It was a year ago that Bend High senior Rona Campbell said she was hit at the Eighth Street and Franklin Avenue roundabout when a car failed to yield to her as she rode to school. "Definitely shook me up a little bit, first thing in the morning, getting hit by a car," Campbell said.
Local TV Station KTVZ, Mon, Sep 22 2014 @ 11:39 PM
St. Charles Bend said Friday it has treated two young children showing symptoms of the unusual enterovirus D68, a severe respiratory illness. It's not clear yet if they did indeed suffer from that strain of the virus.
Local TV Station KTVZ, Mon, Sep 22 2014 @ 10:18 PM
The last warm weekend of official summer ended in typically busy fashion for Deschutes County Sheriff's Search and Rescue, which was out on one mission to help a family that might be in trouble on South Sister when it was called to a report of a missing ATV rider who failed to return from a trip in an off-road area southeast of Bend. That extensive, overnight ground and air search ended successfully, but not until mid-morning Monday.
Local TV Station KTVZ, Mon, Sep 22 2014 @ 05:40 PM
The Boys Girls Clubs of Redmond/Terrebonne announced Monday they have raised the funds necessary to open for children and their families on Monday, October 6. The Boys Girls Clubs of Central Oregon recently reorganized into two new organizations, one serving Bend and one serving Redmond and Terrebonne, allowing each to focus on local fundraising while continuing to meet the ongoing needs of children. Due to funding obstacles, the BGCRT said it chose to delay its opening until the financial resources to provide and sustain quality programming were secured.
Local TV Station KTVZ, Mon, Sep 22 2014 @ 04:59 PM
Dozens of protesters staged a climate change march through Bend on Sunday, joining thousands of others around the world demanding action to reduce carbon emissions and head off what they believe will be environmental calamity.. Diane Hodiak helped bring the march to Bend, and asks local council members to create policies that would reduce carbon into the atmosphere.
Local TV Station KTVZ, Sun, Sep 21 2014 @ 09:57 PM
Published Sep 20, 2014 at 12:07AM / Updated Sep 20, 2014 at 06:53AM Debby Maynard was looking for something that would give her a chance to serve her country and satisfy her desire for adventure when a counselor at San Francisco State College told her to give the U.S. Army's Special Services program a try. "They were looking for people who were outgoing and interested in the world," said Maynard, a 67-year-old Bend resident who served with the program in Vietnam from 1968 to 1970.
Bend Bulletin, Sun, Sep 21 2014 @ 04:04 AM
An OSU-Cascades innovation that could simplify the use of natural gas to power vehicles recently received $3.4 million in grant funding to help bring the product to market. Onboard Dynamics Inc., a spinoff of research conducted by Chris Hagen, assistant professor in the energy systems engineering program at the Bend OSU campus, has developed a means of using natural gas directly out of the gas lines used to heat homes to power vehicles, cutting the cost of fueling a natural gas powered vehicle roughly in half.
Bend Bulletin, Sun, Sep 21 2014 @ 03:00 AM