Bend's Affordable Housing Manager says every area is seeing federal cuts, but no other city gets less as a percentage of its population than Bend.
Bend Mayor Casey Roats says those critical of the "Welcoming City" declaration are confused. He says it's not a move toward becoming a "Sanctuary City."
Police say the suspect was under the influence when he drove to the hospital to check on the victim; he then drove home and allegedly tried to hide the gun before officers arrived.
Highway 20 near Black Butte Ranch was shut down for more than 6 hours, Sunday, for a four-car accident. Saturday afternoon, an elderly man died in a crash at Highway 20 and Cooley Road, in Bend.
Wildland crews, including Prineville Hotshots, battled a number of blazes, over the weekend. One fire shut down Highway 26 for several hours on the Warm Springs Reservation.