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CENTRAL OREGON HISTORY: Piercy brothers become theater operators in Prineville, Madras
Prineville was fortunate to have the Lyric and Pine theaters operating at one time with the Lyric being among the oldest theaters in Central Oregon. In 1946, shortly after World War II, Denzel and Kenneth Piercy, operating as the Piercy Brothers, purchased the Lyric and Pine theaters in Prineville. They also owned the Broadway Theater in Estacada. In May 1946, the brothers purchased the Chief Theater in Madras. All of the theaters enjoyed success as amusement places. The Piercy brothers promised a policy of giving...
KWSO Holiday Gifts
This Holiday Season you can support Warm Springs Community Radio with the purchase of an item from our online store. Just click on “Shop KWSO” on our homepage or scroll down to the bottom of our App. We will be set up at the Warm Springs Christmas Bazaar...
Open Your Homes and Hearts: The Kittens Of redmond, OR Need You!
Have you been contemplating pet adoption, or simply love perusing adorable pets? A myriad of delightful pets are available for adoption at various animal shelters in the vicinity of redmond..
Taste the Freshness: Uncover Redmond's 4 Most Delectable Juice Bars & Smoothies
This article presents a tour of four top-rated Juice Bars & Smoothies spots in Redmond. Have you had the chance to visit any of them? If yes, we'd love to hear about your experiences in the comments section below.
Downtime with Jaime Eder
I’m currently reading Under the Whispering Door by TJ Klune. It’s a funny and poignant novel that makes you think about making the most of life (and the afterlife). I was late to the game on “Shameless,” so I’ve been binge-watching that on Netflix. But it’s 11 seasons, so now I’m backed up on other stuff.
Culver’s first Christmas lights parade
Brave souls ventured out in the cold for the first ever Culver Christmas light parade. The sights ran the gamut from a float for The Grinch to a nativity scene, with galloping 'camels' capering through the crowd. The celebration included a Christmas tree lighting, a choir singing carols, and free...
▶️ Scaled back Redmond Recreation Center plans shared with public
Redmond citizens got their first look Thursday at the new plans for a voter-approved recreation center which now has to be scaled back. The Redmond Area Park Recreation District (RAPRD) said the effects of inflation left it no choice but to change its original plans. “Definitely, like, hard to hear,...
Save the Date: Here are a few fun holiday weekend options to consider
From a Holiday Bazaar in Powell Butte to SantaLand in the Old Mill District, Matthew Draxton has some ideas for things to do. You can find more and submit your own at http://events.ktvz.com . BE PART OF THE CONVERSATION. KTVZ NewsChannel 21 is committed to providing a forum for civil...
Meet Barkley: The Energetic and Loving Mixed-Breed at BrightSide Animal Center
Meet Barkley, a 3-year-old mixed-breed full of energy and love for people. Currently waiting for a forever home at Redmond's BrightSide Animal Center, Barkley is ready to bring joy and companionship to a lucky family. Join the conversation on KTVZ NewsChannel 21 and share your thoughts on this adorable furry friend.
Willamette Valley Vineyards has brought its special winery experience to Central Oregon
BEND, Ore. (KTVZ) – The Willamette Valley AVA (American Viticultural Area) is a fertile triangular region spanning more than 100 miles long and up to 60 miles wide. The valley's climate provides an elongated grape-growing season that is said to be ideal for pinot noir. Through owners Jim and Jan Bernau, they’ve brought Willamette Valley Vineyards The post Willamette Valley Vineyards has brought its special winery experience to Central Oregon appeared first on KTVZ.
▶️ Little Did I Know: The story of Central Oregon ski legend Virginia Meissner
Before coming to Bend, I forecasted the weather in Alaska. That’s where I developed a passion (ok, obsession) for cross-country skiing. As soon as I got into town, I was told by a friend to “Visit Virginia Meissner.” To a non-local, that was a confusing recommendation. But when I looked into the story a little more deeply, little did I know that Virginia Meisner is quite a legend in these here parts — including having a popular sno-park named after her.
Kiwanis Adds Cascade Mattress for See’s Candy Sales
After launching See’s Candy sales Thanksgiving weekend, Redmond Kiwanis has added Cascade Mattress and Home Furniture as a sales outlet beginning Monday, December 11. Kiwanis members will wrap up their sales at the Redmond Chamber’s Holiday Market in Centennial Park Friday and Saturday, December 8 and 9, from 10am-4pm.
▶️ Taste This! Food for February
To kick off the month of December, we’re highlighting Newport Avenue Market & the Oliver Lemon’s stores in Sisters and Terrebonne’s fundraising event called “Food for February“. During December, customers can donate however much they would like to “Food for February”, which goes to Family...
Call for Art
The Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Central Oregon’s (UUFCO) Art Resource Team invites artists to submit a limit of three pieces for consideration in the upcoming exhibit in our Linus Pauling Gallery from February 4 through April 7, 2024. Shadows and Reflections will feature art in any medium that can...
Jurassic Quest: A Mesozoic Era Experience in Central Oregon
Experience the thrill of Jurassic Quest in Central Oregon! Witness realistic dinosaurs, ride a dino, dig for fossils, and learn about these prehistoric creatures. Suitable for all ages, this event promises a journey back to the Mesozoic Era. Don't miss the adventure!
15th Annual Locavore Holiday Gift Faire
On Saturday, December 9, the 15th Annual Holiday Gift Faire will again take place at the Universalist Unitarian Church located at 61980 Skyline Ranch Rd. in from 10am to 4pm. Each holiday season Locavore hosts gift faire consisting of only locally made food products, crafts, and artisan gifts. As one of the most popular gift fairs in Central Oregon, shoppers are guaranteed to find unique and sustainable gifts for those on their.
Wolves: It's all in the family
The topic of wolves is extremely controversial, and they are often seen as either good or bad. But no species is good or bad, as it's only we humans who classify their behavior as acceptable or not. Like any hotly debated issue, the more we understand and find similarities and commonalities, the more we can find acceptance - and in the case of the wolf, coexist.
Wildlife winter range closures in effect
Four winter range closures are now in effect across the Deschutes National Forest to provide critical habitat for deer and elk. Closure areas include Cabin/Silver Lake, Metolius Winter Range, Opine Travel Management Area, and Tumalo Winter Range. Motorized vehicles (including snowmobiles and electric bicycles) are prohibited in the closure areas to protect deer and elk during the winter. The winter wildlife closures will last through March 31, 2024.
Santa’s Jolly Jamboree Toy Giveaway
Santa’s Jolly Jamboree Toy Giveaway for Warm Springs Youth ages 18 and younger, will be held at the Old Elementary School Gym on Thursday, December 14th from 9am-3pm and Friday, December 15th from 9am-4pm. All Warm Springs youth ages 0 to 18 are eligible to receive a gift. A...
Museum at Warm Springs joins 16 other regional attractions in reciprocal admission program
PORTLAND, Ore. (KTVZ) -- Seventeen regional attractions, including The Museum at Warm Springs, have partnered to offer reciprocal admission to their members in 2024, officials announced Wednesday. This coming year, the program is excited to expand to now include three new attractions: Cannon Beach History Center, The Museum at Warm...