Rescue, they were called in to [...]

More prescribed burns today

We will see more prescribed burns today in Central Oregon conditions permitting. There will be a 180-acre burn south of Sisters next to 3 Creek Lake Road and crews will continue to burn on the [...]

Sunriver Service District makes their picks for Police and Fire Chief

The Sunriver Service District has extended offers to Redmond Fire Chief Tim Moor and Bend City Police Captain Cody Darling to head up their fire and police departments. The 2 were picked from 48 [...]

Bend woman groped on Deschutes River Trail south of Bend

Bend City Police are investigating an incident that took place Saturday evening on the Deschutes River Trail south of Bend. A 45-year-old Bend woman was running with her 2 dogs when a man [...]

Governor calls special session for May 21st

Governor Kate Brown has called for a special session of the state legislature for May 21st, to fix a situation surrounding a tax break for small businesses that was done away with earlier this [...]

More prescribed burns in C.O.

More smoke in the air from yesterday’s controlled burn west of Bend with several more taking place in the region today and tomorrow. There will be a 95-acre burn in Shevlin Park that will close [...]

Bend man arrested for car theft in Tumalo

A Bend man who helped in stealing a car in Tumalo on Monday evening has been arrested. According to the Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office, 28-year-old Christopher Aviles was with 28-year-old [...]