Redmond Police Seek Publics Assistance in Unsolved Murder Investigation from 2021
REDMOND, OR - On December 30, 2021, twenty-six-year-old Dustin Hilsendager was the victim of a homicide that occurred on SW Canal Blvd near SW Umatilla Ave. Despite the on-going investigative efforts of both the Redmond Police Department and the Tri-County Major Incident Team (MIT), who were activated to assist in the homicide investigation, no suspects have been identified. The Redmond Police Department is requesting the public’s assistance for any information that may lead to the resolutio
PPB and Multnomah County Crime Suppression Mission Results in Arrests (Photo)
On Sunday, February 18, 2024, officers from East Precinct and Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) conducted a retail theft and criminal interdiction mission. Working closely with retail partners, the two agencies conducted stops on suspected shoplifters. During this mission, two drivers eluded police at dangerous speeds through the community, even after the police stopped chasing them. With the assistance of the PPB’s Air Support Unit (ASU), these vehicles were followed safely from the air
High Desert Chamber Music receives Oregon Arts Commission operating grant, announces board transition
High Desert Chamber Music has been awarded a grant from the Oregon Arts Commission for $3,781 toward general operating ...
Can’t-Miss Oregon Breweries To Visit This Winter And Spring
To help you on your Oregon beer journey, we’ve selected eight of the best breweries in Oregon to check out on your next trip.
Here's what shifting weather patterns means for this year in Central Oregon
Warmer daytime temperatures throughout this week are melting away the most recent round of snowfall across Bend.
Two of Oregon’s Favorite Craft Breweries Team Up With the Portland Timbers as Official Craft Beer Sponsors
About 10 Barrel Brewing Co. 10 Barrel Brewing Company is a craft brewery based in Bend, Oregon, featuring innovative beers ...
Peterson drops out of Oregon 5th District race, endorses Bynum in Democratic primary
Metro Council President Lynn Peterson is dropping out of the Democratic primary in one of the nation’s most competitive ...
Lynn Peterson ends campaign, endorses fellow Democrat in Oregon’s 5th district
Metro Council President Lynn Peterson withdrew from Oregon's 5th District primary race on Tuesday, after looking to unseat ...
Biden administration invests $500 million to confront wildfire crisis; $18.4 million due for Central Oregon projects
BEND, Ore. (KTVZ) -- Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced ... and community-driven resilience strategies. The Central ...
With Affordable Housing, Why Are Deschutes County and the City of Bend Ignoring the Low-Hanging Fruit?
Over the past several years, state and local governments have spent a lot of time, energy and money trying to solve Oregon’s massive shortfall of housing ...
High Desert Museum Now Accepting Submissions for the 2024 Waterston Desert Writing Prize (Photo)
BEND, OR — What do bestselling author Tucker Malarkey, Emmy award-winning actor Sam Waterston and one winning writer have in common? All will take part in the High Desert Museum’s 10th annual Waterston Desert Writing Prize which honors excellence in literary nonfiction about deserts. The Prize is now accepting submissions until May 1, 2024. This year the Waterston Desert Writing Prize will recognize the winner with a $3,000 cash award and a reception and reading at the High Desert Museum in Bend
How Oregon turned on its own trailblazing drug law: ‘not the utopia we were promised’
Holding his five-month-old daughter, Danny Schlabach sways gently on his feet in their small room at a youth shelter in Eugene, Oregon. Their room is scattered with the detritus of a new baby: A+D ointment, formula, baby shampoo, bottle brushes, six pairs of miniature shoes lined up in the closet. Schlabach, 23, is wildly in love with this child – his first. Her tiny fuschia sweatsuit, her shock of dark hair. He’s raising her mostly alone. “I wasn’t really on the right track, until I got her,” h
Former Portland Man Sentenced to 20 Years in Federal Prison for Sexually Abusing Multiple Children
PORTLAND, Ore.—A former Portland resident was sentenced to 20 years in federal prison today for sexually abusing multiple children, videorecording and photographing the abuse, and posting the illicit videos and photos on a private Snapchat page he maintained and used to entice other children to produce and share sexually explicit images of themselves.Rolando Daniel Benitez, 30, was sentenced to 240 months in federal prison and 10 years’ supervised release.According to court documents, in July an
Bend Police to host Community Academy beginning April 2
Bend Police announce Community Academy beginning April 2, 2024The Bend Police Department is pleased to announce it will host its 40th Community Academy beginning in April. Community Academy will take place from April 2 through June 4, with 10 classroom dates and one optional range day on Saturday, May 4. The Bend Police Department Community Academy has been recognized as a national and regional model in allowing an inside look at how the Department operates. The goal of the program is to inform
Redmond Police Department Utilizes Armored Rescue Vehicle to Arrest Barricaded Female (Photo)
Redmond, OR – The Redmond Police Department responded to the Shepherds House, 1350 S. Hwy 97, at approximately 6:12 a.m. today to investigate a dispute. Upon arrival officers learned a 49-year-old female attempted to strike other individuals on scene with a vehicle and threatened to arm herself with a hammer to assault others. As officers sought to contact the female, she attempted to flee the area. STOP sticks were successfully deployed and the vehicle was contained to the parking lot and then
OnPoint Community Credit Union Now Accepting Nominations for Outstanding Educators Schools Making an Impact (Photo)
The 15th annual OnPoint Prize for Excellence in Education will recognize inspiring educators and schools with cash prizes—including paying the mortgage or rent for four teachers for an entire year PORTLAND, Ore., February 20, 2024 — OnPoint Community Credit Union is calling for the public’s help to honor the region’s most inspiring and innovative teachers. Starting today, anyone can nominate a local educator for the 2024 OnPoint Prize for Excellence in Education. The OnPoint Prize will award $19
Resident of Bend, OR dies in snowmachine crash on Denali Highway
Denali Highway as he was visiting Alaska.A group of snowmachine riders were travelling on a trail along the Denali Highway on ...
VIDEO: Pride flag repeatedly torn down at Bend coffee shop, owners ask for help
The owners of an LGBTQ-friendly coffee shop in Downtown Bend are asking for change after the pride flag hanging outside their ...
‘Inaction is not an option’: Oregon drug overdose deaths are rising faster than any other state in the nation
Amid talks in Salem on Measure 110 fixes, Rep. Kevin Mannix proposes creation of 'special misdemeanor' SALEM, OR – New ...
Oregon nurses union files unfair labor practices charge against PeaceHealth
The Oregon Nurses Association filed an unfair labor practice charge against PeaceHealth on Feb. 13 after the healthcare ...