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  1. Brewery announcements validate region's changing imageRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Virginia Business

    ... Nevada Brewing Co. in 2012 and Stone Brewing in 2014, the Roanoke area has attracted two major breweries this year. Bend, Oregon's Deschutes Brewery and San Diego's Ballast Point Brewing and Spirits announced they would build East Coast production ...


  2. Bend woman sentenced in killingRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Local TV Station KTVZ

    NewsChannel 21's A.J. Kato attends the sentencing of Angela Judd, who will spend time in prison for smothering her 92-year-old grandmother.


  3. Police: Oregon woman died of blunt force traumaRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Columbian

    A body found off a rural highway has been identified as that of a young woman who went missing early Sunday, police said Thursday. An autopsy revealed 23-year-old Kaylee Sawyer died of blunt force trauma, but no more information about how she was killed will be immediately released "based on legal restrictions with this investigation," the Bend Police Department said in a statement.


  4. Bend woman gets six-plus years for smothering grandmotherRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Local TV Station KTVZ

    A 45-year-old Bend woman who admitted smothering her 92-year-old grandmother with a pillow on New Year's Eve was sentenced Thursday to more than six years in prison under a plea deal she accepted to avoid a murder trial. Angela Judd, arrested in February in the killing of Nada Bodholdt, was given the mandatory minimum sentence for second-degree manslaughter by Deschutes County Circuit Judge Alta Brady, who rejected defense pleas that she be given a bit more time with her family before heading to prison.


  5. Woman's body identified; died by blunt-force traumaRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | KTVN Reno

    Police in Bend, Oregon, say a body found off a rural highway has been identified as that of a young woman who went missing early Sunday. The police say an autopsy revealed 23-year-old Kaylee Sawyer died of blunt force trauma.


  6. The Bloom Project Names Margaret Wood Volunteer CoordinatorRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago |

    The Bloom Project, a volunteer-driven nonprofit providing fresh floral bouquets to hospice and palliative care patients, announces it has hired Margaret Wood as volunteer coordinator for the Bend project. In her role, Wood will oversee volunteers, providing direction, coordination and consultation for all volunteer functions within the organization.


  7. Body Found in Redmond IdentifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | KBND-AM Bend

    The Medical examiner has positively identified a body found in Redmond earlier this week, as Kaylee Sawyer , the 23-year-old Bend woman who disappeared last weekend. According to police, investigators developed information that led them to search for Sawyer in the Dry Canyon near Highway 126, Tuesday afternoon, where she was discovered.


  8. Central Oregon may have more insurance options than expectedRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Local TV Station KTVZ

    The Bend Bulletin reports that several Oregon health insurers are shrinking their coverage area because the individual market is more expensive that they anticipated. State regulators have announced, however, that four carriers appear open to expanding their coverage area: Providence Health Plan, BridgeSpan Health Co., Regence BlueCross BlueSchield of Oregon and ATRIO Health Plans.


  9. Bend woman died of blunt-force trauma; accused murderer remains jailed in Northern CaliforniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 23 |

    Police in Bend say a body found off a rural highway has been identified as that of a young woman who went missing early Sunday. They say an autopsy revealed 23-year-old Kaylee Sawyer died of blunt-force trauma.


  10. 2016 Warne Scope Mounts Congratulates it's Team Warne ShootersRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | AmmoLand

    It was a blustery afternoon at the Central Oregon Shooting Sports Association range in Bend, Oregon as 200 competitors gathered for a well-earned lunch, followed by an awards presentation to the top shooters of the 2016 Warne Scope Mounts Northwest Multigun Challenge. Shooters were certainly challenged by the 9 "prison breakout" themed stages, but also by sporadic weather during the 3 days of competition.


  11. DCSO searchers help lost Bend hiker off South SisterRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Local TV Station KTVZ

    Deschutes County sheriff's deputies and Search and Rescue volunteers came to the aid Wednesday night of a hiker who became lost after summiting South Sister and sought assistance getting back to the trail, deputies said. Around 6 p.m. Wednesday, Quincy Sigona, 30, of Bend, called Deschutes County 911 to report her brother, Nole Sigona, 32, also of Bend, had become lost after summiting the 10,358-foot peak, said sheriff's Sgt.


  12. For Every Kid Campaign Update: Watch out OregonRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | BTA Blog

    ... to discuss ways to make sure that SRTS is included in the 2017 Oregon Transportation package. Do you live in or near Bend, Medford, Newport, Salem, or Hillsboro? Mark your calendars to attend and testify at one of the upcoming Joint Transportation ...


  13. DA: Murder suspect intentionally killed Bend womanRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | KOBI NBC5

    A Redmond man has been charged with murder in the case of a missing 23-year-old Bend woman. The Bend chief of police on Tuesday said investigators were processing the scene of a female body "that generally matched" the description of Kaylee Sawyer , but he did not confirm that her body had been found.


  14. Powell Butte Highway roundabout opens Friday afternoonRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Local TV Station KTVZ

    The new roundabout at Powell Butte Highway, Alfalfa Market Road and Neff Road east of Bend will open Friday at 4 p.m., Deschutes County officials said Thursday. "This roundabout is an important improvement that will increase safety for the close to 6,000 drivers who travel through the intersection each day," said Alan Unger, Deschutes County chair.


  15. Bend Teens Accused of Drug TraffickingRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | KBND-AM Bend

    According to the Central Oregon Drug Enforcement team, Spaethe traveled frequently to the Willamette Valley to get drugs he planned to sell in Deschutes County. When the pair was stopped by State Police, investigators found cocaine, mushrooms, marijuana, LSD, ecstasy and butane honey oil extract in the car, along with a firearm and evidence of the sale and manufacturing of drugs.


  16. Lauderdale fans 20 in no-hitter for Hazel Dell MetroRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Columbian

    Sam Lauderdale pitched a no-hitter, striking out 20, as Hazel Dell Metro opened play at the Babe Ruth 15-year-olds Pacific Northwest Regional with a 6-0 win over South Coast of North Bend, Ore. on Wednesday.


  17. Salem teen back home after harrowing ordealRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Local TV Station KTVZ

    Aundreah Maes, 19, of Salem, was back home Wednesday. Police said Maes was abducted and taken on a crime spree from Salem to Northern California by Bend murder suspect Edwin Lara.


  18. Teen returns home after kidnapping by Bend murder suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Local TV Station KTVZ

    NewsChannel 21's Jennifer Wade talks with family of Aundreah Maes after she returns home Wednesday. Maes was abducted and taken from Salem to California by Bend murder suspect Edwin Lara.


  19. Details emerge after arrest in death of Oregon womanRead the original story

    Yesterday |

    Kaylee Sawyer was walking alone in the middle of the night on the edge of the picturesque town of Bend, Oregon, after getting into an argument with her boyfriend. Police believe she encountered Edwin Lara, a 31-year-old with an associate degree in criminal justice who was working as a security guard at a community college.


  20. Bend murder suspect faces extradition choiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Local TV Station KTVZ

    A former Central Oregon Community College security patrol officer is sitting in a Northern California jail, facing a choice of whether to fight extradition back to Deschutes County to face a murder charge. In California, Edwin Lara, 31, of Redmond, faces five felony charges, including attempted murder, in a violent Tuesday morning crime spree.


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