Monthly Archives: August 2013

A great game of golf a century later

A great game of golf a century later

A hundred years ago, American golf changed dramatically. Long an elite sport played mainly by rich men, it became the sport we know today, a game that anybody can play. The game-changer was an 18-hole playoff among two Brits and a 21-year-old American born to immigrant parents. The competition that played out on Sept. 20,… Continue Reading

Show your support of local rivers and streams

Show your support of local rivers and streams

At BendBroadband, we are committed to supporting the quality of life we all enjoy in Central Oregon. This month, we have partnered with the Deschutes River Conservancy to raise awareness of the stream flow challenges facing our rivers and streams in the Deschutes Basin. Healthy rivers and streams are part of what makes Central Oregon… Continue Reading

Sunriver Marathon Aug. 31-Sept. 1

Sunriver Marathon Aug. 31-Sept. 1

The Third Annual Sunriver Marathon for a Cause, featuring a marathon, two half marathons, 10K and 5K races, a children’s marathon and a children’s dash, will be held Aug. 31 and Sept. 1 in beautiful Sunriver. All races will start in front of the Sunriver Resort Lodge. The race courses wind through the High Desert… Continue Reading

Current TV rebranded as Al Jazeera America

Current TV rebranded as Al Jazeera America

On Aug. 20, Current TV will become Al Jazeera America, a new network owned by Al Jazeera. Like other arms of the international news organization, Al Jazeera America is committed to high-quality, objective and balanced investigative journalism. Al Jazeera America is being built from the ground up. The network is hiring American journalists to report… Continue Reading

BendBroadband welcomes new chief financial officer

  BendBroadband welcomes new chief financial officer Bend executive and consultant Gary Lawrence brings 23 years of experience to post   Bend, Ore. – Aug. 1, 2013 – BendBroadband, a regional technology leader, is pleased to welcome Gary Lawrence as chief financial officer. Drawing on extensive experience in the software, financial and telecommunications industries, Lawrence… Continue Reading