Deschutes County is in the heart of Central Oregon, located between the towering Cascade Mountains to the west and the high desert plateau to the east. The coun...
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What It’s Like to Work at 9-1-1
Switching from task to task quickly, thinking outside the box to solve problems and serving our community all at the same time. It's a challenging job to answer calls for help but one that has its rewards. On this episode, we speak to Recruiting and Training Manager Megan Craig and Dispatcher Chad Hicks about life at Deschutes County 9-1-1.
Behind the Scenes with Facilities
They like to stay behind the scenes, but their work is front and center across Deschutes County. We talk to Facilities Director Lee Randall about the big projects happening now and just how he and his teams keep everything running so smoothly.
Preparing for an Emergency
Wildfires and smoke are having an impact on Central Oregon. This month, we talk to Emergency Services Coordinator, Ashley Volz and Public Health Emergency Preparedness Coordinator, Carissa Heinige about how you can keep yourself and loved ones safe and informed.
Performing at the Fair
There's so much that goes into the Deschutes County Fair and Rodeo, but in Episode 6, we talk to Rodeo Director Roxia Thornton and performer JD Platt about what goes into their respective shows and why they do what they do. It's a fun conversation as we head into the start of the Deschutes County Fair and Rodeo this week!
What’s New at the Fair
With the Deschutes County Fair & Rodeo just days away, we talk to Fair Director, Geoff Hinds and Commissioner Patti Adair about what to expect this year. Plus, they share their favorite memories of attending the fair.
Deschutes County is in the heart of Central Oregon, located between the towering Cascade Mountains to the west and the high desert plateau to the east. The county encompasses 3,055 square miles of scenic beauty, mild climate, diverse recreational opportunities and a growing economy. Join us as we discuss the exciting progress and growth of our area.