In this week’s Supper Club conversation, Donna Britt sat down with the mayor of La Pine, Dennis Scott, La Pine’s city manager, Corey Misley, and the La Pine-Sunriver EDCO director, Ryan Culp, to talk about Oregon’s newest city and its optimistic future.
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 every Tuesday night and Wednesday afternoon on Central Oregon Daily.
Mountain View High School and La Pine High School showed why they are ranked number one in the state in their respective classes with impressive wins on Friday night.
The Cougars scored 48 unanswered points to kickoff the first half of their Homecoming Night on their way to a 62-6 victory over the Ridgeview Ravens to prove their record to 7-0 on the season in 5A play. Meanwhile, the Hawks went on the road to Harrisburg and beat the Eagles 34-15 to improve their record to 7-0 in 3A play.
When Monday’s OSAA state rankings came out, both Mountain View and La Pine were ranked #1 in their respective classes.
In other Central Oregon high school football action, Summit High School kept their playoff hopes alive with a 31-17 Homecoming victory over Redmond. Bend lost a close one on the road in Hermiston 35-32. In 4A play, the Sisters Outlaws beat Elmira 28-7.
The La Pine High School Hawks head into their homecoming game with a perfect 5-0 record as they host the perennial powerhouse of the Mountain Valley Conference, Coquille, in a battle of two undefeated teams on Friday night.
Central Oregon Daily’s Eric Lindstrom spent time on the practice field with the Hawks this week as they try to break their three-year losing streak against the Red Devils.
***SATURDAY UPDATE – La Pine beat Coquille 8-6 on Friday night to remain undefeated at 6-0 on the season.***
Ciara Perkins stopped by Central Oregon Daily to talk about her duties as the La Pine Rodeo Queen and all of the events kicking off this weekend at the La Pine Rodeo. Events run July 1-4 with a concert featuring Josh Gracin and Ned LeDoux on Saturday night, rodeo events Sunday and Monday, and bull riding and fireworks on Tuesday.
One out of every seven Central Oregonians is a veteran. In our weekly “War Stories” series, we introduce you to the story of Central Oregon war veterans, some who made it back from their war and some who didn’t. This week, we introduce you to the story of a World War II veteran from LaPine named Bob Shotwell