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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.

A look at Central Oregon's world-class biking scene

With some of America's most scenic roads and hundreds of miles of continuous mountain biking trails, Central Oregon is arguably the nation's ultimate spot for cycling.

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?

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.

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Running with the dogs

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

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

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C. Oregon Home Headlines

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

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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.

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    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.

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