EarthCruiser Overland Vehicles for Your Next Adventure

It’s tough to film these right now with everything going on and so many businesses closed, but we feel it’s still important to showcase some amazing local businesses in Central Oregon. So here’s the encore edition of Earth Cruiser. They are perfect adventure-mobile for those who want to see all corners of the world.

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.

Origin Story: Learn a Second Language Through the Bend Language Institute

At home with the kids … maybe now is a good time to finally learn another language. Late last year, Samantha O’Connor visited the Bend Language Institute, a business that has now moved many classes online in the wake of the pandemic. Today we look back at how the local language center got started. This is their origin story.

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.

 

Origin Story: Junk to Jems

For this week’s Origin Story we meet a local woman who decided to become a jeweler a little later in life. She’s doing so by turning one man’s trash into another man’s, or woman’s, treasure. This week’s Origin Story is Junk to Jems.

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.

Origin Story: Zealios

For this Origin Story, where we introduce you to awesome people doing awesome things, we are talking personal products for athletes. The company is called Zealios. It was started by two guys who played rugby together with a goal to make an entire line of personal products for athletes, from shampoo to sunscreen.

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.

Origin Story: Bleu Bite Catering

Having a baby changes your life, and in this Origin Story we meet one woman whose pregnancy changed both her life and her career. Central Oregon Daily’s Samantha O’Connor introduces us Cerstin Cheatham, owner and chef at Bleu Bite Catering.

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 at 5 p.m.

 

Origin Story: Reduce Plastic Use with Meli Wraps

The co-founder of Meli Wraps in Bend had a long career in the hospitality business. But one day, she stumbled across a market in Australia with her best friend and their whole world changed.

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 at 5 p.m.

Origin Story: The Story Behind SnoPlanks

For this week’s Origin Story, we’re hitting the slopes! Well, kind of! The co-founders of SnoPlanks in Bend say it was a powder day in Bend that started it all.

A special 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.

Origin Story: Flyte Camp Vintage Trailers and Restorations

Every week Samantha O’Connor introduces us to people who have turned their passion into a profession. This week we are talking vintage trailers. The couple who started Flyte Camp Vintage Trailers and Resotrations in Bend were featured on their own TV show a couple years ago. Their passion for flipping RV’s and for trailer camping has never wavered.

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.

 

Origin Story: Spoken Moto in Bend

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.