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Ballots for May 16th election should arrive today or tomorrow

Ballots for the May 16th election should be arriving in your mail starting either today or tomorrow. On the ballots will be a variety of candidates for the many districts in Central Oregon from [...]

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A series of prescribed burns in C.O. next week

Beginning next week there will be a series of prescribed burns in Central Oregon. The spring weather will allow for burns to take place SE of Bend, West of Sisters, South of Crescent and in the [...]

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FireFree celebrates 20 years with 1st event in Jefferson County

Tomorrow will see the 1st of several FireFree events take place in Central Oregon. FireFree gives people a chance to dispose of their yard debris for free while creating defensible space around [...]

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Bend man tries to swim away for Deschutes County Sheriff’s deputies

A 26-year old Bend man wanted on an outstanding warrant was lodged in the Deschutes County jail yesterday after he ran from deputies attempting to get away from them by swimming in a canal behind [...]

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Uber will service Sisters community

The Sisters City Council voted last night to change city code to allow Uber to service the community. Sisters joins Bend and Redmond in making that decision. Both Uber and Lyft will be able to [...]

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Marijuana grow operation denied by Deschutes County Commissioners

The Deschutes County Commissioners voted yesterday to deny a marijuana grow operation out on Alfalfa Market Road. The permit was being sought by Ray Rubio, but had been appealed by neighbors in [...]

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Jobs keep coming into Central Oregon

The Central Oregon area saw 3 thousand 150 jobs added to the economy in March, as the unemployment rate either remained unchanged or went down in the tri county area. For Deschutes County, the [...]

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Budget process begins for Bend La Pine Schools

The Bend La Pine Schools Budget Committee met for the first-time last night receiving the budget message from Superintendent Shay Mikalson. The committee is looking at budget numbers that will be [...]

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Sewer line work begins Monday at Bend’s north end

More sewer line work is set to take place in the city of Bend. As the south end of the city has seen new lines put in to increase capacity, the north end of the city will begin to see some pipe [...]

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Today the last day to register to vote for May 16th election

Today is the last day to register for the May 16th election. You can register at your county clerk’s office or go online to www.oregonvotes.gov. The ballots will go out tomorrow in the mail and [...]