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  1. Deschutes County jailers accused of mocking Bend man as he died from meth overdoseRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | OregonLive.com

    ... to a federal lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court. Deschutes County jailers are accused of mocking and laughing at a Bend man as he thrashed and writhed in the holding cell where - after just 204 minutes in custody - he died from a massive drug ...

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  2. National Hamburger Day celebrated in downtown BendRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Local TV Station KTVZ

    Head chef Brian Kerr's choices included three gourmet burgers, cheeseburger soup, and a "hamburger" dessert which consisted of a macaroon, fudge piece, white chocolate, jelly and coconut flakes. Deschutes Brewery has been using Borlen Beef Company for 10 years.

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  3. Prescribed burn west of Bend puts up familiar plumeRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Local TV Station KTVZ

    A smoke column at times eerily similar to the Two Bulls Fire that hit west of Bend this time last year could be seen from Pilot Butte and across much of the area Thursday. The column however, was a prescribed burn, not a wildfire.

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  4. Pacific Power tackles small outage in SW BendRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Local TV Station KTVZ

    A wind-related problem knocked out power for about 2,400 Madras-area Pacific Power customers for about a half-hour Thursday afternoon, officials said. The utility later had repair crews on a smaller but longer outage in southwest Bend.

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  5. Neil Joseph FlynnRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Lake County Examiner Online

    Neil Joseph Flynn, 58, died on Friday, May 22, 2015 in Bend at St. Charles Hospital from injuries sustained in a roping accident.Neil was born in Lakeview to Cornelius J. Flynn and Nora Lynch Flynn on Aug. 14, 1956.He graduated from Lakeview High School in 1976.Following high school Neil moved to Texas and worked at a variety of feedlots.

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  6. Buehler: Kitzhaber whistleblower hero, not criminalRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Local TV Station KTVZ

    State Rep. Knute Buehler, R-Bend, spoke on the Oregon House floor Thursday in support of Michael Rodgers, the whistleblower who leaked the emails at the center of the Kitzhaber and Cylvia Hayes scandal. Buehler made a personal donation to help Rodgers with his legal expenses and advocated for legislation to protect future whistleblowers from adverse consequences.

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  7. Bend Parks and Rec seeks summer teen volunteersRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Local TV Station KTVZ

    Volunteers help from mid-June through Labor Day with youth programs such as Days of Play, Fit Kids, science, art, theater, cooking, fitness, nature and adventure activities. Programs are located at various facilities and parks throughout Bend.

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  8. Bethlehem Inn Agrees to House Ex ConsRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | KBND-AM Bend

    A Bend homeless shelter has agreed to help newly released inmates transition back into society. The Bethlehem Inn has provided housing for ex cons in the past, but the shelter and Deschutes County's Community Justice Department have now entered into a formal agreement to provide five beds for this purpose.

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  9. Bend Postal Center to Remain OpenRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | KBND-AM Bend

    The Postmaster General has changed course, deciding to keep Bend's postal processing center open. The decision was in response to a letter sent last week by Oregon's Congressional delegation.

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  10. Bend drug arrests lead to car's two hidden compartmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Local TV Station KTVZ

    Central Oregon drug agents on Wednesday revealed the details of a southeast Bend traffic stop earlier this spring that led the discovery of methamphetamine in a hidden compartment behind the car's dashboard - and another, empty hidden storage area in the front bumper. Two California men were arrested after a Bend police officer pulled over a gray 2002 Nissan Maxima for a routine traffic violation - failure to maintain a lane - around 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 2, near the intersection of Southeast Third Street and Roosevelt Avenue, said Lt.

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  11. Bend dog park plans concern usersRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Local TV Station KTVZ

    Bend Parks and Rec District holds second Hillside Park open house, and NewsChannel 21's Lauren Martinez reports on how the plans were received.

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  12. Lawmakers pass bill to ease cities' UGB approval pathRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Local TV Station KTVZ

    The Oregon Senate gave final legislative approval Wednesday to a bill aimed at helping cities like Bend make it through the lengthy urban growth boundary approval process by being able to focus on the issues raised by state land use officials HB 3282-A was carried by Sen. Tim Knopp and was passed by a vote of 29-0. It provides that the Land Conservation and Development Commission can allow cities to undergo periodic review, permitting them to complete work relating to certain aspects of urban growth boundaries.

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  13. 75th Sisters Rodeo honors past royaltyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Local TV Station KTVZ

    ... memories. "We moved to Seattle for thirty years, and I didn't plan to ever return to this dirty little sawmill town [Bend]," said O'brien, who was literally raised on mill property, now the site of the Old Mill parking lot. That attitude changed ...

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  14. Bend post office spared further consolidation - for nowRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Local TV Station KTVZ

    Oregon's congressional delegation said Wednesday that the U.S. Postal Service had agreed not to close its processing centers in Bend and Eugene "for the foreseeable future," but an agency spokesman said they and dozens of other spared facilities around the nation are still slated for consolidation, as soon as next year. Today, the Oregon Congressional delegation including Senators Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden and Congressmen Peter Defazio, Greg Walden, Earl Blumenauer, Kurt Schrader and Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici announced that the U.S. Postal Service has taken the postal processing centers in Bend and Eugene off of the closure list and that they will remain open for the foreseeable future.

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  15. Bend vets see uptick in mushroom poisoningRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Local TV Station KTVZ

    Bend veterinarians are warning pet owners to be on the outlook for mushrooms following a recent spike in dogs coming down with toxicity illnesses. The Bend Emergency Animal Center told NewsChannel 21 Wednesday that 15 dogs have been diagnosed with mushroom poisoning in just the last few days.

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  16. C.O.'s rental squeeze extends to storage unitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Local TV Station KTVZ

    Finding a place to live in Bend is not easy. One industry is feeling the trickle-down effect of that, as the storage industry is also at 95 percent capacity.

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  17. Maintain Your Strengths While Working On Your WeaknessesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Competitor Magazine

    ... ing Championships and the 2014 IAU 100K World Championships. He's still working on his weaknesses from his home base in Bend, Ore., but he gave up on being a professional arm wrestler a long

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  18. OSU-Cascades picks dining-housing development firmRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Local TV Station KTVZ

    Oregon State University - Cascades said Wednesday it has selected a partner to develop and construct the first student residence and dining/academic facilities that will sit on its proposed site in Bend, representing the four-year university long sought by the Central Oregon region. American Campus Communities was selected to be OSU-Cascades' partner in the development and construction of the $42 million campus project.

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  19. Bend river floaters warned: Safe passage soon - but not yetRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Local TV Station KTVZ

    With warm weather upon us, the Bend Park and Recreation District reminded river users Wednesday that floating the Deschutes River between Riverbend and Drake parks still requires portage around the Colorado Avenue dam, until the new sage passage project is done later this summer. As in previous years, floaters must take out upriver from the dam and walk around to the new pathway downriver to put back into the river.

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  20. Bethlehem Inn to house 5 newly released offendersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Local TV Station KTVZ

    Deschutes County Adult Parole & Probation announced Wednesday it is entering into a new partnership with the Bethlehem Inn emergency shelter in Bend to take in a small number of offenders released from prison who need transitional housing. In announcing the partnership, officials said the agreement with the Community Justice Department's Parole and Probation division continues the long history that the county and Bethlehem Inn have shared.

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