Origin Story: Sisters Coffee Company

Every week we meet a Central Oregonian who turned their passion into a new creation or career path. In this week’s Origin Story, Central Oregon Daily’s Allison Roecker introduces us to the family behind the iconic Sisters Coffee Company, a family owned business that traces its roots from Oregon to Alaska and back again.

And thanks to BendBroadband for giving us the time and resources to tell the stories of Central Oregonians who have turned their passion into a profession, with a new edition of Origin Story every Monday on Central Oregon Daily News at Five.

Taste This! – The Ale Apothecary

For this week’s culinary adventure with Donna Britt, we are introduced to the story behind The Ale Apothecary, the vintage batch oak barrel brewery turning out handmade beer right here in Central Oregon.

A special thanks to our sponsor, Newport Avenue Market, for giving us the time and resources to bring you this delightful culinary feature each week. Life is short. Eat good food.

Origin Story: Hopped Up Jewelry

Every week we meet a Central Oregonian who turned their passion into a new creation or career path. In this week’s Origin Story, we meet Kim Markley and learn about her Hopped Up Jewelry journey.

You can shop a selection of Kim’s classic hop flower earrings at Deschutes Brewery or see her entire collection at www.hoppedupjewelry.com.

And thanks to BendBroadband for giving us the time and resources to tell the stories of Central Oregonians who have turned their passion into a profession, with a new edition of Origin Story every Monday on Central Oregon Daily News at Five.

 

Supper Club: 2019 Plans for Redmond

The City of Redmond has big plans for the area around the Deschutes County Fairgrounds in 2019. So, for this week’s Supper Club, Central Oregon Daily’s Curtis Vogel sat down with Redmond Mayor George Endicott. to talk about the future development of the area, including new hotels, industrial jobs and maybe even a new sports and entertainment complex.

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.

New All-Female Owned Brewery Opens in Bend

Central Oregon Daily’s Anyssa Bohanan sits down with the owners of Spider City Brewing, to taste some of their beers and hear the story behind Bend’s newest brewery ahead of the grand opening.

Taste This! – 123 Ramen

For this week’s culinary adventure, Donna Britt digs into the local farm and food scene with writer Sara Rishforth and Chef Anna Witham, owner of the restaurant, 123 RamenThey’re talking local agriculture and eating ramen bowls.

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

Origin Story: DYAD

In our Origin Story series, we introduce you to Central Oregonians who turn their passions into a profession.

Selling plants and handmade jewelry out of an Airstream trailer, outside of Spoken Moto, might sound like an unconventional business model, but Bend woman Courtney Willis is making it work with her company, Dyad Adornment.

The Dyad truck is open Tuesday through Saturday right outside Spoken Moto next to the Box Factory in Bend, Oregon. You can follow Courtney on Instagram at dyadadornmentco and visit her website at dyadadornment.com.

Dyad(n.) Something that consists of two elements parts.

Supper Club: Solving Employment Difficulties in Central Oregon

EDCO recently launched a new marketing campaign to attract new workers to Central Oregon because more employers are facing difficulties filling job vacancies, but there are also programs in place now to create homegrown talent for local employers. 

For this week’s Supper Club, Central Oregon Daily’s Curtis Vogel continues his discussion with the CEO of EDCO, Roger Lee, as well as Katie Condit of Better Together and Larry Holeman of EDCO, to talk about opportunities for people seeking employment.

For more information on internships in Central Oregon, visit edcoinfo.com and bettertogethercentraloregon.org.

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.

Origin Story: Wildcrafted Fire Fuel for Your Campfire

In our Origin Story series, we introduce you to Central Oregonians who turn their passions into a profession.

There is nothing more quintessential Bend than going for a hike, smelling the juniper in the air and taking in the High Desert landscape. Sisters-in-law Julie Connell and Allison Schultz have taken that to a whole new level with Light My Fire, their handmade, wildcrafted fire fuel.

Currently, Light My Fire bundles are available around town at lululemon, Hot Box Betty, and barre or you can buy them online at conlocommon.com. But Allison and Julie want to remind you to use responsible fire practices while burning your bundle.