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Evangelical Catholic Church opening in Bend

Ousted Bend priest finds new calling

A new denomination of Catholicism is coming to Bend, and the leader is the very priest ousted by the the Diocese of Baker, the governing body that oversees St. Francis of Assisi Church.

Taxidermist under fire

Retiring Redmond taxidermist under fire

A taxidermist in Redmond is surrounded by controversy at the close of his nine-year career. Kelly Wooldridge, a veteran and owner of Bar W Taxidermy is under fire by customers who's stuff was stolen from his trailer.

Who is testing the tester

Pot lab rules: Who is testing the testers?

There are now five medical marijuana dispensaries in Central Oregon that are licensed and fully legal. But the labs testing the medicine do not have to be state licensed.

Bend Beer Camp Website

How about 'Beer Camp' in - where else? - Bend

The first ever Bend Beer Camp has been announced for June 19-22.  "Think of Bend Beer Camp as your beer concierge, scheduling a combination of beer-centric events with the best outdoor activities Bend has to offer," Wednesday's news release said.

Same-sex marriage rally

Same-sex marriage supporters rally in Bend

On Wednesday, a federal judge will hear oral arguments over Oregon’s ban on same-sex marriage. Foes of the ban held vigils around the state Tuesday, including one that drew about 60 people in downtown Bend.

Former Prineville scoutmaster arrested on sex abuse

Prineville family talks of scoutmaster's alleged abuse

A former Prineville Boy Scout leader arrested on sex abuse charges is out on bail, but a family accusing him of child molestation hopes he'll soon again be behind bars.

Chain restaurants have hard time in CO

Some chain restaurants have hard time in C.O.

Bend's economy is doing well. According to the Bend Chamber, 91 percent of businesses that open their doors in Bend stay open. Meanwhile, some chain restaurants are still looking for the recipe for success, as several have closed in Bend in recent years.

Oregon Senior Games Website

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Oregon Senior Games coming to Bend

Active, competitive and/or athletic seniors, ages 50 and over have a new excuse to visit Bend: The Oregon Senior Games, sponsored by Humana.

NeighborImpact food truck


New NeighborImpact food truck to benefit many

The NeighborImpact Food Bank team is excited to welcome a brand-new truck to its fleet. The third truck will expand the Food Bank’s ability to better serve the entire region.

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Enviro Center to seek $5 million 'energy prize'

The Environmental Center in Bend took an important step toward expanding its mission to embed sustainability into daily life Wednesday by signaling its intent to compete for the $5 million Georgetown University Energy Prize


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