Jul
19
9:00 AM09:00

On Friday's Point You'll Learn about the STEM Camp at COCC

Last month a 5-day camp was held on the Central Oregon Community College campus to introduce young women heading for the 8th grade to career options in science, technology, engineering and math, also referred to as STEM.  On the Friday POINT camp coordinators and campers talk about the goals and their experiences.  Tomorrow, 9 a.m. on 88.9 fm, KPOV-Bend, High Desert radio.

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Jul
17
9:00 AM09:00

History Comes Alive on the Wednesday Point

The third Wednesday of the month and Historic Moments of Central Oregon returns to the Point. In 1953 Kessler Cannon of KBND radio recorded conversations with many of the area’s first residents who helped develop the High Desert. We’ll listen to one of those interviews, then Des Chutes Historical Society Director Kelly Cannon-Miller joins us to make history come alive.

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Jul
5
9:00 AM09:00

The Friday Point knows It's Never to Early to Talk About the 2020 Elections

Conversations on the 2020 elections started with the Democratic debates held last week. A special guest returns to help us out with this kick-off, Dr. James Foster, Professor Emeritus from Oregon State University. And, politically-minded Mary Ann Hart, Co-Host for the Wednesday POINT will help co-host Friday's show. Tune in for a lively conversation.

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Jul
3
9:00 AM09:00

Wednesday's Point will Help You Plan Your Staycation

Looking for more summer family fun activities for your staycation? Laura Ferguson from the High Desert Museum will join us on the Wednesday Point. She’s the lead curator of their next exhibit: Moon Country: Oregon and the Space Race. It’s the 50th anniversary of the first landing on the moon and astronauts trained here in Central Oregon in the 60s.

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Jul
2
9:00 AM09:00

Tuesday's Point will Tell you How to Join your Kids in the Garden

“Kids in the Garden” is a free class that will be taught by Central Oregon Master Gardeners at Northwest Crossing Community Garden on Saturday, July 6th at 9:30 am and again at Hollinshead Community Garden on Saturday, July 13th at 10 am. Gardening: Get Good at It will describe some of the fun things kids can learn in the class.

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Jun
21
9:00 AM09:00

Help with Organizing Your Home on the Friday Point

We'll be talking with Melissa Jean, a certified KonMarie consultant who can help us organize our homes.  Based upon the New York Times bestseller, "The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up," by Marie Kondo, Melissa will explain the principles of de-cluttering our homes by changing our habits, learning new skills, and choosing to live with only things that "spark joy."

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Jun
14
9:00 AM09:00

One Hundred Year Old Memories of Central Oregon on the Friday Point

Historic Moments of Central Oregon when we will listen to Kessler Cannon’s 15 minute history with Dominick Verges, a Basque sheepherder who first arrived in Central Oregon in 1911. Verges herded sheep until 1932, when he switched to cattle. He gives us a pioneer’s perspective on ranching in Deschutes and Crook Counties, especially the hardships of the sheep herder.  Kelly Cannon-Miller, Executive Director of Deschutes Historical Society joins us to enhance the historical content about Central Oregon history. 

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