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McLeod-Skinner, Walden address debate in Bend

BEND, Ore. – Congressman Greg Walden (R) has accepted an invitation from News Channel 21 (KTVZ) to attend a televised debate with Jamie McLeod-Skinner (D). The debate is scheduled to take place in Bend on Friday, October 5 at 7:00 pm Pacific …

OSP captain facing domestic abuse charges

BEND, Ore. – Oregon State Police Captain Bill Fugate was formally charged with two counts of harassment constituting domestic violence. In March 2018 Fugate was placed on paid administrative leave during an investigation into alleged domestic violence targeting his wife. At that …

Central Oregon Graham Fire nearly 100% contained

SISTERS, Ore. — The Oregon Department of Forestry is working to contain the Graham Fire in central Oregon. Fueled by strong winds and dry conditions, the Graham Fire was fast-moving, torching trees and producing flames over 100 feet in length. Currently, resources …

Bear causes fatal crash on Hwy 26

WARM SPRINGS, Ore.– UPDATE: The Bend Fire Department announced on Sunday afternoon that the motorcyclist killed in a fatal crash was an engineer at the station. Rhett Larsen, 39,  was killed in an off-duty vehicle accident involving a bear and another car. …