Law enforcement officers in North Bend, say a man's body has been recovered from Coos Bay after a vehicle went into the bay near a bridge on Wednesday evening. The World newspaper reports that Coast Guard and local fire personnel responded and found the body near a vehicle in the water below the McCullough Bridge.
Local TV Station KTVZ, Thu, Oct 23 2014 @ 12:18 AM
A new poll from livibility.com claims Bend is the 2nd best city in that nation to live if you're a centrist. The relocation website weighed factors like representative ratings in this area, the latest presidential election and how residents self-rate themselves politically.
Local TV Station KTVZ, Wed, Oct 22 2014 @ 08:14 PM
Notices will start going out Wednesday to Bend residents, informing them the city will not meet the state's deadline to treat certain potential parasites in the city's water supply. Delays from the public process deciding which type of treatement plant to install, along with lawsuits, took longer than originally planned.
KBND-AM Bend, Wed, Oct 22 2014 @ 03:42 PM
The Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries is investigating a sex discrimination complaint against a Wisconsin-based wilderness therapy program. The complainant, Sorin D. Thomas, says he was offered a job as a field therapist for Bend-based New Vision West Coast, Inc., before he told the company he identifies as transgender and androgynous.
Local TV Station KTVZ, Wed, Oct 22 2014 @ 01:20 PM
There is a twist in a Bend City Council race: Candidate Casey Roats' residency has been questioned, and he acknowledged staying outside the city for part of the past year, while his new home was under construction. To run for Bend City Council, one requirement says the candidate must live within the city limits for the entire year prior to the election.
Local TV Station KTVZ, Wed, Oct 22 2014 @ 01:00 AM
Three Bend businesses are being investigated by the Oregon Liquor Commission to determine if they served too much alcohol on recent occasions. Pappy's Pizzeria in Bend fell under scrutiny after a Redmond man left the establishment on Sept.
Local TV Station KTVZ, Tue, Oct 21 2014 @ 07:55 PM
A fundraiser for local charities, this annual event raised more than $13,000 for three non-profit groups based in Central Oregon. New beneficiary Deschutes River Conservancy, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Oregon and NeighborImpact each received one-third of funds raised at the festival for a total of $4,600 for each.
Local TV Station KTVZ, Tue, Oct 21 2014 @ 05:21 PM
More than 21,000 city of Bend water customers will get a notice in the mail in coming days about the city's failure to meet an Oct. 1 state deadline, set and extended years ago, to treat its water for the parasite cryptosporidium. But city officials say the water is as safe as ever - and will be even safer when a $32 million water filtration plant goes online in early 2016.
Local TV Station KTVZ, Tue, Oct 21 2014 @ 02:24 PM