Governor Kate Brown signed Kaylee's Law in an emotional ceremony on Bend's Courthouse Lawn. The legislation was passed unanimously by Oregon's Legislature in May to honor the passing of Kaylee Sawyer, who was murdered in 2016.
Traffic halted 4 hours. A Bend-area resident does not survive the crash.
The Deschutes Historical Museum's new "Cruisin' 97" looks at how the highway changed tourism in the High Desert and was an economic driver for the region.
No one injured, but substantial damage.
Rerouting northbound Highway 97 on to 11th street and building a roundabout at Lower Bridge Way are thought to be the best solutions to increasing traffic volumes through the small town.