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  1. Crime Stoppers: Cattle rustlers take newborn calvesRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Local TV Station KTVZ

    The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office is seeking the public's help and tips after responding to three recent reports of cattle rustling in the Juniper Butte area near Culver -- all involving newborn calves. In each case, the victims reported someone entered their property in the middle of the night and removed newborn baby calves, said Capt.

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  2. Report shows increase in Central Oregon oil trainsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | Bend Bulletin

    While a state-released report by BNSF Railway about the number of large Bakken crude oil trains passing through Central Oregon shows a potential notable increase, a company spokesman said Monday the actual number of trains is less than detailed in the report. Following relatively new federal rules about reporting oil trains, BNSF Railway Co .

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  3. Oregon Pot "Education" Was Planned to Torpedo MarijuanaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2013 | High Times

    ... In our investigation, 420RADIO has uncovered an email from Mandi Puckett, dated August 29, 2012, sent to Jefferson County District Attorney Steven LeRiche, entitled " Invite to speak at Statewide Marijuana Summit ," which reads in part, "Our ...

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  4. Redmond ready to join marijuana tax moveRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 7 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    ... and delivery of marijuana items." Other governments in Central Oregon, including the Crook and Jefferson county commissions and the city of Sisters, also have been exploring options to tax marijuana. "We want to be forward-thinking. We want to have ...

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  5. OSP Hwy. 97 stop turns up liquid meth; driver jailedRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 4 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    An Oregon State Police trraffic stop Friday afternoon along Highway 97 north of Madras led to the arrest of a California man after a trooper found about 20 pounds of liquid methamphetamine concealed in his rental car, troopers said. Shortly before 4 p.m. Friday, an OSP senior trooper stopped a rented 2013 Hyundai Elantra displaying California license plates for a speed violation in a construction zone on Highway 97 near Northeast Elm Lane in Jefferson County.

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  6. Oregon State Police traffic stop near Madras yields 20 pounds of liquid methRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 4 | OregonLive.com

    ... license plates for a speed violation in a construction zone on U.S. 97 near Northeast Elm Lane in Jefferson County. During the traffic stop the driver was identified as Silvestra Rivera Fernandez, 25, from South Gate, Calif. Subsequent investigation ...

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  7. Skin cancer rates high on the High DesertRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    Oregon has the fifth-highest rate of melanoma in the country,and the High Desert has some of the highest rates of skin cancer in the state, according to the American Cancer Society. In Deschutes and Jefferson counties, about 35 per 100,000 residents will be diagnosed with skin cancer.

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  8. Logger killed in Jefferson County is Washington's 2nd timber death in 2 daysRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | The Oregonian

    The Peninsula Daily News reports that East Jefferson Fire-Rescue crews found the man dead when they were called to a site near the small Hood Canal community of Coyle. Fire spokeswoman Keppie Keppinger said responders administered CPR but the man could not be revived.

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  9. Local Alert Weather, Tue., 9.16.14Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2014 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    A Metolius man reportedly shot and killed his 45-year-old son in self-defense late Monday night as he and his wife were attacked in the family's home, Jefferson County authorities and initial reports indicated.

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  10. Police: Man's Death Appears To Be In Self-defenseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2014 | KBND-AM Bend

    Police say the shooting death of a man by his wife appears to have been in self-defense. Jefferson County sheriff's deputies say Mark Province was intoxicated when he arrived at his home in the community of Metolius late last night, and was shot once with a handgun after he had attacked his wife and his father.

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  11. Sheriff: Metolius man shot, killed attacking sonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2014 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    A Metolius man said he shot and killed his 45-year-old son in self-defense late Monday night as he and his wife were attacked in the family's home, Jefferson County Sheriff Jim Adkins said. Deputies were called to the home at 461 Ninth Street in Metolius around 11 p.m. and found Mark Allen Province dead at the scene, Adkins said.

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  12. WNV Confirmed in Jefferson County, Oregon, HorseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2014 | The 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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  13. Culver horse tests positive for West Nile virusRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2014 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    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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  14. Ferguson shooting: New video shows moments after Michael Brown was shotRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2014 | OregonLive.com

    ... but that isn't clear on the video. The workers are not from Ferguson and were employed by a business from Jefferson County, south of St. Louis. They have not come forward publicly and the AP has been unable to reach them. The comment on the video ...

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  15. Gerry Frank's picks: Kokanee Cafe in Camp Sherman is worth the tripRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2014 | OregonLive.com

    Tantalizing gourmet fare turns up in the most unexpected places around our state. Kokanee Cafe , northwest of Sisters in Jefferson County, is just such a place.

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  16. Oregon Marijuana 'Education' Only Occurs When Marijuana's on the BallotRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2013 | High Times

    ... on 91 agenda well prior to stepping down at Deschutes County. On May 28, 2014, the meeting agenda for the Jefferson County Prevention Task Force, held during normal working hours, showed the following entries: Puckett and No on 91 make no attempt to ...

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  17. Pacific Power plans Culver-area outage FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2014 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    ... to get their pumps operating by dawn under this plan. "The upgrade work will help improve reliability in Jefferson County," said Angela Price, the utility's regional community manager. "Continued reliable, safe delivery of your electric service is ...

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  18. U.S. Rep. Earl Blumenauer Calls For Investigation of Anti-Drug TourRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2014 | Willamette Week

    ... is the point of contact for these advertisements is a staff member for a nonprofit that contracts with Jefferson County and receives federal dollars. She is also, according to the Oregon Secretary Of State Voters Pamphlet, the Director of the No on ...

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  19. U.S. Rep. Earl Blumenauer Calls For Investigation of Marijuana Legalization CampaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2014 | Willamette Week

    ... is the point of contact for these advertisements is a staff member for a nonprofit that contracts with Jefferson County and receives federal dollars. She is also, according to the Oregon Secretary Of State Voters Pamphlet, the Director of the No on ...

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  20. Semi-Truck load on fire. HWY 97 North of Madras closed both directions.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2014 | KBND-AM Bend

    Jefferson County 9-1-1- operators confirm an accident involving a semi truck that is hauling paper.

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