Vaping among young adults and children is on the rise nationally and Central Oregon school aren’t immune from the issue. With teachers and health professional concerned about the potential health risks, communities having been trying to find way to curb the trend.
In Central Oregon, La Pine High School is spear heading a program that educated parents, community members and students about vaping, vape products and the potential health risks that could accompany them. The first meeting for the community was held Thursday night but school officials have said their doors are always open if parents or community members have questions.
Central Oregon Daily’s Cydney McFarland has more.
An old football rivalry is being renewed tonight. The Madras High School White Buffaloes are in La Pine to play the Hawks in a 3A match up. Both teams started their season in spectacular fashion and both hope to keep the early season momentum alive. Central Oregon Daily’s Eric Lindstrom joins us from the field at La Pine High School with more on tonight’s match up.
New Documentary on La Pine High Baseball Team Debuts on July 4th
Tune in on Wednesday, July 4th, when Central Oregon Daily debuts a new 30-minute documentary called “Road to Redemption”, a six-month journey with La Pine High School student-athletes who turned a devastating loss in the football playoffs to an inspiring run for the state title in baseball.
Here’s a preview of this Special Edition of Central Oregon Daily airing on July 4th at 3pm, 3:30pm and 6pm on KOHD-ABC and 7pm on KBNZ-CBS.
Friends and family of longtime La Pine resident and world war two veteran, Bob Shotwell, gathered on Saturday to remember his life. Shotwell was 94 when he passed away in April and Central Oregon Daily’s Warren Shultz was at La Pine High School when a memorial service was held with full military honors, in this week’s War Stories.
We offer a special thanks to Bob for everything he did for his community, fellow veterans and local journalism throughout his life.
War Stories is sponsored by Gary Gruner Chevrolet Buick GMC.
THEY ARE THE CHAMPIONS!
La Pine Wins Class 3A Baseball State Title
The La Pine Hawks came back from an early deficit and held on for a 10-5 win over Horizon Christian to earn the school’s first-ever state baseball championship in OSAA Class 3A action on Friday.
Central Oregon Daily’s Eric Lindstrom was at Volcanoes Stadium and has all the highlights and reaction from the player of the game.
The La Pine Boys Baseball team is heading to the 3A State Finals after besting Taft on Tuesday.
A local nonprofit challenged students at four local high schools to gather as much food as possible for the Second Annual NeighborImpact Food Drive Challenge. On Wednesday night, they announced the winners on Central Oregon Daily.
Anyssa Bohanan joined us from the Pine Tavern with the announcement and La Pine High School won $2,000.
It’s a friendly competition among local high schools, all for an important cause.
Central Oregon Daily’s Anyssa Bohanan has a look at four local high schools that are helping a local non-profit make a difference.
The winners of the food drive challenge will be announced and presented with their prizes at Pine Tavern Restaurant on May 1st.
Though you can no longer drop off cans to the high school of your choice, you can still support them and NeighborImpact with a monetary donation.
When you donate make sure to write the school name you’d like to support in the donation memo line.
Every one dollar donation allows the organization to distribute 7 pounds of food or five meals.
15-Year Old Arrested After Making Threats Against La-Pine High School
Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office Oregon deputies arrested a 15-year old boy on Wednesday for making threats against La-Pine High School.
The student who made the threats is in custody at the Deschutes County Juvenile Justice Facility facing three counts of disorderly conduct.
Authorities say that a student approached a school resource officer at La Pine High School around 7:30 this morning to tell the officer of the threat.
The deputy was able to locate and remove the suspect and found out that this was not the first time that the 15-year-old had made threats against the school.
Deschutes County Sheriff’s Deputies will provide an increased presence at all of La-Pine’s schools on Thursday.