Summer at the Tumalo Garden

The first official day of summer is Friday, and hotter temperatures are sure to follow as we head into July and August. For trending today we head out to the Tumalo garden market, where Central Oregon Daily’s Eric Lindstrom is standing by with some tips on keeping your plants and garden healthy during the summer heat.

Sisters Rodeo Clown Shares Message of Inclusion

J.J. Harrison, the Sisters Rodeo Clown, brought smiles and laughter to the students of Sisters Elementary on Friday. His act was full of goofs alongside the Sisters Rodeo Queen and the One-Armed Bandit, but he also conveyed a message about inclusion and the importance of helping your friends.

The Sisters Rodeo will be in town through Sunday and ticket information can be found here.

Wilderness Area Permits Planned for 2020

Day permit systems will go into effect during the summer of 2020 at seven trail heads at Mount Jefferson, two trail heads at Mount Washington and 10 trail heads at Three Sisters. More information about how to purchase these passes will be available in the near future.

Source on the Scene: High Desert Stampede

It’s Friday, and that means it’s time for “Source on the Scene,” sponsored by Indian Head Casino. This week Central Oregon Daily’s Allison Roecker takes us to the Redmond Fair Grounds where the High Desert Stampede is underway. 
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.

Safety in the Back Country

First responders have been called out to three snowmobile rescues in just over a week here in Central Oregon. Oregon’s back country has a ton to offer this time of year, but there’s also things you can do before you head out that could save your life should something go wrong.
 
Central Oregon Daily’s Eric Lindstrom spoke to some experts on how to safely enjoy your back country adventures.