Thet Great Outdoors: Lady Hawks Hone Their Skills at the COSSA Park

It is one of the many disciplines at the Central Oregon Shooting Sports Assocation Park east of Bend, and it’s just for females. Women of all ages and experience levels are welcome. For this week’s Great Outdoors, Gary Lewis introduces us to some of the members of the Lady Hawks.

A special thanks to our Great Outdoors sponsor, Parr Lumber, for giving us the time and resources to explore the lakes, rivers and mountains across our beautiful state every Wednesday night on Central Oregon Daily.

The Great Outdoors: Chukar Hunting in Deschutes River Canyon

At the tail end of winter, when that inversion layer is likely to lay down on the tops of the hills, some people go chukar hunting. In this week’s Great Outdoors,  Gary Lewis takes us to the Deschutes River Canyon.

A special thanks to our Great Outdoors sponsor, Parr Lumber, for giving us the time and resources to explore the lakes, rivers and mountains across our beautiful state every Wednesday night on Central Oregon Daily.

Destination Oregon: Oaks Amusement Park in Portland

If you grew up in the Portland area, chances are you visited, or at least heard of, the Oaks Amusement Park and it’s famous skating rink. In this week’s edition of Destination Oregon, Dave Jones takes us to this cultural landmark in the area of Portland.

A special thanks to our Destination Oregon sponsor, Bi-Mart, for giving us the time and resources to take you to some of the most interesting and beautiful places across our state with a new edition of Destination Oregon every Thursday night on Central Oregon Daily.

Destination Oregon: Astoria Column

A view overlooking the beautiful Oregon Coast is a priceless experience. Not only does the 500-foot Astoria Column tower over the coastal town of Astoria, but it is the oldest American settlement west of the Mississippi.

A special thanks to our Destination Oregon sponsor, Bi-Mart, for giving us the time and resources to take you to some of the most interesting and beautiful places across our state with a new edition of Destination Oregon every Thursday night on Central Oregon Daily.

Origin Story: Become a Confident Female Rock Climber

In our Origin Story series, we introduce you to Central Oregonians who turn their passions into a profession.

Rock climbing is an integral part of the Central Oregon lifestyle, but in a male dominated sport, a group of women, led by Lizzy VanPatten have started a revolution to get more women climbing with She Moves Mountains.

If you would like to learn more about She Moves Mountains or to sign up for a clinic, visit shemovesmountains.com.

Destination Oregon: Touring Bend on an Electric Bike

Bend has a rich history, but it it is hard to take it in from behind the wheel of your car. It is much easier is to view that history from a bike, especially when it’s an electric one. For this week’s Destination Oregon, Dave Jones hops on an e-bike from Pedego Electric Bikes for a trip down memory lane.

A special thanks to our Destination Oregon sponsor, Bi-Mart, for giving us the time and resources to take you to some of the most interesting and beautiful places across our state, with a new edition of Destination Oregon every Thursday night on Central Oregon Daily.

Precious Resource: Balancing Agriculture, Conservation and Recreation

Did you know 55 percent of the carrot seeds in the U.S. are grown in Jefferson County and another 10 percent is grown in Crook and Deschutes Counties?

That’s just one of the sectors that drives the agricultural economy in Central Oregon.

In tonight’s cover story, Brian Jennings looks at the growing concerns over the key resource needed to keep that economic engine alive: Water.

The Great Outdoors: Mountain Bikes in Our Wilderness Areas

In this week’s Great Outdoors, Brian Jennings explores both sides of one of the most volatile proposals facing our wilderness areas.

A special thanks to our Great Outdoors sponsor, Parr Lumber, for giving us the time and resources to explore the lakes, rivers and mountains across our beautiful state every Wednesday night on Central Oregon Daily.

The Great Outdoors: Oldest Ponderosa Pine in Region

There are so many natural treasures in Central Oregon that some can be easy to overlook. For this week’s Great Outdoors, Brian Jennings takes us to one of the oldest and biggest of those treasures at La Pine State Park.

A special thanks to our Great Outdoors sponsor, Parr Lumber, for giving us the time and resources to explore the lakes, rivers and mountains across our beautiful state every Wednesday night on Central Oregon Daily.