Vol. 24, No. 12
May election will see a crowded field for Walden's seat, Democratic county commission primary
By Nicole Vulcan
The Bartenders' Blight
As restaurants statewide are limited to delivery and take-out only, servers and bartenders experience mass layoffs
By Cayla Clark
What Can Local Legislators Do?
Helt, Knopp work on solutions to keep money
flowing for Oregonians
By Laurel Brauns
Everything is Closed
As restaurants close and the school re-open date gets extended into late April, connections to the community move online
Oregon State Parks and Wildlife Areas Announce Camping Closures
State lands put the kibosh on camping in campgrounds—but encourage outdoor activity for mental health
By Isaac Biehl
A Plea for PPE
St. Charles taps school lunch sites as drop spots for personal protective equipment
A Pivot to Telemedicine
COPA, Bend Vet clinics among those moving care online
Nowhere To Go
The challenges of 'shelter in place,' with shelters full and public buildings shut
Hotspots for Kids in Bend-La Pine Schools
With learning going virtual April 1, district comes up with a solution for those without internet at home
Things are Getting Weird
An attack of a Bend Uber driver, a missing Arizona snowmobiler and an explosion near Bend: Is this what isolation does to us?
Central Oregonians mobilize to make more personal protective equipment—with safety in mind, of course
New Order Shuts Down Oregon Retail, Other Businesses
Gyms, hair salons, arcades and other businesses ordered to close. To-Go restaurants can stay open
Stay Home, Save Lives Order Hits Central Oregon
Gov's new order means cops have the power to enforce people staying home
Bendite Lawnae Hunter nominated for 'Stroke Hero' Award
American Heart Association names our 2020 Lifetime Achievement award winner a finalist; voters' choice votes open til April 2
Point of No Return
Local leaders and hospital administrators beg the public to “stay home now”
Deschutes National Forest Closes Campgrounds
Trailheads remain open, but forest supervisors underline the order not to "travel for recreational purposes"
Asian in the Age of Coronavirus
Coronavirus affects local Asian Americans in more ways than one
By Miina McCown
"Help Is On The Way"
$2 trillion federal stimulus will likely pass, including at least $1200 for everyone who filed taxes in '18 or '19
We Got This. We'll Get Through This.
A note from our editor and publisher on times of crisis
Adapting to the New Normal
A message from our editor and publisher on how digital coverage will ensure a safe and connected community
Letters to the Editor
GUEST OPINION: What Else Can We Do to Minimize the Likelihood of Contracting Viral Infections?
"Gypsy" marks company's theatrical debut
"Let me entertain you, Let me make you smile"
By Elizabeth Warnimont
Back to the YAC
Commissioners return a serve to LUBA in the case of a farm application started over two years ago
By Jeremy Dickman
COVID-19 and Real Estate
Market updates, new real estate practices & what lies ahead
By Christin J Hunter, Broker
Callous In Wonderland & Waking The Dad
Be prepared for her to "forget" and attack you again.
By Amy Alkon
Free Will Astrology—Week of March 19
As you've probably guessed, all of us are being invited to re-evaluate everything we think we know about what it means to be human.
By Rob Brezsny
Living in a Gamer's Paradise
Gamers have been preparing for self-isolation for years—it's time to jump on the bandwagon with these titles
This Modern World—week of March 19
Pandemic advice from the invisible hand of the free market!
By Tom Tomorrow
Coronavirus Spring Break
Hey hey, my covid crew!
By Jen Sorensen
A Push for a Performing Arts Center
Central Oregon Center for The Arts gets serious
By Teafly Peterson
Planting Seeds for the Future... or Just Dreaming of Spring
In a time when everything is rooted at home, it's a good time to start planning your future food forest
By Ari Levaux
Platypus Pub Extinct
Beer bar and homebrew shop's closing mark end of an era
By Zach Beckwith, Head Brewer, Bend Brewing Company
Tips for keeping yourself occupied and smiling, from our resident binge-watcher
By Jared Rasic
A slow Central Oregon music scene as venues and artists cancel and postpone shows
A Push to Keep M&J Tavern Locally Owned
One of Bend's longest running spaces for local music is up for sale, and its longtime manager hopes to buy it
The best tunes from March to help you get through those long days at home
Salmon Run Goes Virtual
The annual 5K, 10K and half marathon races let runners race from wherever they want
The persistent problem in persistent pesticides
By Jim Anderson
At Least We Can Still...
An ode to outdoor activities—one of the few sources of respite in these troubled times
By The Source Staff
Takeout Guide: Central Oregon Pickup & Delivery
Let the Source Weekly's constantly updated guide to takeout and delivery satisfy your cravings for great local grub
Peter Antoniou "Psychic" Comedian
High Desert Music Hall
Sat., Dec. 9, 7 p.m.
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