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 Since then many groups have rescinded their support for Boddie as the democratic candidate for Oregon House District 54 and at least one city council has also asked Boddie to step down from the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.

Officials Still Weighing Options for Redmond Birthing Center

For 10 months the fate of the Redmond Birthing Center has been the topic of discussion for a task force, which has now presenting three options to the St. Charles board of directors. One of those options would mean closing delivery services at the Redmond location, an idea that local nurses opposed.
 
Central Oregon Daily’s Anyssa Bohanan has more on the story.

Cranking for Colby

Staff at Deschutes Brewery have rallied around a fellow employee who was recently diagnosed with cancer and other breweries have jumped on board. On Monday, October 15, at 17 locations across Bend, locals have gather for the Cranking for Colby – Community Pint Night where $1 from each beer purchased will go towards Colby’s medical expenses.
Central Oregon Daily’s Allison Roecker has details from Deschutes Brewery in downtown Bend. 

Source on the Scene: The Addams Family

They’re creepy and their kooky and nothing says Halloween more than the Addams Family. If you’re looking for a way to get into the Halloween spirit look no further than the 2nd Street Theater’s musical production featuring your favorite creepy family from TV and the big screen.

For all the latest arts and cultural listings pick up the latest issue of The Source Weekly, or go to their website at www.bendsource.com.

Also thanks to our Source on the Scene sponsor, Indian Head Casino, for giving us the time and resources to show you some of the best events and entertainment that our region has to offer, every Friday night on Central Oregon Daily.

Bend Senior High Celebrates Distinguished Alumni

It’s homecoming week and Bend Senior High School celebrated by honoring its distinguished alumni. Graduates of Bend High have gone on to be local politicians, experts in their field and one couldn’t even attend the ceremony since she was off helping fight an Ebola outbreak.

Central Oregon Daily’s Anyssa Bohanan was at Bend High School today and has more on the story.

Deputy-Involved Shooting Under Investigation

Friday morning on the Funny Farm property off Highway 97, Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office Oregon Deputies went to serve a felony warrant to a suspect, but the encounter ended with shots fired. The suspect who was being served the warrant was shot twice and was transported to St. Charles where he underwent surgery and is expected to live. The deputy who fired the shots is on paid administrative leave, which is standard in all officer-involved shootings, pending further investigation.

Central Oregon Daily’s Curtis Vogel was on the scene this morning and has more on the story.

Sisters Family Shares Their Story in New Documentary

The Far Green Country will make its debut at the BendFilm Festival this weekend. The movie features a family from Sisters who hit the road in an RV in an effort to reconnect and reignite their passion for adventure. Central Oregon Daily’s Eric Lindstrom sat down with the stars and filmmakers of the movie and has more on their story.