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COCC Transforms Annual Salmon Bake

The First Nations Student Union at Central Oregon Community College (COCC) will adapt its annual Salmon Bake celebration into a series of free cultural programs this week, May 24-28, all accessed remotely. Several of the events feature members of the Confederated Tribes Read More

Two Stabbed In Parking Lot Fight

Bend Police are investigating an incident where two people were stabbed in the parking lot of a northeast Bend apartment complex Saturday night. Shortly before 10:00 p.m. Police were called to Stonebriar Apartments, at 21285 Highway 20. The victims are both males, ages 23 Read More

Farm Field Trips Offered

Registration is open for Central Oregon Locavore’s Farm Kids field trip program. This program shows kindergarten through second grade students where their food comes from by visiting local farms. Farm Kids has already visited Windy Acres Dairy in Prineville and will be Read More

Wilderness Permits Now Available

Central Cascades Wilderness Permits are available within a 7-day rolling window, reservable at Recreation.gov in what is termed a 7-day rolling window. The majority of overnight permits (60%) and day use permits (50-80%) will be available through the 7-day rolling window Read More

“Take Your Shot” To Win $1 Million

Governor Kate Brown announced the launch of the Take Your Shot Oregon Campaign for all vaccinated Oregonians. Oregonians 18 and older will have the chance to win $1 million or one of 36 $10,000 prizes––with one winner in each county in Oregon. Oregonians age 12 to 17 Read More

Drive Thru Job Fair In Redmond Saturday

WorkSource Oregon will be hosting a drive-thru hiring event in Redmond Saturday. Meet with local employers from the comfort of your car. Featuring positions from WebFoot Painting, Endura, Keith Manufacturing, Scott’s Roofing, Oregon National Guard, Kitchen Tune-up, Read More

Madras Opens Grafitti Art Project

Back in September 2020, the Madras Urban Forestry Commission approved the concept of using an old building and a portion of an empty lot that the City owned adjacent to Sahalee Park as a designated place for the public expression of art in hopes of reducing the amount of Read More