Safety in the Back Country

First responders have been called out to three snowmobile rescues in just over a week here in Central Oregon. Oregon’s back country has a ton to offer this time of year, but there’s also things you can do before you head out that could save your life should something go wrong.
 
Central Oregon Daily’s Eric Lindstrom spoke to some experts on how to safely enjoy your back country adventures.

100 Miles: To Build a Bridge

Professional ultra runner Mario Mendoza sets out to run a 100-miles in a single day with the goal of inspiring, uniting and bridging the divide between the people and countries he loves – America and Mexico.

Central Oregon Daily’s Eric Lindstrom helps tell the story of this epic goal.

Culver Bulldogs Take On Top 6A Team in Oregon Classic

The number one ranked 2A Culver High School Bulldogs took on the number one ranked 6A Newberg Tigers in an unconventional face off. Central Oregon Daily’s Eric Lindstrom has more on today’s events.

Not All Heroes Wear Capes, This One Drives for FedEx

A random act of kindness by a 10-year-old Redmond girl has forged a friendship between her and the local FedEx driver who delivers her medication. Central Oregon Daily’s Eric Lindstrom brings us this heartwarming story, just in time for the holidays.

Mt. Bachelor Gets its First Powder Day of the Season

If you found more coworkers than usual calling out sick today, it might be because Mt Bachelor got almost a foot of snow overnight. Central Oregon Daily’s Eric Lindstrom was at the bottom of the slopes checking in with the lucky skiers and snowboarders who hit the mountain today.

Summit High School Cross Country Girls Vying for National Title

***UPDATE ON SATURDAY – Summit High School Cross Country Girls are National Champions after winning the Nile Cross Nationals in Portland in Saturday morning***

The Summit High School Girls’ Cross-Country team has been ranked Number One in the country for the past month, but on Saturday, they get a chance to win that top spot at the national competition in the Portland area.
Central Oregon Daily’s Eric Lindstrom caught up with three of the runners before they left town for their title shot.