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  1. Bill would prohibit using disability as sole reason to terminate parental rightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Oregonian

    A proposed state bill would prohibit the Oregon Department of Human Services from placing a child in foster care based solely on a parents' disability. The Senate Interim Committee On Human Services held a hearing on the bill last week, at this point known as "Legislative Concept 106."


  2. Judge determines couple with low IQs can parent both their boysRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 11 |

    Four years after their son was first placed into foster care, a Deschutes County judge has determined that Amy Fabbrini and Eric Ziegler can parent both their boys. Thursday's decision about the couple's older son came three weeks after the same judge ordered the Redmond couple's 10-month-old son, Hunter, returned to them .


  3. Flu season pushing central Oregon hospitals to capacityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 10 | The Oregonian

    The Bulletin newspaper reports all 349 beds in Bend, Redmond, Madras and Prineville hospitals are occupied, and a third of all patients are being treated for the flu. New patients are being seen and treated in nontraditional areas, including waiting rooms.


  4. Sunriver to negotiate settlement with suspended police chiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 9 | The Oregonian

    The 62-year-old Mills was charged with misdemeanor harassment last week. Deschutes County District Attorney John Hummel said Mills struck a fellow officer in December while both were on duty.


  5. Greg Walden secretly settled disabled vet's discrimination complaintRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 4 |

    U.S. Rep. Greg Walden, R-Ore., settled a staffer's complaint that he was discriminated against because of health problems related to his combat injuries. ( Congressman Greg Walden paid $7,000 in a secret settlement with a staff member to resolve the man's complaints that Walden unfairly cut his hours due to his combat-related health problems, according to records obtained by The Oregonian/OregonLive.


  6. Group preserves one of the oldest historic structures in central OregonRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2017 |

    The Bend Bulletin reports that the Hindman Barn is nearly 150 years old, and years of neglect left it unstable. Built by Sam Hindman around 1870, the barn near Sisters was one part of his larger homestead at the eastern end of the Santiam Wagon Road, the preferred route across the Cascades before railways and cars.


  7. Oregon increasing reliant on newcomers for population growthRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2017 |

    The last time Oregon saw more people leaving than moving into the state was the 1980s, during a decline in the timber industry. "People actually packed up and left," said Josh Lehner, economist with the Oregon Office of Economic Analysis.


  8. The Partners Group Welcomes New Hire Austin Early to the Portland Commercial Insurance TeamRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2017 |

    The Partners Group announces it has added Austin Early as a Commercial Account Executive to provide expert commercial insurance advice to medical clinics in the Northwest. Austin is dedicated to serving the unique needs of medical clinics related to property and liability insurance, umbrella and excess liability insurances, plus risk control and coordination.


  9. Bend teacher wins $25,000 for helping students find 'joy in math'Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2017 |

    Bend High math department chair Andria Lindsey was awarded $25,000 Tuesday for what admirers say is her immense success at getting students to love math, use it proficiently and commit to the high-level cross-disciplinary academics of the International Baccalaureate program. Lindsey, who teaches calculus and pre-calculus and heads Bend High's IB program, was surprised with Oregon's only Milken Education Award for 2017 at a school assembly.


  10. Oregon town seeks first microbrewery, offers benefitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2017 |

    An Oregon town near one of America's microbrew meccas is thirsting for a piece of the action and offering incentives for the first brewery to establish itself in the community. In an internet presentation aimed at luring craft brewers, Madras -- which sits between irrigated farmland and high desert within sight of the snow-capped Cascade Range -- says it will assist in site selection and costs of architecture, engineering, permits and building renovation.


  11. Trial to decide if couple is intellectually capable of being parentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2017 | The Oregonian

    Amy Fabbrini and Eric Ziegler sat silently in court this week as attorneys argued over whether they are intellectually capable of raising their sons . A bench trial underway in Deschutes County will determine if the state can keep custody of 9-month-old Hunter and terminate their parental rights to 4-year-old Christopher.


  12. Blockbuster in Sandy, one of 10 remaining in the world, to closeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2017 | The Oregonian

    The storied video rental franchise, which boasted thousands of shops in its heyday, will lose one of its 10 remaining outposts worldwide - three of which happen to be in Oregon - when its location in Sandy shutters at the end of this year. "After decades of films, fun and family time, we'll be closing up shop at the end of 2017," reads the post, which is accompanied by a photo showing the dated storefront with its iconic blue-and-yellow ticket stub logo.


  13. Forest Service closes in on plan to protect scenic central Oregon areas from overuseRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2017 |

    In this Aug. 7, 2015, photo Drew Peterson, a wilderness ranger for the U.S. Forest Service, hikes along the Green Lakes Trail while out making contact with hikers. After eight months and more than 500 comments from Oregonians, the U.S. Forest Service is closing in on a proposal that could protect central Oregon's most scenic areas from overuse.


  14. Deschutes sheriff's deputies nab a camelRead the original story

    Nov 19, 2017 |

    The Deschutes County Sheriff's Office responded Sunday morning to a report of a desert wandering a pasture near Sisters. It seemed implausible, said Sgt.


  15. Family falsely accused of stealing Mt. Bachelor's skis, $129K suit saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2017 | The Oregonian

    A Bend woman and her son have filed a $129,000 lawsuit against the Mt. Bachelor ski area, claiming that staff falsely and loudly accused them of stealing a pair of rental skis.


  16. Suspect in stolen minivan shot in MadrasRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2017 |

    Corey Joseph Gallagher, 19, of Portland was arrested while the second suspect, Christopher James Thomas Sweeney, 18, of Sunriver jumped out of the minivan he was driving after it was hobbled by spike strips, and allegedly confronted officers with a semi-automatic pistol, according to Oregon State Police.( Corey Joseph Gallagher, 19, of Portland was taken into custody without incident while the second suspect, Christopher James Thomas Sweeney, 18, of Sunriver jumped out of a minivan after it was hobbled by spike strips, and allegedly confronted officers with a semi-automatic pistol, according to Oregon State Police. Officers fired at Sweeney, who was wounded and airlifted to Saint Charles Medical Center in Bend.


  17. 15 holiday getaways in the Pacific NorthwestRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2017 | The Oregonian

    Why save your getaways for warmer months, when a frigid, festive Pacific Northwest beckons in the fall and winter? The holiday season is an excellent time to explore the northwest, whether you're staying local or venturing out into the farthest reaches of the region. It's good for snowshoers, wine sippers, downhill skiers and ice fishers.


  18. Oregon airport hasn't repaid grant money state says was misusedRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2017 |

    The airport outside the central Oregon city of Sisters hasn't repaid the state nearly $400,000 in grant funding that the state says was misused. The Bend Bulletin's Allie Colosky reports the state asked the Sisters Eagle Airport to repay the transportation grant funding nearly seven months ago.


  19. Cat bites house cleaner, spurs $257,000 lawsuit against Bend homeownersRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2017 |

    Jenifer Holland claims she was hired to clean a Bend home, and had just arrived in October 2015 when the homeowners' cat bit her on the finger. A Bend house cleaner who says she was bitten by a cat in a home she was cleaning has filed a $257,000 lawsuit against the cat's owners, saying they knew the cat was aggressive but provided no warning.


  20. Bend judge tosses guard's purported confession in 2016 murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2017 |

    A judge has thrown out a former security guard's purported confession to killing a woman at the central Oregon community college where he worked. Deschutes County Judge A. Michael Adler on Friday ruled that it wasn't clear if Edwin Lara invoked his constitutional right to an attorney.


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