Shark Week kicks off July 22

Shark Week kicks off July 22

SHARK WEEK dives deeper than ever before when television’s longest-running and most anticipated summer event returns for its 30th anniversary. After three decades and hundreds of shows, SHARK WEEK 2018 celebrates this milestone with all-new jaw-dropping shark stories that take viewers to unexplored locations and give them extensive insight into the mysterious world of sharks.… Continue Reading

Lettuce headlines Newberry Event Music & Arts Festival, July 27-29

Lettuce headlines Newberry Event Music & Arts Festival, July 27-29

Central Oregon’s 6th Annual Newberry Event Music & Arts Festival – Charity Fundraiser to Defeat Multiple Sclerosis is an outdoor ticketed three-day festival well-known as a great time for a good cause. This fun summer getaway is from July 27-29 and includes free tent camping, with RV sites also available. The festival, sponsored in part by… Continue Reading

Christmas in July on Hallmark

Just like stores have Christmas in July sales, Hallmark Channel and Hallmark Movies & Mysteries are getting into the action. They’re showing more than a hundred holiday movies in the middle of summer. Each channel is showing Christmas movies for a so-called week (although technically it’s more like two weeks). Read on to find out… Continue Reading

Thirty years of beer, community, and a whole lot of fun

Thirty years of beer, community, and a whole lot of fun

Three decades ago, a brewery in Deschutes opened its doors. Since then, the local business has brought together community and specialty craft beer.  This year, Deschutes Brewery is celebrating its 30th Anniversary. The weeklong celebration (June 25-30) includes a week full of fun events and, of course, brews. Deschutes Brewery, the original craft brewery in… Continue Reading

Can you spot the phish?

Scammers love a good phishing email scheme because they’re so efficient. With the creation of one real-looking message, they can trick hundreds, if not thousands of people into revealing personal information. From banking and credit card information, to usernames and passwords, they do their best to create an email lure to reel you in. Each… Continue Reading

He travels to Bend for work, volunteers here too

He travels to Bend for work, volunteers here too

TDS, the parent company of BendBroadband, encourages its employees to volunteer locally.  Alan Leopold is a TDS employee that goes beyond that standard – volunteering close to home and on the road. Alan has worked at TDS for 21 years and is a team lead for Talent Development. He often travels from Madison, Wisconsin to train employees. When he’s at home, he’s… Continue Reading