Extraordinary Living

Premier restoration and renovation of vintage travel trailers from the 1930s through 1964

Anna and Justin Scribner have long been enamored with all things vintage - clothes, swing dancing, cars and records. In the late 1990s, they spent four years refurbishing a 1958 Shasta Airflyte trailer and discovered their passion for retro RV restoration.

A Bend couple satisfies their quest to create the world's greenest home

Tom Elliott and Barbara Scott say their Bend home is unlike any other place in which they've lived. In fact, it's like no other house on earth. Called Desert Rain House, it is poised to be declared the world's greenest home.


Linden Gross

Introducing Carson's American Kitchen

When American frontiersman Kit Carson led expeditions along the Deschutes River in the early-19th century, he and his group probably ate some of the same fare that is offered in the newly revamped Sunriver Resort restaurant that now bears his name. But I’m pretty sure that it didn’t taste nearly as good as Chef Travis Taylor’s new, seasonally-driven menu.


Be Stihl My Heart

The news that a whiskey bar was coming to town made me happy. That glee grew the second I walked into the small space with its wood, metal and brick décor. I’d finally found a local watering hole that was as comfortable as it was grown-up. Then we actually ate there and I realized that this is the full package.

Theater Scene

The community that creates together - Bend's quietly growing theater scene

Organic, healthy products and libations make Anjou Spa a favorite

In 2009, the economy was anything but conducive to opening a business dependent on discretionary income, but that didn't stop Jenna Walden. She started Anjou Spa in Bend during that year of soaring unemployment, hiring a dozen people.

Silicon Valley veteran seeks to ignite Central Oregon's "maker movement"

In a way, you could say that Scot Brees was guided to Bend by flashlight. The Bay Area native was working in technology management in Silicon Valley for companies such as eBay and Apple and discovered Bend in the 1990s while opening new stores for Costco Wholesale.

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?

Experience Central Oregon

Explore the Outdoors

Eat, Drink, Enjoy

Home and Garden

Explore These Distinctive Communities

Extraordinary Living Magazine

Sunriver Buyer's Guide

Market Report


Featured Properties

Farm & Ranch

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.

Sunriver Featured Properties

Cascade | Sotheby's International Realty