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  1. Nonprofit raises funds to get kids off streetRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    It's not often that one nonprofit raises a record amount of money and then donates the entire sum to another nonprofit. But that's exactly what just happened.


  2. 'American Sniper' draws C.O. lines, reactionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    "American Sniper" shattered January box office records in its opening weekend, and by the looks of the line outside Bend's Regal Old Mill Cinemas Monday night, it's still doing very well amid some debate and controversy. Clint Eastwood's latest Oscar-nominated film collected $105 million over the weekend.


  3. Ice-choked Deschutes River spills over banks in BendRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 31 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    Sub-zero temperatures have caused the Deschutes River in Bend to freeze up, pushing icy water into yards and at Miller's Landing park This week's freezing, even sub-zero temperatures have caused portions of the Deschutes River to freeze up in Bend, sending icy water swirling Wednesday into the yards of some riverside homes and prompting the city to make sandbags available. City officials said the river rose between the Colorado and Galveston avenue bridges on Wednesday to the point where water crested into the yards of "a small number of homes on Riverfront Street," on the east side of the river, near the Columbia Park footbridge.


  4. Food carts get home in Western-themed SistersRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 25, 2014 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    A few food carts could become a permanent fixture in downtown Sisters after a recent decision by the city approved them for a corner lot next to a bike and ski shop owned by Mayor Brad Boyd, whose term ends in January. Food carts within the city have been approved as temporary vendors in the past, but the application submitted by Boyd for the quarter-acre lot is the first time anyone has undergone a site plan review for a piece of property where the carts could be kept year-round.


  5. National awards for Sisters Rodeo starsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2014 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    Wayne Brooks, Sisters Rodeo announcer, was chosen the 2014 Announcer of the Year at National Finals Rodeo in Las Vegas in early December. This was a back-to-back win for the Texas cowboy professional, who has received the award four times in ten years.


  6. Rain, snowmelt prompt Whychus Creek surgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2014 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    Deschutes County sheriff's deputies and homeowners along Whychus Creek in the Sisters area were watching closely Sunday as rain, warmer temperatures and melting snow prompted the fast-running creek to surge over its banks in some areas. The minor flooding put water over some driveways in the Three Creeks area south of town and prompted officials to make sand and sandbags available at City Hall in downtown Sisters for those who need them.


  7. Horse training competition set in Central OregonRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2014 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    Bend's Equine Outreach has dozens of rescued horses. And while safe, it's hardly a place to call home.


  8. Three recovering from Hwy. 20 head-on crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2014 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    A Prineville couple were in good condition Sunday at St. Charles Bend, recovering from a head-on crash Saturday morning on icy Highway 20 near Suttle Lake, west of Sisters, authorities said. Troopers were dispatched shortly after 9 a.m. Saturday to the reported crash near milepost 86 in Jefferson County, troopers said.


  9. Man killed in Hwy. 20 crash near SistersRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2014 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    A man was found dead Thursday morning beneath a car that crashed off Highway 20 east of Sisters, apparently several hours earlier, Oregon State Police reported. The wreck was found around 8:30 a.m. near milepost 5, about three miles west of Cloverdale Road and east of the Sisters Rodeo grounds, according to initial reports.


  10. Local Alert Snow Report, MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2014 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    A St. Charles Bend worker put the wrong medication in an IV bag, leading to the fatal error that killed a Sisters woman at the hospital last week, officials said Monday in an update on the ongoing investigation; read their statement, in full, here.


  11. Bend apartments upgrade includes first-ever clinicRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2014 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    Housing Works will celebrate the completion of modernization work at the Ariel Glen and Healy Heights apartments on Tuesday, along with the grand opening of the region's first workforce housing-based medical clinic, located at Ariel Glen. Guest speakers at the event will include Patrick Shea, of the U,S Department of Housing and Urban Development, and Megan Haase, Chief Ex,ecutive Officer of Mosaic Medical.


  12. Waterston Desert Writing Prize launchedRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2014 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    The newly created Waterston Desert Writing Prize will annually honor creative and literary nonfiction that illustrates artistic excellence, sensitivity to place, and desert literacy. Inspired by author and poet Ellen Waterston's love of the high desert of Central Oregon, a region that has been her muse for over 30 years, the Waterston Desert Writing Prize will recognize the vital role deserts play worldwide in the ecosystem and the human narrative.


  13. St. Charles to issue results of fatal drug-error probeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2014 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    St. Charles Health System said it will hold a press conference Monday afternoon to discuss the results of its investigation of a medication error that resulted in the death of a patient last week. On Dec. 1, 65-year-old Loretta Macpherson of Sisters went to the St. Charles Bend Emergency Department for treatment following a recent brain surgery.


  14. Fire damages Redmond wood-carving businessRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2014 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    A Redmond woodcarver's shop briefly was ablaze Saturday afternoon after a wood stove caught fire in the store. The flames led to an estimated $25,000 in damages, but fortunately no injuries were reported -- and not a single lost carving.


  15. Bald eagle survives lead poisoning; many others don'tRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2014 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    Hunters could be accidentally killing more than just big game. It turns out the lead in their bullets could be killing scavenger birds as well.


  16. Small Business Saturday coming upRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2014 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    It's not just major retailers and big-box stores gearing up for the holidays. NewsChannel 21's Lauren Martinez talked to merchants in Redmond and Sisters who hope shoppers keep the small, local stores in mind.


  17. 'Snow-vember' turns frigid; Redmond smashes cold recordsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2014 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    A cold but sunny Saturday when many Central Oregonians played in the snow - and others shoveled, slipped and slid in it - ended with more record sub-zero readings - and a United Airlines plane arriving from Denver getting stuck on part of a closed taxiway at Redmond Airport, meaning a long wait for passengers to get to the terminal. United Flight 6351 arrived from Denver around 8:30 p.m. After landing, the pilot somehow turned onto part of a taxiway that was unplowed because it has been closed - with notice to airlines and pilots - as part of the ongoing pavement reconstruction project at RDM, said Airport Manager Jeffrey Tripp.


  18. Snow, freezing rain close Central Oregon schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    Just about all Central Oregon schools were closed Friday, some for a second day, after Thursday's snow was followed by a foot or more in areas, plus a severe bout of freezing rain that left roads treacherous and officials urging everyone to stay off them if at all possible. Among the closures: Bend-La Pine, Redmond, Sisters, Crook County, Jefferson County, Culver, COCC and OSU-Cascades.


  19. Reminder: 6-24 hours to clear snowy sidewalksRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    With the arrival of snowy weather,, the Deschutes County Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee wants to remind property owners they need to keep sidewalks clear of snow and ice for safety and legal reasons. Many people are not aware of the particular codes that exist in each city in Deschutes County - these codes ensure public safety regarding sidewalks.


  20. Fire destroys Terrebonne pump house, traced to heat lampRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    A heat lamp left too close to combustibles apparently sparked a fire that destroyed a Terrebonne pump house, causing $35,000 damage early Wednesday morning, fire officials said. No injuries were reported, according to officials who offered up a safety reminder in the cold snap hitting the region this week.


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