KIDS Center of Central Oregon, our area’s only medical-model child abuse advocacy center, is excited to highlight the month of April — Child Abuse Prevention Month — with the Healing Hearts Luncheon, an annual fundraiser and program to raise awareness and vital funds to prevent, evaluate and treat child abuse in our community. More than…

Deschutes Public Library announced its selection of an owner’s representative to help guide the organization through its upcoming expansion and renovation of libraries throughout Deschutes County. After evaluating several proposals, the Library Board awarded deChase Miksis and GH Consulting, in partnership, the contract. Both are based in Oregon. “Selecting an owner’s representative is a crucial…

“Medalists Explore Change, Chaos and Reinvention” The COVID-19 pandemic has turned our world upside down, changing the way we live, work, shop, dine and seek entertainment. Online shopping, video conferencing, virtual events, and myriad changes to healthcare and sanitation have complicated basic human interaction — could the old-fashioned handshake become obsolete? This is the kind…

(Photo by Todd Cary) It’s spring break, and the Museum has a day with wonder around every corner! We’re kicking off our summer hours early during spring break, open daily from 9am-5pm. Timed tickets are now available online through Wednesday, March 31. We recommend that visitors reserve tickets online before arrival. Every hour, enjoy an interpretive…