Central Oregon Prepares for Massive Snow Melt

With several feet of snow stacked up across Central Oregon, the next big concern is flooding.

Central Oregon Daily’s Anyssa Bohanan spoke with city officials about how they’re preparing for the warmer temperatures this week, and what happens when all of that snow starts melting.

Snow Compromises Structural Integrity of Distribution Warehouse

All of that snow is piled up on roofs across Central Oregon tonight, and in one case, it’s threatening the structure of a big commercial building in Bend.

Central Oregon Daily’s Anyssa Bohanan has the latest on the FedEx building off of Jamison Street that was moments from collapse this afternoon.

Stranded in Juniper Acres

While most of us have been digging out of our driveways and sidewalks, one remote community east of Bend is asking for help to bring supplies in after their neighborhood was cut off from the rest of Crook County by the snow.

Central Oregon Daily’s Anyssa Bohanan looks at the efforts to get food and water to the stranded residents of Juniper Acres.

Homeowners Urged to Remove Snow From Roofs

With all of the snow that’s fallen over the last few weeks, it’s been hard enough to keep our driveways and sidewalks cleared. But a foot of snow can also add as much as 20 pounds of pressure on top of your roof.

Central Oregon Daily’s Anyssa Bohanan talks with Dave Howe, Bend Fire Battalion Chief,  about how that can create a safety hazard for your home.

New Deschutes County Sheriff and Commissioner Sworn In

The races for Deschutes County Sheriff and County Commissioner were close and, occasionally, heated. In the end, Sheriff incumbent Shane Nelson and county commissioner challenger Phil Henderson took home the victory. Today, in front of a crowded room full of family, friends and supporters, they were officially sworn in to perform their duties.

Central Oregon Daily’s Anyssa Bohanan attended the ceremony early Tuesday morning.

Churches Provide Shelter in Subzero Temperatures

Winter is in full swing, and with temperatures expected to drop below zero over the next few days, those with no place to go are the most susceptible to the harsh conditions. Along with some of the non-profit organizations in the region like Redmond Cold Weather Shelters and Shepherd’s House Ministries, churches across Central Oregon are giving the homeless a much needed roof over their heads.

Central Oregon Daily’s Anyssa Bohanan spoke with those in the faith community at the Redmond Christian Church and Westside Church – Sisters Campus who have made it their mission to keep as many people out of the elements as possible.

Source on the Scene: Bend Student Jazz and Funk Ensemble

This week’s Source on the Scene features a student music ensemble with a 10 year old violinist and a 13 year old pianist playing alongside adult musicians.

Central Oregon Daily’s Anyssa Bohanan got the chance to meet some of the exceptional members of the Bend Student Jazz and Funk Ensemble, who’s talent is ageless.

For more information on events going on in the community, pick up a copy of The Source Weekly or visit their website at bendsource.com.