A Bend bag ban is coming. The city council last night voted to ban plastic grocery bags. The ban goes into effect on July 1st. Ashland, Corvallis, Eugene, Portland, and Salem have similar bans. Shoppers who don’t
Traffic was a nightmare in Redmond for a time yesterday. A Prineville man is dead after a Highway 97 wreck. Police say Richard Lanning drove into oncoming traffic for some reason yesterday morning and slammed head on
The city of Bend and the Bend Park & Recreation District will each pay 300-thousand dollars to dredge Mirror Pond, but Pacific Power customers are being forced to pay the most. Private groups are also chipping in
The NCAA is giving the University of Oregon two years of probation because of rules violations by the men’s and women’s basketball and track and field teams. The school was also fined $5,000 plus 1 percent of
Three Jefferson County Jail corrections officers are found innocent in a case related to the death of a jail inmate. KTVZ reports James Wippel died of a burst ulcer in April. Prosecutors say the guards did nothing
Update at 10:55 AM 12-5-18 A crash on Highway 97 at Yew in Redmond has closed the road; a detour is in place, but you’re urged to use an alternate route. NB traffic is being rerouted to
A former Redmond man who got boys to send him sexually explicit photos and videos is going to prison. The Bulletin reports a judge sentenced Brandon Kautz to 18-years. Kautz apologized and said being arrested saved his
The Hoodoo Ski Area is ready to open. The Santiam Pass-area ski resort is slated to begin operations on Friday at 9 in the morning. Hoodoo is located about 20 miles west of Sisters.
The Dallas Mavericks beat the struggling Portland Trail Blazers 111-102. The Blazers play next tomorrow at 7:00. You can hear the game on AM 690 and 96.9 FM, KRCO.
Seattle is getting a National Hockey League team. The NHL Board of Governors awarded Seattle the league’s 32nd franchise yesterday. It will begin play in the fall of 2021.