Highly restrictive abortion bans have been proposed, and in some cases passed, in states across the country, reigniting the debate over abortion in recent weeks. Pro-choice activists across the country have organized protests, including one right here in Bend. Central Oregon Daily’s Anyssa Bohanan spoke with one such activist and also with an anti-abortion activist to hear both sides of the issue.
A remarkable playoff run came to an end last night when, in overtime, the Portland Trail Blazers lost again to the Golden State Warriors. Central Oregon Daily’s Eric Lindstrom was there for the final moments of the Blazers’ season and has more from last night’s game.
Day permit systems will go into effect during the summer of 2020 at seven trail heads at Mount Jefferson, two trail heads at Mount Washington and 10 trail heads at Three Sisters. More information about how to purchase these passes will be available in the near future.
Refugees fleeing war and persecution, American politicians debating whether to allow them into our country, it sounds like today’s headlines but it was also the situation more than seventy years ago as Jews fled Europe during the Holocaust.
On the eve of International Holocaust Remembrance Day, Central Oregon Daily’s Curtis Vogel talks to the widow of a longtime Bend resident, who was the lone survivor of a deadly incident that become known as the ‘Holocaust of the Sea.’
House Bill 3063 is officially out of committee and on its way to the House for a full vote. The decision wasn’t unanimous and, like every vote since the bill was proposed, emotions ran high. HB 3063 is a proposed bill that would require school aged children to be vaccinated unless they are medically exempt. Central Oregon Daily’s Curtis Vogel has more.
If you are seeing smoke in the Sisters and La Pine area tonight, it’s a sign of the beginning of the prescribed burn season. Central Oregon Daily’s Curtis Vogel looks at why the low-intensity fires are so important in the effort to prevent larger wildfires in the summer.