Top-Ranked Teams in 5A and 3A Win Big on Friday Night

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.

Crews Working to Reopen Old McKenzie Highway After Milli Fire

The impact of the Milli Fire that threatened the residents of Sisters over the summer is still being felt in the Deschutes National Forest.

On Thursday, Central Oregon Daily’s Allison Roecker got a chance to tour the damaged areas of the wilderness, where crews are working on reopening the Old McKenzie Highway.

Sisters Community Affected by Smoke from Milli Fire

Even though firefighters are keeping the flames away from Sisters, Oregon, residents are still feeling the impact of the fire due to the smoke.

Central Oregon Daily’s Anyssa Bohanan spent some time in Sisters today to see how it’s affecting residents, and businesses, including Cascade Street Distillery and Garden of Eden Gifts.

Supper Club: Eclipse Preparations in Central Oregon

In the last few weeks, we’ve looked at the preparations for the upcoming solar eclipse in Bend and in Madras, where the Oregon Solarfest is being held, but for this week’s Supper Club we invited community leaders from Redmond, Sisters and the Central Oregon Visitors Association to see how they are preparing for the days leading up to the Total Solar Eclipse of 2017.

Supper Club is sponsored by Selco Community Credit Union and Pine Tavern Restaurant.

High School Class Prepares Students for Flight

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.

New Features Coming to the Sisters Rodeo Parade

This year’s Rodeo Queen Emy Breckel and Sisters Rodeo Parade Coordinator Jeri Buckman join us on the show to share whats new this year for the parade and the rodeo.

The 77th Annual Sisters Rodeo begins Wednesday, June 7th with the PRCA Xtreme Bulls at 6:30 p.m. The rodeo runs through Sunday June 11th. The Sisters Rodeo Parade takes place at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, June 10th on Cascade Avenue, with the road will closing at 9 a.m.

For more information on all the events, tickets, times, and shuttle buses visit the Sisters Rodeo website: http://www.sistersrodeo.com.