Looking for some good clean fun this weekend? The 2nd Annual Kendall Auto Soapbox Derby is back! This year it will be held at River’s Edge Golf Course, this Saturday, from 2-6:30PM. The event features traditional Soapbox Derby racing with the added competitive criteria of “crowd judging” in combination with time trials. There will be a Soapbox Car Show, Food Vendors, Beer, and even a long put competition! The 2nd Annual Kendall Auto Soapbox Derby is designed to raise money for many of Central Oregons most valuable non-profits. Kendall Auto has invited local businesses & nonprofit organizations, high school teams, and beyond to participate in this fun event benefiting our local charities. Kendall Cares will be donating up to…
The Oregon Get There Challenge is an annual 15-day statewide challenge to encourage people who live or work in Oregon to drive alone less and use transportation options more. Transportation options include biking, walking, transit, carpooling, vanpooling, or working remotely.
New this year, the Get There Challenge is encouraging some friendly competition by making it team-based. Mark your calendar for October 1-15, 2023 and gather up your best Commute Options mates to win big together. You can join a community, worksite team, OR you can create your own team of up to 10 friends, neighbors, and/or co-workers. Teams will compete for prizes by logging trips taken by bike, walk, carpool, vanpool, bus, and remote work. You can also win bonus prizes by unlocking early…
September 5, 2023, The Nugget Newspaper, Article and photo by Cody Rheault
A Wildlife Restoration Success Story
One year ago, the Sisters Ranger District began their efforts to restore the lower swamp just southeast of the Black Butte Ranch. The beaver once sustained water levels by dams, but trapping and predation contributed to the beaver’s disappearance from the area, leaving the fragile ecosystem to its own devices. The land dried up. Indian Ford Creek narrowed to a trickle. Willows and birch disappeared …
Read the full article here in The Nugget Newspaper
Wanna do something completely different this weekend? The Central Oregon Maker Faire, is happening this Saturday and Sunday at Deschutes Brewery near the Old Mill. Explore robotics, metalworking, sustainability, fermentation, woodworking, the arts and more. The Maker Faire is for everyone! A family-friendly showcase of invention, creativity and resourcefulness, and a celebration of the Maker Movement. A place for people to show what they’ve made and learned.The aim of Maker Faire is to entertain, inform, connect, and grow our community. Featured this year are a 5,000 watt tesla coil, and the 16 ft robotic flower sculpture with 3500 LED’s that lit up Burning Man. Tickets are $2.50 for children and $5 for adults. For more information or to purchase…
Since 1986, roughly 80,000 people each year build the counter cultural Black Rock City, transforming 4,000 acres of Nevada desert into Burning Man.
Recently, Climate Crisis protesters blocked the road into the festival, causing tempers to flare. Read the full article here in The Guardian as shared from Apple News.
Today’s Country KSJJ 102/9 welcomes Country Recording Star Chris Janson with Triston Marez to Century Center on Bend’s Westside. Outdoors. This Sunday, September 3rd.
Chris Janson has already scored four #1 hits. He’s created all-star collaborations with Travis Tritt and Eric Church, and lent his pen to the likes of Tim McGraw and Hank Williams Jr. Chris’ new album, The Outlaw Side of Me, is climbing the charts with “21 Forever” featuring Dolly Parton and Slash.
When will a Country legacy in the making like Chris Janson perform in your backyard, on Labor Day Weekend, at an intimate outdoor setting like Century Center? Likely never again!
Get up close and personal with Chris Janson Live, Sunday September…