Origin Story: Spoken Moto

For this week’s Origin Story, Samantha O’Connor once again introducing us to someone who has turned their passion into a profession and this week we are talking bikes, coffee, beer, and community. Spoken Moto a unique but popular spot that all started from a Craigslist ad.

You can find Spoken on Industrial Way in Bend right next to the Box Factory.

A special thanks to BendBroadband Business for giving us the time and resources to tell the stories of Central Oregonians who have turned their passion into a profession, with a new edition of Origin Story every Friday on Central Oregon Daily News.

Destination Oregon: Frenchglen

Some of the best bird watching and stargazing in the entire nation is right here in Oregon and it’s pretty accessible from our part of the state. In this week’s Destination Oregon Dave Jones takes us to the quaint and quite tiny village of Frenchglen in Southeastern Oregon.

Thanks to the folks in Frenchglen for showing us around and join us every Thursday for another new edition of Destination Oregon where Dave Jones takes you to some of the most interesting and beautiful places across our state.

Taste This! – Sisters Meat and Smokehouse

This week Donna visits the artisanal butcher shop and eatery in Sisters where old-world methods and family traditions are alive and well.

Thanks to Jeff and the crew at Sisters Meat and Smokehouse for showing Donna around! They’re open daily from 9 to 7 at 110 South Spruce in downtown Sisters or find them online at sistersmeat.com.

A big thanks to Newport Avenue Market for giving us the resources to take these weekly culinary adventures.

Life is short, eat good food and have fun doing it!

GoFundMe Fees

Hurricane Dorian swept through the Bahamas and the East Coast leaving devastation in its wake, now many people and non-profits are trying to raise money to help repair some of the damage. Some people are turning to the popular fund-raising platform GoFundMe but while you might be donating to a non-profit, GoFundMe is making money off that donation.

War Stories: Charles Cole

In this week’s War Stories, we introduce you to U.S Navy Veteran Charles Cole.

Thanks to Charles Cole for sharing his story and a special thanks to Gary Gruner Chevrolet Buick GMC for sponsoring War Stories and giving us the time and resources to tell the stories of Central Oregon’s war veterans every Monday night on Central Oregon Daily.


Origin Story: Austin Brown

In this week’s Origin Story, Samantha O’Connor introduces us to people who have turned their passion into a profession and on this edition, you’ll meet Austin Brown, a local singer song-writer that was initially too nervous to take the stage but now never wants to leave it.

You can find Austin’s music on Spotify, iTunes, or wherever you listen to music just search “Austn” A-U-S-T-N without the I. He promises new music very soon.

Thanks to BendBroadband Business for sponsoring Origin Stories where we introduce you to people turning their passion into a profession every Friday night on Central Oregon Daily.