Pedaling For A Cure

Central Oregon Daily sat down with Bob Sanders and Brenda Webber to talk about “Pedaling For A Cure”.

Bob will be cycling approximately 2,900 miles from Bend, OR, to the national headquarters of the Cancer Society in Atlanta, GA, to raise funding and awareness for the American Cancer Society. The ride will begin on June 2nd, 2019, with an estimated arrival in Atlanta in mid-July.

To find out more information about the ride, or to donate to the cause, visit acsevents.org.

 

 

Destination Oregon: Vista House

When was the last time you stopped at a highway rest stop that had marble floors and walls, brass handrails, a rotunda with amazing artwork, and a one-of-a-kind view of nature’s wonders? In this week’s Destination Oregon, Dave Jones takes us to the nation’s very first state highway rest stop, and it’s not what you think.

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.

 

War Stories: Vietnam War Veteran Richard White

In our weekly War Stories series, we introduce you to the stories of Central Oregon war veterans, some who made it back from their war and some who didn’t. In this week’s War Stories, producer Cody Rheault introduces us to Richard White, an Army veteran who served during the Vietnam War.

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.

Destination Oregon: Remembering the Columbia Gorge from the ’50s

For those of you who have been around a while, you might remember what the Columbia Gorge was like back in the 1950s. If that doesn’t apply to you, we have got the next best thing. For this week’s Destination Oregon report, Dave Jones takes us to a miniature version of the Gorge in the ’50s, with model trains being the star attraction.

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.

Local Program Trains Kids How to Prevent Brain Injuries

Children 5 to 15 are the most likely to be injured or killed due to not wearing a helmet while cycling, but one local program looks to change that. ‘Train Your Brain’ is teaching local third graders about the importance of wearing helmets, and Central Oregon Daily’s Eric Lindstrom stopped by one elementary school to see how they get that message across.

Safety A Priority for Hwy 97

The number of crashes between Bend and Redmond has increased over the past few years, and intersections in the area have been put in ODOT’s top 5 percent of safety priorities. Representative Greg Walden was in Deschutes County to talk with county officials about how to decrease congestion and increase safety between the two cities.
 
Central Oregon Daily’s Anyssa Bohanan has more.