Redmond Restaurant Celebrates Fourth Anniversary by Giving Back

A restaurant in Redmond wants to celebrate its fourth anniversary in business in a couple of weeks by giving back to the community. Toni

Toni rich joins us to talk about a fundraising campaign called “Hope For Bri and Katie.” This all started when the owners of Oishi Japanese Restaurant in Redmond found out about two little girls who lost their mother in a fatal car accident last December.

Collectible Coins Designed to Commemorate Solar Eclipse

With more than a million people expected to descend on Oregon for this summer’s total solar eclipse we’ve seen festivals pop up all over the state. Central Oregon businesses are getting in on “eclipse mania” as well. Colleen McGrew is with Mountain High Coins here in Bend and has come up with a unique way to mark this big event.

Simple Cents: Wills, Trusts and Estate Planning

Financial advisor Troy Reinhart from Northwest Quadrant Wealth Management joins us for this week’s Simple Cents segment. We’re focusing on wills, trusts and estate planning. For people who have never done a will or trust before there are a lot of things to consider. It’s not just where you want your money to go, but also for parents–who would take custody of your children?

Keep Your Eyes Safe While Watching the Solar Eclipse This August

Dr. Winter Lewis from InFocus Eye Care talks about what type of eye protection is needed during the solar eclipse on August 21st. Many people across Central Oregon will set their sights on the total solar eclipse and without the proper glasses, damage to the cornea can occur.

When direct viewing, glasses have to meet the ISO requirements. For everyday protection, especially in a place where outdoor fun is always on the list, make sure you’re wearing sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection. Particularly when you’re skiing or playing in the snow or paddling down the Deschutes River.

Host Jack Church Takes Us to Boise, Idaho to Compare Real Estate Prices

We all know home prices in Bend continue to rise and for the average household income it’s near impossible to afford the median price of homes in Bend. Each week Central Oregon Daily Host Jack Church searches to see what the average income can purchase in Bend while also comparing this to cities of similar size in other states around the country. This week our comparison city is Boise, Idaho.

Award Winning Documentary Premieres in Bend 

Filmmaker Jesse Locke visits with Central Oregon Daily about his film “Radiance of Resistance,” 2017 Winner of Best Documentary at the Respect Human Rights Festival in Belfast. The film tells the story of 9-year-old Janna Ayyad and 14-year-old Ahed Tamimi who have become global ambassadors for Palestinian human rights. Jesse shares how he came about making the film and invites the public to the Oregon premiere on June 22, 2017 at McMenamins Old St. Francis School in Bend.

Simple Cents: Investing Wisely

David Rosell of Rosell Wealth Management decided to climb what he describes as the most scenic mountain in Central Oregon, Mt Washington. The group he climbed with used ropes up the last pitch to reach the top safely and not take a chance of slipping. He uses this experience to talk about investing smart so you don’t go into a financial free fall. With the market at an all time high many are uncertain how to invest and waiting for the floor to drop out.

In his new book Keep Climbing: A Millennial’s Guide to Financial Planning, David takes his adventures and turns them into financial lessons. This week its about being smart about investments for the long term.

Boxwood Kitchen Delivers Chef-Inspired Meals Directly to Your Home or Office

Adventures, Good Food, Good People. That’s the tagline of Eric Rud and Riane Welch, co-owners of Boxwood Kitchen. The pair recently relocated to Bend from the Bay Area and started their food delivery service. Eric crafts every dish with quality and value in mind, creatively incorporating flavors from the Far East to the Far West with locally sourced ingredients. Riane is the mastermind behind the clever marketing, branding and look & feel of Boxwood Kitchen. You can find the menu on their website,