Eclipse Chasers

The Biggest Event of the Year: Why, Where and How to Watch the Great American Eclipse
Editor's note: The print version of this story listed the eclipse date as August 20. The date is August 21, 2017.

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$20 Original Art Sale from Local Artists

Looking for some original art but on a budget? You're in luck this weekend!
F or the last five years, Bend artists have gathered to sell small, one-of-a-kind pieces for just $20.

Art Watch

Wild Roots, Berries & Booze

Can Northwest fruit cure a hangover? A writer knocks 'em back to find out... for the good of humanity, of course
Chris Joseph had a problem.

Culture Features

A Noob's Guide to Special Oregon Stuff

The rules on the wacky tabacky, driving and other stuff in Oregon, for you eclipse visitin' noobs
Yeah, yeah, we get it—you came for the eclipse... but it doesn't hurt that Oregon happens to have great beer and legal weed, too.

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Food & Drink

A Broken Angel Serves Heavenly Meals

Vegan, vegetarian or not, delicious food for everyone
B end's only vegan food cart is tucked behind Palate Coffee Bar on Colorado and Bond in a rustic white single-wide horse trailer with a red bottom.

Chow Features

Brown's Basics Opens Food Cart

B rown's Basics Bakery & Eatery has a new food cart and will be open for business starting Oct. 11 at 9th Street Village.

Little Bites

Bend Beer's Virginian Outpost

Inside Deschutes' brand-new Roanoke taproom
Charles de Gaulle, war hero and president of France, once said, "how can you govern a country which has 246 varieties of cheese?"

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Boys to Men

"Man Camp" aims to foster male courage and empowerment
O ne of Hollywood's most powerful producers, a man accustomed to churning out Oscar statues like so much theater popcorn, winds up in disgrace after explosive, widespread charges of sexual harassment.

Outside Features

Natural World: The trouble with people and deer

I f you take the time to read this column today you may not enjoy it; some of it is about misfortune and despair—but you can give it a happy ending.

Natural World

And You Think You've Got Trouble!

Double trouble on four legs: the Bushy-tailed packrat.
T hose who try to grow their own vittles know that in Central Oregon—especially in the juniper and sagebrush country —it's tough to grow veggies outdoors.

Natural World

20/40/60: The Drive Less Challenge

A Millennial, a Xennial and an old hippie endeavor to alt-commute to work. Who will log the most miles?
T he City of Bend is 35.9 square miles—hardly a megalopolis that makes walking, biking or otherwise getting out of your car to get around a daunting task.

Outside Features

Birds of Lake Abert (and the fun of getting there)

A  lot of readers have asked me why I spend so much time in, and talking about, the wilds of interior Oregon.

Natural World

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Why BendFilm? As the fest nears, a word from a local film lover.

Michelle Haynes Alvarado; Owner and Director at Wahoo Films
"E arly in my career, I thought I knew everything.


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Special Sections

The Rules Around Legal Weed in Oregon

Frequently Asked Questions About Oregonian Cannabis
W hether you've been in our fair state since recreational marijuana became legal on July 1, 2015, or this is your first foray into all things cannabis in Oregon, here are some questions that we—and the fine dispensaries and cannabis businesses of our region—hear often.

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Bend Nest Fall 2017

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Bend Nest Summer 2017

As school wraps up – a little later than usual due to the record number of snow days this year - it’s time to celebrate the many transitions in our children’s lives and realize just how far everyone has come.


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NASA's Eclipse Path Map

Where to see the eclipse across Oregon
Hold onto your hats and bust out those fancy cardboard goggles, because the Great American Eclipse is headed our way August 21, 2017. Here's a map of the path of totality for Oregon, courtesy of NASA.


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