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 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 Norman, Oklahoma with a population close to the same as Bend.
Karen Sande with the Redmond Chamber of Commerce invites the public to the annual Chamber Awards Banquet Friday, January 12th at Eagle Crest. Several awards will be handed out including the Citizen of the Year and the Business of the Year and the event includes the annual “mad dash” to the decorated tables full of giveaways.
On Friday, as we headed into the weekend before Christmas, many people planned on driving or flying to their holiday destinations. Central Oregon Daily’s Anyssa Bohanan went to Redmond to report on on how busy the airport expected to be for the holiday weekend.
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Bunk + Brew is a new hostel located in the historic Lucas House near downtown Bend. Founders Frankie Maduzia and J. Griggs talk about upcoming plans and what makes their place so special.
For some families, it’s becoming a Christmas tradition in Bend to take the annual Journey to Bethlehem. The Bend Adventist Fellowship organizes the event and works year-round to build and expand the village of Bethlehem.
Central Oregon Daily’s Warren Shultz takes a behind-the-scenes look.
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.
The mission of the Deschutes County Historical Society is to preserve our region’s history and educate future generations about our past. This weekend, the Society hosted an important fundraiser at the Deschutes Historical Museum that gave visitors a chance to learn more about themselves too.
Central Oregon Daily’s Allison Roecker took the opportunity to learn more about her own family’s history for this week’s “Source on the Scene.”
For the latest arts and culture listings, pick up the latest issue of The Source Weekly, or go to their website at www.bendsource.com.
And 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.
Any time you put a play together, there are all kinds of challenges, but this weekend, local playwrights and actors are performing a series of one-act plays at the Cascades Theatrical Company in a style known as “Black Box” theater.
Central Oregon Daily’s Allison Roecker has a preview of this weekend’s performances. For more information on events happening in and around central Oregon, pick up a copy of The Source Weekly or visit them online at www.bendsource.com.
And a special thanks to Indian Head Casino for sponsoring our weekly Source On The Scene series.