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Dec 01,2006
On December 7, the 65th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor, Oregon Parks and Recreation (OPRD) and the Des Chutes Historical Center (DHC) will dedicate two new memorials in honor of Colonel Rex T. Barber.  On April 18, 1943, Barber, who served as a W.W. II Army Air Corps fighter pilot, shot down Japanese Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto, architect of the attack on Pearl Harbor. The first dedication begins at 1:00 p.m. at Peter Skene ... [full story]
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Nov 17,2006
The Central Oregon Reserve Law Enforcement Officer Academy held commencement exercises for the class of 2006 in Redmond High School auditorium last Saturday, with 15 graduating. The graduates represent five Central Oregon Law Enforcement agencies including the Sheriff’s Offices of Deschutes and Jefferson Counties, and the Police Departments of Bend, Prineville, and Redmond. In successfully completing the 395 hours of intensive Academy training, each graduate met established performance standards of Oregon’s Department of Public Safety Standards and ... [full story]
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Nov 09,2006
With only a few weeks to go, the Bend Christmas Parade committee is busy planning and coordinating the annual parade, to be held on Saturday, December 9th at noon in downtown Bend.  Within the next few weeks, the grand marshal will be selected and additional details addressed.   “The 2006 Christmas parade committee proudly announces that Sing A Song of Christmas is the theme for this year's parade in the hope that music will enhance the ... [full story]
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Nov 03,2006
Governor Ted Kulongoski has proclaimed two significant times in November to recognize Oregon veterans. “Veterans Awareness Week” and “Hire A Veteran Month” have been designated to honor veterans and to encourage all employers to hire Oregon’s military veterans. Oregon is home to approximately 362,000 veterans and many do not have work despite their skilled training and experience. Kulongoski says “Hire A Veteran Month” is a tremendous opportunity for all employers to help put veterans back ... [full story]
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Nov 02,2006
The Bend Parade of Flags (BPF) program which was developed by a local group of patriotic citizens will display hundreds of American flags in downtown Bend on November 11, Veterans Day, to honor our nation.  160 flags will be erected by the Central Oregon Chapter of the Military Officers Association of America (COMOAA), and Boy Scouts of America Troop 25. The flags will be displayed on Wall St., Bond St., Franklin Ave., Minnesota Ave., and Oregon ... [full story]
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Nov 02,2006
Deschutes County’s vegetation program is one of 20 recipients of matching grants to fund programs designed to fight the spread of noxious weeds. The grants, totaling about $200,000, were awarded by BASF Professional Vegetation Management. The County’s vegetation manager, Dan Sherwin, applied for approximately $21,000 representing the Central Oregon Weed Management Area group to better combat Yellow Flag Iris. The weed is currently on Oregon’s Noxious Weeds List and also on Deschutes, Crook, and Jefferson ... [full story]
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Nov 02,2006
Thousands of Oregonians who are deaf, hard-of-hearing or have a speech impairment are about to have an easier time communicating with the Oregon Department of Human Services Office of Vocational Rehabilitation Services thanks to a new software system the agency is installing. The software replaces the traditional teletypewriter (TTY) with a network telephony service that combines telephone technology with the Internet and gives users the feeling of a more natural conversation. "Deaf and hard-of-hearing individuals ... [full story]
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Nov 02,2006
Wonderland Express is giving area residents four unique opportunities to help over 300 at-risk children and families in Central Oregon.  Volunteer to cut and sew hats and scarves at the Sew-a-Thon, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Saturday, November 11th at Cynthia’s Sewing Center (1445 S. Highway 97, Suite A, Bend).  All ages and skill levels are welcome.  To sign up, call 541-383-1999. Then bid on that special gift or holiday adornment at the silent auction ... [full story]
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Oct 31,2006
Deschutes County Mental Health Department’s Rainbow Clubhouse program is now selling gift certificates for holiday presents. Money raised through gift certificate sales will be used to support Rainbow Clubhouse program services, and can also be purchased by cash or check to benefit the local homeless shelter, Bethlehem Inn. The Rainbow Clubhouse is designed to create a restorative environment for adults who have been socially and vocationally disabled by mental illness. The program can help these adults ... [full story]
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Oct 13,2006
Tickets for the Fifth Annual Empty Bowls Fundraiser are now available for purchase in various locations in Bend and Redmond. Individuals are encouraged to buy tickets prior to the event since in past years they sold out in advance. Empty Bowls is a nationally-recognized event that brings awareness of those who are less fortunate in our community. NeighborImpact hosts the event each autumn as the kick-off to National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week. Live music ... [full story]
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Oct 13,2006
Entry forms with payment are due by Friday, Nov. 10 for the 11th annual Gingerbread Junction, which benefits the Mountain Star Family Relief Nursery.  The event is co-sponsored by Sunriver Resort and the Central Oregon Builders Association. Mountain Star Family is the only program in Deschutes County that provides comprehensive services to prevent child abuse and neglect in at-risk families with children, ages 6 weeks to 4 years. They offer services free of charge to ... [full story]
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Oct 05,2006
The Mountain Lion Foundation and the High Desert Museum invite area residents and visitors to spend a day exploring the biology and behavior of mountain lions and the best practices to avoid conflicts with mountain lions.  This event and all presentations are free with admission to the museum.  Mountain Lion Foundation staff and volunteers will be available to answer all questions.  It is only with better understanding and knowledge of these magnificent creatures that people ... [full story]
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Oct 05,2006
Lisa Peters has been appointed treasurer of the board for Winning Over Anger and Violence.  Previously she served as secretary and has served on the Winning board since 1994.  Ms. Peters is a Central Oregon attorney who specializes in Social Security Disability and Supplemental Security Income.   Barbara Dunlap In other news, Barbara Dunlap will continue in the role of board chair.  She has filled the position since 2003.  Ms. Dunlap is president of Coming of Age, which ... [full story]
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