Source on the Scene: Get Your Fall on at Smith Rock Ranch

Central Oregon Daily’s Meghan Glova has a festive start to fall at Smith Rock Ranch.

Smith Rock Ranch is open every Friday through Sunday for the rest of October. If you want to beat the ticket line ahead of time, go to smithrockranch.com.

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.

 

Destination Oregon: Luxury Camping at Panacea at the Canyon

Merriam-Webster defines panacea as “the remedy for all ills and difficulties,” and that is the thinking behind Panacea at the Canyon, a luxury campground in Central Oregon. But, as Dave Jones tells us in this segment of Destination Oregon, do not call it glamping.

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.

The Great Outdoors: Ladies Hunting Camp

The fastest growing segment of hunters in recent years is women, according to wildlife agencies. In this week’s Great Outdoors, Brian Jennings takes us to the Ladies Hunting Camp near La Pine, hosted by Candy Yow.

A special thanks to our Great Outdoors sponsor, Parr Lumber, for giving us the time and resources to explore the lakes, rivers and mountains across our beautiful state with a new edition of The Great Outdoors every Wednesday night on Central Oregon Daily.

The Great Outdoors: Places to Practice Shooting in Central Oregon

In the spring and summer, hobbyists and marksmen mix with hunters on shooting ranges around Central Oregon. For this week’s Great Outdoors, Gary Lewis shows you some of the options where people can shoot their firearms on public land and private ranges.

A special thanks to our Great Outdoors sponsor, Parr Lumber, for giving us the time and resources to explore the lakes, rivers and mountains across our beautiful state every Wednesday night on Central Oregon Daily.

Destination Oregon: The Oregon Observatory

Central Oregon has some clear and dark night skies, perfect for star gazing. In this week’s Destination Oregon, Dave Jones takes us to the Oregon Observatory in Sunriver that is truly out of this world.

Join us every Thursday for new edition of Destination Oregon, where Dave Jones takes you to some of the most interesting and beautiful places across our state.

The Great Outdoors: Aftermath of the Substation Fire

On July 17, 2018, a fire started on private land southeast of The Dalles and strong winds carried it more than twenty miles up the Deschutes River as the Substation Fire torched the slopes on both sides of the river. For this week’s Great Outdoors,  Gary Lewis looks at the aftermath of the fire in Mack’s Canyon on the Lower Deschutes.

A special thanks to our Great Outdoors sponsor, Parr Lumber, for giving us the time and resources to explore the lakes, rivers and mountains across our beautiful state every Wednesday night on Central Oregon Daily.

The Great Outdoors: Restoring Bull Trout in Odell Lake

Three-hundred and five feet deep at its deepest and covering 3,600 acres, it is one of the largest lakes in the Cascades and it is home to the state-record lake trout, land-locked kokanee, rainbow trout and native bull trout. For this week’s Great Outdoors, Gary Lewis takes us into the Cascades to find out the efforts to restore bull trout numbers in Odell Lake.

A special thanks to our Great Outdoors sponsor, Parr Lumber, for giving us the time and resources to explore the lakes, rivers and mountains across our beautiful state every Wednesday night on Central Oregon Daily.

Thet Great Outdoors: Lady Hawks Hone Their Skills at the COSSA Park

It is one of the many disciplines at the Central Oregon Shooting Sports Assocation Park east of Bend, and it’s just for females. Women of all ages and experience levels are welcome. For this week’s Great Outdoors, Gary Lewis introduces us to some of the members of the Lady Hawks.

A special thanks to our Great Outdoors sponsor, Parr Lumber, for giving us the time and resources to explore the lakes, rivers and mountains across our beautiful state every Wednesday night on Central Oregon Daily.

The Great Outdoors: Hybrid Bass Fishing at Ana Reservoir

There’s only one place in Oregon where you can tangle with a hybrid bass and the best time to fish it is now. In this week’s Great Outdoors, Gary Lewis takes us to Ana Reservoir.

A special thanks to our Great Outdoors sponsor, Parr Lumber, for giving us the time and resources to explore the lakes, rivers and mountains across our beautiful state every Wednesday night on Central Oregon Daily.