The Bend-La Pine School District issued an emergency school closure for the next two days (after kids were on their way to school) due to the gym roof collapsing at Kenwood (Highland) Elementary. And the City issued this urgent statement: Avoid the Newport Avenue area near Highland Elementary School. Newport, Nashville and Harmon Boulevard are… Read More Urgent – Schools closing rest of the week; avoid Newport Avenue
I shared the same post from the City of Bend on Facebook but it’s worth posting here as well. The City of Bend sent out an email today with tips to share for everyone managing the snow and understanding the plowing situation: This winter’s buildup of snow is not business as usual, and we need… Read More City tips on managing the snow
The Bend-La Pine School District has closed all schools today due to inclement weather—the snow and cold—and the other Central Oregon school districts are closed as well. The winter storm warning for this storm remains in effect until 4pm today. As usual KTVZ should have the latest closures listed along with other agencies and events. Update:… Read More Snow day – Schools are CLOSED today (January 4)
Coming up in a scant week and a half is the fourth annual High Gravity Extravaganza Brewfest taking place at McMenamins Old St. Francis School on Saturday, January 14. It starts at 1pm and runs until 10, and features 10 different McMenamins breweries pouring their high-gravity (stronger, higher alcohol) beers—as well as 14 more Central Oregon… Read More High Gravity Extravaganza Brewfest at McMenamins, January 14
KTVZ has an article rounding up the year in 2016 in local news which is worth a look. The Malheur Wildlife Refuge occupation makes the top of their list but they have a good overall rundown. I haven’t really done a “year in review” type of post since forever but maybe I’ll work one up… Read More 2016 in News
Happy New Year everyone! Are we ready to see the last of 2016 yet? If you don’t already have plans for this evening, The Source has a fairly comprehensive listing of events. The main thing, be safe tonight, and don’t drive drunk! See you next year!
Tonight, December 22, Broken Top Bottle Shop is hosting their annual Vegan Holiday Dinner starting at 6pm. It’s a four-course meal paired with beer (of course!), costing $45 per person. You can call BTBS at 541-728-0703 to reserve a spot if there are any available. Here’s the menu: • Appetizer: Masa crusted hearts of palm fried… Read More Broken Top Bottle Shop’s Vegan Holiday Dinner