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  • Bend family out of homelessness; how to help others

    A growing number of people are finding they have no place to call home. But the High Desert's homeless population might not be what you think, and isn't always what you see on the streets, Many are families with children.

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Bend family out of homelessness; how to help others

A growing number of people are finding they have no place to call home. But the High Desert's homeless population might not be what you think, and isn't always what you see on the streets, Many are families with children.

'Dog-flipping' a worrisome new trend across U.S.

'Dog-flipping' worrisome new trend

You might have heard about flipping houses, but what about flipping dogs? It's a new trend sweeping the nation.

Gobbling up local bounty this holiday season

You're no stranger to shopping local. But some of us go way beyond the brews. As you head to the grocery store for Thanksgiving, Bend resident Mindy Mason goes straight to the farms of Central Oregon.

Big building boom on the way for OSU-Cascades

OSU-Cascades is about to give the Central Oregon construction industry and the community a big boost. Building a four-year university is doing much more than creating a campus -- it's building hundreds of jobs.

Pet rent could become pet peeve for C.O. renters

Bend is known as Dog City USA, and we're one of the dog-friendliest cities. It's easy to say we love our pets. But do you love yours enough to pay pet rent?

Bend's strong beer culture brews awards, expertise

Tonya Cornett knows a lot about beer.  She is the Brewmaster at 10 Barrel Brewing Company and has had a huge impact on beer across the high desert.  She has been vital in the growth of Bend’s good-beer reputation.

Central Oregon a growing haven for home brewers

Have you ever thought about getting into home brewing? Central Oregon is the place to do it.

Familiar turf: Bend back in clutches of growth debate

It's a familiar debate to long-time Bend residents; after some tough years, growth is picking up again - but where, when and how tall it should go are some of the issues coming back to the forefront, as Femi Abebefe reports.

Smartphones: A stalker's/criminal's best friend?

Your morning workout, posted. That gourmet pizza you made? On Instagram -- no filter. And that adorable photo of your four-legged friend? You already have eight 'likes.' But you could be sharing way more than just your favorite photos.

Survival question: Does it pay to panhandle?

Every morning, Lisa Chisholm and her boyfriend go to work. Though instead of heading to an office, they set up on the side of a busy Bend street.

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