We Asked Who You're Voting For—This is What We Learned

We asked readers which candidates they plan to vote for on Nov. 4. Here's what we learned.


Bend Competes at World Beard and Mustache Championships

This weekend, more than 300 competitors and thousands of spectators gathered in Portland at the Keller Auditorium to celebrate beards, mustaches and facial hair in general at the 2014 World Beard and Mustache Championships.  COMBS, the Central Oregon Mustache and Beard Society sent several competitors, and while the crew didn't bring home any god medals, they got some great attention for facial hair in Central Oregon. 


The Source's FREE Holiday Movie Bonanza: 10/29 Edward Scissorhands

The Source Weekly's FREE movies return for a trio of holiday-themed flicks ripe for the heckling. Sponsored by Worthy Brewing there will be plenty of beer and holiday cheer to go around.


Larry and His Flask Make #DopePosters

Paste Magazine has started a #DopePosters of the week campaign in which they collect well designed posters from concerts, movies, global events and even very specifically, Big Lebowski themed posters. In their music edition of the list, local band Larry and His Flask made the cut with a, yup, you guessed it, dope poster. 


Secretary of State Receives Complaint Alleging Casey Roats Committed Voter Registration Fraud

A Bend resident filed a complaint with the Secretary of State today alleging City Council candidate Casey Roats committed voter registration fraud when he registered both his business address and that of his then-under construction home on Brookswood Boulevard as his residence while living outside the city with his parents. The complaint, submitted by local political activist Michael Funke, lays out the timeline of Roats' actual and claimed residences and makes the following argument:


Serial Vandal Defaces National Parks with Acrylic Paintings

We like to imagine that "outdoor recreator" and "nature lover" are mutually inclusive terms. Unfortunately, some people are not so humbled by nature that they feel inspired to treat the wilderness with respect.


PICKS: Sisters Old Time Radio Show

wednesday 22 Sisters Old Time Radio Show RADIO—In an Orson Wells-style radio read (hopefully less terrifying and with some more laughs), episodes of “Gunsmoke,” “Richard Diamond,” and “Private Detective,” and are read live.


POLL: Who Has Your Vote in the Nov. 2014 Election?

Central Oregon has a reputation for centrist politics. But when we posted the results of a recent Livability.com survey to that effect, some of you responded that this area isn't moderate, but rather evenly split between conservatives and liberals (and, we might add, independents).



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