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Framework for Success

New superintendent brings passion for building community to the Bend-La Pine Schools
The Bend-La Pine Schools district board voted unanimously last January to hire Dr. Steve Cook as its newest superintendent. The former Coeur d'Alene, Idaho school superintendent has since hit the ground running, even before the position's official start date of July 1.

Rescue Mission

Freedom for Great Apes provides sanctuary for chimpanzees in need
Parents everywhere are familiar with this chaotic scene: Emma is playing with a favorite toy, when Jackson decides he wants to play with it too. He bops her on the head with a stick, distracting her just long enough to snatch the coveted item, and she shrieks in rage.

The Aerodynamics of Youth

Students take flight with Central Oregon aviation programs
Brrmmmm... the sound of the engine roars to life as the small plane rumbles down the runway and ascends quickly into the sky. On board the 1971 Grumman Yankee AA-1A is longtime veteran pilot Kim Muinch and his fearless passenger, 16-year-old Lucas Tracy, a junior at Ridgeview High School in Redmond.

Makin' a List, Checkin' it Twice

Before you auto-pilot to Amazon and click on presents for loved ones, check out what local Bend stores have to offer
Who can believe, the holidays are on the horizon, and it is officially time to start making that list and checkin' it twice? Before you auto-pilot to Amazon and click on presents for loved ones, check out what local Bend stores have to offer.



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