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)
All Bend-La Pine schools are closed today due to the current weather and based on the heavy expected snow forecasts for the rest of the day. The other districts are closed as well—Redmond, Sisters, Crook County, Jefferson County, and Culver. KTVZ also has an updated list of the other schools and services closed today, and… Read More Schools are CLOSED today – December 14 (snow day)
The City of Bend will be hosting a live chat Q&A session on snow removal on their Facebook page today, Tuesday, December 1st, starting at 2:30pm. Every year we get a lot of questions about how the city plows the streets and we want to try and answer some of those live today (Tuesday). Check out… Read More City of Bend Snow Removal Live Q&A – today
FYI, due to the snow the colleges are closing for the day: SNOW CLOSURE – All COCC and OSU-Cascades campuses will close at 3 p.m. today – Tuesday, November 24. All COCC and OSU-Cascades classes scheduled at or after 3 p.m. are cancelled. This includes campuses in Bend, Redmond, Madras and Prineville. For more information,… Read More College snow closures, November 24
We’ve all heard it, the oft-repeated “statistic” that Bend and Central Oregon have 300 days of sunshine a year, so much so that it shows up in travel guides and promotional materials and just about anything else you read about the region. This came to mind to me again recently when a friend visiting from Portland asked… Read More So where did “300 days of sunshine” come from, anyway?
The Bend Oregon WinterFest is taking place this weekend, only there’s a snag: there’s no snow, and really not much winter to speak of! WinterFest is still going on, of course—taking place from Friday through Sunday, the 13th-15th—but the unseasonably warm weather has necessitated a shift in plans: Due to the lack of snow available,… Read More WinterFest… without the winter