• Bend residents warming up to the idea of rooftop solar panels

    Posted on in category Local

    Hey, why not run your home with the power of solar and save big money? We like the idea of turning all the sun we get here in Central Oregon into savings..

    Original article by Michael Kohn of the Bulletin

    Solar panels join the COVID-era business boom

    When professional snowboarder Austin Smith decided he was going to build a home on Bend’s west side, one of the first design elements he employed was a south-facing roof. With solar panels on top, he would be able to maximize the amount of energy he could harness from the sun.

    There were multiple reasons to put the panels on his home but doing his part to reverse global warming was most important.

  • Redmond Airport adds new visitor information and welcome desk

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    Our Redmond Airport is growing, little by little! The new welcome desk will help steer visitors toward all that Central Oregon has to offer.

    Original article by the Central Oregon Daily News

    Visit Central Oregon, the leading authority on all things travel-related in and around Central Oregon, is making access to regional information easier than ever with the opening of their new visitor information desk at the Redmond Airport (RDM).

    Located near baggage claim, the desk provides inbound travelers with a warm welcome along with a wealth of information about all that Central Oregon has to offer.

    “With anywhere from 30,000 to 50,000 passenger arrivals each month, the Redmond Airport is a critical regional gateway and we now have…

  • Newport Avenue Market recognized with marketing award

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    Our favorite neighborhood grocery store was recognized with a BIG award! Keep reading to find out more.

    Original article by the Bulletin

    Bend’s Newport Avenue Market won national acclaim last week for its marketing efforts.

    The National Grocers Association gave the Bend grocery store a Creative Choice Award for its advertising efforts at a national conference, according to a press release from the organization.

    Award judges considered over 500 entries from supermarkets across the country, and looked to Newport Avenue Market for first place in the small market traditional media TV category.

    The market’s winning TV advertisement featured it’s “We Believe” campaign, which enlisted the help of creatures including Bigfoot, mermaids and gnomes to showcase the store’s provisions.

  • BYB Live On Location at The 10 Barrel Brewing Boulder Brawl

    Posted on in categories Climbing , Event , Music , Travel & Adventure

    BackyardBend will be Live On Location from the 10 Barrel Boulder Brawl on Sunday September 26th at 6 pm. This live stream will be broadcast on the BackyardBend website and Mobile App. Watch as Olympian Chris Cosser, two-time World Cup Gold Medalist Alex Johnson, two-time Canadian National Champion Allison Vest and more of the world’s best compete for 20k in climbing cash!

    Witness as each of the 12 world class athletes compete to solve and navigate each route and get as high up the climb as they can. The goal is to get to the top of the climb with the least amount of tries as possible in the 4 minutes of allocated time. The climber that ends up…

  • Join KSJJ 102.9's RL & Sabrina at the CO Ranch Supply Roundup & Trade Show

    Posted on in categories Event , Music , Travel & Adventure
    Join us for the 20th Anniversary Round Up & Trade Show happening in Powell Butte, September 24-25th! KSJJ 102.9 will be on site Friday 9/24 from Noon – 2 pm and Saturday 9/25 9 – 11 am. Stop by the booth and say hello while getting yourself in to win FREE TICKETS to see Eric Church! The Trade Show will have all the best deals that cant be beat. FREE steak dinner Friday night, FREE steak lunch Saturday… Giveaways including 2 Expense Paid Trips to the NFR, Traeger & Blackstone Grills, a Smarty Roping Dummy, 2 ProLine Bumpers, $2000 in HiHog Equipment, Cabelas Gift Cards, Guided Fishing Trips, Handmade Pendleton Tote, Jackets, Ropes, Gift Baskets, and much much more. Also…
  • Join Subaru of Bend Outside Games at the 10 Barrel Brewing Boulder Brawl Sunday 9/26/21

    Posted on in categories Climbing , Event , Music

    Be there as Olympians Kyra Condie and Chris Cosser, national champs, and more of the world’s best compete for 20k in climbing cash!

    Witness as each of the 12 world class athletes compete to solve and navigate each route and get as high up the climb as they can. The goal is to get to the top of the climb with the least amount of tries as possible in the 4 min allocated time. The climber that ends up with the most amount of tops, or highest holds in the least amount of tries, takes home the prize! MORE INFO HERE.

    Doors will open at 3pm and we will get the party started with Loose Platoon kicking…

  • Sisters Fall Street Festival

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    Sisters Fall Street Festival

    This event is in its 14th year. It is a successful annual event that features a Variety of Arts, Crafts, Some Antiques, Some Commercial, Food, Beer-Wine Garden, Entertainment with a special fundraiser benefiting Artists and Crafters.

    September 18 & 19 10am – 5pm

    Downtown Sisters (Oak & Main)

  • 10 Barrel Brewing Boulder Brawl RESCHEDULED to next Sunday 9/26/21

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    The 10 Barrel Brewing Boulder Brawl has been RESCHEDULED to next Sunday 9/26/21

    Be there as Olympians Kyra Condie and Chris Cosser, national champs, and more of the world’s best compete for 20k in climbing cash!

    Witness as each of the 12 world class athletes compete to solve and navigate each route and get as high up the climb as they can. The goal is to get to the top of the climb with the least amount of tries as possible in the 4 min allocated time. The climber that ends up with the most amount of tops, or highest holds in the least amount of tries, takes home the prize! MORE INFO HERE.

    Doors will open at 3pm…

  • Revegetating the Klamath Reservoirs after Dam Removal - Free Online Event

    Posted on in categories Event , River

    September 16th, at 7pm Online Event

    Joshua Chenoweth- Senior Riparian Ecologist will lead a discussion on revegetating after the removal of the Klamath dam removals. Join the discussion and learn more about dam removal on the Klamath.  MORE INFO HERE.

    Zoom Registration Link: bit.ly/sisk-npso-talks

    Talk Description: Josh’s work on the Elwha got the attention of the Yurok Tribe who, in 2019, recruited him to come south and be the lead ecologist to plan and implement the revegetation of three even larger reservoirs that will be exposed by Klamath Dam removal. Josh will discuss the planning and current efforts behind this work as they relate to the region native plants for this month’s SCNPSO talk. We look forward to seeing…

  • Boulder Brawl Saturday Sep 18th at 10 Barrel Eastside

    Posted on in categories Climbing , Event

    Be there as Olympians Kyra Condie and Chris Cosser, national champs, and more of the world’s best compete for 20k in climbing cash!

    Witness as each of the 12 world class athletes compete to solve and navigate each route and get as high up the climb as they can. The goal is to get to the top of the climb with the least amount of tries as possible in the 4 min allocated time. The climber that ends up with the most amount of tops, or highest holds in the least amount of tries, takes home the prize! MORE INFO HERE.

    Doors will open at 3pm and we will get the party started with Loose Platoon kicking things off…

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