Last day to register to vote

Today is the last day you can register to vote in the May 15th election. It is also the last day you can change political parties or ask for a non-affiliated party ballot. You can get all that [...]

Open house this evening to look at proposed rule changes for Central Cascade Wilderness areas

This evening will begin a series of open house meetings being held by the Deschutes and Willamette National Forests on proposed rule changes for the Central Cascade Wilderness areas. The Forest [...]

Car thief eludes officers, reverse 911 used to alert residents in NE Bend of search

Deschutes County Deputies and Bend City Police were looking last night for a man who stole a car in Tumalo, then crashed it into several yards in NE Bend off Empire Avenue. According to the [...]

20 foot fall injurers climber at Smith Rock State Park

A male climber at Smith Rock State Park fell about 20 feet yesterday morning. According to Redmond Fire and Rescue, the man was about a half mile downriver from the footbridge when the accident [...]

Armed robber and accomplice arrested in Redmond

2 men were arrested Saturday after an armed robbery of a U.S. Cellular store on SW Canal in Redmond. According to Redmond Police, a man with a gun took cash and an iPhone at gunpoint then left [...]

Prescribed burns continue west of Bend

A prescribed burn yesterday west of Bend put up a large plume of smoke leaving some smoke in the air this morning. The 150-acre burn was in the area of the Rimrock Trailhead south of the Cascade [...]

Gas leak closes intersection in Bend for 2 hours

The intersection of 14th and Galveston in Bend was closed yesterday for about 2 hours due to a leak in a natural gas pipeline. According to Bend Fire, the leak occurred when a construction crew [...]

3 officers plead not guilty in Jefferson County Jail death

3 Jefferson County Sheriff’s deputies entered pleas of not guilty to a charge of criminally negligent homicide surrounding the death of an inmate from last April. 33-year-old Anthony Hansen, [...]

10 year old boy flown to Portland following accident on Bend Parkway

Bend City Police are asking for witnesses who may have seen an accident yesterday morning on the Bend Parkway to contact them. The accident took place around 8; 40 am when a pickup truck heading [...]

Vacant house burned on Harvest Avenue in Redmond last night

Redmond Fire and Rescue burned a vacant home on Harvest Avenue off Helmholtz Way last night. The fire was started around 6; 30 pm and there was no live training involved, just the demolition of [...]