Newest Member of High Desert Museum Makes His Debut

He spent almost four months learning how to swim, eat and socialize without the help of his mother. Now, a 26-week-old otter is making his public debut at The High Desert Museum.

Central Oregon Daily’s Allison Roecker got a chance to catch up with the newest member of the Autzen Otter Exhibit.

Potential Impact on Museums in Central Oregon

Among the cuts proposed in President Trump’s budget plan is the elimination of an agency called the Institute of Museum and Library Services or IMLS. It’s a federal funding source for more than 120,000 libraries and 35,000 museums across the United States.

Central Oregon Daily’s Mackenzie Wilson looks at the potential impact those cuts could have on museums here in Central Oregon.