• Issue of
  • Feb 9-15, 2012
  • Vol. 16, No. 6




Food & Drink




Special Issues & Guides

  • Local Heroes
  • Local Heros

    You probably see them around town, in line at the grocery store or maybe you run past them on the trails. They don’t look different from most of us, but they are—because they’re heroes. Inside you’ll learn about our Local Heroes, most of whom were nominated by our readers, and how they contribute to our community. Whether they’re veterans, community organizers or just all-around volunteers, these Local Heroes make life in Central Oregon better for all of us. So if you see these folks around town, give them a high five and say thanks.
  • The Love Issue

    For the second year, we hit the streets (well, actually posted an online ballot) to find out who our readers thought were the hottest people in Central Oregon. Some folks might be fence sitters when it comes to politics, but given the number of votes we saw, it appears that most of us have an opinion on what constitutes “hot.” Here, you’ll find the results of our Lust List, which showcases all the hotties you wanted to see. And see them you shall – take a look at these sexy and/or hilarious photos!


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  • Silver Moon Brewmaster Headed to Eugene

    It seems as though Bend’s rapidly expanding craft beer industry has done nothing but import brewers over the last few years. So it was probably time that we started exporting again.
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  • Nostrafilmus 2-10-2012

    Welcome to the inaugural column of Nostrafilmus, where I predict what new movies are going to be worth your time and money in the theater this weekend. I don’t have any psychic abilities per se, but I am a film critic for The Source Weekly and Chud.
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  • BOTC Pledges a Billion in Local Lending

    Bank of the Cascades announced Thursday that it is pledging to make a billion dollar's worth of loans to small businesses and other customers in its Oregon and Idaho markets over the next three years. New CEO Terry Zink, who recently took over the leadership of the Bend-based Bank from longtime CEO Patti Moss, said in a press release that the decision to commit to the aggressive lending strategy was based on the bank’s belief that increased lending is key to the region’s economic recovery.
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  • Bend Man Arrested with 64 lbs of Pot

    A 34-year-old Bend man has been arrested and charged with felony marijuana possession after a traffic stop led to massive pot seizure at a Bend storage facility. According to police, Mark Wirges Jr.
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  • The Bent Lounge: It's what's on tap at Winterfest

    The warmest spot at this year's Bend Winterfest is the Bent Lounge hosted by The Source Weekly’s blog, Bent! It's home to the only liquor bar on Winterfest grounds along with alternative sources of entertainment to further warm your loins. Stay tuned to the Bent Blog information related to the Bent Lounge and WinterFest as well as cool giveaways.
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  • Pronghorn Sold To Hawaiian Group

    Pronghorn, the Jack  Nicklaus and Tom Fazio anchored golf and housing development that kickstarted the destination resort boom in Central Oregon, announced that it has been sold to a Hawaii-based resort development and management company. Like other resorts Pronghorn has been hard hit by the housing collapse and had been struggling to keep the five-star golf resort and development afloat.
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  • City Club to Take on East-West Divide

    This week the City Club of Bend will attempt to tackle the Eastside vs Westside divide in what should be an interesting and far reaching conversation, rife with geographic stereotypes.
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