Police release identity of 63-year-old Sunriver man who drowned last night in the Deschutes River.
The State Transportation Commission will consider a report today that claims Central Oregon's "drinking culture" makes the region more likely to have serious alcohol-related traffic incidents.
Jesse Wade Powell was fatally shot by Deschutes County Deputy Randy Zilk two nights ago at his camp in the Deschutes National Forest.
The Graham Fire continues to be an active wildfire burning west of and through the Three Rivers Subdivision. Sheriff Jim Adkins says several homes have been lost.
Six blocks of downtown Redmond will close to motorized traffic on Saturday, to encourage bikes, pedestrian and alternative forms of transportation.