War Stories: World War II Veteran Dick Higgins

The annual Bend Veterans Day Parade will be held in Downtown Bend this Sunday, and the grand marshal will be local World War II veteran Dick Higgins. For this week’s War Stories, we look back at Higgins’ service in the Navy including the day that he survived the attack on Pearl Harbor.

A special thanks to Gary Gruner Chevrolet Buick GMC for sponsoring War Stories and giving us the time and resources to tell the stories of Central Oregon’s war veterans every Monday night on Central Oregon Daily.

War Stories: World War II Navy Veteran Eugene Brick

In our weekly War Stories series, we introduce you to the stories 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 World War II Navy veteran and Bend native, Eugene Brick.

A special thanks to Gary Gruner Chevrolet Buick GMC for sponsoring War Stories and giving us the time and resources to tell the stories of Central Oregon’s war veterans every Monday night on Central Oregon Daily.

War Stories: Paul Kelly

In our weekly War Stories series, we tell the stories of Central Oregon’s war veterans, some who made it back from their war and some who didn’t. This week, War Stories producer, Warren Shultz, introduces us to the story of an U.S. Air Force Vietnam veteran Paul Kelly, now living in Redmond.

A special thanks to Gary Gruner Chevrolet Buick GMC for sponsoring War Stories, and giving us the time and resources to tell the stories of Central Oregon’s war veterans every Monday night on Central Oregon Daily.

War Stories: Barry Hebert

One out of every seven Central Oregonians is a veteran. In our weekly War Stories series, we introduce you to the stories of Central Oregon war veterans. This week, War Stories producer Warren Shultz introduces us to the story of Vietnam Air Force veteran, Barry Hebert.

special thanks to Gary Gruner Chevrolet Buick GMC for sponsoring War Stories.

War Stories: Dale Herbert

One out of every seven Central Oregonians is a veteran. In our weekly War Stories series, we introduce you to the stories of Central Oregon war veterans. This week, War Stories producer Warren Shultz introduces us to the story of a World War II U.S. Navy veteran, Dale Herbert, now living in La Pine.

special thanks to Gary Gruner Chevrolet Buick GMC for sponsoring War Stories.

National Guard Trained for Fire Fighting Efforts

In the wake of fires burning throughout Oregon, Governor Kate Brown invoked the emergency conflagration act, authorizing the State Fire Marshal to mobilize resources to assist local resources battling the fire.

With those resources running slim, the Oregon National Guard has stepped in and trained over 400 citizen-soldiers and citizen-airmen to serve as wildland firefighters.

Central Oregon Daily’s Warren Shultz has the story.

War Stories: Charles E. Nelson IV

In our weekly War Stories series we tell the stories of Central Oregon’s war veterans, some who made it back from their war and some who didn’t. In this War Stories segment, producer Warren Shultz introduces us to the story of Bend native, Charles E. Nelson IV.

A special thanks to Gary Gruner Chevrolet Buick GMC for sponsoring War Stories and giving us the time and resources to tell the stories of Central Oregon’s war veterans every Monday night on Central Oregon Daily.

 

Power Hungry: Facebook Looks to Renewable Energy

Facebook already has three data centers in Prineville and with two more on the way, power is becoming an issue – both the amount of power needed to run them and the source of that power.
Central Oregon Daily’s Warren Shultz was in Prineville on Wednesday when city and state leaders joined Facebook and Pacific Power officials to announce a new plan to address those power concerns.

War Stories: George Lee

In our weekly War Stories series we tell the stories of Central Oregon’s war veterans, some who made it back from their war and some who didn’t. In this War Stories segment, producer Warren Shultz introduces us to the story of U.S. Army veteran, George Lee.

A special thanks to Gary Gruner Chevrolet Buick GMC for sponsoring War Stories and giving us the time and resources to tell the stories of Central Oregon’s war veterans every Monday night on Central Oregon Daily.