25 episodes

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.

Inside Deschutes County Inside Deschutes County

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    • 4.8 • 6 Ratings

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.

    Healthy Schools Program

    Healthy Schools Program

    The end of the school year is right around the corner, so it's a great time to talk to Aimee Snyder, the supervisor of the Healthy Schools program. Hear about the innovative partnership with Bend-La Pine Schools, the inspiring success stories and where the program goes from here.

    • 29 min
    The Transportation System Plan

    The Transportation System Plan

    On this episode, we talk to Road Department Director, Chris Doty and Senior Transportation Planner, Tarik Rawlings about the latest developments on the Transportation System Plan. Find out about the projects that will be worked on, where the money comes from and how they're prioritized.

    • 32 min
    Commissioner Patti Adair

    Commissioner Patti Adair

    As we mark one year since the launch of the Inside Deschutes County podcast, we welcome County Commissioner Patti Adair. We discuss Measure 110, funding for the Stabilization Center, nitrate concerns in South County and much more.

    • 34 min
    DEQ Free Well Water Testing

    DEQ Free Well Water Testing

    Episode 22 is now live!  Oregon DEQ is offering free well water testing in southern Deschutes County as part of a groundwater quality study.  Antony Vorobyov from DEQ stops by the studio to talk about why they're collecting the samples.

    • 17 min
    SkidCar Training

    SkidCar Training

    Winter is not quite done with us yet.  In this episode, we talk to Michael Johnston who leads the SkidCar Training program with Deschutes County.  He talks about the class, the vehicle used and what the hardest thing is for people to learn when it comes to sliding on the roads.

    • 23 min
    School Exclusion Day

    School Exclusion Day

    Bonus episode!  School Exclusion Day is Feb. 21.  We chat with Deschutes County Health Officer, Dr. Richard Fawcett, and Immunization Coordinator, Sarah Van Meter, about what parents need to know.

    • 17 min

Customer Reviews

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Maymet ,

Good Information

The Deschutes County podcast is a great local update on what is happening in our county and everyone should be listening to it. It would be helpful if you posted on Nextdoor as there are SO many county residents who get news via Nextdoor. Please post your podcasts and where people can listen to them on the site, “Nextdoor”

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