House fire South of Madras displaces family

A house fire south of Madras on Highway 97 was knocked down quickly yesterday morning. According to the Jefferson County Fire District number one, Crews were called to the fire just after 10 in [...]

Stovepipe fire in Tollgate does 20 thousand dollars damage

A fire in Tollgate did 20 thousand dollars damage to a home early yesterday morning. Firefighters from the Sisters-Camp Sherman Fire Department were called to the house around 3;30 in the [...]

3 arrested in Redmond involving stolen vehicle

3 Redmond residents were arrested yesterday afternoon in an incident surrounding a stolen vehicle out of Gresham. According to the Redmond Police, 46-year-old Dean Morkert attempted to avoid a [...]

2 Prineville women arrested on drug charges

2 Prineville women were booked into the Crook County Jail following an investigation by Prineville Police surrounding a series of burglaries and thefts in Prineville over the past few weeks. [...]

Liquid oxygen spill closes highway for 8 hours

Highway 126 between Powell Butte and Prineville was closed for several hours yesterday following 2 accidents on that portion of the road due to freezing fog and icy conditions. One of the [...]

State Attorney Generals Office involved with Mills investigation

Deschutes County District Attorney John Hummel announced yesterday that Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum’s office was leading the investigation into allegations of wrongdoing by Sunriver [...]

City charter review goes before Bend City Council

The Bend City Council last night heard a presentation by the city’s charter review committee on proposed changes they believe would be positive in how the council members and mayor are elected. [...]

Former Deschutes County Jail contract worker arraigned on sexual misconduct charges with inmate

A 43-year-old woman who had been a contract employee working in the Deschutes County Jail kitchen was arraigned yesterday in court on 3 counts including 1st and 2nd-degree custodial sexual [...]

Bend man dies in 2 car collision on Highway 97

A 56-year-old Bend man died yesterday when the truck he was driving was rear-ended by another vehicle hitting a tree. According to the Oregon State Police 55-year-old, Shannon Rogers of [...]

Redmond realtor to run for Oregon House District 53 position

A 40-year-old Redmond realtor and member of the Redmond Planning Commission has filed to run for Oregon House District 53. Jack Zika made the announcement after Gene Whisnant of Sunriver said he [...]