#Central Oregon

Madras couple stopped on Hwy. 97, charged with guns-for-drugs scheme

Central Oregon drug agents pulled over an SUV on Highway 97 in La Pine this week and arrested a Madras couple on several charges, accused of running a guns-for drugs scheme between Northern California and Central Oregon. Their baby, in the back seat and surrounded by drug packages, was taken into protective state custody. The post Madras couple stopped on Hwy. 97, charged with guns-for-drugs scheme appeared first on KTVZ.
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Oregon is a Rockhounding Paradise: All the Best Public Sites Are Right Here

Since before I knew there was a word for it I’ve been a rockhound. As a young child I would pick up pretty rocks anywhere I could and save them in small boxes labeled with various mineral names. In my twenties, I spent countless hours annoying friends and family at Oregon beaches and creeks. They wanted to party or hike. I just wanted to hunt for agates. Today at 40 I proudly have piles of various crystals and minerals residing in my garden and around my home (somewhat to the annoyance of my significant other).

Meet the new stars of Oregon high school wrestling (Part 3)

— MacKenzie Shearon, Fr., Redmond. Shearon has set as her goal to become the first Redmond girl to place at state, and she’s off to a good start on her mission. The 140-pounder is 11-0, winning titles at Tyrone S. Woods, North Bend and Liberty. “She is focused on being at her best and is a positive teammate to the other girls on the team,” said Panthers coach Kris Davis. “She is already on the radar for many women’s college teams, so I know she will have many options when she graduates.”

Thursday’s Oregon prep basketball scores

Crosshill Christian 67, Willamette Valley Christian 57. Life Christian vs. C.S. Lewis Academy/Veritas, ccd. Willamina vs. Harrisburg, ccd. Crosshill Christian 46, Willamette Valley Christian 24. Damascus Christian 48, Western Christian High School 45. Dayton 40, Blanchet Catholic 23. Eddyville 56, Siletz Valley 14. Forest Grove 46, Glencoe 24. Gold Beach...

Bethlehem Inn receives $10,000 grant from Cow Creek Umpqua Indian Foundation

BEND, Ore. (KTVZ) -- Bethlehem Inn announced Friday that it is the recipient of a $10,000 grant from the Cow Creek Umpqua Indian Foundation. The foundation’s grant award will help support the Inn’s Families First Program, serving parents and children experiencing homelessness in Central Oregon. Bethlehem Inn has the capacity to serve 10 families each night in its Bend location.

Deschutes Co., Bend City Council continue talks on joint homelessness office

Deschutes County Commissioners and Bend City Councilors came together Friday to discuss the Emergency Homelessness Task Force Strategic Plan. The 21-page plan has been in the works since the unofficial joint homeless office came together eight months ago. It highlights the five key areas the county and city should be...

Freezing Fog Advisory issued for North Central Oregon by NWS

Effective: 2022-01-27 17:15:00 PST Expires: 2022-01-28 09:00:00 PST Urgency: Expected Severity: Minor Certainty: Likely Instruction: If driving, slow down, use your headlights, and leave plenty of distance ahead of you. Also, be alert for frost on bridge decks causing slippery roads. Target Area: North Central Oregon FREEZING FOG ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM PST FRIDAY * WHAT...Visibility one quarter of a mile to one half of a mile in freezing fog, mainly at elevations above 3000 feet. * WHERE...North Central Oregon and Central Oregon. * WHEN...Until 9 AM PST Friday. * IMPACTS...Hazardous driving conditions due to low visibility and potential frost or ice on bridges.

Every Child Central Oregon Receives $25,000 Grant from Oregon Community Foundation

Every Child Central Oregon is the grateful recipient of a $25,000 grant from the Oregon Community Foundation (OCF) to support their continued volunteer engagement and expansion efforts. Every Child Central Oregon provides low-barrier opportunities for community members to volunteer as individuals, groups, and organizations. Through the utilization of volunteers, ECCO...

Sunny going into the weekend

Our lows will be in the mid-teens to mid-20s with partly cloudy skies. Saturday looks to be the clearest day we see this weekend, with plenty of sunshine and highs in the mid-50s. Sunday will be mild by way of temperature, with highs in the low 50s, but thickening clouds will deliver a chance of some late-day showers. This will be a brief system, and we will see some partial clearing through Monday.

Rogue Valley News, Thursday 1/27 – Tickets To 2022 Jackson County Fair Go On Sale Friday, Oregon Shakespeare Festival Artistic Director Honored as United States Artist Fellow

The latest news stories of interest in the Rogue Valley and around the state of Oregon from the digital home of Southern Oregon, Wynne Broadcasting’s Thursday– Sunny, with a high near 59. Calm wind becoming east around 6 mph in the afternoon. Friday– Mostly sunny, with a...