• Fundraiser for Patch

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    Saturday August 15th, 11am – 9pm a Fundraiser for Patch.

    Bend community, this little boy is only 22 months old and needs your help. He has recently been diagnosed with a rare cancer called neuroblastoma and has just finished his first round of chemo. We are raising money to help this family with the long journey that is ahead. More INFO HERE. 

    11am – We will be tapping a keg of Silver Moon’s F* Cancer IPA.
    All proceeds will go to the Hailey family. So come and drink up!

    11am-8pm Raffle tickets will be sold all day for some pretty great prizes donated by business in the community. Details to come on the goods. You do NOT have…

  • BYB Live On Location Aug 5th 10am from Mt. Bachelor Zip Tour

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    We are soooo stoked for this and just wanted to put it out there again to tune in tomorrow for our Live On Location – Live Stream of the Mt. Bachelor Zip Tour with Power 94’s Tracee Tuesday. Take a break from your day and experience the Zip Tour with Tracee. You’ll get her POV of the experience. It’s sure to be a good time.

    You can watch at the Live On Location page on our website or the BYB APP.

  • Tracee Tuesday Live From The New Mt. Bachelor Zip Tour Wed August 5th

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    Experience the Mt. Bachelor Zip Tour with Tracee Tuesday and our ‘Live On Location’ event this Wednesday August 5, 10am start time. We’ll be streaming live to the ‘Live On Location’ page on the website and BYB APP.  We will bring you a LIVE run through on the entire Mt. Bachelor Zip Tour with Tracee as she experiences all three lines from over 7000 feet elevation on the slopes of the mountain . Take a short break from your day and tune in this Wednesday at 10am!

     

  • 'Get A Taste Of This Place' Eat Locally Grown Food

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    An effective and easy way to reduce your carbon footprint and eat healthy is to buy locally grown food. The High Desert Food and Farm Alliance (HDFFA) is helping local farmers and consumers connect to do just this. HDFFA launched a new ‘Get a Taste Of This Place’ campaign to help educate the who, what, where, why and how of eating locally grown food. They even have programs to help food insecure individuals eat locally grown food. Below is their message about their new campaign.

    The High Desert Food and Farm Alliance  (HDFFA) announced that its launching a researched-based marketing campaign designed to help Central Oregonians eat more locally-grown food. The “Get a Taste of This Place” campaign includes…

  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Oregon

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    This week’s nonprofit profile is Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Oregon. There is maybe no better way to have a positive impact on a child in need than providing adult support and mentoring. BBBSCO has impacted so many children’s lives and our community. Consider ways you can support the amazing work they are doing in our community.

    NOMINATE A BIG WITH A BADGE

    BBBSCO is thrilled to announce our Bigs with Badges Program.  Our goal is to match 10 children this summer with a mentor who is a badge wearing employee to help bridge the gap between law enforcement and the community.  If you are, or know a person who is in any type of law enforcement,…

  • Highway 97 Live at the Tower Theater Friday and Saturday

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    Live Music is back in Bend. Join @929online this weekend, Jul 31 and Aug 1, for LIVE Music at the @towertheatrebend It’s 92/9’s HWY 97 LIVE hosted by Kris Arnold. We’ve all been feeling the lack of boogie in our step without much live music this summer. Well here’s your chance to get a fix at the Tower Theater. Our friends from 929Fm are putting on this two days of live music and we can’t wait.

    Friday’s showcase features Cosmonautical, The Jess Ryan Band, and Travis Walker.
    Saturday’s showcase features Jeshua Marshall, The Roof Rabbits, and MOsley WOtta.

    Funding for these events made possible in part by:

    Oregon Arts Commission
    Oregon Community Foundation
    Fred W. Fields Fund

    Tickets…

  • Central Oregon Wildfire Update

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    Wildfire season is here. You can get updates on wildfires in our region on the BYB weather/conditions pages. Look for the Central Oregon Fire Information link.  Stay informed and know where current fires are.  Lighting moved through Central Oregon a few days ago and several incidents have popped up.

    Firefighters responded to 10 lightning caused fires yesterday that came out of this week’s lightning storm. Of the 10 most were kept to a quarter of an acre or less. The 2 largest fires, grew to 40 and 30 acres respectively. The 40-acre day basin fire was 7 miles southwest of Dayville and was being worked on as a bulldozer was able to get a line around it and ground…

  • WARNING - WEATHER GEEK OUT!

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    Weather conditions are an important element when planning outdoor adventures and we think our ‘Weather Conditions’ pages are pretty cool. We have locations from around the state to choose from. If you are an avid adventurer like us you want to evaluate several sources of weather information to make your own decision on a specific location as you plan your mission outside.

    That’s why we have curated multiple links, webcams and resources in one simple page to help you evaluate the weather yourself. BYB Conditions.

    Several NOAA resources are available, including the GOES WEST satellite. If you haven’t checked out this satellite you should. It is NASA and NOAA’s satellite image and video loop in real time. You can…

  • Bend Photo Tours - Perseid Meteor Shower Photo Workshop

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    Tuesday, August 11, 2020 at 8 PM – 11 PM

    This summer’s celestial show of comet Neowise has been an amazing event peaking an interest in night sky photography (astrophotography). The images locals have captured have been amazing. Photos are still showing up in the BYB Gallery.

    As comet Neowise fades out of view the annual Perseid Meteor shower will kick off for another opportunity to gaze at the night sky. BTW, Central Oregon offers some of the darkest night skies for viewers. Get a few miles out of the city centers and you’ll see the Milky Way in all its splendor.

    On August 11 you can join Bend Photo Tours Perseid Meteor Photo Workshop and let professional photographer Toni…

  • Deschutes County Search and Rescue Foundation

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    Local Non-Profit Profile – Deschutes County Search and Rescue (DCSAR).

    We don’t often think about what happens if our outdoor adventure encounters problems. DCSAR is most often the people who are there to help everyone in any situation. DCSAR is made up of caring volunteers who give countless hours of training and responding to incidents each year. Did ya know that DCSAR will respond to over 130 missions each year. This organization is vital to our outdoor community. Check out the DCSAR website to see the complex teams and expertise that is waiting to respond to all of us. DCSAR WEBSITE.

    DCSAR is made up of 120 or so volunteers who will wake…

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