War Stories: Lyle Hicks

One out of every seven Central Oregonians is a veteran. In our weekly War Stories we will introduce you to the story of a Central Oregon war veteran, some who made it back from war and some who didn’t.

Tonight, we introduce you to the story of Lyle Hicks, a Vietnam War veteran best known around town as the owner of Jake’s Diner.

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NFL Quarterback’s Refusal To Stand During National Anthem Sparks Nationwide Debate

Political statements from professional athletes are nothing new. From Muhammad Ali’s refusal to enter the Vietnam War, to the two Olympic runners who raised their fists in the Black Power salute on the medal stand at the 1968 Olympics, athletes have used their high-profile positions to take a stand about causes important to them. The beloved baseball pioneer and Civil Rights activist Jackie Robinson refused to stand during the national anthem during his playing days, saying he didn’t support what the American flag stood for. Tonight, NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick is under fire for taking that same stand. Central Oregon Daily’s Anyssa Bohanan looks at how everyone from veterans, to law enforcement, are reacting to Kaepernick’s actions.

Supper Club: Urban Growth Boundary, Jobs and Housing Issues

AUG 30, 2016

Three guests, good food, and a glass of wine. That’s the recipe for a good conversation in our weekly Supper Club series. This week, join Pamela Hulse Andrews, Greg Fischer, and Kyle Frick as they discuss the latest housing boom now happening in Madras and Prineville, why some local businesses are having trouble filling job vacancies, and the needs of the many versus the needs of the few when it comes to the City of Bend’s latest Urban Growth Boundary proposal.

World War II Veteran Who Survived D-Day: Bob Shotwell

One out of every seven Central Oregonians is a veteran. In our weekly “War Stories” series, we introduce you to the story of Central Oregon war veterans, some who made it back from their war and some who didn’t. This week, we introduce you to the story of a World War II veteran from LaPine named Bob Shotwell


The New Drone Era, New Federal Guidelines Will Make It Easier to Get a Pilot’s License for Drones

Right now, drones are mostly used by the military and for aerial photography, but in the future, they are expected to be used for everything from deliveries to farming.Thanks to some new federal rules that went into effect on Monday, that future is closer than ever. Central Oregon Daily’s Eric Lindstrom looks at the rule changes, and how they could usher in a new era for drones.

Madras Airshow Crash: Deadly Biplane Crash Caught on Tape

The Federal Aviation Administration and the National Transportation Safety Board are working together to investigate the deadly crash of a biplane in MadrasSaturday night. Spectators at the Airshow of the Cascades were there to see planes of all kinds perform stunts for the crowd, but one biplane did a low-altitude loop and hit the ground – a moment that was caught on tape by a dashcam inside a nearby car.