Remembering Deputy Chris Jones

The Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office and other local law enforcement are remembering one of their own during a celebration of life.

Sheriff’s Deputy Chris Jones was killed in a motorcycle accident on Highway 207, north of Mitchell on Monday but today a procession of law enforcement escorted Jones’ body to the Christian Life Center for the celebration of life that started at 4 p.m.

The procession went from the Sheriffs Office to Empire Avenue, to Brinson, to Butler Market and then on to Hamby Road, before arriving at the Christian Life Center.

Law enforcement from multiple agencies, friends and family gathered to remember and pay their respects to deputy Jones, who leaves behind a wife and two sons.

Source on the Scene: Balloons Over Bend

This week Central Oregon Daily’s Meghan Glova takes to the skies to give us a look at this weekends Balloons Over Bend.

For all the latest arts and cultural listings, pick up the most recent issue of The Source Weekly or go to their website at www.bendsource.com.

And thanks to our “Source on the Scene” sponsor, Indian Head Casino, for giving us the time and resources to show you some of the best events and entertainment that our region has to offer every Friday night on Central Oregon Daily.

Source on the Scene: High Desert Classic

This week Central Oregon Daily’s Dalton Roth heads out to J Bar J Ranch for the High Desert Classic, an elite competition that is raising money for a good cause.

For all the latest arts and cultural listings, pick up the most recent issue of the Source Weekly or go to their website at www.bendsource.com.

And thanks to our “Source on the Scene” sponsor, Indian Head Casino, for giving us the time and resources to show you some of the best events and entertainment that our region has to offer every Friday night on Central Oregon Daily.

Remembering Big Davey

David Taylor Junior, affectionately known as Big Davey to his friends and family, died in a tragic car accident three and half years ago. This weekend, La Pine will once again honor Davey and continue his legacy with the third annual David Taylor Junior memorial baseball and softball tournament.

Central Oregon Daily’s Eric Lindstrom has the story.

Local Business Looks to Raise Awareness of Opioid Crisis

The opioid epidemic takes the lives of more than 100 people a day across the United States, and while drug overdose deaths have decreased overall, it remains a public health emergency.

Central Oregon Daily’s Anyssa Bohanan sat down with a local business that’s hoping this weekend’s charity event will help bring awareness to the crisis.

Source on the Scene: LRS Country Music Festival

This week Central Oregon Daily’s Dalton Roth heads out to a ranch near Paulina to get a behind the scenes look at the LRS Country Music Fest, which kicked off Thursday and runs through the weekend.

For all the latest arts and cultural listings, pick up the most recent issue of the Source Weekly or go to their website at www.bendsource.com.

And thanks to our “Source on the Scene” sponsor, Indian Head Casino, for giving us the time and resources to show you some of the best events and entertainment that our region has to offer every Friday night on Central Oregon Daily.