Here in Central Oregon, when someone tells you to ‘go jump in the river’, it’s meant as encouragement to go have fun. In this week’s Great Outdoors, brought to you by Parr Lumber, Brooke Snavely shows us how things are working in the 5th year of operation at the Bend Whitewater Park.
It’s Friday and that means it’s time for “Source on the Scene” sponsored by Indian Head Casino. Central Oregon Daily’s Meghan Glova gives us a preview of a popular outdoor quilt show taking place this weekend in Sisters.
His name is Ralph Lawler, and for folks who may not know, Lawler has been the beloved broadcast voice of the Los Angeles Clippers on both radio and television for more than 40 years. Central Oregon Daily’s Eric Lindstrom sat down with Lawler to chat about his career in broadcasting, his recent retirement and the incredible off season the Clippers are having acquiring both Paul George and Kawhi Leonard.
The Deschutes County Jail has implemented the use of a new body scanner to combat the illegal introduction of drugs and contraband into the jail. Central Oregon Daily’s Dalton Roth has more on the B-Scan body scanner and how it is improving the criminal justice system in Oregon…
You can see a lot of creatures in the Deschutes River during this time of year — fish, ducks and even a mermaid. Central Oregon Daily’s Anyssa Bohanen was lucky enough to catch up with Bend’s magical river princess.
In our weekly Origin Story, we are introduced to people who have turned their passion into a profession.
Lead singer of the band Precious Byrd, Corey Parnell and his wife Whitney have been singing together since they met. But when their voices mesh together, its magic and with the recent release of their debut album, The Parnells are destined for greatness. You can hear the Parnells’ album “Own Your Soul on Spotify.
A special thanks to BendBroadband Business for sponsoring Origin Story every Monday night at five o’clock.
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.
Warm Springs residents remain on a boil-water notice after two more ruptures in the water line happened at the reservation. Central Oregon Daily’s Dalton Roth visited Warm Springs today and spoke with Danny Martinez, the emergency manager in charge of the operation.
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.
June 18, 2019
As Central Oregon businesses and organizations become increasingly aware of the importance of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) many struggle with how to scale down the best practices of metropolitan organizations with dedicated DEI staff. Despite the challenges of creating inclusive spaces in a largely hegemonic culture, Central Oregon healthcare organizations are finding success with collaborative approaches that draw on the strengths of integrated care models and the expertise of impacted community members.
Hear from local healthcare providers, educators, and advocates about how health systems serving the rural reaches of Central Oregon are drawing on local expertise to create meaningful systemic change for transgender individuals.