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  1. DRW garage fire stopped; officials credit 'defensible space'Read the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Local TV Station KTVZ

    A smoky fire destroyed a detached garage in Deschutes River Woods south of Bend Friday evening, but firefighters working in temperatures in the 90s -- and neighbors' "defensible space" -- kept the blaze from reaching nearby trees or threatening homes in the heavily wooded subdivision. The initial dispatch call was heard around 6:12 p.m. on the fire in a two-car garage at a property in the 18000 block of Baker Road.

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  2. Smoky fire destroys garage in Deschutes River WoodsRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Local TV Station KTVZ

    A smoky fire destroyed a detached garage in Deschutes River Woods south of Bend Friday evening, but firefighters working in temperatures in the 90s kept the blaze from reaching nearby trees or threatening homes in the heavily wooded subdivision. The initial dispatch call was heard around 6:12 p.m. on the fire in a two-car garage at a property in the 18000 block of Baker Road.

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  3. Basketball camp to feature prosRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Park Record

    ... not like they're hotbeds for basketball." In addition to Park City and five towns in Idaho, HSBCamps has clinics in Bend, Oregon; Mercer Island, Washington; and Casper, Wyoming. Sofro said the camps are as much about learning what it takes to make ...

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  4. Knopp wants voters to drop rape statute of limitationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Local TV Station KTVZ

    A bill that would refer the issue of eliminating the statute of limitations for rape to the 2016 general election ballot was introduced in the Oregon Senate Thursday by Sen. Tim Knopp, R-Bend, and Rep. Jodi Hack, R-Salem. Senate Bill 973 would allow for prosecution of first-degree sex crimes to be commenced at any time, instead of being restricted by the statute of limitations.

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  5. Bend attorneys train to represent at-risk children for freeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Local TV Station KTVZ

    The children who need legal representation most are often those who don't have access to it, and lawyers in Bend are working to close the gap. Attorneys at Stahancyk, Kent & Hook P.C. are hosting a free training session to teach lawyers how to represent children in custody and parenting time cases through a continuing legal education seminar .

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  6. Oregon health insurance premiums to rise in 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Local TV Station KTVZ

    ... applies only to the 10 percent of Oregonians who are self-insured. "I just hope I don't get hurt," said Ryan Eddy of Bend, who cannot afford health insurance. "Once we pay our bills, we don't have anything left." Eddy is not alone. KTVZ's Facebook ...

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  7. Forest Services closes all access to Tumalo FallsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Local TV Station KTVZ

    The Deschutes National Forest has closed the Tumalo Creek Trail due to people crossing the city of Bend's construction zone to get there, agency officials said Friday "This closure has been put in place for safety reasons," the announcement said. "The only legal route to viewing the falls during construction of the city of Bend Waterline Replacement Project was a 14-mile round-trip hike from Skyliners Trailhead."

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  8. SE Bend traffic stop sparks chase, crash, manhunt, arrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Local TV Station KTVZ

    A transient pulled over for speeding in southeast Bend Thursday morning took off and led police on a chase, eventually crashing into and exploding a power transformer, then jumping a fence and eluding searchers, including two police dogs. His arrest came in far more subdued fashion later in the morning, as he walked down a road in the area, though officers said they learned he'd tossed a handgun out of the truck during the pursuit.

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  9. Central Oregon fire chiefs boost danger level to 'extreme'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Local TV Station KTVZ

    The signs by Bend fire stations that show the level of fire danger are being raised to extreme as a heat wave settles in amid very dry condtiions Due to hot and dry weather conditions and the low amount of live fuel moisture, Bend Fire & Rescue and other area fire departments have increased the level of fire danger to "extreme," officials said Thursday. To make matters more risky, the National Weather Service has issued a red flag warning from 3 p.m. Friday to 8 p.m. Saturday for 10-20 mph winds and low humidity, covering areas such as the east slopes of the Cascades, as well as the central mountains and the lower Columbia Basin.

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  10. Capsugel completes $25m SDD expansion at Bend siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | In-PharmaTechnologist.com

    Capsugel has pledged to continue investing internally in drug delivery R&D after completing construction of a spray-dried dispersion commercial manufacturing site in Oregon. Capsugel began investing in the facility in Bend, Oregon following its acquisition of Bend Research in October 2013 , injecting $25m to expand the site's pharmaceutical spray-dried dispersion commercial manufacturing capabilities.

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  11. Heat Warnings Issued for Pet ParadeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | KBND-AM Bend

    It will be pushing 100-degrees when thousands of pets march with their people through downtown Bend for the 4th of July Pet Parade. If you plan to take Fido to the parade, you're going to want to take some sensible precautions.

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  12. Historic cemetery, marker repair workshop set near TumaloRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Local TV Station KTVZ

    ... In conjunction with the workshop, the Oregon Commission on Historic Cemeteries will also conduct a public meeting in Bend from 1-4 p.m. at the Des Chutes Historical Museum, 129 NW Idaho Ave. State law established the seven-member commission to ...

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  13. Adventurous marriageRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Examiner.com

    ... in a new and different way. Have you not ever traveled to see new things or new places? Just because it is familiar, Bend, Oregon is a beautiful place. If you have been hiking there are so many places to see and things to do there. Tumalo Falls is a ...

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  14. Neighbors Oppose Proposed Solar FarmsRead the original story

    Thursday | KBND-AM Bend

    It is not an argument against solar power; rather, where a proposed solar farm plants its roots. Both sides of a proposed solar farm in east Bend laid out concerns before a Deschutes County Hearings officer last night in Bend.

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  15. New Deschutes County Sheriff Sworn InRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | KBND-AM Bend

    ... for more than 20 years. Most recently, he served as the Corrections Division Commander. He was born and raised in Bend and graduated from Mountain View High School in 1988. After graduating from Oregon State University in 1993 he moved back to Bend. ...

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  16. Beer Goggles: Your fridge is about to burst with these new summer beersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 5 | MarketWatch

    ... summer samples, and the following represent the bulk of what they've dropped off: Twilight Ale, Deschutes Brewing Co., Bend, Ore.: Billed as a Blonde Ale, but drinks like a more subtle, piney pale ale, thanks to the Cascade and Amarillo hops. A 5% ...

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  17. How to Keep Your Horse Safe During the 4th of JulyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Horse

    ... eliminating all hearing. But again, don't wait until the 4th of July to try them out! Wendy Krebs, DVM, is a partner at Bend Equine Medical Center in Bend, Oregon. She grew up in western Oregon where she participated first in 4-H and later in ...

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  18. National Logistics Leader Sunset Transportation Earns 2015 Top...Read the original story

    Thursday | PR.com

    ... two key transportation regions to better serve the Great Lakes and Pacific Northwest areas. The new branch offices in Bend, Oregon, and Grand Haven, Michigan, are helping Sunset grow its local and national services, while also bringing more ...

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  19. As big day arrives, pot giveaway trips up Bend dispensariesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Local TV Station KTVZ

    Bend medical marijuana dispensaries and residents alike celebrated legal recreational cannabis Wednesday with private parties, informational booths and free joints that were, at one celebration, apparently gifted out of compliance with state rules. "We gave away about 1,000 joints before the state called us at 4 and asked us to stop," Diamond Tree owner Sam Stapleton said Wednesday evening.

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  20. A Modern Guide to Bend, OregonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | 7x7

    Long known as a craft beer and mountain biking mecca, Bend is now also a great place to get baked . Nestled on the dry side of the Cascade mountains, Bend is a bit like Tahoe, without all the traffic.

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