On Sunday May 26, drivers can expect 20-minute delays on Century Drive at Skyline Ranch Rd. between 9 a.m. and 10 a.m. Several hundred racers will be crossing the road at that intersection for the Happy Girls Run half-marathon.
Prevent Child Abuse America announced this month that the Healthy Families America affiliate, Healthy Families of the High Desert, a program of High Desert Education Service District, has been accredited as a provider of high quality home visitation services to families who want to improve their child’s health, nutrition and developmental outcomes.
The UnitedHealthcare Children’s Foundation is seeking grant applications from families in need of financial assistance to help pay for their child’s health care treatments, services or equipment not covered, or not fully covered, by their commercial health insurance plan.
Oregon State University-Cascades will offer a graduate course in public health this summer. The course, Principles and Practice of Epidemiology, will apply towards OSU's Graduate Certificate in Public Health.
The Redmond Medical Staff is donating $10,000 to Deschutes County Health Services’ Nurse Family Partnership, a program that introduces vulnerable first-time parents to caring maternal and child health nurses in Deschutes, Jefferson and Crook counties.
On April 25 at the 2013 annual meeting of the Oregon Society of American Foresters (OSAF) at the Wildhorse Resort and Casino, Rachelle Hedges, a forestry student from Central Oregon Community College, received the inaugural 2012-13 Community College Outstanding Student Award.
More than 36,400 residents in Crook, Deschutes, & Jefferson Counties are currently eligible for or enrolled in Medicare, with close to an additional 4,000 residents estimated to be turning 65 years of age in 2013.
The Board of Directors of the Sisters Outdoor Quilt Show has named Jeanette Pilak as the incoming Executive Director for the internationally recognized event that brings thousands to Sisters, Oregon each year.
With continued warm weather, early snowmelt, and the opening of the Paulina Lake Road Friday, recreational activities within the Newberry Crater Monument are opening to the public earlier than normal, officials said.
Webfoot Painting has started their 2013 Charity Giveaway project at the Bethlehem Inn. The exterior surfaces of the Inn’s three buildings have only received light touch up and partial painting over the last 10 years, meaning a lot of work has to be done.