Supper Club: Bend’s Mayor-Elect Sally Russell

When she won 51 percent of the vote on election day, Sally Russell became the first woman ever to be publicly elected as mayor of BendFor this week’s Supper Club, Central Oregon Daily’s Curtis Vogel sat down with Russell to talk about the campaign and her vision for the future of the city.

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.

Supper Club: Economic Outlook for Central Oregon

Central Oregon’s movers and shakers came together to hear the financial outlook for our region at last week’s Bend Chamber Economic Impact Breakfast. For this week’s Supper Club, Lisa Carton sat down with economist Damon Runberg, who delivered the economic forecast.

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.

Supper Club: Reviewing the Oregon Gubernatorial Race

The election is only one week away, and the latest polls show Governor Kate Brown’s lead over her challenger, Knute Buehler, is close to or within the margin of error. So for this week’s Supper Club, Curtis Vogel traveled to Salem to sit down with Pacific University political science professor Jim Moore and long-time state capital reporter Dick Hughes to look at some of the factors that could decide the race.

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.

Supper Club: Discussion with Bend City Council Position 6 Candidates

It’s a three-way race for a single seat on the Bend City Council, which includes an incumbent seeking re-election, and a stay-at-home mother from an influential Republican family getting involved in politics for the first time. For this weeks Supper Club conversation, Lisa Carton sat down with two of the candidates running for Position 6: incumbent Barb Campbell, and her challenger Sarah McCormick.

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.

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.

Supper Club: Discussion with Bend City Council Position 5 Candidates

We are only four Tuesdays away from the November election and we continue our conversations with candidates. For this week’s Supper Club, Central Oregon Daily’s Curtis Vogel sits down with Andrew DavisGena Goodman-Campbell and Victor Johnson, the three candidates vying for Bend City Council Position 5.

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.

Supper Club: A Conversation with the Candidates for Oregon House District 53

We are only five weeks away from the November election. For this week’s Supper Club, Curtis Vogel continues his series of conversations with the candidates, with the two people running for Oregon House District 53, Eileen Kiely and Jack Zika.

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.

Supper Club: Deschutes County Commissioner Position 3

With the election six weeks away, we continue our conversations with candidates in local races.

Patti Adair and James Cook, candidates for Deschutes County Commissioner Position 3, sit down with Curtis Vogel to talk about their campaign platforms and reasons for running.

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.

Supper Club: Meet Two Candidates for House District 54

There are three candidates vying for the Oregon House seat being vacated by Dr. Knute Buehler for his gubernatorial run. For this week’s Supper Club, Curtis Vogel sat down with two of the House District 54 candidates, Republican Cheri Helt and Amanda La Bell from the Working Families Party.

Since taping the segment, a formal complaint has been filed with the Oregon Secretary of State’s office about a false statement made by Amanda la bell in the voters’ pamphlet. La Bell has admitted to falsely claiming that she graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Valdosta State University in Georgia and the State Elections Division will now determine whether to investigate the matter.

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.

Supper Club: Candidates for Deschutes County Commissioner Position 1

For this week’s edition of Supper Club, Curtis Vogel sat down with the two candidates for Position 1 of the Deschutes County Commissioner race, the Republican incumbent Tony Debone and his Democratic challenger, Amy Lowes.

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.