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Jun 29,2006
The Bend City Police Department has arrested a Bend man suspected of robbing “Blue”, a Westside Bend clothing store, at gunpoint on Tuesday evening, June 27. The suspect, David Sharp, age 20, was also arrested for the burglary of the Oregon Mountain Coffee Company which occurred June 22nd. An investigation is continuing related to the earlier robbery, where an undisclosed amount of property was taken from the store located at 1041 NE 9th Street in Bend. ... [full story]
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Jun 29,2006
In an ongoing battle against methamphetamine use, July 1 a state law will go into effect making all products containing pseudoephedrine, ephedrine and phenylpropanolamine available only by prescription.    Kerri Nelson, Pharmacist              Home Care I.V. of BendPharmacists are reporting that their customers are not happy.  “Some people are upset because they either don’t want to have to get a prescription for their current over-the-counter allergy medication or try the reformulated products with phenylephrine,” said Kerri Nelson, ... [full story]
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Jun 29,2006
Creating a hybrid electrical power generator may sound like a task for engineering scholars at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), but in reality it was a project assembled by a group of Summit High School student.   The Summit High School InvenTeam showcased their Hybrid Electrical Generating Unit (HEGU) during the Lemelson-MIT InvenTeams Odyssey at MIT. The HEGU is designed to provide clean electrical power to the next generation of "plug in" hybrid electric vehicles. Photo: Courtesy ... [full story]
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Jun 29,2006
“Yarrow” chosen to reflect natural and cultural history of the area Madras Land Development Company yesterday announced that a name has been selected for the new master-planned community it is developing in Madras, Oregon. The name “Yarrow,” which is a native flowering plant, was chosen to reflect the indigenous history of the area. Traditionally used among the Pacific Northwest Native Americans for medicinal purposes, Yarrow has long history as a powerful healing herb. “We wanted to choose ... [full story]
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Jun 29,2006
Company Pays Employees to Take Time Off, Connect to Community   - Margaret Mead may have said it best, “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world.  Indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.”  That is a philosophy that one business around Bend stands by. Umpqua Bank, a subsidiary of Umpqua Holdings Corporation encourages their employees to reach out to their communities through the Connect Volunteer Network.   Umpqua Bank associates volunteer ... [full story]
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Jun 29,2006
Who cleans up after the Fourth of July fireworks? In Bend, it’s Boy Scouts, doing another “good turn” for their community. Led by scouting’s honor and service society, Order of the Arrow, area Boy Scouts will meet at 9:00 a.m. July 5th, in the east parking lot of Pilot Butte State Park and ascend the Central Oregon landmark. They will then “clean” their way down the hill.  Scouts will receive safety instruction from fireworks experts, then ... [full story]
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Jun 29,2006
Many amateurs have trouble with their driver because their swing is too steep. Because the shaft of the driver is longer than the other clubs in the bag, it is necessary to take a flatter, more rounded swing. It should feel a little more like a baseball swing than your swing with the shorter clubs.    Photo Credit: Paul Nasri To get a better idea as to what this should feel like, hit some drives from a ... [full story]
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Jun 28,2006
"The Radio Zone," a live two-hour radio show produced by Bend kids, will air from 2 to 4 p.m., Friday, June 30, on KPOV, Bend Community Radio, 106.7 FM. The Radio Zone is produced by Bend kids at KPOV's Summer Radio Camp. Kids aged 10 to 13 have been working on their own radio program at KPOV's downtown Bend studio all week, and promise a jam packed radio show they have named "The Radio Zone, featuring original radio skits, ... [full story]
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Jun 28,2006
An ongoing investigation by the Central Oregon Drug Enforcement Team (CODE) into the sales and distribution of methamphetamine in the Central Oregon area lead to the arrest of three Madras men on Tuesday evening , June 26.    Rufino Noyola-Gomez    Edmundo Garcilazo-Romeo    Emiliano Castillo CuevasEdmundo Garcilazo-Romeo, 28; Rufino Noyola-Gomez, 41; and Emiliano Castillo Cuevas, 46; all of Madras were arrested and jailed at the Jefferson County Jail. Deputies with the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office, along with the Deschutes ... [full story]
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Jun 28,2006
Early Wednesday morning two Oregon men sustained serious injuries to their legs after crashing into a steel pole in Redmond. The driver was cited for Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol, Reckless Driving, and Assault III. According to Officer Lee Gilbert of the Redmond Police Department, both men are believed to have been highly intoxicated at the time of the crash, and at least one open container of beer was discovered in the vehicle.  The ... [full story]
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