Taste of Mexico: Exploring the Top 3 Mexican Restaurants in Sisters
This article presents a tour of three Mexican restaurants in Sisters. Have you had the chance to dine at any of these yet? If you have, we'd love to hear your experiences in the comments section below.
Rockn EZ won’t renew animal shelter contract
Rockn EZ Rescue will not renew its contract with Jefferson County to care for the county’s stray animals. The organization took on the contract July 1, 2023, when Three River’s Humane Society walked away from its contract with the county. The Rockn EZ board in a statement said: “Jefferson County has a very serious problem with abandoned and stray animals, on average 50 dogs and 36 cats a month are brought to the shelter. The cost to maintain the animals at the shelter is just...
A Winter Storm Watch will begin on Sunday with snow in the forecast
Saturday is going to be dry and mild with highs in the low 60s. Sunday will also be mild, with highs in the 50s, but we will see an increase in cloud cover, as the day moves along. The clouds will signal the transition from the mild pattern to a colder and snowy one.
Neighbors 4 Redmond holds gatherings to issues around town, region; climate change was Sunday’s focus
A group called Neighbors 4 Redmond held its latest community gathering, to discuss issues related to climate change, at the High Desert Music Hall on Sunday. The post Neighbors 4 Redmond holds gatherings to issues around town, region; climate change was Sunday’s focus appeared first on KTVZ.
The Ultimate Pizza Experience: 6 Madras Pizzas You Need to Try Now
The focus of this article is on six distinct types of pizza available in Madras. Have you had the chance to sample any of these delightful varieties? If yes, we'd love to hear your thoughts! Please share your experiences in the comments section below.
Madras animal shelter to shut down after failing to reach contract with county
A Jefferson County animal shelter is closing its doors after failing to reach a deal on a new contract with the county. Rockn EZ Rescue Ranch announced Friday it failed to reach an agreement with county officials and will have to close its shelter in Madras by June 30 when the current contract ends.
A taste of spring today, wintry conditions late Sunday night
Plenty of sunshine today along with spring-like weather as high pressure continues to dominate the region. Highs will cross the 60-degree mark today making it feel more like May than February. Don’t get too used to the warmer than usual weather as wintry conditions are likely Monday. Sunday is...
▶️ Victory and heartbreak; the Oregon High School State Wrestling Tournament
The 2024 Oregon High School State Wrestling Tournament at the Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Portland took place over the weekend. At this years tournament, Redmond’s Joey Downing finally got his hand raised on his final attempt in senior year. “It feels so good,” Downing said. “I feel incredible, man;...
KWSO Calendar for Sun., Feb. 25, 2024
Sports Agility Training for youth is every Sunday afternoon, at the old Warm Springs Elementary Gym. 5th thru 8th grade youth train from 1-2:30 and High School players from 3-4:30. This is for all skill levels with coach John Charles. The training is free. Free drinking water is available every...
Jefferson County Fire Bond Heads To May Ballot
MADRAS, OR -- Jefferson County Fire and EMS is joining the list of taxing districts asking voters to approve more funding this year. Thursday evening, the fire board approved sending a $14.5 million bond to the May ballot. Fire Chief Jeff Blake tells KBND News, "This department has not done...
One killed in five-vehicle crash on Highway 97 in Jefferson County
JEFFERSON COUNTY, Ore. (KPTV) - A deadly five-vehicle crash happened early Monday morning on Highway 97 near milepost 107.5 in Jefferson County, according to Oregon State Police. One person was declared dead on the scene and two were transported to the hospital with injuries. The preliminary investigation found that two...
Lake Creek Lodge creates new dining experience
Amidst the quiet of winter among the pines, something exciting is building at Lake Creek Lodge in Camp Sherman. Workers have been busy for months making upgrades and creating new spaces using very special local materials. The public will be able to see the changes to the dining room and bar as of Wednesday, March 6, with the bar opening at 4 p.m. and the dining room at 5 p.m. Reservations are encouraged. Operating days will be Wednesday through Sunday, through early November.
Monster trucks take over the Deschutes County Fairgrounds for the Monster Truck Nitro Tour
(Update: Adding video, comments from the chief operations officer) REDMOND, Ore. (KTVZ) -- The First Interstate Bank Arena at the Deschutes County fairgrounds was shaking Saturday, as monster trucks returned to Central Oregon for the Monster Truck Nitro Tour. A crowd got to watch an afternoon show, seeing five massive monster trucks barrel down the dirt track, The post Monster trucks take over the Deschutes County Fairgrounds for the Monster Truck Nitro Tour appeared first on KTVZ.
Highschool Basketball | 26 February Mountain View Girls Game Notice
The Mountain View Girls Basketball team will have a Conference game with Ridgeview(Redmond, OR) on 26 February, 2024, 7 PM. As of now, Cougars has won 1 games and lost 3 games, and the winning rate is 0.25.
Mild and dry this weekend, snow likely Monday
Winter Storm Watch has been issued for late Sunday through Monday for portions of the viewing area. The dry and sunny conditions Friday will continue into Saturday as high pressure remains the dominant weather features. Highs will be in the upper 50s to near 60 Saturday under mostly sunny skies and light winds.
Police Seek Public’s Help In Unsolved Murder Case
Twenty-six-year-old Dustin Hilsendager was the victim of a homicide that occurred on SW Canal Blvd near SW Umatilla Ave. Despite the on-going investigative efforts of both the Redmond Police Department and the Tri-County Major Incident Team (MIT), who were activated to assist in the homicide investigation, no suspects have been identified.
Redmond American Legion seeks help to pay for burst waterline
The Ray Johnson Post 44 American Legion in Redmond is asking for help to fix one of its main waterlines. The line broke last year and he post had to pay out thousands of dollars to fix it, without the help of insurance. “We kind of haggled with the insurance...
Police, Fire and Medical logs for Jefferson County
POLICE LOG Log items are citations, not convictions. February 12 Officers responded to St. Charles Hospital to assist with an uncooperative patient. Officers responded to a call of a suspicious person sleeping at a business in the 40 block of...
The Suttle Lodge 2024 Winter Beer Fest Announces the Brewery Lineup
Today marks the return of the annual Suttle Lodge Winter Beer Fest. Held at the scenic Suttle Lodge in the Deschutes National Forest just outside of Sisters, Oregon, this winter beer fest brings together some of the region’s best breweries to an outdoor setting of fire pits, live music, and warm food all to make for one festive atmosphere.
Buff trio compete at state
The Madras White Buffalos qualified just three wrestlers for the OSAA Class 4A Boys State Wrestling Championships, being held Thursday and Friday, FEb. 22-23, at Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Portland. All three White Buffalos drew seeded wrestlers for the opening round and dropped to the consolation rounds. Once in consolation 120-pounder Kaiden Ragsdale had the most success for Madras, going 2-2 before being eliminated from the tournament. Ragsdale was pinned...