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Bend, Oregon is located in Deschutes County. Zip codes in Bend, OR include 97709, 97701, and 97702. The median home price in Bend is $379,000 which is roughly $176/per square foot. More Bend information.

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47 min ago | KBND-AM Bend

Commissioners Take a First Step to Approve Reducing Overnight Stays Required at Destination Resorts

Currently Deschutes County requires 45 weeks out of the year be made availabe for rent, but Tetherow is looking to decrease that number. "To date Deschutes has kept the more restrictive 45 week requirement, but is looking at allowing 38 weeks.

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4 hrs ago | Bend Bulletin

Approval for OSU-Cascades appealed

OSU-Cascades had just two weeks to enjoy a ruling that approved its planned four-year campus, as an appeal challenging the project was delivered to the city Monday morning. On Sept.

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5 hrs ago | Competitor Magazine

Destination America: The Ultimate Running Guide

Runners tend to have the personalities of explorers. We love seeing new places during our runs, we sign up for destination races every year, and in some cases, we even plan vacations around the running opportunities that are offered.

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10 hrs ago | Local TV Station KTVZ

Bend community garden ribbon-cutting set

Members of the public are invited to attend the Franklin's Corner Community Garden ribbon-cutting celebration at 5:15 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 23rd.

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15 hrs ago | OregonLive.com

Oregon Coast Range offers covered bridge tour to remember

It takes a pretty good tour of the west side of the state to see all of Oregon's covered bridges. Counting off a state list, there are 51 covered bridges in Oregon.

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19 hrs ago | Local TV Station KTVZ

Portland City Club gubernatorial debate scheduled

Democratic Gov. John Kitzhaber and Republican state Rep. Dennis Richardson will square off Oct. 10 at the City Club of Portland. The candidates have three other debates scheduled, in Portland, Eugene and Bend.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

KCRA-TV Sacramento

600 structures threatened as 8,600-acre King Fire continues

An evacuation shelter previously set up at the Sierra Ridge Middle School was closed Monday night. A new center has been established at the Seventh Day Adventist Church in Camino, 3521 Carson Road.

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Local TV Station KTVZ

La Pine throat-slashing victim recalls assault

A 26-year-old La Pine woman was arrested over the weekend on charges she slashed a man's throat Saturday evening. NewsChannel 21's Samantha O'Connor spoke with the recovering victim Monday to hear his side of the story.

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The Horse

WNV Confirmed in Jefferson County, Oregon, Horse

The Bend Equine Medical Center, in Bend, Oregon, reported late last week that it has confirmed West Nile virus in a horse residing in Culver, in Jefferson County. In a Sept.

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Bend Bulletin

Medicare tightens coverage of speech generating devices

Published Sep 11, 2014 at 12:11AM / Updated Sep 11, 2014 at 05:15AM Glenn Asbury spends the first few hours of each day on the Internet, and usually some more in the afternoon. The five to 10 emails he sends daily carry particular importance, as they're his only means of communicating with anyone who isn't standing next to him.

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Local TV Station KTVZ

Bend natural gas line work shifts west

Phase 3 of the Cascade Natural Gas Pipeline Replacement Project in Bend moves west this week: a crew will be working in the alley between NW Broadway St. & NW Congress St., at the intersection with NW Louisiana Ave. They will be working south replacing gas services. If you park vehicles in that alley, please see they're out of the alley the day the crew comes by your house.

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Bend Bulletin

Bend-La Pine Schools surveys vacant land

Published Sep 12, 2014 at 04:31PM / Updated Sep 12, 2014 at 07:57PM Bend-La Pine Schools is studying its vacant property to plan for future expansion and possibly even identify land to sell. While the state owns the majority of the nearly 500-foot cinder cone, the school district owns a sizable section of Pilot Butte's northern slope, extending up from Pilot Butte Middle School at the base to just below the park's access road.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

Local TV Station KTVZ

Oregon Book Awards winners visit Bend

The Deschutes Public Library in downtown Bend on Sunday hosted two authors who are touring the state as part of the Oregon Book Awards authors tour. Visiting 8-10 different cities around the state, it was Elena Passarello's and Kari Luna's first time in Bend.

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Bend Bulletin

Deputy DA battles with liver disease over county insurance

Dan Reesor spends time with his 4-year-old twins, Ella, left, and Owen inside their home in Bend last week. Reesor, a deputy district attorney for Deschutes County, suffers from a liver disease and liver cancer, but his insurance won't pay for a transplant.

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Local TV Station KTVZ

La Pine woman arrested in assault with knife

A 26-year-old La Pine woman was arrested on attempted murder and assault charges Saturday night, accused of cutting a 52-year-old La Pine man with a knife, Deschutes County sheriff's deputies said Sunday. Deputies were dispatched around 6 p.m. Saturday to a reported assault at a home on Riverland Avenue, said sheriff's Sgt.

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Crooks and Liars

Adrian Peterson And The Glacial Pace Of Cultural Evolution

If there's a silver lining, it's that the Peterson case is perhaps doing for child abuse what Ray Rice has done for domestic violence. I guess I take the Adrian Peterson story personally, for reasons I wrote about back in 2011 .

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

Local TV Station KTVZ

Culver horse tests positive for West Nile virus

A Bend equine veterinary clinic says it has diagnosed a case of equine West Nile virus in a horse from the Jefferson County town of Culver, the third so far in Oregon this year. In a posting to its Facebook page , Bend Equine Medical Center said the owners of the horse had not yet been reached, but "we feel it is important to let our clients know."

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Local TV Station KTVZ

Bend man's pickup crashes on Hwy. 126W; mother killed

A 65-year-old Bend man crashed his pickup into a tree along Hwy. 126W in Lane County Friday afternoon, and his 87-year-old mother died after being taken to a Springfield hospital, Oregon State Police reported.

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KBND-AM Bend

Latest on the Showdown Between COID and Homeowners Along the Pilot Butte Canal

COID wants to pipe the canal in northeast Bend to conserve water, but the homeowners are fighting those plans -- saying it will ruin their views and property values. "Her name is Anne George.

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Local TV Station KTVZ

C.O. police test tactics in 'shooter' drill

It took months of planning and more than 300 people to prepare Friday's "active shooter" drill on COCC's Bend campus, the largest held in the region. There were numerous agencies involved and several layers to the scenario.

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