Vol. 12, No. 45
The Weekend Warrior
Starting today, The Blender is going to do our damndest to bring you a guide for the weekend to come every Friday. We're not saying
By The Source Staff
Early Turns on Mt. B
Throughout much of the day yesterday the sky was spitting out snow, much of it mixed with rain, but up on Mt. Bachelor it was
Is Bigger Better? Bend weighs an unprecedented growth plan.
Hay farm today, auto mall tomorrowYou can't see Bend's sprawling auto malls and shopping centers, or the rows and rows of cookie cutter homes, from
By Eric Flowers
Wells Gets a Gold Mine, Oregon Gets the Shaft
While the eyes of Congress and the public were focused on the $700 billion Wall Street bailout in September, the Bush administration slipped through a
GOP Advice: "Freeze Out" Liberal Reporters
Who's to blame for Republican Party's election setbacks in Oregon? It was the durn liberal media, of course.
Ex-Mayor Bill Friedman Dies
The Eye was saddened this morning to learn of the death Sunday of Bill Friedman, former Bend mayor and veteran city councilor, of complications following
Bachelor to Cancel Free Ski Day
Mount Bachelor management is canceling Free Ski Day, a popular annual charitable event that has been a tradition in Central Oregon for decades.
FCC Probes Bend Broadband Pricing Policies
The Federal Communications Commission has launched an investigation into the pricing policies of 11 cable TV services, including Central Oregon's own Bend Cable Communications.
Got Them Low-Down, High-Deductible Health Care Blues
There was a touching story on the front page of the local section of Bend's Only Daily Newspaper this morning - touching, but also disgusting
Obama's Progesssive Mandate
It's just three days after Barack Obama swept the board in the presidential race, and already the mainstream media pundits are repeating their shopworn argument
Random Wanderings on the Morning After
The most surprising thing about this election to The Eye is how blue Deschutes County turned out to be.
Trick or Cheating: Taking the easy way out on Halloween, crazy Coulter, and sex talks
Our Medieval Electoral College
Of Foxes and Henhouses
This week's letter of the week comes from Mac Simon who takes aim at the recent city council shake-up. Thanks for the pointed letter, Mac.
Good Dog, Bad Owner
This morning, my one desire was a simple thing; a quiet walk through a beautiful setting without the need to fend off an attack. So
Another Bad Deal At Juniper Ridge
In Thursday, October 23rd Bulletin I was surprised to read "Suterra likely to relocate to Juniper Ridge". Suterra is a pesticide/biochemical company who plans to
Don't Hate Corn
Tickets Are Real
I read the article "Beware Parking Ticket Racket" from the September 25th issue. I decided to do some research of my own because I did
BendFilm Was Always First
I accepted the request of the BendFilm board to be the Executive Director in November 2007. So that we would not have to close our
The Didjeridude: Tyler Spencer puts a new spin on an Aboriginal Australian instrument
By Mike Bookey
Bend's Godmother of Dining: Pine Tavern offers lessons only history can teach
By Alice Finer
Quick Bites: Good, Cheap Eats on Northbound 97
Not to worry, the world still revolves around Bend. But for times when you are forced - by death or marriage - to leave Bend,
Lifeless Haunting Will Shock No One: You've seen this one before...on every channel
Get A Real Porno: Zack and Miri make a forgettable movie
By Rachel Purcell
Wii Like Music: Nintendo takes on the Guitar Hero phenomenon
By Shawn Wallbaum
The Last Rockers: The Commercial Underground is about as much of a rock band as you'll find
The Commercial Underground: Real rockers.The Commercial Underground is about as much of a rock band as you're likely to find in these parts. They look
Party on Bend, Party On: GWAR, a snowboarding movie, metal and Jackass antics all in one sitting
You should see these guys on a snowboard.In today's Ritalin-filled youth culture, it seems that the under 25 crowd can be hard to please. We're
Playing in the Band: Keller Williams has an all-star band and a grip on the shrinking jam band scene
What Goes 'Round, Come Around: The curious life of bot flies
By Jim Anderson
Fall into Winter: Squeeze in a last-chance hike before the snow falls
By Pam Stevenson
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