St. Charles Bend on lockdown yesterday

St Charles Medical Center in Bend was put on lockdown for a time yesterday afternoon. According to Bend Police, the hospital locked its doors for about an hour as police investigated a possible [...]

2 prescribed burns set for today

2 prescribed burns to take place today weather permitting. There will be a 77-acre burn north of Skyliner’s road directly across from Phil’s Trailhead that will be highly visible to those in [...]

Indictments yesterday for man who left 1 year old alone in the woods SE of Bend

26-year-old Brandon Blouin was in Deschutes County Circuit Court yesterday indicted on 6 charges including child abandonment, after he left 1-year old Bradley Thomas out in the woods alone on May [...]

Bend man arrested after attempting to hide from police

A 38-year-old Bend man was arrested over the weekend after he attempted to elude police, eventually being found hiding in an undeveloped area off Bear Creek Road. According to Bend Police, Grant [...]

Portland man injured while skiing South Sister

A 32-year-old Portland man was rescued off of South Sister Saturday afternoon after injuring himself while skiing. According to Deschutes County Search and Rescue, Nick Economou had hurt himself [...]

Heat lamp starts house fire in SE Bend

A heat lamp that was used to keep some baby chicks warm started a fire in SE Bend that did 65 thousand dollars damage to the home and its contents. According to Bend Fire, they were called to the [...]

6 arrested for stealing bikes from Bend High

6 people between the ages of 23 and 54 were recently arrested for stealing bikes out of a Bend High storage area where bikes were being kept as part of a program to help students learn to fix and [...]

1 person killed in Jefferson County while shuttling vehicles for rafters

One person was killed yesterday when a vehicle being shuttled from the Warm Springs Boat Launch on the Deschutes River to the Trout Creek Boat Launch went out of control in the Gateway area [...]

La Pine man gets 25 years in prison for child sex abuse

A La Pine man was sentenced to 25 years in prison yesterday for sexually abusing a child. 38-year-old Derek Starbuck was given the sentence after pleading guilty to attempted sexual abuse in the [...]

Bend City Council to allow for eminent domain if needed on 2 city projects

The Bend City Council last night moved to allow the city to use condemnation and eminent domain as possible tools to acquire certain properties on 3rd and 14th street if private negotiations with [...]