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A conversation with the Cowboy Carriage Driver, Ryan Moeggenberg

A conversation with the Cowboy Carriage Driver, Ryan Moeggenberg

Why do kids love horses so much?
Why do kids love horses so much?

Things I've Learned


Ringing in the Holidays, Central Oregon Style

Central Oregon embodies the dream of a white Christmas.


Creating Smiles for 20 Years: Kemple Memorial Children's Dental Clinic

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, one out of five children between the ages of five and 11 years old has at least one untreated, decayed tooth.


Make it a Special Occasion

Holiday Tree Hunting in the High Desert
With the holidays fast approaching, many Central Oregon families soon will be wanting an evergreen yuletide centerpiece for their home. Weather a visit to the national forest or to a corner lot fits the bill, this guide to finding the perfect timber (plus post-mortem options) should set everyone on their way to finding that ideal holiday icon.


The 12 Days of Sustainable Living & Giving

The most wonderful time of the year can also be the most wasteful. Between gift packaging and shipping, increased travel and energy use, the holidays create a great deal of excess.

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Up Earlier or Later

Bend-La Pine students will have new school start times next year
A number of studies on the adolescent brain have concluded that teenagers benefit from starting school later in the morning.

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Families First

Bethlehem Inn provides crucial services for the community in its new building
Known as one of the few homeless shelters in Bend, The Bethlehem Inn has become a pivotal place to help families get back on their feet.

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Vivid: Poems & Notes About Color


The quest to end childhood loneliness
Ten years ago, Daniel Kriz envisioned a tool designed for kids experiencing childhood loneliness. Through his experience as a pediatric neuropsychologist, Dr. Kriz noticed a lack of resources for children who were struggling to make friends and wanted to make a difference.


Gearing up for That Holiday Madness

Who doesn't love the glitter and smiles but dread the stress and expectations? We caught up with some local moms who shared their personal views on the highs and lows of the season.
Who doesn't love the glitter and smiles but dread the stress and expectations?


Holiday Marketplaces & Craft Bazaars

November 16 & 17 Bend Holidays and Happenings Craft Fair Featuring unique items and food vendors.


Death by Children

Airport Santa is real
This is a true story.


A New Support Line for Central Oregon Parents

Heart to Heart support line is looking for parent volunteers
As the parent of a young child, Sarah Guilfoy said she often felt alone—not knowing if she was making the right decisions.

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Feds Crack Down on E-Cigs

Local campaigns aim to alert adults about marketing tobacco to youth
They're so small you might mistake them for USB devices—but those small e-cigarette devices are the subject of big discussions with the Food and Drug Administration.

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Editor's Note

The holiday season is upon us.

Editor's Note





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