Central Oregon Daily’s Austin Reed spent some time with some Sisters, Oregon business owners to see how they’re faring during the crucial Christmas shopping week.
Surfing legend Laird Hamilton knows a little something about competing in extreme sports, and he’s bringing that knowledge to his new business venture being headquartered right here in Central Oregon.
For tonight’s cover story, Central Oregon Daily’s Allison Roecker looks at how Hamilton and his business partner, with Laird Superfood, are trying to make a splash in another extreme sport, to tell the story of how Hamilton has gone from surfing to Sisters.
Stand-up comedians Roger Kabler and Marc Price stopped by the afternoon edition of Central Oregon Daily for a sneak preview of their Ultimate Robin Williams Tribute show, playing for one night only in Sisters on Saturday night at the outdoor venue at Hardtails Bar and Grill. Marc Skippy Price is a longtime comic who first burst on the national scene as Skippy in “Family Ties,” and Roger Kabler is a talented stand-up with a menagerie of impressions, but he is honing his skills for this show to portray the brilliant mind of legendary comic, Robin Williams.
At 15 years old most high schoolers are just starting to learn how to drive a car, but in Sisters, Oregon there’s a class full of teenagers who are taking that up a notch.
The Flight Science class at Sisters High School is putting kids in the pilot’s seat, and as Mackenzie Wilson shows, the program isn’t just helping them spread their wings for fun, many of the students plan to go on to careers in aviation.