Local Program Trains Kids How to Prevent Brain Injuries

Children 5 to 15 are the most likely to be injured or killed due to not wearing a helmet while cycling, but one local program looks to change that. ‘Train Your Brain’ is teaching local third graders about the importance of wearing helmets, and Central Oregon Daily’s Eric Lindstrom stopped by one elementary school to see how they get that message across.

Title Town

The Culver High School Wrestling team earned their 12th State championship in the last 13 years in February and added to the program’s reputation as a true wrestling dynasty in Oregon.
The one constant during the Bulldogs’ dominant run has been Coach J.D. Alley, who has been turning Culver teens into champions for nearly three decades.
“Title Town” is presented by Central Oregon Daily and produced by Eric Lindstrom.

Nativity Wood Lot is Recipient of Generous Donation

A generous donation means a local non-profit will be able to carry on their mission of helping Central Oregonians who can’t afford to pay for firewood to heat their homes.
But as Central Oregon Daily’s Eric Lindstrom report, the Nativity Wood Lot still needs a lot of help turn those donations into the kind of wood that can be distributed to families in need.

Local Football Player’s Incredible Return To The Field

It’s been a long road to recovery for Sisters High School football player Wyatt Hernandez after he suffered a concussion during a freshman football practice that left him with a speech impediment, memory loss and the inability to read. Over the next two years Wyatt set his sights on one day returning to to the field with his friends and teammates. He accomplished that goal his senior year and became The Outlaws all league field goal kicker.

This is Wyatt’s story as told by Central Oregon Daily’s Eric Lindstrom and Wyatt will be performing at TEDxBend on Saturday.

Bend Boxer Fighting in His Third Pro Bout This Weekend

Bend’s Chris “The Truth” Johnson is 2-0 as a professional, and he will try to remain undefeated with his third bout in Medford this weekend.

Central Oregon Daily’s Eric Lindstrom takes a look at The Truth’s regimen during his winter training camp in preparation for this weekend’s fight.