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From Now On, More Than One Teacher of the Year

You've probably heard of the Teacher of the Year program, honoring one exceptional teacher in each state annually.

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Bend Girl Becomes a Published Poet

Not many magazines publish poetry on a regular basis: The New Yorker, The New York Times Magazine and CRICKET—the magazine for kids, on newsstands since 1973. CRICKET publishes the winning poems from its themed poetry contests in each issue, and the current one includes a submission from a Central Oregon girl.  

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Bend's biggest summer events

Keep the kids busy this summer with family-friendly fun
Is summer slipping away before your very eyes? Time to get out and do something memorable.

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Local Businesses Serve Up Family-Friendly Summer Fun

Summertime in Central Oregon is packed with outdoor camps and kid-focused activities that kick off the minute the last school bell rings.

Adult Time

Fun Fair Facts

Get Ready for the Fair this Summer!
• The first annual fair in the American colonies was held in 1641 in New Amsterdam (now New York City) to showcase farm products of the local area.

By The Numbers

Editor's Note

The birth of a child is a life experience that is forever ingrained in the mind.

Editor's Note

Engaging Minds

Ways to avoid the summer slide
Ah, summer!


Q & A

Erin E. LeGrand D.O., FACOOG Central Oregon Obstetrics and Gynecology

Expert Q&A

Editor Makes Headlines

Summit senior adds to newspaper's storied history
This journalism thing seems to run in the family.

Kids In Action

Birthing Basics

Pregnancy and birth: Options in Central Oregon
After the shock and excitement of discovering that you are bringing a new life into the world, you may find yourself feeling overwhelmed as you take in everything you need to do to prepare for your child's arrival—including deciding where and how you want to give birth.


Community Connection

Amiguitos: opening access for all youth
Milagros Aparicio greets children and their parents with a smile and a hug as they arrive at Tumalo Creek Kayak & Canoe for their first paddle lesson.


The Art of Summer

How to create, play and explore with your kids
Summer break can be a source of anxiety for many parents and caregivers of young children.

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It's Not a Magic School Bus. It's a Walking School Bus!

Students of schools in Deschutes, Jefferson, Crook and Northern Klamath counties can now participate in walking school buses—a fun and organized way for students to safely get to school, by walking or biking in a group.

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