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How is Oregon Job Growth?

The State of Oregon Employment Department announced that although 2,900 new jobs were added in Oregon in the month of August, the unemployment rate inched up to 7.2% which is slightly above that of July which was 6.9%. What attributes to this?

The City of Bend Urban Growth

??The City of Bend has recently reached out to community members to sit on various think tank boards in order to maximize the public input on urban boundaries.

Franklin Street Community Garden

The concept of shared garden space has long been used throughout many European cities where private yard space is rare. The allotments have been used to grow year-round fruit and vegetables.


Bend's Picky Bars Grows Up

Picky Bars has launched a new website, a massive update to our subscription service – The Picky Club – and new packaging that let’s ANYONE be on our bars by submitting pictures to us on social media.

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Running with the dogs

Ever notice things dogs do on trail runs that would be weird if humans did them?

Bend Outdoor Roundtable

Learn about this organized effort to recruit more outdoor industry businesses to town.

Did You Know?

Did you know that Central Oregon boasts some of the most fertile land in the region? 

Experience Central Oregon

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    A top-notch restaurant not only needs a talented chef at the helm, it needs a staff that can produce that food in her absence. 

C. Oregon Home Headlines

Bend-area home price rise still No. 8 in U.S.

Bend home construction

Barney Lerten/KTVZ.COM

Deschutes County’s home prices are still rising among the 10 fastest in the country, though the market reflected some cooldown, as also seen nationwide, new figures out Tuesday showed.

Bend vacation home rental public forum set

On Thursday, December 4th, the Bend Planning Commission is holding a public forum as part of the Vacation Home Rental Task Force meeting.

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