Students Give Back on MLK Day

On Monday Oregon State University – Cascades students used their day off to give back to the community during their third annual Martine Luther King Jr. Day of Service.

Dozens of OSU-Cascades students spent their holiday volunteering for various non-profit organizations in Bend. Throughout the day student volunteers showed up to help at places like Healing Reins Therapeutic Riding Center and the The Environmental Center.

Central Oregon Daily’s Anyssa Bohanan caught up with the volunteers at two other locations Monday morning.

Recognition for Inclusion

On Thursday Bend High School received national recognition from the Special Olympics for the schools efforts in providing inclusive sports and activities for its students with and without disabilities.

Bend Senior High School is one of just 52 schools nationwide to be named a Special Olympics Unified Champion School this year and one of roughly 80 school across the county that have received this award ever.

Central Oregon Daily’s Anyssa Bohanan was at the school as they unveiled a new banner congratulating their efforts and got a special message from a famous Oregon athlete.

Real Estate Comparison: Oklahoma

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.

Redmond Chamber Hosts Annual Awards Banquet

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. 

Redmond Airport handles Holiday Traffic

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.

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.