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.

Source on the Scene: Discovering Your Roots at the Heritage Fair

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.