Local ski resort shares COVID-19 safety updates

Skiing and snowboarding are the perfect activities for passing the time and staying active this winter. Here are the latest updates from Mt. Bachelor regarding COVID-19 safety protocols: The first tip is the most obvious, yet important: Stay home if you’re sick, and  avoid contact with people who are sick! Just because a mountain’s a… Continue Reading

How to Keep Your Personal Information Secure

Protecting your personal information can help reduce your risk of identity theft. There are four main ways to do it: know who you share information with; store and dispose of your personal information securely, especially your Social Security number; ask questions before deciding to share your personal information; and maintain appropriate security on your computers… Continue Reading

TV channel blackouts are happening more and more

TV channel blackouts are happening more and more

In 2010, there were eight instances when channels were taken off the air because of an impasse between broadcasters and cable, and video operators. In 2019, the number of channel blackouts grew to 281. Why are these channel blackouts on the rise? A flattening of TV ad dollars, rising production costs, and the recent flurry… Continue Reading

BendBroadband helps reconnect Central Oregon communities

Internet has officially been restored to Mckenzie Bridge, Blue River, and Rainbow, Oregon, a community devastated by the recent Holiday Farm WildFire which swept across Central Oregon. “None of this would have worked without the upstream and downstream bandwidth BendBroadband provided,” said Geoff Turner, CEO of Elevate Technologies and volunteer. “You guys don’t even serve… Continue Reading

Veterans Day: Q&A with a Bend veteran

Check out this Q&A with Tim Reams, senior administrator–Field Services and local Bend Veteran! What motivated you to join the military?  I grow up in a very patriotic family.  My Grandfather served in France during WW1, my father and older brother were in the Army.  I group wanting adventure, and from an early age, I… Continue Reading

7 Essential LinkedIn Tips

They say, “It’s all about who you know,” when it comes to landing a job. With LinkedIn, the network of “who you know” only gets larger. That’s why it’s increasingly important to make sure you’re representing yourself accurately and professionally online. Working with a TDS Talent Acquisition Specialist in Human Resources, we came up with… Continue Reading

Tips to keep your office desk area clean

When people think of dirty or unsanitary places, an office space might not be one of the first things that come to mind. However, office spaces can build up a lot of germs and bacteria especially if you have a high number of workers in an area. In fact, statistics about unclean work places can… Continue Reading