Bend and Redmond police ask for public’s help in finding missing Bend woman

Bend and Redmond Police are attempting to locate and 24-year-old Bend woman after she was reported missing. According to Bend Police, they received a report from officers in Redmond that Sara [...]

Bend City Council votes 4-3 to limit permits that will curtail outdoor events in the city

On a 4-3 vote, the Bend City Council agreed to limit the number of temporary change of occupancy permits, which allow for the various outdoor concerts that take place at private venues such as [...]

Bend day care operator pleads guilty to 12 counts surrounding unattended children, could get 35 years in prison

A 32-year-old Bend woman pleaded guilty to 11 counts of 1st-degree criminal mistreatment and 1 count of 3rd-degree assault for abandoning young children at her day care center last year. January [...]

Public hearing this evening on temporary change of occupancy permits at Bend City Council meeting

The Bend City Council will give city building officials direction this evening on temporary change of occupancy permits, which allow for the various outdoor concerts that take place at venues [...]

Snowboard investigation leads to 160 pot plants being discovered

An investigation into the theft of a snowboard led to a La Pine man being charged with having an illegal marijuana grow operation. At a press conference yesterday, Deschutes County District [...]

Snow in Central Oregon will mean a slower morning commute, some school delays

Snow continues to fall across the high desert which will make for a slower morning commute. The roads are slick in many places. Take more time in getting to work or school. Sisters Schools are on [...]

3 arrested in Bend Walmart parking lot with commercial amount of heroin

3 Bend residents were arrested Sunday in the Bend Walmart parking lot with a commercial amount of heroin. According to Bend Police, they noticed the suspicious vehicle around 5 pm. A Deschutes [...]

ORLA files summary judgement against City of Bend over Transient room tax allocation

The Oregon Restaurant and Lodging Association has filed a motion of summary judgment against the City of Bend for what it claims is the unlawful use of a portion of the city’s transient room tax. [...]

Added police today at Bend High after threat overheard by student

An increased police presence will be visible today at Bend High School following a perceived threat that was overheard by a student. In an email sent to Bend High parents, it was noted that a [...]

Deschutes River bridge ban bill moves out of committee

A bill that would ban the building of a bridge in the Deschutes River Wild and Scenic River Corridor above Bend was passed out of the Oregon House Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee [...]