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  • 'Consumer Reports' says iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus are not very bendable
    'Consumer Reports' says iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus are not very bendable
    “Consumer Reports,” says that iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus are both “tougher than the Internet fracas implies,” according to a September 26 report in “Consumer Reports.” The “#bendgate” fracas that ...
  • Two Bulls Fire as of June 8th, 2014
    Bend area Two Bulls Fire Information
    An area northwest of Bend, Oregon is the site for two out of control wildfires that began on Saturday June 7th.The Oregon Department of Forestry's Incident Management Team 2 was dispatched to assume command of the Two Bulls Fires - two new...
  • Tumalo Falls
    Tumalo Falls Loop Hike: Bend's premier hike for waterfall lovers
    This is one of the premier hikes in Oregon for waterfall lovers. At least three sizablecascades and as many as a dozen smaller falls populate the scenic creeks along the way.And it is all highlighted by the massive Tumalo.From Bend, take Tumalo...
  • Smith Rock State Park
    Trail race success prompts road races at Smith Rock
    Race organizers had so much luck with the Smith Rock Ascent trail race last year they decided to add road races to the mix.Go Beyond Racing LLC will host a new road half marathon, 10K and 5K on June 15, the day after the Smith Rock Ascent, a trail...
  • Two Bits Logging Horse Sculpture
    Bend, Oregon: Surprises along the urban trails
    Each walk on Bend's urban trails provides us with much to see and think about. This fall a trip to Bend to enjoy the colorful foliage was another reason to get out and walk. Bend has a good selection of Urban Trails. You can use the trails for...
  • Pronghorn An Auberge Resort:  Luxurious getaway in the Oregon high desert
    Pronghorn An Auberge Resort: Luxurious getaway in the Oregon high desert
    As we drove through the central Oregon high desert we marveled at the beauty of Smith Rocks State Park in the distance and the rugged high desert vegetation surrounding us. Majestic snow-capped mountains came into view. Passing down one rural road...
  • Northwest Spirits and Mixology Show, Bend, Oregon
    Northwest Spirits and Mixology Show Bartender's Brawl 2013
    It’s that time of year again, when the yearnings for sunshine and warmth beckon---along with booth after booth of The Bite of Bend and table after table of delectable adult beverages to sample, all capped off with the Bartender’s Brawl...
  • Former U.S. Rep. Wes Cooley (R-Ore.)
    Former congressman ordered to prison
    Former U.S. Rep. Wes Cooley (R-Ore.) on Monday was sentenced to serve one year and one day in federal prison for tax fraud, the Federal Bureau of Investigation's Portland office said Tuesday.Cooley, an 80-year-old resident of Bend, Ore.,...
  • Santa
    Local musicians showcased during Bend's First Friday Art Walk
    In Bend, Oregon on the first Friday of each month thousands of people head to downtown Bend to see and be seen. It is called First Friday Art Walk and no matter what time of year it is, there are crowds of people moving up and down the streets...
  • Northstar Session Live
    Looking toward The Northstar.
    The Northstar Session, a melodic, harmonic, up tempo trio from Los Angeles, spends most of the year touring up and down the west coast playing live shows in music venues of all types drawing fans and creating new fans at every stop. They recently...
  • When RVing through Oregon, make sure to stop at the Bend in the road
    When RVing through Oregon, make sure to stop at the Bend in the road
    In planning our three month RV excursion, we decided early on that we would visit friends when and wherever possible. Seeing old friends at a leisurely pace is one of the good parts of RVing.This decision led us to what we thought was going to be...
  • The winner, Jabriel Donohue
    Jabriel Donohue wins the Northwest Spirits & Mixology Show Bartender's Brawl
    Being asked to judge at a bartender’s competition is quite an honor. And what could be easier, eh? Just sit there, watch some talented people whip up some cocktails for you and then…just pick one you like. Right?Of course, it’s...
  • The Orvis Casting Course in Bend is a must-see
    Check out one-of-a-kind Orvis Fly Casting Course near OR's Deschutes River
    Fly casting is an art form. Most of us do a whole lot more casting than actually fishing. Though you don't have to have a textbook delivery, as long as the flies are in the right place and presented well, a fish doesn't care how they got...