The Great Outdoors: Recreate in Maupin

In our ongoing reporting on the Deschutes River, we have explored just how important the river is to agriculture in Central Oregon. In this week’s Great Outdoors, Brian Jennings explores just how important the river is to the economy of the town of Maupin, where recreation is the lifeblood of the small town.

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.

ELECTION 2018: Representative Greg Walden

The election is only three weeks away, and tonight, we begin a two-part report on the race for Oregon’s 2nd Congressional District. Democratic candidate Jamie McLeod-Skinner is challenging the Republican incumbent, Representative Greg Walden for that seat this November.

Central Oregon Daily’s Curtis Vogel sat down with both candidates for the two reports and begins with Representative Walden, who is running for re-election after 20 years serving Oregonians in the nation’s capitol.

Council Looks to Take Action on Boddie Allegations

The Bend City Council is taking on a controversial issue tonight, they’re considering whether or not to censure fellow councilor Nathan Boddie. In July allegations surfaced that Boddie groped a woman in a bar. Since then many groups have rescinded their support for Boddie as the democratic candidate for Oregon House District 54 and at least one city council has also asked Boddie to step down from the city council.

Central Oregon Daily’s Anyssa Bohanan was live from City Hall tonight where the meeting was just getting underway.

The Road to Hillsboro: 6A Volleyball

Summit High School‘s Storm and Bend Senior High School Lava Bears faced off last night in a cross-town rivalry. Central Oregon Daily’s Eric Lindstrom has the highlights of the last night’s game.

Summit and Bend Keep Volleyball Rivalry Alive in 6A Competition

Bend Senior High School‘s Lava Bears knew that this year’s road to state would be their toughest yet with the jump up to 6A competition. But despite the competition in the Salem area, Bend’s biggest road block to their state title is proving to be right here at home.
 
Bend’s own cross-town rival the Summit High School Storm currently sits atop the mountain conference bracket. The two schools renew their rivalry with their last big test before post-season play begins.

Supper Club: Preview of the 2018 Bend Venture Conference

The Bend Venture Conference gets underway on Thursday, with tens of thousands and possibly hundreds of thousands of dollars at stake for new start-up companies in Bend and the rest of the Pacific Northwest. For this week’s Supper Club, Lisa Carton sat down with Brian Vierra, EDCO’s Venture Catalyst, angel investor Julie Harrelson of Cascade Angels and previous winner James Nicol of SnoPlanks, to talk about what it takes to secure funding in this competitive climate.

A special thanks to our Supper Club sponsor, Selco Community Credit Union, for giving us the time and resources to talk about the issues that impact our region with a new edition of Supper Club every Tuesday night on Central Oregon Daily.

War Stories: David Deichler

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 Marine Corps veteran David Deichler.

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.

Rep. Walden Visits Redmond Band of Brothers

Just a head of the November election, Oregon Representative Greg Walden made a stop at the Redmond chapter of the “Band of Brothers.” During his visit, Walden spoke about what he’s trying to do to help improve care for Oregon veterans and honored one local veteran in particular.

Central Oregon Daily’s Anyssa Bohanan was in Redmond this afternoon and has more on the story.

Taste This! – The Cash and Carter Family Cookbook

In this week’s culinary adventure, Donna Britt and her food photographer Tambi Lane take us behind the scenes of their latest cookbook project, The Cash and Carter Family Cookbook: Recipes and Recollections from Johnny and June’s Table, featuring country music royalty.

Thanks to Newport Avenue Market for giving us the resources to take weekly culinary adventures. Life is short. Eat good food!

Culver Voters Weigh in on Pot Ban

Culver is one of two local cities that currently bans legal marijuana businesses from operating. However, Culver residents will get the chance to either keep or lift the ban this November.
Central Oregon Daily’s Lisa Carton spoke with officials and residents to see how they felt about the ban.