Local Grocers Feel the Pressure of Upcoming Holiday

Think about how much work it is to get turkey ready for your family on Thanksgiving. Then imagine handling the turkeys for more than a thousand families. That’s the task facing local markets as they help customers get ready for Turkey Day.

Central Oregon Daily’s Anyssa Bohanan went to Newport Ave Market to see how they’re handling the holiday pressure.

Destination Oregon: Old Aurora Colony Museum

In the mid 1800’s, a Christian communal group pulled up stakes and headed down the Oregon Trail, eventually landing in the Willamette Valley outside Portland. They prospered there for more than 30 years before disbanding.

For this week’s Destination Oregon, sponsored by Robberson Ford, Dave Jones shows us the Old Aurora Colony Museum, a remarkable historical museum that pays tribute to their trek.

District Attorney Introduces New Program to Re-Examine Drug Intervention

The Deschutes County District Attorney believes it’s time to change the way we deal with drugs, as well as the crimes and criminals, associate with them.

That’s why he is introducing a new program called the “Goldilocks Initiative” in conjunction with local law enforcement and health care officials.

Central Oregon Daily’s Austin Reed has the details on today’s announcement.

The Great Outdoors: Four-Wheeling in Central Oregon

They are known as rock crawlers, highly modified four-wheel vehicles that seemingly can go almost anywhere.

For this week’s Great Outdoors, sponsored by Camp Abbot Trading Company in Sunriver, Brian Jennings takes us to a new trail in Central Oregon, where four-wheel drivers can test their skills.

First Responders Help Bend Woman Save a Life

It’s something you never think could happen to you. When Bend resident Larry Bryant had a heart attack after a Munch & Music event in August, the difference between life and death was only a matter of minutes.

Central Oregon Daily’s Anyssa Bohanan looks at how the quick actions of Larry’s girlfriend, along with the help of a 911 dispatcher, saved his life.

Supper Club: Central Oregon’s Brewing Industry

Central Oregon has become a hub of the craft brewing industry since Deschutes Brewery made its debut in 1988. Today, there are dozens of newcomers on the scene.

For this week’s Supper Club, Donna Britt sat down with the founders of three new craft breweries in Central Oregon, Kobold Brewing, Monkless Belgian Ales and Bridge 99 Brewing, to see what they are hoping to do to carve out their own niche in this crowded world of craft beers.

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 every Tuesday night and Wednesday afternoon on Central Oregon Daily.