Every year on the summer solstice, the Alzheimer’s association holds a nationwide fundraiser known as “the longest day” to raise funds and awareness for those suffering from Alzheimer’s and dementia. Central Oregon Daily’s Anyssa Bohanan sat down with a local woman with a personal connection to the disease and a caregiver whose job working with Alzheimer’s and dementia patients turned into a second family.
Today is a sad day for all of us here at Central Oregon Daily as we must say goodbye to our boss, mentor, and friend Curtis Vogel. Thank you for always giving 110 percent; Central Oregon Daily would not be what it is today without you. Good Luck in your future ventures Curtis, you will be missed dearly.
It’s time for this week’s Strictly Organic art and culture chat, Chris Gestvang and Kirk Foster are here with a preview of this weekend’s big Pickleball event the Central Oregon Classic.
Tracy Keene joined us in the studio to talk about the upcoming 5K for pride week.
Central Oregon Daily’s Meghan Glova explores how the shortage of electricians in Central Oregon is affecting construction across the region.
It’s that time of the week again — SkiMum came into the studio to talk about Big Stock which is coming up on August 10th.
Tristan Henry of Backcountry Hunters & Anglers joins us to promote the upcoming Beers, Bands & Public Lands event at which is taking place on Saturday at Drake Park. The event is free and open for the public to enjoy.
Central Oregon Daily’s Allison Roecker takes us live at the Wrecktangle, an outdoor ninja obstacle challenge built for kids and adults, which has been constructed in the Old Mill District. The obstacle course will be open through the summer season. To find more information on the course visit here.
There are two new fire stations under construction in Central Oregon right now. Station 302 in Tumalo is being replaced with a larger, updated facility right next door to the current station. Bend is welcoming a new addition located on Northeast 15th Street, next door to the Bend Police Headquarters. Central Oregon Daily’s Dalton Roth spoke with officals on the project and has more.
With conditions being almost perfect for a wildfire to start, we’re reminded of fires like the one that swept through Northern California and devastated the town of Paradise. Several local agencies spoke with county commissioners this afternoon about how to help prevent what happened in Paradise from affecting Central Oregon. Central Oregon Daily’s Anyssa Bohanan was at the meeting and tells us what lessons were discussed.